COVID-19 disaster in the Americas

This 25 June 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

Trump breaks all orders to go golfing. A Trump spokesman then responded he’s ‘not a civilian’ and he can be as irresponsible as he wants. John Iadarola and Adrienne Lawrence break it down on The Damage Report.

“The White House said Wednesday that President Donald Trump will not change his plan to travel to New Jersey this weekend despite a new order by the governor requiring visitors who have been in states with high numbers of coronavirus cases to quarantine for 14 days.

“The president of the United States is not a civilian,” said White House spokesman Judd Deere, when asked about Trump’s compliance with the quarantine order given his travel Tuesday to Arizona, which has seen a rise in the rate of its Covid-19 cases.

Coronavirus spreads across US, surging to the highest single-day count of new cases. By Kevin Reed, 26 June 2020. The number of newly confirmed coronavirus cases across the US set a one-day record on Thursday as the pandemic spread and surged in states in the South and West.

Production stoppage continues Friday at Fiat Chrysler Jefferson North auto plant in Detroit over COVID-19. By Shannon Jones, 26 June 2020. Workers arriving Friday morning have continued a stoppage that began Thursday after reports of three cases of COVID-19 among workers in the factory.

As COVID-19 spreads in Minnesota, Wisconsin warehouses. Amazon worker’s job in limbo after seeking to take time off for injury. By Nick Barrickman, 25 June 2020.

This 26 June 2020 video from the USA says about itself:

‘I don’t wear a mask for the same reason I don’t wear underwear: Things gotta breathe.’ — Anti-maskers in Florida are warning of satanism, pedophilia, and even death if public health policies are enforced.

COVID-19 ravages southeastern United States. By Cordell Gascoigne, 26 June 2020. Nine states are facing rising infection and death rates due to the criminal negligence of governments from the Texas state line on the west to the Atlantic Ocean.

Detroit nurses’ lawsuit exposes horrific conditions at Sinai-Grace Hospital as COVID-19 deaths spiked. By Kevin Reed, 25 June 2020.

Nurses and support staff at HCA Healthcare set to strike California hospital over cuts and PPE shortages. By Benjamin Mateus, 26 June 2020. One thousand nurses and support staff at HCA Healthcare are set to strike over concessions the hospital chain is demanding from frontline health care workers as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread across the US.

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb throughout US. Hundreds of thousands of Illinois workers forced to risk health for profits under “Phase 4” of economic reopening. By Jessica Goldstein, 25 June 2020.

New York Times column: Pandemic shows need to curtail “unnecessary” and “wasteful” doctor’s visits. By Kate Randall, 25 June 2020.

As COVID-19 cases triple in a month, Latin American elites press ahead with back-to-work campaign. 26 June 2020. The ruling classes in the most unequal region of the world have based their response to the pandemic and the economic crisis it spurred on protecting their wealth and privileges at all costs: here.

Brazilian government hides scale of COVID-19 pandemic to promote criminal reopening. By Tomas Castanheira, 25 June 2020.

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