'It is not enough': Health expert wants Belgium's COVID-19 lockdown extended
"In four weeks, when we will be all on the streets again, we risk another peak," said an anaesthetist, calling for a longer lockdown in Belgium.…
Italy is tiptoeing back from the COVID-19 lockdown. People are shopping, going to mass and visiting museums. But many cultural centers said they did not yet feel ready to open their doors to the public despite lockdown guidelines easing. What is it like for people on the front lines of the healthcare system here in the U.S? What do healthcare workers need the most? And what are hospitals are doing to accommodate the influx of patients? CGTN's Asieh Namdar discussed these important COVID-19 issues with Gavin MacGregor-Skinner, an infectious disease expert and the Director of the Global Biorisk Advisory Council. EMS Lieutenant Anthony Almojera discusses what it's like to be on the frontline of the COVID-19 outbreak for New York City EMS workers. Aired on 4/7/2020. Alone among developed countries, the United States's healthcare system is not universal but run by for-profit health insurance companies.
A former health insurance executive turned whistle-blower says the industry is expecting to do well during the coronavirus.
While several companies in the US say they will cover COVID-19 testing and treatment, there remains much confusion over who will ultimately end up covering the bills.
Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Washington, DC, in the US.