COVID-19 In NY: “We Don’t Have Tools We Need”. Hospital Is Having To Store Bodies In Trucks (Video)

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NEW YORK- The New York Times has published a behind the scenes look at the fight against coronavirus in New York. An emergency room doctor in Elmhurst, New York explains how they are being overwhelmed. Prior to the pandemic they averaged 200 patients in the emergency room per day. Now they have 400 with many coming in for unrelated issues …

Governor Newsom Says 56% or 25.5 Million People In California Will Be Infected By Coronavirus

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SACRAMENTO- Gavin Newsom has sent a letter to President Donald Trump requesting the immediate deployment of the USNS Mercy Hospital Ship to the Port of Los Angeles through September 1, 2020, to “help decompress the state’s health care delivery system in Los Angeles in response to COVID-19”. In the letter published here, Newsom says he projects 56% of California or …

Months After Denying Benefits for Dying Nurse, CEO of Kaiser Dies Unexpectedly

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STOCKTON- Months after infamously failing to accommodate their own dying nurse’s disability, Kaiser’s CEO unexpectedly dies. Bernard Tyson, Kaiser Permanente’s $16 million plus a year CEO, has died unexpectedly in his sleep on November 10th according to the health care giant. Over the course of the last several months, 209 Times has sent numerous requests to Kaiser CEO Bernard Tyson …

Modesto High School Student Tests Positive for Tuberculosis

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MODESTO- Parents were notified yesterday and today the Stanislaus County Public Health Department confirmed that a student who attends Grace Davis High School has tested positive for tuberculosis. It is unknown how the student contracted tuberculosis, but official say they are being treated away from the school. While all parents of the school were sent letters only students in the …

Mosquitos Known to Carry Zika Virus Found in Central Valley

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STOCKTON- Earlier this month the Mosquito and Vector Control departments for San Joaquin and Stanislaus Counties announced they’ve discovered Aedes mosquitoes for the first time. The announcement comes with the concern for public health since the insects are known to carry the Zika virus. According to the Mayo Clinic Zika is, “A disease caused by Zika virus that’s spread through …