Health Care Workers Bear Heavy Burden Of Rampant Spread Of Covid-19
Rachel Maddow shares video of Nebraska ICU nurse Nikki Tomlinson discussing the personal strains of dealing with the onslaught of patients deathly ill from Covid-19. Aired on 11/20/2020.
Hundreds of Alberta health-care workers were ordered to return to work after they walked off the job to protest planned job cuts. President-elect Joe Biden is holding a roundtable with frontline health care workers Wednesday, and he continues to work on his transition despite being blocked by the Trump administration. Heath Brown, an associate professor of Public Policy at John Jay College of Criminal Justice as well as the author of "Lobbying the New President: Interests in Transition," joined CBSN's Tanya Rivero with more on the transition. Dr. Kavita Patel notes the sacrifices of health care workers during the pandemic, saying that 2,000 of them have died during the pandemic: ‘It's not about you, it's about health care workers.' Aired on 11/23/2020. Frontline health care workers have been fighting the coronavirus for over six months, treating and even contracting the virus themselves. Medical staff from across the country described what treating patients with Covid-19 has been like.