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Health Experts Concerned About Spread of Coronavirus Around Clusters of Elderly

A patient is loaded into an ambulance at the Life Care Center in Kirkland, Wash., March 9, 2020, near Seattle.

WATCH: Coronavirus is most dangerous to the elderly and those with weakened immune systems.

Since the first fatalities in the US originated from a nursing facility in the state of Washington, there is deep concern among health experts, patients and their families that eldercare facilities are especially vulnerable.

VOA’s Julie Taboh has more.

Health Experts Deeply Concerned About Coronavirus Risk at US Eldercare Facilities
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