States Best & Least Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic [Hospitals, Doctors, & Insurance]

In our list of the states best and least prepared for the coronavirus pandemic, Massachusetts, New York, and Pennsylvania came out on top. Each of the three most prepared states managed to have under 7 percent of its population uninsured. Idaho, Nevada, and Texas were the states least prepared for COVID-19 — all having uninsured residents making up at least 12 percent of their total population.

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