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Coronavirus: Concerns over negligence in US care homes

Investigations are under way in several residential care homes in the US, where it is believed thousands have died.

From reporting the first COVID-19 deaths to an alarming and rising death toll, nursing homes across the US have been particularly hard hit by the coronavirus pandemic.

The crisis has shed light on some of the underlying issues of the US system, with many homes accused of prioritising profit over the wellbeing of residents.

Al Jazeera’s Shihab Rattansi reports.