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Medical workers claim police officers are targeting them

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images) Frontline medical workers are now being overwhelmed on two fronts – the coronavirus and now the police,  who they accuse of targeting them during the George Floyd protests. READ MORE: Voice is heard saying ‘shoot those motherf**kers’ on NYPD radio The Daily Beast reported that medical workers are being targeted… Read More »

Among US Health Workers, COVID-19 Deaths Near 300, With 60,000 Sick : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Registered nurses and other health care workers at UCLA Medical Center in Santa Monica, Calif., protest in April what they say was a lack of personal protective equipment for the pandemic’s front-line workers. Mario Tama/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Mario Tama/Getty Images The coronavirus continues to batter the U.S. health care… Read More »

How Health Care Workers Can Take Care of Themselves – Harvard Business Review

Angela Weiss/Getty Images We’ve made our coronavirus coverage free for all readers. To get all of HBR’s content delivered to your inbox, sign up for the Daily Alert newsletter. The anesthesiologist’s beeper goes off — it’s an emergency call to place a breathing tube in a patient critically ill with coronavirus, a dangerous procedure due… Read More »

Pharmacy Workers Are Coming Down With COVID-19. But They Can’t Afford to Stop Working. – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. At his home in the Bronx, where he lies in bed with a fever, Jose Peralta keeps replaying the scene in his head. It was Monday, March 16, the start of an unusually… Read More »

Coronavirus effects on California healthcare workers – Los Angeles Times

Coronavirus is continuing to take a devastating toll on healthcare workers across the state, according to new data. More than 1,600 healthcare workers have become infected, a number of them through sources outside work, and officials say they are alarmed at the pace. With coronavirus “moving rapidly within the community, healthcare workers now appear just… Read More »