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The Grassroots Effort to Protect Health Care Workers Abandoned by the Government

As health care workers run out of protective equipment, private efforts try to fill the gap left by the government

Nurses in New York City call for critical protective gear to handle the coronavirus. Photo: Bryan R. Smith/Getty Images

WWhen the Covid-19 crisis exploded three weeks ago, medical students from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine were told to…

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Andrea González-Ramírez

Andrea González-Ramírez

Award-winning Puerto Rican journalist. Senior Writer at New York Magazine’s The Cut. Formerly GEN, Refinery29, and more. Read my work: https://www.thecut.com/

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