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Health expert: Haiti won’t see second COVID-19 wave, despite spike in US
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Health expert: Haiti won’t see second COVID-19 wave, despite spike in US

In the United States, new cases of COVID-19 are surging, recording a daily record of more than 187,000 cases and inching closer to 260,000 deaths. That crisis however does not predict a similar surge in Haiti, said Dr. Jean William Pape, director of the GHESKIO network of health clinics in Haiti.

Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger
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Health care workers cry out ‘Beds, not body bags’ about Brooklyn hospitals merger

Kingsbrook, along with Interfaith Medical Center and Brookdale, the other two hospitals looking at consolidation, employ a significant number of Haitian-Americans. The planned merger of services is part of a $700 million New York State plan to consolidate services at the facilities, which are managed by One Brooklyn Health, a nonprofit.

COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty
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COVID-19 in the US: Haitian-Americans move forward, facing uncertainty

More than six months into the pandemic, Haitians in the United States are moving forward, albeit with uncertainty about what lies ahead. Adding to the anxiety is the economic hardship driven by job loss, disparities in technology access and the persistent emotional toll of losing loved ones. According to medical experts, existing and unaddressed chronic health conditions have led to more severe cases of COVID-19.