The only way to end the pandemic is to vaccinate the world. So what’s stopping us?
Still disposable: New Congressional report reveals shocking new statistics around COVID-19 in meat and poultry workforce
The report reveals that COVID-19 ravaged the meat and poultry workforce in even greater numbers than had been estimated. As the industry dragged its feet on taking vital safety measures, tens of thousands contracted the virus; in one plant, half the workers fell ill.
Going to work shouldn’t mean putting your life on the line. But for countless workers in the US, it does. While COVID-19 added to the dangers, it also revealed how hazardous the workplace has been for years. As we mark yet another Workers' Memorial Day, we note: It’s time for change.