Stories tagged: "medical supplies"

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This Costume Designer Can Make a Cloth Face Mask in Under 10 Minutes

“I thought this would be a good way to help contribute to the cause, so to speak, so I started sewing some masks.”

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Experts Predicted a Coronavirus Pandemic as Far Back as 2017. Trump Ignored Them.

The Trump administration ignored warning signs, failed to adequately prepare for PPE shortages, botched the rollout of tests, and repeatedly downplayed the severity of the coronavirus.

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Black Communities Will Be Disproportionately Affected If States Have to Ration Coronavirus Care

The effects of environmental, economic, and political discrimination have left African Americans with higher risks of chronic conditions, moving them further down the list of priority patients.

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Is Mexico Ready For the Next Phase of Coronavirus?

Mexico has a total of 6,425 intensive care unit beds with ventilators for a country of 129 million, but a relatively low number of cases. The following weeks are crucial.

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Trump Doesn’t Think There’s A Medical Supply Shortage. These Hospitals Beg to Differ.

An internal government report released Monday contradicts President Trump’s assessment that hospital administrators are “thrilled to be where they are.”

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U.S. Cities Are in Dire Need of More Coronavirus Tests and Protective Equipment, New Survey Says

The shortage of face masks, test kits, personal protective equipment, and ventilators has reached crisis proportions in cities across the country.