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Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “New York Workers Rally for Covid-19 Safety Standards” – below is their description.
New York state lawmakers and union leaders rallied on Wednesday for the state legislature to pass laws governing COVID-19 safety standards. “We have seen no leadership and no guidance from the federal government. And it is the state’s responsibility to ensure that our workers are protected,” said New York state democratic assemblywoman Karines Reyes, who represents the Bronx. Dubbed the NY Hero Act, lawmakers say the bill would mandate that safety regulations be developed for workers in all sectors. Businesses would face fines for failing to follow PPE and social distancing standards. The bill would also allow workers to report businesses in violation of these standards.Bloomberg QuickTake: Now YouTube Channel
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Covid-19 is the official WHO name given to the novel coronavirus which broke out in late 2019 and began to spread in the early months of 2020.
Symptoms of coronavirus
The main symptoms of coronavirus are:
- a persistent new cough (non productive, dry)
- a high temperature (e.g. head feels warm to the touch)
- shortness of breath (if this is abnormal for the individual, or increased)
Latest News about Covid-19
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