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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany has defended the White House’s decision to continue its holiday parties, which, as CNN has previously reported, have already begun to flout public health recommendations. When asked if it was responsible for the White House to be holding the receptions when health agencies are warning against large gatherings and …

Between January and September 2020 Insecurity Insight’s monitoring identified 1,025 incidents in 85 countries that adversely affected the delivery of health care. Incidents are classified as related to COVID-19 and/or conflict (see the definitions at the bottom of page 2). Latest COVID-related incident trends • Between 30 September and 31 October 135 COVID-related incidents were …

An Amnesty International report says that more health workers have died in Mexico than anywhere else. David Agren explores why. Less than 3 weeks after Mexico recorded its first COVID-19 case, staff from a Mexican Social Security Institute (IMSS) hospital blocked a Mexico City road, demanding medical supplies and personal protective equipment (PPE). At least …

Alisha Álvarez, 28, said a final goodbye to her father at his funeral service Friday, still wondering if she could have done more to convince him that he didn’t have to go to work if he feared contracting coronavirus. José Roberto Álvarez Mena, her dad, was one of thousands of essential workers who showed up …

The video slideshow at German Amaya’s viewing on Saturday showed many pictures of the beloved Father surrounded by his family before he was infected with COVID-19 just weeks prior. “German was a man of integrity, always had a smile on his face and loved his family,” said his friend and coworker Rick Sanchez. “Took care …

More than 100 people are being asked to quarantine after a Warren County health-care worker tested positive for COVID-19, Warren County Health Services said Monday. The individual — who was asymptomatic — works in the health-care industry and tested positive as part of a routine screening required under state guidelines.  A review of the person’s work activity …

Leann Simon was booked into the St. Tammany Parish Jail Tuesday on one count of second-degree cruelty to a juvenile. SLIDELL, La. — Authorities say a worker at a Slidell daycare was arrested after allegedly breaking a 2-year-old child’s arm last week. The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said workers at the daycare center on …

MILAN — In February, he said the directors of the nursing home where he worked kept him from wearing a mask, fearing it would scare patients and their families. In March, he became infected and spoke out about the coronavirus spreading through the home. In May, he was fired amid claims that he had “damaged …

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – A worker from FCA’s Sterling Heights Assembly Plant was stabbed during a fight with a co-worker late Monday night. Workers leaving the plant after their shift told Local 4 the fight stemmed from an altercation that began last week and continued Monday. The two workers were arguing when one stabbed the …