Stories tagged: "health care workers"

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Trump’s Immigration Policies Are Kneecapping Nurses Like Me

Until Nov. 8, I was a licensed nurse working on the COVID-19 frontlines. I had three jobs, often spending 19 hours a day at a rehab facility, a home health company, and the department of public health. Then, in early November, the USCIS put me out of work.

Tarik Khan
The Philadelphia Nurse Who Keeps Fighting for His Patients—Even After the Government Moved On

Tarik Khan is a 42-year-old nurse in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He has worked with COVID-19 patients and volunteered at testing sites and worked to help educate Pennsylvanians about the dangers of the virus.

Hospital workers sit for a group counseling session at Elmhurst Hospital to talk about their experiences dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Friday, May 29, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Robert Bumsted)
‘Still Scared’: Healthcare Workers Are Feeling Mental Toll as Coronavirus Fight Rages On

“I feel like it’s a calm before a second storm,” said one emergency room physician who lost a relative to the virus.

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Americans Are Stuck Indoors So They’re…Howling at 8 p.m. Every Night

The nightly howl is a primal affirmation that provides a moment's bright spot each evening by declaring, collectively: We shall prevail.