COVID-19 disaster in Trump’s USA, update

This 16 May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Native Health Care Center Receives Body Bags Instead of PPE | NowThis

Workers at a Native health care center reached out to county, state, and federal agencies for more PPE and supplies to fight COVID-19 — they received body bags instead.

In US news and current events today, Abigail Echo-Hawk works for the Seattle Indian Health Board, which serves 6k American Indians and Alaska Natives. She reached out to State and Federal agencies for more PPE, but when a delivery came, the boxes only contained body bags.

This 16 May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Food Sparks Rapid COVID Outbreaks

John Iadarola and Francesca Fiorentini break it down on The Damage Report.

“On April 10, Tony Thompson, the sheriff for Black Hawk County in Iowa, visited the giant Tyson Foods pork plant in Waterloo. What he saw, he said, “shook me to the core”.

Workers, many of them immigrants, were crowded elbow to elbow as they broke down hog carcasses zipping by on a conveyor belt. The few who had face coverings wore a motley assortment of bandannas, painters’ masks or even sleep masks stretched around their mouths. Some had masks hanging around their necks.

Sheriff Thompson and other local officials lobbied Tyson to close the plant, worried about a coronavirus outbreak. In an April 14 phone call, county health officials asked Tyson to shut down temporarily, Tyson said. But Tyson was “less than cooperative”, said the sheriff, who supervises the county’s coronavirus response, and Iowa’s governor declined to shut the facility.”

Read more here.

This 16 May 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Bernie Sanders grills health officials over the ultimate pandemic question. What was the answer he received? John Iadarola and Jordan Uhl break it down on The Damage Report.

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