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Author:  Margaret R. Moreland, JD, MSLS.


Source: Volume 23, Number 01, Winter 2022 , pp.11-20(10)




Correctional Health Care Report

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Abstract: 

Our regular survey of the research literature includes summaries of “SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Correctional Staff in the Federal Bureau of Prisons” by Robin L. Toblin, Sylvie I. Cohen, and Liesl M. Hagan, published in 111 American Journal of Public Health 1164 (2021); “Privacy, or the Lack Thereof, and Its Implications for Dignity in Mobile COVID-19 Testing” by Jennifer Neely, Amani Eddins, Naomi Lesure, Danielle Dee, Raquel Real, Rebecca Singer, Natasha Crooks, and Randi B. Singer, published in 7 SAGE Open Nursing 1 (2021); “Association of Jail Decarceration and Anticontagion Policies With COVID-19 Case Growth Rates in US Counties” by Eric Reinhart and Daniel L. Chen, published in 4 JAMA Network Open e2123405 (2021); “Mild Botulism from Illicitly Brewed Alcohol in a Large Prison Outbreak in Mississippi” by Mariel Marlow, Leslie Edwards, Lindsey McCrickard, Louise K. Francois Watkins, Jannifer Anderson, Sheryl Hand, Kathryn Taylor, Janet Dykes, Paul Byers, and Kevin Chatham-Stephens, published in Frontiers in Public Health: Infectious Diseases - Surveillance, Prevention and Treatment (24 August 2021); “Prisons Have a Health Care Issue—And It Starts at the Top, Critics Say” by Keri Blakinger, published in Inside Out; “Outbreaks of COVID-19 Variants in US Prisons: A Mathematical Modelling Analysis of Vaccination and Reopening Policies” by Theresa Ryckman, Elizabeth T. Chin, Lea Prince, David Leidner, Elizabeth Long, David M. Studdert, Joshua A. Salomon, Fernando Alarid-Escudero, Jason R. Andrews, Jeremy D. Goldhaber-Fiebert, published in 6 The Lancet Public Health e760 (2021).

Keywords: SARS-CoV-2 Infection; Anticontagion Policies; Botulism; COVID-19 Cases and Deaths in Prisons; Mobile COVID-19 Testing

Affiliations:  1: Pace University Law School.

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