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AP: Why dozens died inside Virginia nursing home

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Members of the Henrico County Fire Department Emergency Services transport a patient of the Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Richmond, Va., April 20, 2020. – AP Photo / Steve Helber

Sarah Rankin, reporter, Richmond, Virginia, and Bernard Condon, investigative reporter, New York, teamed up to report what went wrong inside a Virginia long-term care center where COVID-19 killed 45 residents, surpassing the Kirkland, Washington, nursing care center that became the nation’s initial hotspot. The pair reviewed records and developed sources, including patients’ families and the center’s medical director, who described the desperate situation inside the Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center as a “virus’s dream.” https://bit.ly/3by5RGs

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The Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in suburban Richmond, Va., March 27, 2020. – AP Photo / Steve Helber
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