Bay Area Kaiser nurses protest lack of personal protective equipment

Bay Area nurses are protesting to call attention to what they see as a hole in their safety as frontline medical workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Guideline changes announced earlier in the month by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged healthcare workers to switch from respirator face masks to surgical ones. The change, intended to stave off a feared shortage of N95 respirator masks, has caused unease among many doctors and nurses who find themselves more at risk now. Now…

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