United States coronavirus crisis and environmental crisis


This 12 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

The people who are most likely to get seriously sick from COVID-19 are those who have long suffered from the impacts of pollution and climate injustice in America — here’s why.

In US news and current events today, people who are most likely to fall ill from COVID-19 are among those who have long suffered the impacts of pollution. Mustafa Santiago Ali, the VP of Environmental Justice National Wildlife Federation explains how the coronavirus is presenting a higher risk for communities who also struggle with climate injustices.

Emergency warning signs for the respiratory illness COVID-19 include difficulty breathing and persistent chest pain. But people in communities heavily impacted by air pollution and toxic pollution, which often are communities of color, have been living with similar symptoms for years.

This 11 April 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Nurse Shares Heartbreaking Reality of Health Care Workers Fighting COVID-19 | NowThis

This nurse opened up about her ‘worst shift’ yet, exposing the heartbreaking reality of health care workers fighting the pandemic.

In US news and current events today, this nurse opened up about the emotional toll working during the coronavirus pandemic is taking on health care workers. Listen to D’neil Schmall describe her worst shift yet working during the COVID-19 outbreak.

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