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Disability advocates warn some states are preparing to ration ventilators, other scarce COVID-19 treatments

By PETER WEBER. THE WEEK Published March 27, 2020 When Italy’s COVID-19 crisis started in earnest, doctors described the difficult life-or-death decisions they were forced to make about which patients to try and save with scarce resources in terms of wartime triage. Now that the U.S. faces the real risk of a similar tsunami of […]

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5 Things To Know About Coronavirus And People With Disabilities

By ANDREW PULRANG, CONTRIBUTOR, FORBES.com (Published March 8, 2020) The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak has everyone spooked, and hopefully, taking steps to control the outbreak and prepare to get through whatever may come of it. But one group faces additional risks and consequences, as well as anxieties: people with disabilities and or chronic illnesses. Here are […]