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    Children Vulnerable to Abuse Are Imperiled as Caseworkers Stay Home

    Scores of investigations into allegations of abuse or neglect have been delayed or sharply curtailed during the coronavirus pandemic, records and interviews show.

    Vulnerable Border Community Battles Virus on ‘A Straight Up Trajectory’

    In the Rio Grande Valley, poverty and chronic illness are aggravating the coronavirus outbreak. Ambulances stack up outside emergency rooms, where patients wait for beds.
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