Monday, May 16, 2022

PANDEMIC - Views From Dr. Fauci and Americans

"Dr. Fauci on the state of the pandemic as the U.S. marks 1 million COVID-19 deathsPBS NewsHour 5/12/2022


SUMMARY:  President Biden on Thursday marked the U.S. nearing one million lives lost due to the pandemic and called on Congress to pass funding for more COVID relief.  The pandemic has claimed more than 6 million lives worldwide, though WHO estimates the real toll tops 15 million deaths tied to the virus.  Dr. Anthony Fauci, Biden’s chief medical adviser, joins Amna Nawaz to discuss.



"Americans reflect on hardship and loss from the pandemicPBS NewsHour 5/12/2022


SUMMARY:  As we approach the tragic milestone of 1 million deaths from COVID-19 in the U.S. we wanted to bring you reflections from some of the people we’ve met over the past two years of this pandemic.  A paramedic, a nurse, a single mom, a sister, a daughter, a student -- all facing their own challenges and carrying their own hopes for what comes next.



"‘Faces Of COVID’ memorializes Americans who have died during the pandemicPBS NewsHour 5/14/2022


SUMMARY:  Each day the Twitter thread “Faces Of COVID” posts the names, images and a short remembrance of Americans who have died from COVID-19.  The project was started by Boston-based communications consultant Alex Goldstein, who has posted more than 7,000 remembrances since starting the feed in March 2020.  Geoff Bennett recently spoke with Goldstein to learn more.

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