Tag Archives: Pandemic

The President and the pandemic: two months of dithering, deceit and distortion

On January 22, 2020, President Donald Trump told the American public: “We have it totally under control.”  No, we didn’t. We don’t. And no one can say how or when we will. I have compiled a roundup of Trump’s distortions, evasions, and lies on the coronavirus outbreak as documented by more than 20 diligent news organizations in news… Read More »

Homeless Los Angeles residents seize vacant homes for shelter during coronavirus pandemic

Commuters walk past the shelters and tents of homeless people underneath a railway track (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) With the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, homeless residents of Los Angeles have taken over vacant homes in El Sereno, stating on Wednesday the government has not provided them with shelter. The takeover of the homes… Read More »

Coronavirus Pandemic Update 36: Flatten the COVID-19 Curve, Social Distancing, Hospital Capacities

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 36 with pulmonologist & critical care specialist Roger Seheult, MD of https://www.MedCram.com Flattening the coronavirus curve has become an important recommendation by many experts. Dr. Seheult explains the idea behind this concept as it relates to a busy intensive care unit as well as other COVID-19 international updates. —00:02welcome to another MedCram… Read More »

In the coronavirus pandemic, low-income immigrants are afraid to seek health care – Vox.com

As coronavirus fears sweep the nation, people are taking cautionary measures against the disease it causes, Covid-19. These include working from home, stockpiling food, and visiting doctors over any possible symptoms. For many from low-income immigrant communities, however, these precautions and accommodations are essentially luxuries, making them particularly vulnerable during the pandemic. So far, the… Read More »