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General News    H3'ed 6/13/20

'Lethal Inequality': IMPORTANT New Study Shows Millions at High Risk of Covid-19 in US Lack Adequate Health Insurance

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 ICUs has are flooded with poor and minority patients; having Covid-19 is scary enough without worrying that you'll be bankrupted by medical bills," According to a new study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine Wednesday by researchers from Harvard& NYC University's Hunter School. "More than 18 million U.S. adults at severe risk of Covid-19 infection due to age and existing medical conditions either lacked adequate health insurance or were completely uninsured when the pandemic hit, spotlighting the extent to which America's fragmented for-profit healthcare system may have exacerbated the deadliness of the virus.It's not just Covid care that's unaffordable. Patients with heart disease, asthma, and diabetes need protection too. Medicare for All is the long-term answer."

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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