Saturday, March 28, 2020

Tag: health

Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."

Why is the US so exceptionally vulnerable to COVID-19?

This is why the U.S. has so quickly become the center of the COVID-19 pandemic.

We won’t go back to normal, because normal was the problem

When a global pandemic strikes, the private-sector austerity model simply falls apart.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of...

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

‘Humanitarian solidarity’: even under US sanctions, Cuba sends doctor brigade to...

"It just goes to the history of Cuba’s deep and long-lasting commitment to humanitarian solidarity with other countries.”

“Hope is not a strategy”: Emergency doctor asks, where are COVID-19...

“First we’re going to run out of masks, and then we’re going to run out of doctors and nurses, because they’ll become sick.”

A triage crisis is coming, and it’s personal

Epidemic Epistle: A COVID-19 crisis diary by Dave & Gary Lindorff...

Why coronavirus is humanity’s wake-up call

As we respond to the coronavirus emergency and the immediate needs of the people and communities impacted by it, let us also keep in view the systemic needs and possibilities that crisis exposes.

America doesn’t have a public health system

There is no public health system in the U.S., in short, because the richest nation in the world has no capacity to protect the public as a whole, apart from national defense.

Why government payment for coronavirus testing is essential

The cost of healthcare doesn’t just protect the patient, but potentially it protects all of us from the spread of disease. Paying that cost should be a matter of social importance.

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The invisible candidate and the progressive lion

As Americans on the progressive left might have expected, the one politician who is responding with the seriousness and the kind of reassuring competence that his fellow citizens need in such a difficult time, is Bernie Sanders.

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.

Trump will not use Defense Production Act to order manufacturing of vital medical equipment

With prices rising, supplies lacking, and healthcare officials working endlessly, the importance of vital medical equipment should not be negotiable.

Our #1 objective must be: Drastically reduce the fear and panic among Americans

Fear begets fear, panic begets panic, but only if we allow it to continue to happen.