Category: Pandemic

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic June 2020

Week of June 1-6, 2020 The first week of June brings another 10,000 deaths and a total of nearly 110,000 fatalities from 1.9 million confirmed cases in the US. How sad that many deaths are for the lack of a better word, cruel, in… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic June 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 24 – 31 2020

This week the nation passed 100,000 deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic from over 1.7 million confirmed cases. Five months into the crisis there is still an average of about 1,000 deaths being experienced every day. One of the saddest front pages of a… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 24 – 31 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 17-23 2020

President Trump once again stuns the nation in his behavior during the pandemic national crisis. This time by claiming he is taking the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, to ward off COVID-19. This is a drug that national health officials say is not proven to be… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 17-23 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 10-16 2020

The week starts with over 78,000 deaths and 1.3 million confirmed cases in the US and over 280,000 fatalities from 4 million cases worldwide. But there is some good news as finally, hospital admissions and daily death counts have started to decline. Americans take… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 10-16 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 3-9 2020

Week of May 3-9, 2020 The week begins with over 68,000 fatalities from COVID-19 recorded in America from just over 1.2 million cases. And these are just the confirmed cases. The death to confirmed infected ratio of 4-6% has not budged much at a… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 3-9 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic April 2020

Week of March 30, 2020 The week begins with 140,000 cases and 2,400 deaths in the US. Deaths from the pandemic continue to rise around the globe and at home where it has sadly surpassed 1,000 in New York alone.  Faced with such grim… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic April 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic March 2020

Week of March 1, 2020 The coronavirus has now spread across the country with hundreds of cases confirmed and a mounting death count. As the crisis begins President Trump is slow to react and misleads the nation by first claiming it was “very well under… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic March 2020”