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Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

New York’s health care workforce braces for influx of retirees, inexperienced staffers – POLITICO

Ambulances are parked in front of the NYU Langone Health emergency. | Getty Images NEW YORK — As the coronavirus bears down on New York and the biggest U.S. city becomes the epicenter of the national crisis, state officials are scrambling to augment a health care workforce already stretched to capacity and falling prey to… Read More »

Health Workers Get Creative With Protective Gear

Matt Baumeyer, owner, Siegel’s Uniforms, Evansville, IN. Pam Hight, public relations manager, Deaconess Health System, Evansville, IN. Steve Downey, group senior vice president, Vizient, Irving, TX. John Lowe, PhD, assistant vice chancellor, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE. The Associated Press: “Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars.” Twitter: @NYGovCuomo, March… Read More »