‘Like sheep going to slaughter’: NY doctors and nurses protest at lack of PPE

Nurses and doctors at Montefiore medical center in the Bronx protested over the lack of personal protective equipment on Thursday. ‘Every day when I go to work, I feel like a sheep going to slaughter,’ said Dr Laura Ucik, a third-year resident at the centre. Coronavirus US live: Trump uses Defense Production Act to make … Read more ‘Like sheep going to slaughter’: NY doctors and nurses protest at lack of PPE

Mnuchin Says Coronavirus Relief Payments to Start Arriving in Two Weeks

Assistance payments to individuals under the coronavirus relief legislation will begin showing up in bank accounts within two weeks, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. #Coronavirus #Covid19 #CoronavirusStimulus “You’ll get the money,” Mnuchin said at a coronavirus briefing at the White House. The original plan was for payments to be arriving in three weeks. Subscribe … Read more Mnuchin Says Coronavirus Relief Payments to Start Arriving in Two Weeks

India’s largest slum records first coronavirus case as country battles virus | ITV News

For a country with a population of 1.3 billion, India has a comparably low number of positive coronavirus tests compared to the rest of the world, with just over 1,600 cases. Indian prime minister Narendra Modi ordered the largest ever lockdown of a democratic country in history last week as he tried to slow the … Read more India’s largest slum records first coronavirus case as country battles virus | ITV News

Will more coronavirus tests help the NHS? | ITV News

With staff off sick because of the coronavirus, will more testing help get more workers into the healthcare system? • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

NY coronavirus deaths double in 72 hours as global infections reach one million | ITV News

New York is rushing to bring in an army of medical volunteers as the statewide death toll from coronavirus doubled in 72 hours to more than 1,900. It comes as the number of infections across the globe passed one million, according to research from the Johns Hopkins University. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: … Read more NY coronavirus deaths double in 72 hours as global infections reach one million | ITV News

100,000 people to be tested for coronavirus each day by end of April | ITV News

Some 100,000 people in the UK will be tested for coronavirus each day by the end of the month, the Health Secretary has said as he outlined the Government’s five-point plan to reach this target. Matt Hancock said the five pillars of the plan would see a “ramping up” of testing capabilities across the UK. … Read more 100,000 people to be tested for coronavirus each day by end of April | ITV News

Matt Hancock calls for Premier League players to take pay cuts

The Professional Footballers’ Association has said players must ‘share the financial burden’ during the coronavirus pandemic after Matt Hancock called on Premier League stars to take a pay cut. During a Downing Street press conference on Thursday, the health secretary said top-flight footballers should ‘play their part’ alongside the rest of the nation Premier League … Read more Matt Hancock calls for Premier League players to take pay cuts

Coronavirus: UK sets target of 100,000 tests a day after criticism of delays – BBC News

The UK government has set a target of 100,000 coronavirus tests a day in England by the end of April. Universities and private firms will be called in to help. The new target was announced by Health Secretary Matt Hancock. It follows criticism that previous targets have not been reached. One of Britain’s most eminent … Read more Coronavirus: UK sets target of 100,000 tests a day after criticism of delays – BBC News

‘I didn’t know how it was going to turn out:’ Miami mayor on coronavirus recovery

Miami mayor Francis Suarez was among the first to test positive for covid-19 in early March. He decided to chronicle each part of his recovery. Read more: https://wapo.st/3bJOC4x. Subscribe to The Washington Post on YouTube: https://wapo.st/2QOdcqK Follow us: Twitter: https://twitter.com/washingtonpost Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/washingtonpost/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/washingtonpost/