“We are being called to jeopardize our own health and safety to treat our community. It is disgusting. I wish more attention would be given to us on the front lines and the situation we face. We live in the richest country in the world and yet we don’t have the tools to perform our job safely.” Nurses Share Coronavirus Stories Anonymously in an Online Document.

+ “I’m okay. Don’t tell Mom and Dad. They’ll worry.” A NY Nurse Dies. Angry Co-Workers Blame a Lack of Protective Gear.

+ New York Requests 85 Refrigerated Trucks To House The Coming Dead.

+ A teen who died of covid-19 was denied treatment because he didn’t have health insurance.

+ New York City is the epicenter today, but New Orleans may become an epicenter that could define the city for generations. The “poverty rate, lack of healthcare and affordable housing, and high rates of residents with preexisting medical conditions may be driving its explosive growth and could make it the next US epicenter of the outbreak.” (How the hell did we let Mardi Gras happen?) And Florida, lax about shutting things down, could be in for a big wave of cases. But we don’t know that for sure, because of testing shortages.

+ A bleak sign of the times. ‘Refugees’ flee Bay Area for Taiwan, hoping to leave coronavirus behind.