‘Much worse than a cruise ship’: Prisoners’ lives at risk from COVID-19

WASHINGTON — More than 2 million people are incarcerated in the United States. That’s more people than there are living in major U.S. cities like Phoenix and Philadelphia. They’re particularly vulnerable to health risks posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. They live in close-quarters. Many are elderly or pregnant. Many also have pre-existing medical conditions that put them … Continue reading ‘Much worse than a cruise ship’: Prisoners’ lives at risk from COVID-19