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When The U.S. President Represents A Global Health Crisis | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC

MSNBC May 15, 2020 Rachel Maddow looks at Donald Trump’s inability to manage public health leadership on the coronavirus crisis and shares passages from an editorial in The Lancet that explains how the compromised state of the CDC under Trump … Continue reading

Top health officials vanish from national TV interviews as White House refocuses messaging – CNN

New York (CNN Business)The nation’s top physicians have stopped appearing on national television for interviews as the White House exerts increased control over communications during the coronavirus pandemic and refocuses its message toward reopening the economy. The last national television … Continue reading

Native Health Care Center Receives Body Bags Instead of PPE | NowThis

NowThis News May 16, 2020 Workers at a Native health care center reached out to county, state, and federal agencies for more PPE and supplies to fight COVID-19 — they received body bags instead. In US news and current events … Continue reading

Coronavirus Pandemic Prompts Global Mental Health Crisis as Millions Feel Alone, Anxious & Depressed

Democracy Now! May 14, 2020 Is the coronavirus pandemic generating a mental illness crisis? Millions face isolation, poverty and anxiety. We speak with psychology professor and author Andrew Solomon, as the United Nations calls on governments to put mental health … Continue reading

When Patients Die Alone, How Do Families and Health Workers Cope, Relieve Suffering?

Democracy Now! May 14, 2020 We look at the tremendous emotional toll the coronavirus is taking on families when loved ones are forced to battle COVID alone in hospitals or at home, with Dr. Diane Meier, director of the Center … Continue reading

Coronavirus may never go away, World Health Organization warns – BBC News

  The coronavirus “may never go away”, the World Health Organization (WHO) has warned. Speaking at a briefing on Wednesday, WHO emergencies director Dr Mike Ryan warned against trying to predict when the virus would disappear. He added that even … Continue reading

Naomi Klein on How Healthcare Industry & Silicon Valley Plan to Profit from Coronavirus Crisis

Democracy Now! May 13, 2020 As the top infectious disease expert testifies to the Senate that needless death and suffering could result from reopening too quickly, author and journalist Naomi Klein says a “pandemic shock doctrine” is beginning to emerge. … Continue reading

Breaking With Trump, Health Advisers Warn Against Hasty Reopening | Deadline | MSNBC

MSNBC May 12, 2020 Top health officials paint a far less rosy picture than Trump on testing and reopening during a hearing on Capitol Hill. Aired on 05/12/2020.

Naomi Klein on How Healthcare Industry & Silicon Valley Plan to Profit from Coronavirus Crisis

Democracy Now! May 13, 2020 As the top infectious disease expert testifies to the Senate that needless death and suffering could result from reopening too quickly, author and journalist Naomi Klein says a “pandemic shock doctrine” is beginning to emerge. … Continue reading

Antibiotic Resistance: A Public Health Crisis | Victoria J. Fraser, MD | TEDxStLouisWomen

TEDx Talks Jun 5, 2015 Bacteria develop resistance to the antibiotics because of improper dosage and unnecessary usage. Dr. Fraser currently focuses her research on preventing and controlling hospital-acquired infections, adverse events and medical errors. Here she explains how antibiotic … Continue reading