Magic Johnson calls out racial disparities in pandemic testing

NBA legend Magic Johnson says he’s hopeful health experts will soon come up with effective treatment to help patients beat coronavirus — but added important parts in overcoming the pandemic will be expanding testing and healthcare access to African American communities who have been hit the hardest. #Coronavirus #CNN #News

US election 2020: Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign – BBC News

Senator Bernie Sanders has ended his presidential campaign, clearing the way for former Vice-President Joe Biden to become the Democratic party’s nominee. Mr Sanders, 78, told supporters on Wednesday he saw no feasible path to get enough votes to win the nomination. An early front-runner, the Vermont senator found success with young voters, but slipped … Read more US election 2020: Bernie Sanders suspends presidential campaign – BBC News

A Glimpse Of Fighting Coronavirus At The Frontline In NYC

Meet Sanam Ahmed, a critical care doctor at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. She offers a glimpse at the frontlines on the fight against coronavirus. New York City is the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, putting historic pressure on a world-renowned healthcare system as the number of confirmed … Read more A Glimpse Of Fighting Coronavirus At The Frontline In NYC

COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers’ mental health

There are growing concerns that the coronavirus pandemic is putting the long-term mental health of front line medical workers at risk. Some North American doctors say they do not see a way they can come out of the crisis the same person. As coronavirus cases near their projected peak in North America, front line healthcare … Read more COVID-19: Growing concerns over medical workers’ mental health

Rwanda struggles to test as COVID-19 cases rise

Like many other nations in Africa, Rwanda is struggling to carry out enough daily tests to control the coronavirus pandemic. The number of infections is rising, despite the government ordering a total lockdown almost three weeks ago. Healthcare workers say they have enough medical supplies and ventilators for those who may need critical care – … Read more Rwanda struggles to test as COVID-19 cases rise

Wuhan celebrates end of coronavirus lockdown with light show tribute to city’s heroes

The city where the coronavirus outbreak started celebrated the end of an 11 week lockdown with a light show. The Chinese city of Wuhan paid tribute to their healthcare workers, troops and police officers who worked tirelessly throughout the last three months to look after the 11 million residents. The city, which was the worst … Read more Wuhan celebrates end of coronavirus lockdown with light show tribute to city’s heroes

Coronavirus: 11m more masks for healthcare workers, Health Minister Greg Hunt says | ABC News

Health Minister Greg Hunt has updated the media on the latest developments in the fight against COVID-19, alongside Principal Medical Adviser and Deputy Chief Medical Officer, Professor Michael Kidd, and Australian Medical Association president Dr Tony Bartone. More here: https://ab.co/2yAEsoz Key points: — healthcare workers will get 11 million more masks — Greg Hunt says … Read more Coronavirus: 11m more masks for healthcare workers, Health Minister Greg Hunt says | ABC News

Wisconsin Primary: Milwaukee Voters Defy Stay-At-Home Orders With Polls Open

Polls are open across Wisconsin on a most unusual election day. Polls will remain open on Tuesday until 8 p.m., but voters are urged to be patient and take safety precautions. Some voters were waiting more than two hours in lines at one of Milwaukee’s five polling places that are open for the state’s presidential … Read more Wisconsin Primary: Milwaukee Voters Defy Stay-At-Home Orders With Polls Open

Wanted! Protective face masks | #PollyBites

Russia Today‘s Polly Boiko is back with another of her interesting takes on the novel coronavirus pandemic. Hold on to your….masks! With #COVID19 raging around the globe, healthcare systems are under pressure to protect their medical personnel from the coronavirus. France and Germany have ordered extra masks from China. There’s just one problem, America keeps … Read more Wanted! Protective face masks | #PollyBites