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Saving most vulnerable people from Covid-19

Protecting nursing home residents and healthcare staff caring for them should be top priority as economies reopen.

Using all available forms of testing to detect the presence of the Covid-19 virus and the level of antibodies in infected people will aid in efforts to deploy "infection control" measures and understand risk.

IN MASSACHUSETTS, which has a population of close to seven million, over 6,000 people have died from Covid-19 since the beginning of March. But one relatively small group - including about 38,000 people, or 0.5 per cent of the state's population - accounts for 60 per cent of these deaths. This...

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