News of the Month — December 2020

December 28th, 2020

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NUHW Members at Fountain Valley Regional Hospital gave interviews to the Associated Press and Telemundo this month about the challenges they face amid the COVID-19 surge and their thoughts on getting vaccinated.

An Indianapolis Star sports columnist wrote about his recent hospitalization and shock to learn that the nurses who treated him weren’t getting tested for COVID-19.

A 60 Minutes story on Xavier Becerra, President-elect Biden’s choice for Health Secretary, focused on his effort as California Attorney General to stop Sutter Health from overcharging for care. 

Surging Virus Exposes California’s Weak Spot: A Lack of Hospital Beds and Staff, the New York Times reports.

Stanford doctors protest vaccine plan, saying frontline physicians and nurses are at the back of the line, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.