In cases of brain death or neurologically devastating injury, poor communication can make painful situations even harder.
The lockdown has likely hit low-income families especially hard, since many live in cramped quarters. Mafus Rohman and his wife, Samina, share a two-bedroom apartment with their 5-year-old twins, who sleep in their bedroom, and an older family relative who sleeps in the other one. Mr. Rohman runs a bar that he has been forced […]
Amid high demand for small-business aid, the website for processing loans crashes. Less than an hour after the Small Business Administration started taking requests for another $310 billion in emergency aid for small businesses on Monday morning, its computer system for processing the loan applications crashed. “It’s obvious the system is simply flooded right now,” […]
How dangerous is it to live in New York City during this pandemic? How much safer is it in other places? Is the risk of dying from Covid-19 comparable to driving to work every day, skydiving or being a soldier in a war? We are awash in statistics about Covid-19: number of deaths, fatality rates, […]