Medicare for All Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands of Covid Deaths: New Report

A new report released Tuesday morning by consumer advocacy group Public Citizen makes the case that the United States’ fragmented for-profit healthcare system hampered the nation’s coronavirus response “at every turn,” resulting in millions of Covid-19 infections and hundreds of thousands of deaths that likely would have been prevented under a Medicare for All system.

Source: Medicare for All Would Have Prevented Hundreds of Thousands of Covid Deaths: New Report | Portside

As Millions Stripped of Health Coverage Amid Covid-19, House Dems Unveil Bill for Emergency Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid 

“Our nation’s for-profit, employment-based healthcare system did not make sense before Covid-19 struck, and it is proving dangerous and deadly during the crisis.”

Source: As Millions Stripped of Health Coverage Amid Covid-19, House Dems Unveil Bill for Emergency Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid | Common Dreams News

socialism would cut poverty by 100%…//Medicare for All Would Cut Poverty by Over 20 Percent

Plus, the red forty-eight group could take over capitalist orgs like jacobin…

Medicare for All doesn’t just provide everyone with the care they need, free of charge. It’s also a potent anti-poverty program, reducing poverty by over 20 percent and increasing poor people’s incomes by 29 percent.

Source: Medicare for All Would Cut Poverty by Over 20 Percent