New York is calling on health care workers from all over to come help with the flood of coronavirus patients. We hear from one registered nurse who’s traveling there to help in the ICU. She says she’ll come to California too, and anywhere else she’s needed.
Traveling nurse treats COVID-19 patients
From this Episode:
Into the 'unknown’: Nurse travels to NYC to treat coronavirus ICU patients
“It's a little bit surreal because obviously I've never lived through anything like this personally or professionally. So what I'm walking into when I do get to New York –...
7 min, 13 sec
California Health Corps to recruit med students, retired doctors and nurses to handle COVID-19
An estimated 37,000 medical professionals are needed to treat COVID-19 in hospitals across California. In response, Governor Gavin Newsom has signed an executive order to...
7 min, 11 sec
How COVID-19 is affecting California’s prison system after inmates, employees test positive
In an announcement on Monday, the Sheriff’s Department said an inmate at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility tested positive for COVID-19, and that inmate was removed from...
8 min, 8 sec
Virus films like ‘Outbreak’ and ‘The Hot Zone’ offer serious lessons
Virus, pandemic, and public health movies have rocketed to the top of streaming platforms’ algorithms as people are cooped up at home, social distancing and self-isolating....
10 min, 21 sec
HBO’s ‘Watchmen’ gets political, divides comic book fans
Emmy Award-winning screenwriter Damon Lindelof (of “Lost” fame) created HBO’s “Watchmen,” which puts a modern spin on the 1987 graphic novel. In the show, cops are fighting...