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White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet [Video]

White House goal on testing nursing homes unmet

States were asked to test all nursing home residents and staff by this week, but most states will miss this goal. White House officials urged governors to get the testing done within 14 days, but only..

Credit: KTNV Channel 13 Las Vegas     Duration: 00:38Published
Testing Incentives At Nursing Homes? [Video]

Testing Incentives At Nursing Homes?

Some are advocating for universal testing at nursing homes amid the pandemic.

Credit: CBS 13 Sacramento     Duration: 01:43Published

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