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How Doctors Live with the Risks of the Coronavirus
The first wave of concern about hospitals in the pandemic has been about their capacity to absorb the coming surge of patients. But how can we prevent hospitals from becoming sites of transmission themselves?
A Manhattan E.R. Doctor Recalls the Lessons of 9/11 While Treating Coronavirus Patients
The E.R. doctor Antonio Dajer, who treated patients four blocks from the World Trade Center on 9/11, talks about the similarities and differences between that crisis and the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Emergency Library Is a Gift to Readers Everywhere
The Internet Archive is providing free access to a trove of 1.4 million digitized books to help ease the strain of the coronavirus crisis.
Chesa Boudin on His Incarcerated Father and the Threat of the Coronavirus in Prisons
365体育现金The San Francisco District Attorney, whose father is an elderly member of the prison population, is urging politicians and criminal-justice leaders to protect incarcerated individuals who are vulnerable to the disease.
What the Coronavirus Crisis Has Changed About Social Media, and What It Hasn’t Changed
A bad tweet, morally speaking, is often a good tweet, judging strictly by the numbers. Just ask Elon Musk, whose dangerously inaccurate claims about COVID-19 found many followers online.
The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly in the Two-Trillion-Dollar Stimulus
The Senate has passed the largest stimulus bill in U.S. history, showing that Congress is finally grasping the urgency of the economic moment.
The Coronavirus Crisis Reveals New York at Its Best and Worst
365体育现金Facing the Financial Repercussions of Hospitalization During the Coronavirus Pandemic
A Brooklyn-based photographer called 311 when feeling COVID-19-like symptoms. Eight hours later, she left the hospital with a hefty bill, but no test. Watch firsthand as she documents her experience in the emergency room on her phone.