Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

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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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 ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Tracking COVID-19 behind bars

Physical distancing to avoid coronavirus exposure is almost impossible in most prisons and detention facilities, which has led to massive COVID-19 outbreaks among incarcerated people and prison staff in New York, Ohio, and ...

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UK virus death toll rises to over 14,500

Britain's death toll from the coronavirus rose by 847 to 14,576 on Friday, daily health ministry figures showed, a slightly slower increase than the 861 new deaths recorded the previous day.

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