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Health care workers are among the most at risk of contracting the virus, but many say they lack protective gear and protocols to keep themselves and their patients safe.Health care workers are among the most at risk of contracting the virus, but many say they lack protective gear and protocols to keep themselves and their patients safe.

With the coronavirus accelerating in Europe and United States, the contrast in the response between workers and the rich exposes the class nature of society.With the coronavirus accelerating in Europe and United States, the contrast in the response between workers and the rich exposes the class nature of society.

The working class and the rich: Class distinctions exposed by response to Covid-19 pandemic - World Socialist Web Site

As caregivers fall sick with covid-19 or are in isolation, staffing hospitals and nursing homes is a critical challenge.As caregivers fall sick with covid-19 or are in isolation, staffing hospitals and nursing homes is a critical challenge.

Health care workers worry about coronavirus protection - The Washington Post

“As the coronavirus spreads, we need emergency funding for response agencies, increased hospital capacity, and we must care for our most vulnerable. Donald Trump must stop spreading lies and fear, and put scientists and health professionals in charge. https://t.co/QEzOcSHmTw”

Bernie Sanders on Twitter: "As the coronavirus spreads, we need emergency funding for response agencies, increased hospital capacity, and we must care for our most vulnerable. Donald Trump must stop spreading lies and fear, and put scientists and health professionals in charge. https://t.co/QEzOcSHmTw"

“I wish to express again my closeness to those who are ill with the #coronavirus and to healthcare workers who are caring for them, as well as to civil authorities and all those involved in assisting patients and in containing the spread of the virus.”

Pope Francis on Twitter: "I wish to express again my closeness to those who are ill with the #coronavirus and to healthcare workers who are caring for them, as well as to civil authorities and all those involved in assisting patients and in containing the spread of the virus."

“Just came off the Senate floor where I voted to pass a bipartisan package to provide funding for the coronavirus response so we can move forward with emergency preparations and support health care professionals. Now is the time to come together as a country and take action.”

Amy Klobuchar on Twitter: "Just came off the Senate floor where I voted to pass a bipartisan package to provide funding for the coronavirus response so we can move forward with emergency preparations and support health care professionals. Now is the time to come together as a country and take action."

“Enroute to Brussels to meet @EU_Health Commissioner @SKyriakidesEU & European Health Ministers on the #coronavirus #Covid19. It is so important the EU works together on this global challenge. Thank you to all health care staff & public health experts leading our response here”

Simon Harris TD on Twitter: "Enroute to Brussels to meet @EU_Health Commissioner @SKyriakidesEU & European Health Ministers on the #coronavirus #Covid19. It is so important the EU works together on this global challenge. Thank you to all health care staff & public health experts leading our response here"

The nurses union petitioned the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to adopt an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers, patients, and the public.The nurses union petitioned the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration to adopt an emergency temporary standard to protect health care workers, patients, and the public.

Even in the best of times, hospitals run at near-full capacity. Infection control is a perennial problem. Beds are especially full now, because its flu season. But coronavirus – infectious, with no…

Coronavirus: Hospitals prepare as Bay Area cases mount

As U.S. caregivers fall sick with COVID-19 or are in isolation, staffing hospitals and nursing homes is a critical challenge. Some health-care worker advocates say facilities are not adequately protecting...As U.S. caregivers fall sick with COVID-19 or are in isolation, staffing hospitals and nursing homes is a critical challenge. Some health-care worker advocates say facilities are not adequately protecting staff members.

Health-care workers worry about their own protection from coronavirus | The Seattle Times

A small number of vulnerable nurses - such as pregnant women - have been put on special leave.A small number of vulnerable nurses - such as pregnant women - have been put on special leave.