Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

People in prison should be prioritised for any COVID-19 vaccine

Preventing serious complications from COVID-19 in potentially vulnerable populations in high risk environments, such as prisons, and preventing spread to surrounding communities needs a coordinated evidence-based approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Nearly half of inmates at Arizona prison test positive for virus

More than 500 inmates—nearly half the population—of a prison in the US state of Arizona have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials said, while at a California prison the virus death toll hit 22.

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Health experts, activists urge 'decarceration' to slow pandemic

Members of the Yale and local activist communities are coming together to urge Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont to depopulate the state's prisons to combat the spread of COVID-19 and protect the state's most vulnerable populations ...

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COVID-19: Pros and cons of early prisoner release

Proposals to release select prisoners into the community early to mitigate their risk of being infected with COVID-19 must be balanced with the risks they would face in a society under stage 3 restrictions and with compromised ...

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