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Stopping Attacks on Health Care Workers

Tom Conway USW Blog
Attacks on health care workers have reached epidemic levels across the country, exacerbating turnover, turning caregivers into patients and further fraying systems of care already worn thin by COVID-19.

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Quick Fix for Staffing Crisis Not Enough, Hospital Nurses Warn

Michael Moore Workday Minnesota
Without meaningful action to change the way hospital systems conduct their business in Minnesota, nurses warned, staffing shortfalls will only worsen, threatening the state’s reputation for quality patient care.

Tidbits - Jan. 13, 2022 - Reader Comments: COVID Vaccines; Hospitals in Trouble; Solidarity and Internationalism in Today's World; Sidney Poitier; Thomas Piketty Turns to Socialism; Rosa Luxemburg; Martin Luther King; Anne and Carl Braden;

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Reader Comments: COVID Vaccines; Hospitals in Trouble; Solidarity and Internationalism in Today's World; Sidney Poitier; Thomas Piketty Turns to Socialism; Rosa Luxemburg; Martin Luther King and Today; Anne and Carl Braden; Labor History; more....

Hospitals Are in Serious Trouble

Ed Yong The Atlantic
Omicron is inundating a health-care system that was already buckling under the cumulative toll of every previous surge.

Children Hospitalized with COVID-19 in U.S. Hits Record Number

Gabriella Borter Reuters
The U.S. now has an average of about 129,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, a rate that has doubled in a little over two weeks, and an average of 600 people are dying each day of COVID-19, double the death rate seen in late July.

Book Review - A Pandemic Nurse’s Diary

Marilyn Albert Portside
This book is written by a nurse in the center of the pandemic. Accompanied by beautiful drawings of hospital workers in PPE caring for patients by Anna Usacheva, this is a narrative which helps us understand both COVID19 and the workers who faced it
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