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Collected Item: “Incarcerated Children Are Getting Covid Too”

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Incarcerated Children Are Getting Covid Too

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Months ago the media did report on the outbreak of Covid cases in the nations jails and prisons. Though Covid continues to spread in correctional facilities it seems to have largely fallen off the media's radar and I haven't seen any coverage of the children in correctional facilities who are also sick with Covid.

It saddens me to even write this because the phrase "incarcerated children" should not have meaning.

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children, incarceration, Covid positive

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https://twitter.com/abfettig/status/1311299955789910016

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Amy Fettig

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2020-09-30
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