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Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Emergency room nursing staff at a Detroit hospital were told to leave Sunday night after they refused to work and demanded more nurses be brought into their overrun emergency room, health care workers there told CNN. The night shift ER nurses at Sinai-Grace Hospital refused to leave the break room until hospital administrators brought in…MORE

Volunteers fixed 20,000 N95 masks for Memphis hospital in a weekend

Volunteers fixed 20,000 N95 masks for Memphis hospital in a weekend

A group of volunteers has been working to repair 27,000 desperately needed N95 protective masks for a Memphis, Tennessee, hospital battling the coronavirus pandemic — and they got most of them done in a weekend. Baptist Memorial Hospital-Memphis recently found dozens of cases of the masks in storage but couldn’t use them because the elastic…MORE

Why black Americans are at higher risk for coronavirus

Why black Americans are at higher risk for coronavirus

Black Americans have more existing medical issues, less access to health care, and are more likely to work in unstable jobs — all factors that have made the coronavirus pandemic disproportionately hurt blacks more. While everyone is susceptible to Covid-19, black Americans are at higher risk, Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams said during an appearance…MORE

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