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Maryland Should Lead States in Nursing Home Emergency Preparedness

As states begin their phased reopening across the country, the legal and policy decisions made by health officials and governors are bearing full fruit or consequences. Some states, such as Florida and Georgia, which resisted state closures and led reopening, are now facing choices similar to those faced a month ago, but with much higher […]

Legal Preparedness and the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

In the last week, a novel coronavirus, first identified in the Chinese city of Wuhan, has dominated headlines as cases continue to rise. Fifteen countries have confirmed cases of the virus within their borders, and health officials in China and elsewhere are monitoring thousands of potential more cases. Although the mortality rate of the disease […]