The New York Times: The 1,000-bed Comfort was supposed to aid New York. It has 20 patients.

The 1,000-bed Comfort was supposed to aid New York. It has 20 patients.
“It’s a joke,” said a top hospital executive, whose facilities are packed with coronavirus patients.

Read in The New York Times: https://apple.news/AvDXr84KHSDuqvkdvkqF68g

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FAST COMPANY: Apple, Google, and Microsoft are failing U.S. students during the COVID-19 crisis

Apple, Google, and Microsoft are failing U.S. students during the COVID-19 crisis
In the midst of COVID-19, schools across the country have closed their doors, and a majority of the 50 million K-12 students are now learning from home. For many, that means logging on to laptops to teleconference teachers who take digital attendance, then accessing lessons and homework to do on their own.

Read in Fast Company: https://apple.news/AZbeRMEj_QNmbNiKwkT4XmA

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The Independent: Coronavirus: NHS doctors ‘gagged’ over protective equipment shortages

Coronavirus: NHS doctors ‘gagged’ over protective equipment shortages
Frontline doctors have told The Independent they have been gagged from speaking out about shortages of protective equipment as they treat coronavirus patients – with some claiming managers have threatened their careers.

Read in The Independent: https://apple.news/AYxGfIzEdQfWrDX7QyboWyw

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U.K. Wants Global Virus Fight But Won’t Join EU Ventilator Plan – Bloomberg

U.K. Wants Global Virus Fight But Won’t Join EU Ventilator Plan

by Tim Ross

Boris Johnson joined a video conference summit with other Group of 20 leaders on Thursday to make the case for an international alliance to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-03-26/u-k-wants-global-virus-fight-but-won-t-join-eu-ventilator-plan

Row over use of unpaid interns by Serpentine pavilion architect

“In response to a student seeking a placement, an email reportedly seen by the Architects’ Journal outlines several conditions of an internship, including no pay, a six-day working week and office hours that run from 11am until midnight. The placements were described as lasting between two and three months (“or more”), with interns required to bring their own computer equipment and software.” https://gu.com/p/b3zv3/sbl

Coronavirus: Hong Kong cuts border crossings with mainland China – live updates

“Doctors and nurses in Hong Kong are planning to strike tomorrow out of anger at the way authorities have dealt with the coronavirus crisis, sources within the territory’s protest movement have confirmed to the Guardian.
People in Hong Kong are furious that the border with the mainland has remained open, that authorities have failed to hand out enough face masks to prevent the spread of infection, and that they are allowing people from the mainland to come over for free medical checks.” https://gu.com/p/d6mdg/sbl