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Author:  Margaret R. Moreland, J.D..


Source: Volume 22, Number 04, Fall 2021 , pp.79-88(10)




Correctional Health Care Report

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Abstract: 

Our regular survey of the research literature includes summaries of “Willingness to Receive a COVID-19 Vaccination Among Incarcerated or Detained Persons in Correctional and Detention Facilities—Four States, September-December 2020” by Marc F. Stern, Alexandra M. Piasecki, Lara B. Strick, Poornima Rajeshwar, Erika Tyagi, Sharon Dolovich, Priti R. Patel, Rena Fukunaga, and Nathan W. Furukawa, published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report; “Prisoner Death Investigations: A Means for Improving Safety in Prisons and Societies?” by Philippa Tomczak and Sue McAllister, published in Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law; “Transitions in “Privatized” Prison Health Systems: Emergency Department Visits and Hospitalizations Among Incarcerated People in Florida, 2011-2018” by Jessica L. Adler, Weiwei Chen, and Timothy F. Page, published in American Journal of Public Health; “COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Federal and State Prisons” by Brendan Saloner, Kalind Parish, Julie A. Ward, Grace DiLaura, and Sharon Dolovich, published in JAMA; “The Contribution of Prisons and Jails to US Racial Disparities During COVID-19” by Kathryn M. Nowotny, Zinzi Bailey, and Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein, published in American Journal of Public Health.

Keywords: COVID-19 Vaccination; Prisoner Death Investigations; Privatized Prison Health Systems; COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Prisons

Affiliations:  1: Pace University Law School.

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