Despite the pandemic, some jobs in health care have declined

Oct 8, 2020
And with the rise in the use of telemedicine, some job losses, specifically in administrative services, may be permanent.
Doctors and nurses confer in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Leonardtown, Maryland.
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Will hospitals run out of protective gear again as cases rise?

Jun 29, 2020
3M has doubled production of N95 masks, but demand still exceeds supply.
Medical personnel administer a COVID-19 test in West Palm Beach, Florida. As cases begin to rise again, the United States might have an easier time securing personal protective equipment.
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"How long do I plan to stay? As long as necessary." — a home health care worker in quarantine

Apr 21, 2020
There are more than 2 million home health care workers in the U.S. trying to help the elderly and people with disabilities during COVID-19.
Some home health aides are quarantining with their clients.
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COVID-19 wreaks economic havoc, spurs health care hiring

Mar 13, 2020
Job websites have reported a spike in postings, from epidemiologist to registered nurse to data scientist.
The new COVID-19 tracking site went live this week, but the transition could prove difficult for hospitals.
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