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After the Pandemic, Medical Schools Will Never Be the Same. That Could Be a Good Thing. 14.8.2020 Mother Jones
One day in June, medical student Jasmina Ehab carefully examined a child’s rash. For Ehab, who is in her fourth year at the University of Southern Florida’s Morsani College of Medicine, this was an easy one. “A rash is a rash, and we know what it is once we see it,” Ehab told me. And […]
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George W. Bush Couldn’t Convince Americans to Get Vaccinated. Trump May Do Even Worse. 13.8.2020 Mother Jones
The threat of a terrible disease loomed, and the race was on to vaccinate Americans. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infection Diseases, warned that the Republican administration had to act responsibly and credibly. “The need to be forthcoming is of particular importance,” he cautioned. “Because the population feels powerless, […]
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To Fight Pandemics, We Need Rural Hospitals 13.8.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing; and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious […]
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A “Perfect Storm” of Factors Has Made the Coronavirus Especially Severe in the Latinx Community 11.8.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and […]
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Remember When People Thought the June Medical SCOTUS Ruling Was a Win for Abortion Rights? Think Again. 8.8.2020 Mother Jones
A court ruled on Friday that a strict abortion ban in Arkansas can move forward—and it used the recent Supreme Court decision regarding abortion rights, the one so many celebrated as a victory, to do it. A panel of three judges—one of whom was appointed by President Donald Trump, the other two by previous Republican […]
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One Journalist Is Chronicling San Quentin’s Huge COVID-19 Outbreak—While Locked Inside 7.8.2020 Mother Jones
On the top bunk of his cell in San Quentin State Prison, Kevin Sawyer has been chronicling one of the country’s fastest spreading coronavirus outbreaks on a Brother ML-300 typewriter. Sawyer, 56, is serving a 48-year-to-life sentence. He’s also associate editor of the San Quentin News, one of a small number of newspapers in the […]
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Trump Says He’s Improving Health Care. It Couldn’t Be Further From the Truth. 6.8.2020 Mother Jones
In recent days, President Trump has attempted to paint himself as a champion of accessible health care. On Monday, he held a press conference announcing new investments in rural hospitals and expanded telehealth services for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. And on July 24, he signed a spate of executive orders promising to lower prescription drug […]
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Help, I’m Stuck in a Trump Time Loop. And So Are You. 6.8.2020 Mother Jones
On Tuesday, Axios released an interview with President Donald Trump in which he falsely claimed South Korea was lying about its coronavirus deaths, complained that the late Congressman John Lewis didn’t attend his inauguration, and once again crowned himself as the greatest president of all for Black people. Aside from the exhibitionistic shuffling of papers, […]
Nobody Accurately Tracks Health Care Workers Lost to COVID-19. So She Stays Up At Night Cataloging the Dead. 6.8.2020 Mother Jones
This story was published originally by ProPublica, a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up for ProPublica’s Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox as soon as they are published. When police discovered the woman, she’d been dead at home for at least 12 hours, alone except for her 4-year-old daughter. The early reports […]
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To Prep Hospitals for Pandemics, Look to the Trauma System 6.8.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious […]
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Trump Says He’s Improving Health Care. It Couldn’t Be Farther From the Truth. 6.8.2020 Mother Jones
In recent days, President Trump has attempted to paint himself as a champion of accessible health care. On Monday, he held a press conference announcing new investments in rural hospitals and expanded telehealth services for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries. And on July 24, he signed a spate of executive orders promising to lower prescription drug […]
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America’s Pandemic Response Is Creating Major Hurdles for Many Deaf People 5.8.2020 Mother Jones
After more than five months of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States, White House briefings and press conferences still lack an American Sign Language interpreter. On Monday, a week after President Trump resumed his daily briefings, the National Association of the Deaf filed a lawsuit against the White House arguing that the continued refusal […]
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COVID-19 is Tearing Through Nursing Homes. Mitch McConnell Wants to Give Their Owners Legal Immunity. 4.8.2020 Mother Jones
For months, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has upheld an ultimatum about passing new COVID-19 relief legislation this summer: No economic stabilization package will pass the Senate unless it protects businesses from coronavirus-related lawsuits. “We need to provide protection, litigation protection, for those who have been on the front lines,” McConnell said during a Fox […]
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ER Doctor: We Must Do Better on COVID-19 Messaging in Black Communities 3.8.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious […]
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A Hurricane, a Pandemic, and Trump: The Triple Crisis Is Barreling Down on Florida 2.8.2020 Mother Jones
Hurricane Isaias is expected to make landfall sometime tonight near southeast Florida after causing landslides, power outages, and widespread flooding in Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, and the Bahamas. There’s still the risk that it strengthens again to a Category 2 storm, and the eastern coast of Florida faces a dangerous storm surge of anywhere […]
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Herman Cain’s Enduring Lobbying Triumph 31.7.2020 Mother Jones
Herman Cain, who died this week of COVID-19, lived quite a life: He was a fast-food magnate, a zealously anti–immigrant presidential candidate, a staunch supporter of Donald Trump to the very end, and more. But his accomplishment with the most lasting impact happened during his days as the number-one lobbyist for the restaurant industry. During the 1990s, as […]
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How Our “Balkanized” Healthcare System Made the Pandemic Far Worse 30.7.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts over the years, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious […]
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Will America’s Elite Get a Hidden COVID Bailout? 29.7.2020 Mother Jones
Federal lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are pushing to include in the new coronavirus relief bill a $100 billion-plus giveaway skewed toward the Americans who need it least. It’s a tax provision, and while it doesn’t appear in the GOP version of the bill announced this week, congressional aides say it’s far from […]
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Protesters Seeking Justice for Breonna Taylor Have to Convince a Mitch McConnell Protege 29.7.2020 Mother Jones
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is set to make history twice in less than a year. The first time came in November 2019, when he became the first Black person to be elected to statewide office in Kentucky as a stand-alone candidate. The second time is likely just around the corner, when he decides whether […]
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Andy Slavitt on the 3 Things He’d Do to Prepare for the Next Pandemic 23.7.2020 Mother Jones
As the world grapples with the devastation of the coronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn’t prepared. Despite repeated warnings from infectious disease experts, we lacked essential beds, equipment, and medication; public health advice was confusing, and our leadership offered no clear direction while sidelining credible health professionals and institutions. Infectious disease experts […]
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