“These initial recruits will be used to staff California’s surge capacity beds outside of the existing system,” Kate Folmar of the California Health and Human Services Agency said in an email. They’ll be treating less serious patients, leaving established hospitals and experienced staff to treat those who need critical care. … [Read more...] about As Thousands Join The Coronavirus Fight, There Are Few Rules For California Health Corps
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“I will not hesitate. My orders are to the police and military, as well as village officials, if there is any trouble, or occasions where there's violence and your lives are in danger, shoot them dead. Do not intimidate the government. You will lose”, Duterte said in a televised address to the nation last Wednesday. He spoke hours after police arrested 21 people for protesting without permission in Quezon, one of the Philippines’ largest cities, riots that Duterte blamed on the left-leaning urban poor group Kadamay. … [Read more...] about Duterte to Donate One Month’s Salary for Philippines’ Coronavirus Fight
8:45 a.m. Secretary of Defense backs firing of Bay Area Navy Captain: U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper on Sunday defended the firing of U.S. Navy Capt. Brett Crozier, saying it was a “chain of command” issue focused on the “trust and confidence in the captain of the ship.” Crozier, a Santa Rosa native, was relieved from his command last week after sending a letter to Navy officials pleading for help and warning of the dire situation on board. At the time, more than 100 sailors aboard his nuclear aircraft carrier, the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt, were infected with the coronavirus, which docked in Guam following an outbreak among the crew of more than 4,000. Esper said the decision to fire Crozier ultimately rested with Navy Secretary Thomas Modly. “He came and briefed me the night before,” Esper told ABC anchor George Stephanopoulos Sunday. “The morning of, he sat down and talked to me. I listened to the recommendations of the CNO, the chief … [Read more...] about Coronavirus live updates: Patients rush to join tests of drug made by Bay Area’s Gilead
She added: “By providing sanitary products for free, universally, not only do we side step the cost of means testing but also make the statement that access to sanitary products is a basic human right for all, uniting our population in a shift towards equality.” … [Read more...] about What is the tampon tax and when will it be scrapped?
'When COVID-19 passes and we see the losses … it will be deeply tied to the story of post-World War II policies that left communities marginalized,' Linda Sprague Martinez told ProPublica. 'Its impact is going to be tied to our history and legacy of racial inequities. It's going to be tied to the fact that we live in two very different worlds.' … [Read more...] about Alarming data shows African Americans make up a disproportionate share of coronavirus cases and are more likely to die – as senators demand testing is expanded to communities