Bill would protect health-care workers battling pandemic
Last updated 3/11/2021 at 12:33pm
Ever since COVID-19 reached America a year ago, we’ve seen heroic acts performed by many, especially health-care workers helping those afflicted with this contagious and life-threatening virus.
As the pandemic has spread to the point of claiming half a million lives in the U.S. so far, doctors, nurses and other health-care workers in hospitals and medical clinics have put their own lives at risk to care for COVID-19 patients.
When the pandemic was raging in New York City last spring, nurses from Washington and other states traveled there to help short-handed and overwhelmed hospitals...