A Year in, the PPE Shortage Story Still Has No Ending

It’s been a year since Covid-19 reached American shores, but frontline workers are still struggling to find proper protection. Despite increases in production and drastic measures to expand the supply, shortages ...
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As COVID-19 surges, NY health care leaders concerned about repeat of PPE shortages

Medical masks and gloves are becoming increasingly scarce and costly as COVID-19 cases surge, raising concerns among New York health care leaders striving to prevent a repeat of the protective gear ...
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Fixing the PPE Shortage Should Top Biden’s To-Do List

In the run-up to the election, there were two devastating accounts of how President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner botched the government’s response to the initial shortage of personal ...
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'It's Been a Matter of Life and Death.' RN Bonnie Castillo on How Nurses Have Been Left to Fend for Themselves During the Pandemic

As the COVID-19 pandemic has stretched on, the American health care system has depended on the tireless efforts of nurses to care for the ill, tend to the dying, and stop ...
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America is running short on masks, gowns and gloves. Again.

Health-care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic are encountering shortages of masks, gowns, face shields and gloves — a frustrating recurrence of a struggle that haunted the first months of ...
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Why We’re Running Out of Masks

Of all the coronavirus-induced problems facing America, the mask shortage might be the most baffling. Masks are now so hard to find that health-care workers are reusing theirs multiple days in ...
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