As Delta surges in prisons, states stop sharing statistics with the public

As we’ve covered previously on Rattling the Bars, prisons in the US have been a major source of COVID-19 infections throughout the pandemic, and experts have suggested that the reality is even worse than the limited data have shown. Now, as the more contagious Delta variant causes another surge in cases in prisons around the country, certain states have stopped sharing infection statistics with the public, and there is less transparency and oversight than ever before.

In this episode of Rattling the Bars, TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with professors Kathryn M. Nowotny and Zinzi Bailey of the COVID Prison Project about the concerning reality that we simply don’t have good information about COVID-19 infections and deaths connected to the prison system. Kathryn M. Nowotny is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Miami and is a co-lead investigator and
co-founder of the COVID Prison Project; Zinzi Bailey is a research
assistant professor at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
and project investigator for the COVID Prison Project.

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21 Responses

  1. Shaka Zulu says:

    The question is…..
    How do inmates get Covid-19???!!!!
    I.mean they're locked up

  2. treatment of pneumonia and inflammation says:

    It is my twenty years experience, so take this thing seriously. The doctors will never recommend you this thing because they don't know this thing. It is not the knowledge from books but a knowledge from the long experience of practical. (why mostly rich people die with covid 19 why death ratio is lesser in poor country) Make your diet very very strict for some days if you get affected with covid 19 and you needn't to be frightened of any type covid 19 virus or it's variants. Read this phrase throughly it is my twenty years experience of the hell of pneumonia (when the doctors become helpless and the all medicines are worthless. What would you do then. The medicines are not capable to treat the primordial pneumonia. How they can treat this dreadful covid 19 caused pneumonia , there is only one thing, it is your body who has to fight with covid 19 or covid 21, so be prepared for that. And I make you sure on it that a human body has the capability to kill this virus, no matter how many forms does it change itself. Let's get ready to do so. ) I have lived the hell of pneumonia and inflammation so far. And the doctors prescribed me only things those were, antibiotic. They prescribed me more strong antibiotics when the first one stopped working . When all the antibiotics stopped working I had no way but controlling my eating habits to control the severe inflammation and excessive mucus problems . Because ayurveda described this thing. It is a natural thing to treat pneumonia and inflammation with no side effects.
    All the friuts, dry fruits, most of the grains [except wheat, gram or cheakpe] , all the lentils (except pigeon food or masoor dal) [ pigeon food means masoor dal not tuwar dal so don't be confused and avoid tuwar dal because it is inflammatory too] and all the vegetables(except green leaves ) and all types of vegetables oil(except mustard oil ) act like poison for a very sensitive pneumonia patient or a covid 19 affected patient(only in some cases because some patients' body act overwhelmingly on covid 19 virus ) because these things are most inflammatory and the main causes to make humans body inflamed . So avoid these things for some days if you get affected with covid 19.
    Covid 19 may affect you and you can face all types of it's symptoms , but it never be fatal for you if you follow these natural tips for some days after being getting affected. If you have a covid 19 positive test, control your eating habits for some days and take only all types of meaty foods( meat and eggs ) and you can use mustard oil or pure butter clarified to cook them otherwise eat them grilled or boiled. You can also have all types of pure dairy products(which are made from pure animal milk ) , white sugar, sea salt, red chili powder,all types of green leaves like spinach and lettuce,tea, coriander powder or leaves, , turmeric, products that made from pure wheat, masoor dal(pigeon food),Gram(checkpeae ), Mustard oil. Avoid all types of vegetables, Either it is a green vegetable or a root (besides green leaves) and avoid cabbage and cauliflower . It is a very strict diet plan but with this diet you can achieve zero inflammation within 10 to 15 days. To meet your daily needs of vitamin c you can take a half of lemon(lemon acts differently when it is consumed with different foods, with the suggested foods it never be a cause for inflammation ) per day. If you follow this tip for some days, covid 19 or it's variants never never be fatal for you in any case .
    Note – A human body does take 15 days to produce antibodies and it is the natural way to avoid the over inflammation. It is my twenty years experience over pneumonia and inflammation. it's been two years I won't face neither pneumonia nor inflammation. I have been surviving on a very simple and a very strict diet.
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  3. koum mayo says:

    ARE WE REALLY SHOCKED ??? It's only been over 500 years…

  4. Frank Maiyāzu says:

    what is the opening music to this?

  5. Tsuica27 says:

    PCR testing was close to 100% false positives.. 1st wave of deaths was Remdesivir and ventilators.. Now people are dying from clotting and heart attacks after jab.. Stop the rollout..

  6. Domingo De Anda says:

    Oh hell!

  7. Richard The Lionheart says:

    More lies and Propaganda

  8. coco Boo says:

    Homeland security is responsible for prisons

  9. April Shadows says:

    Thank you for this very real news.

  10. People News Today says:

    Delta is the second wave that comes from jab. Wake up. Jabbed are only ones who make delta.

  11. Rebecca Tiny says:

    The philosophy of the rich and the poor is this: "the rich invest their money and spend what is left. The poor spend their money and invest what is left".

  12. Austin Smith says:

    "OSHA.. prisoners are still considered slaves."
    By this definition miners and anyone that works for a state government as they are also not covered by OSHA are also slaves?

    I am on the Left on most issues… but the crazy Left as shown in this video. :/

  13. steve jette says:

    A nurse at the local county jail recently said, "We are not letting anyone out early because of the virus." ??? Still taking them into a crowded situation but not letting anyone leave
    early ?

  14. James Fox says:

    Thank You

  15. mary from says:


  16. Pamela Mattox says:

    My inmate that is in prison has had covid 3 times. Each time he was very sick but lived through it. He comes home soon. The prisons are awful.

  17. Northern Corruption Monitor 907 says:

    Alaska prisons are shut down indefinitely i have been trying to get in to visit a friend

  18. Chester Logan says:

    The 13th amendment is alive and well. Slavery by another name… Guinea pigs.

  19. Denise Lynn says:

    Thank you for sharing. ☮

  20. Scott Nix says:

    9 states are not reporting. Which states?

  21. No wants No Warren's says:

    All this nonsense over a flu. Such b.s.!!

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