Health

I’m One Of The Resident Doctors In NYC. Here’s How We’re Being Exploited.

Since COVID-19 hit the nation, essential workers, including those in health care, have been applauded as “heroes” as they put their own lives at risk for the greater good. Articles about the mistreatment of health care workers, including oft-ignored resident doctors, have made headlines, focusing on the need for loan forgiveness, hazard pay and personal protective equipment, parallel […]

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We’re Only Allowed Outside Once A Day, But Women Are Still Being Harassed

We’re here to guide you through the coronavirus lockdown. Sign up to the Life newsletter for daily tips, advice, how-tos and escapism. Any trip outside at the moment feels sacred, whether it’s for a restorative exercise session or an essential supermarket shop. But those outings can take a dark turn, as some women have reported increasing experiences of […]

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Mike Pence Says Trump Is Just Being ‘Optimistic’ About Coronavirus

Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that President Donald Trump is merely being “optimistic” with remarks that downplayed the coronavirus outbreak. Pence was pressed during an appearance on CNN by politics anchor Wolf Blitzer to explain why Trump hadn’t ordered a national lockdown in the days since he had stopped “belittling the enormity of this crisis.” New White […]

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Prisoners Are Being Transferred Directly Into A Coronavirus Outbreak At Rikers Island Jail

A man with asthma was transferred on Monday to Rikers Island, the infamous New York jail currently battling a coronavirus outbreak, from a nearby jail with no publicly reported cases.  At least 38 people at Rikers have tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, including 21 incarcerated individuals and 17 employees, NBC reported on […]

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FEMA Head Says Masks Are Being Shipped To Hospitals, But Can’t Provide Details

The head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Sunday said that additional face masks are being shipped from the national stockpile to U.S. hospitals facing shortages due to the coronavirus pandemic. He did not, however, provide details related to the timeline or number of masks sent. “They’re shipping today. They’ll ship tomorrow,” FEMA Administrator […]