JAMA Internal Medicine: Aggressive, proactive measures needed to minimize the catastrophe brewing in U.S. prisons and jails

April 28, 2020 – In mid-March 2020, the first case of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) was diagnosed at Riker’s Island, the main jail complex in New York City. Within 2 weeks, more than 200 cases were diagnosed within the facility, despite efforts to curb the spread. The situation at the Cook County jail in Chicago […]

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