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Healthcare Workers Have Virtual March for PPE

MAY 05, 2020 — Healthcare professionals helped lead a nationwide “virtual march” to demand adequate supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE). More than 900 people clicked in one by one for the start of the 2 pm EDT event. Technical issues resulted in a delayed start, and some who recognized friends’ names as they popped […]

Dangerously Hot Days for U.S. Farm Workers Could Double by 2050 | Health News
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Dangerously Hot Days for U.S. Farm Workers Could Double by 2050 | Health News

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) TUESDAY, May 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Dangerously hot days for crop pickers in the United States will double over the next three decades because of climate change, a new study warns. “Studies of climate change and agriculture have traditionally focused on crop yield projections, especially staple crops like […]

Los Angeles clinic puts underprivileged community at greater risk of contracting coronavirus, health care workers say
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Los Angeles clinic puts underprivileged community at greater risk of contracting coronavirus, health care workers say

LOS ANGELES — The largest health care provider in South Los Angeles, which serves low-income African Americans and Latinos, is putting some of the city’s most vulnerable residents at risk of contracting the coronavirus by having patients come in for routine appointments, according to some medical professionals who work there. As the coronavirus batters minority […]

L.A. County COVID-19 cases top 26,000, as deaths climb to 1,256; Cases among healthcare workers surge
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L.A. County COVID-19 cases top 26,000, as deaths climb to 1,256; Cases among healthcare workers surge

Health officials reported 28 new COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County Monday, bringing the total number of deaths attributed to the virus to 1,256 countywide. Another 568 people tested positive for the novel coronavirus, marking 26,217 positive cases within the county Monday, according to the L.A. County Department of Public Health. Of the 28 new […]