Three home health aides. A social worker who provided trauma rehabilitation to victims of crime. A mental health counselor who connected with troubled youth. These are some of the people just added to “Lost on the Frontline,” a special series from The Guardian and KHN that profiles health care workers who died of COVID-19.
As health workers were dying of COVID-19, federal work-safety officials filed just one citation against an employer and rapidly closed complaints about protective gear.
The use of the word “always” makes this claim a stretch.
The pandemic has been marked by a significant amount of misinformation — some spread on purpose — that could prove deadly.
Experts used terms like “misleading” and “counterproductive” to describe the president’s words.
Experts agreed that Trump’s statement is not supported by the data.
When you factor in population size, the U.S. is still behind.
Repurposing one N95 mask 20 times is not the same as having 20 new ones.
Expertos dicen que depender de máscaras quirúrgicas, que tienen un grado de protección mucho menor que los respiradores N95, ayuda a diseminar el coronavirus entre trabajadores de salud.
Because high-end N95 masks are scarce, medical centers are using surgical masks that have been linked to considerably higher infection rates.
Dr. Nora Volkow, who heads the National Institute on Drug Abuse, details how emerging science points to added challenges for these patient populations and the public health system.
Former officials from the federal agency criticize OSHA for a slow and timid response to a “worker safety crisis of monstrous proportions” unfolding in hospitals, nursing homes.
The former president’s statement highlights a clear difference of opinion that will likely come up often on the campaign trail.
Capitol Hill’s guarantee does not pertain to many “essential” workers.
Public health researchers offered a range of ideas — from high-tech to tried-and-true public health interventions ― that could aid the U.S. response to COVID-19.
Hay más de 6.6 millones que han perdido sus empleos a causa de la crisis económica que ha generado la pandemia. Muchos de estos nuevos desempleados pueden recurrir a Medicaid para sus familias.
The coronavirus outbreak has forced millions out of work and the federal-state health program for low-income people could face unprecedented strains as many states don’t necessarily have the resources or systems in place to meet the demand.
Travel restrictions came after the coronavirus had reached the U.S.
Siempre nos han enseñado que la temperatura humana promedio es de 98.6 grados Fahrenheit. Sin embargo, esta medida difiere con la edad y hasta con el momento del día en el que se la toma.
Taking one’s temperature is not as easy as it sounds. For one reporter, the first challenge was finding a thermometer.