As the pandemic took off, an emergency room doctor and Army pal planned to quickly produce a cheap ventilator. But their altruism ran into a cold hard reality – capitalism.
The winter of 2019-20 was one of the warmest on record in the lower 48 states
Nora Escalante, 58, is originally from Cabañas, El Salvador. In the mid-1980s, while machine guns and rifles thundered, she immigrated to the United States.
Orange County reported 321 cases of coronavirus infection Friday, up from 256 Thursday and 95 the previous weekend.
What was billed as a coordinated plan to help homeless people has become a patchwork approach, slowing crucial efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
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The state is also working to fix 170 ventilators that arrived “not working” from the federal government, Gov. Newsom said.
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So far, 22 people who work for the Los Angeles Police Department have tested positive for the coronavirus.