Masks for hospital workers sewn by Corrina Bakken, the Minnesota Opera’s costume director. With overrun hospitals facing an acute shortage of masks, people are pulling out their sewing machines to fill the void. Mary Turner is a registered nurse on North Memorial Health Hospital’s COVID-19 floor. Despite the courage it takes to care for severely ill and infectious patients, her voice trembled as she testified recently during a Minnesota Senate virtual hearing about a critical challenge she and other nurses face — the nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Shortage of protective medical gear is a national disgrace
By James Sweeney|2020-04-15T03:59:07+00:00April 15th, 2020|
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