Two-thirds of the 93,000 people who volunteered for Gov. Gavin Newsom's California Health Corps lacked valid medical licenses, the most basic requirement.
By Don Thompson, Associated Press
Despite the grief and horror of the novel coronavirus pandemic, people around the world have shown signs of solidarity, from window arias in Italy to skyscrapers lit up in New York City. Across the U.S., Americans have coordinated group cheers…
By Breanna McCabe, Montana PBS
New York state is seeing signs of improvement in its COVID-19 outbreak, including a reduced hospitalization rate. But in New York City alone, an estimated 35,000 people are hospitalized with the virus -- meaning front-line health care staff still face…
By William Brangham, Jason Kane
Florida is among the U.S. states seeing cases of COVID-19 grow significantly. Its surgeon general now says residents will likely need to wear masks in public for up to a year. But for health care workers, protective equipment measures are…
By Mike Stobbe, Associated Press
Between 10% and 20% of U.S. coronavirus cases are health care workers, and they tend to be younger and are hospitalized at lower rates than infected patients overall.
By Larry Neumeister, Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press
An army of health care workers has heeded New York's call for help reinforcing hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Laura Santhanam
In the U.S., an aging population and projected rise in chronic illnesses are expected to strain the health care system in the coming years, without a similar influx of trained workers to fill those jobs.
By Domenico Montanaro and Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Facing renewed criticism about the U.S. response to Ebola, President Barack Obama is conceding that it may make sense to have a single person lead the administration's effort. But he says imposing a travel ban from disease-ravaged West…
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