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For large households living at close quarters, as in Melbourne’s public housing towers, hotel isolation of people with COVID-19 is likely to be more cost-effective. James Ross/AAP

Is aggressive hotel isolation worth the cost to fight COVID-19? The answer depends on family size

The spread of the virus through households creates costs higher than for isolation in hotels when families are large and living at close quarters as in Melbourne's public housing towers.
Staff members stand at a window as they watch a parade of well-wishers driving by Orchard Villa Care home, in Pickering, Ont., on April 25, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Young

Coronavirus crisis shows ableism shapes Canada’s long-term care for people with disabilities

As governments start to return to a new normal, people with disabilities in care facilities are still in serious danger of being left behind during the coronavirus pandemic.

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