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Nursing Home PPE Requests in Show Chaos of Pandemic’s Early Days — and Shortfalls as Soon as February 2020

It all started gradually.In the month of February 2020, officials in the soon-to-be pandemic epicenter of New York City fielded 41 requests for personal protective equipment (PPE) from a range of entities, including hospitals, the fire department, and a handful of nursing homes.Specifically, 14 requests for PPE were made in February by skilled nursing facilities…

GOP voting bills endanger democracy

Editor: Several Republican members of the U.S. Senate and House undemocratically refused to certify the Biden/Harris win, even after the world watched the deadly MAGA-led Capitol insurrection in horror.Now, as an illogical response based on seditious lies that literally took a sledgehammer to our peaceful transfer of power, over 250 Republican-led voter suppression laws in…