Animal lovers and advocates have lost an ally after the recent passing of Valerie Louie, a beloved nurse from Oakland, California who spent her free time helping rescue dogs.
New York, the world’s epicenter of COVID-19, is currently home to over 400,000 cases of the disease.
In the frontlines of the state’s fight are Filipino nurses, who make the largest contingent of foreign health workers in the U.S.
Social media users are applauding the medical staff treating those affected by the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China after pictures of what it looks like to fight on the front lines were shared online.
The pictures, taken by the medical staff and shared by a Chinese media organization via Twitter, show the bruised faces of the nurses as a result of wearing protective masks in the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan, China.
Nurses on the front lines of the novel coronavirus outbreak have decided to shave their heads in an attempt to reduce the risk of cross-contamination.
In a video clip uploaded on Twitter by People’s Daily, nurses from Shaanxi Province can be seen shaving their heads before they are sent to hospitals in Wuhan, China.
Many Filipino nurses who are seeking employment in England through the National Health Service have reportedly been struggling to pass the required admission exam.
Set under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), the test has been deemed to be “very difficult” by some of the takers from the Philippines, according to the BBC.