The outsized infection rate among Hispanics in some states could hobble efforts to quash the spread of Covid-19, prompting states like Oregon to step up testing and take emergency measures.
The evening meal is usually a time for community, but this year, Muslims have to adapt.
North of Boston, the packed city of Chelsea has been hit hard by the coronavirus. Now, as the cases begin to level off, host Robin Young checks in with City Manager Tom Ambrosino. (audio)
The tech industry can play a pivotal role in shaping our post-pandemic world.
Medical interpreters must now work remotely, multiplying the challenges for front-line doctors and non-English-speaking patients.
Public officials lament the way that the coronavirus is engulfing black communities. The question is, what are they prepared to do about it?
MED students help the front liners at Boston Medical Center and Boston Healthcare for the Homeless with babysitting, groceries, laundry, and more.
Elizabeth Ouanemalay slips on rubber gloves and wraps a black scarf with pink hearts around her face before venturing outside. She obsessively counts how many door handles she touches on the journey to pick up each of her meals: six. No one wants Covid-19, but she really doesn’t want it. She has lupus, an autoimmune disease.
Leaders are under extraordinary pressure right now. They are expected to make decisions quickly with incomplete and rapidly evolving information. And unfortunately, being in crisis mode can cause even the most intentional and well-meaning leaders to fall into patterns of bias and exclusion. Research shows that when we’re stressed, we often default to heuristics and gut […]
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare workers are desperately seeking personal protective equipment (PPE), which is in short supply. although many people have been creating reusable fabric masks, which the centers for disease control and prevention (CDC) has recommended to help slow the spread of the virus, a key group have been excluded […]