Tag: COVID19

Automatic Labs succumbs to COVID-19, will soon shut down connected car service

Automatic Labs, a manufacturer of adapters that can transform vehicles into connected cars, will soon shut down, as the COVID-19 pandemic claims another corporate casualty. The outbreak of the coronavirus has affected most industries, and Automatic is no exception. On its official website, the company said that the pandemic has “adversely impacted” its operations, as…

COVID-19 has left Nick Cordero with holes in his lungs

Hamilton actor Nick Cordero’s month-long battle with coronavirus has led to a tracheostomy, according to his wife’s social-media accounts. On Sunday, Amanda Kloots updated followers about her unconscious, Tony Award-nominated husband’s health status via Instagram Stories, including referring to the procedure, in which an opening is created in a patient’s neck to insert a tube…

Until COVID-19 hit, PSWs went virtually unnoticed. That’s changed and some say we have a lot of lessons to learn about the trials they face

They occupy the lowest rung of the health-care professional ladder and get little glory and recognition for looking after society’s most vulnerable people. Advocates say it’s overdue that personal support workers are afforded the same safeguards and oversight other workers receive. Support workers, many of whom are ethnic minorities, help dress, feed, clean and toilet…