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Here’s why a surprising number of healthcare workers are rejecting COVID-19 vaccines despite having witnessed the immense suffering of the pandemic

COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy is above average for healthcare workers. Insider spoke with three healthcare workers about some of the reasons. Experts told Insider having “trusted messengers” in local communities would help tackle the problem. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Melody Butler worked as a nurse on […]
Here’s why a surprising number of healthcare workers are rejecting COVID-19 vaccines despite having witnessed the immense suffering of the pandemic
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‘I’m absolutely terrified for Christmas’: Nurses say they’re bracing for record-shattering COVID-19 hospitalizations after the holidays

Nurses told Business Insider they expect COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations to spike after Christmas, much like they did after Thanksgiving. More than 47,000 Americans have died of COVID-19 since Thanksgiving. Smartphone data showed 13% of Americans travelled more than 31 miles from home to celebrate the holiday. Record COVID-19 hospitalizations […]
‘I’m absolutely terrified for Christmas’: Nurses say they’re bracing for record-shattering COVID-19 hospitalizations after the holidays
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Biden and Harris have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2020

President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2020. The pair were chosen over finalists including President Donald Trump, the movement for racial justice, and frontline health workers with Dr. Anthony Fauci. Time’s editor-in-chief, Edward Felsenthal, said Biden and Harris […]
Biden and Harris have been named Time magazine’s Person of the Year for 2020
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Starbucks is giving away coffee to frontline workers throughout December

Starbucks is giving a free tall coffee (hot or iced) to frontline workers during the month of December, the second time the chain has done so this year. Workers eligible for the offer include “public health workers, pharmacists, dispatchers, firefighters, paramedics, police officers, dentists and dental hygienists, mental health workers, […]
Starbucks is giving away coffee to frontline workers throughout December
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Lowe’s is giving $100 million in bonuses to frontline workers

Lowe’s announced it will give all hourly frontline workers $US100 million worth of bonuses on November 13, ahead of holiday season. Full-time hourly associates will receive $US300, and part-time workers will get $US150. The company will also hire 20,000 seasonal workers at stores and distribution centres. Lowe’s may see a […]
Lowe’s is giving $100 million in bonuses to frontline workers
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A day in the life of an NYC real estate executive who volunteers as a paramedic and spends his nights working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic

Real estate executive Bryan Lapidus spends several nights a week driving an ambulance across New York City and caring for patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. Lapidus started volunteering as an EMT 10 years ago and joined the Central Park Medical Unit three years ago. Lapidus told Business Insider that in […]
A day in the life of an NYC real estate executive who volunteers as a paramedic and spends his nights working on the frontline of the coronavirus pandemic
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How restaurants are making 800,000 meals for frontline workers

Non-profits Frontline Foods and Off Their Plate have raised $US9 million to make meals for frontline workers. They have partnered with hundreds of restaurants across the U.S. to make 800,000 meals so far. The money raised goes straight to kitchen staff wages and the restaurants’ food costs. The program helps […]
How restaurants are making 800,000 meals for frontline workers