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Underfunding is linked to high COVID-19 mortality in Spanish nursing homes

Costa-Font, Joan ORCID: 0000-0001-7174-7919, Jimenez-Martin, Sergi and Viola, Analia (2021) Underfunding is linked to high COVID-19 mortality in Spanish nursing homes. LSE European Politics and Policy (EUROPP) blog (17 May 2021). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on those living in nursing homes. Joan Costa-Font, Sergi Jimenez-Martin and Analia Viola find evidence that regional variation in nursing home fatalities during the first wave of the outbreak in Spain was associated with proxies of underfunding. Other explanations include coordination failures between health and long-term care, and between central and regional governments.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/
Additional Information: © 2021 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Health Policy
Subjects: J Political Science > JZ International relations
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2021 10:27
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2021 10:27
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/111315

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