Cuba’s Unique Model of Medical Internationalism Class war Target Delivery Workers Strike Pence Tells U.S. Food Workers ‘Do Your Job’ as They Fall Ill Bloomberg Detroit Nurses Ordered To Leave Hospital After Refusing to Work The Source Chicago: Over 200 cars join protest demanding mass release from jails, detention centers FightBack! News As covid-19 hits, coal companies aim to cut the tax they pay to support black lung miners Washington Post What Happens If Workers Cutting Up the Nation’s Meat Get Sick? ProPublica
As meatpackers rush to meet demand, their employees are starting to get COVID-19. But some workers say they’re going to work ill because they don’t have paid sick days and can be penalized for staying home.
Pandemic Creates ‘Devastating’ Job Losses for Already Vulnerable Domestic Workers LaborPress Navy secretary’s flight out to an aircraft carrier to bash its fired captain cost taxpayers $243,000 Business Insider Covid-19 coronavirus Virus Is Killing Black and Latino People at Twice the Rate of Whites in N.Y.C. NYTimes Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans AP Donald Trump, Allies Have Stakes In Hydroxychloroquine Drugmaker Sanofi, Says Report IBT Oversight Panel: Trump Admin. Didn’t Distribute Stockpile Supplies Based On States’ Needs HuffPost
Trump health officials said that 3.5 billion N95 masks were needed to respond to this epidemic but only .33% of that number was distributed to states.
Almost 40 per cent of coronavirus cases in Europe require hospitalisation, WHO boss says Manchester Evening News Studies Show N.Y. Outbreak Originated in Europe NYTimes
New research indicates that the coronavirus began to circulate in the New York area by mid-February, weeks before the first confirmed case, and that it was brought to the region mainly by travelers from Europe, not Asia. The research revealed a previously hidden spread of the virus that might have been detected if aggressive testing programs had been put in place. “It was a disaster that we didn’t do testing.”
‘It’s Hit Our Front Door’: Homes for the Disabled See a Surge of Covid-19 NYTimes In Scramble for Coronavirus Supplies, Rich Countries Push Poor Aside NYTimes Number of COVID-19 cases reported in Indigenous communities more than doubles CBC Hospitals say feds are seizing masks and other coronavirus supplies without a word Los Angeles Times Capitalist crisis Amid Critical Supply Shortage, FEMA Is Spending Millions to Protect Trump Properties Intercept Nearly a Third of U.S. Renters Didn’t Pay April Rent WSJ Wall Street Climbs on Hopes of Outbreak Peaking, Sanders Suspending White House Bid NYTimes (later they took Sanders out of the headline) Trump Doubles Down on Plan to Slash Crucial Funding for Social Security Truthout The Coming Debt Crisis Angry Bear Rents Are Late, and ‘It’s Only Going to Get Worse’ NYTimes
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