As the wealthy retrench amid the coronavirus crisis, low-wage workers take the hit
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused richer consumers to pull back on spending, and that has deepened the recession for low-wage service workers.
Man charged over latest breach of quarantine as country deals with influx of returning citizens during the coronavirus pandemicCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageA man in compulsory isolation has absconded from a quarantine hotel in New Zealand to make a late-night “spur-of-the-moment” dash to the supermarket before testing positive for Covid-19 the following day.About 30,000 people have passed through quarantine hotels in Auckland since New Zealand closed its borders but in recent weeks a number of guests have made bids for freedom.Continue reading...
The D.C. Council Tuesday evening unanimously advanced legislation that would bring a new $306 million community hospital to the District ’s eastern side, filling a gaping hole in the city’s health care landscape that has only worsened amid the coronavirus pandemic. The bill, entitled the “New Hospital at St. Elizabeths Amendment Act of 2020,” passed on its first reading before the full council, less than a week after sailing through a health committee vote — and, now, bringing the District…
In a press conference, Florida Gov. Ron Desantis and Miami-Dade County mayor Carlos Gim énez were pushed by a reporter on contract tracers after there was confusion over whether the governor or mayor could hire contact tracers during the coronavirus pandemic.
Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US still is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic, so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing -- a key component to combating the virus -- is no longer possible, a health expert says.
For a while in Idaho, it seemed like the worst of the coronavirus pandemic was over, with most businesses back to nearly normal operations in June
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In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, anxiety and depression are striking many in the LGBTQ+ community for the first time, researchers say.
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A recent report provides evidence that the coronavirus pandemic is sparking a severe medical crisis among illicit drug users. VCU Medical Center in Richmond is seeing 50 to 60 overdoses per month.Medscape Medical News
President Trump is urging all schools to reopen in the fall, but some parents, teachers and local officials are concerned as coronavirus hospitalizations spike. Dr. Dyan Hes, a pediatrician in New York City, joined CBSN to discuss how to get students back in the classroom safely, plus a new study highlighting the struggles new moms face during the pandemic.