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EMS workers sue NYC over punishment for media interviews

Jun. 11, 2020 4:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Four New York City ambulance workers who gave media interviews about their work on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic sued the city on Thursday, saying they were punished for speaking out. The plaintiffs include paramedic Elizabeth Bonilla, who said she was barred from patient...

Virus toll steep at dozens of Pennsylvania nursing homes

May. 19, 2020 6:37 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nearly 50 Pennsylvania nursing homes have reported 20 or more deaths related to COVID-19, according to partial data released Tuesday by the state Department of Health. After weeks of delay, state health officials released a list of 557 long-term care facilities in Pennsylvania...