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As COVID-19 Cripples Guards, States Are Closing Down Prisons

As COVID-19 Cripples Guards, States Are Closing Down Prisons

(Photo : Pexels: Isabella Mendes) Around the United States, local jails and state prison systems are battered by a wave of Covid-19 and have resorted to completely shutting down, and transferring their inmates somewhere else, an extreme strategy to keep the virus at bay. State and local officials from California, Missouri, and Pennsylvania say that so many guards have fallen ill with covid-19...

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Covid-19 Isabella Mendes Lauren Brinkley-Rubinstein Missouri United States University of North Carolina School of Medicine