When the epidemic broke out in the United States a year ago, workers realized they were now divided into two categories: those who went to work from home and those who had to report to work, and those who were at risk of being exposed to Govt.
Matt Valentine was one of those leading workers. A few months after the outbreak, he moved to the Starbucks coffee shop where he worked in Monroe, Mitch, suddenly moving from a busy place to a very anxious place.
“It’s my job to get everything done quickly and make orders, without taking this dangerous virus home and sending it to someone in my family. The vulnerable,” says 21-year-old Matt.
By the end of the first year of the epidemic in the United States, which had profoundly changed everyone’s actions, Americans who had consistently appeared in their workplaces said they had passed a year of fear and uncertainty.
“We don’t have personal protective equipment, we don’t have tests. We don’t know who is affected and who is not,” recalled Julie Mann, a midwife at the outpatient clinic. From Boston.
– Separated workers –
Tens of thousands of people lost their jobs after trade closures as the epidemic intensified in mid-March 2020.
Among those who own it, the rift between those who can work from home and those who cannot afford it is one of the first fractures caused by infection, which is also known to have deepened relationships. In the United States.
A study by the University of San Francisco found that the working-age mortality rate during California epidemics rose by 22%, with higher rates for workers in “leading order” industries such as food, agriculture, transportation and logistics.
More than half of black, Hispanic and Native American workers were required to attend work in person during epidemics, compared with just 41% of white workers, according to a survey by an urban think tank.
“It reflects the entrenched patterns in our community, who we respect, whether or not we pay people, who doesn’t pay,” says Lisa Dube, an urban firm expert.
– Disconnected –
At Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when health workers had two horrific weeks, doctors who needed safety equipment had to make the decision to reuse them.
Julie Mann says the threat of the virus has also complicated the work of midwives: she questions how you can communicate with a patient while wearing a mask, goggles, and devices that “look like a suit to go into space,” regretting that the epidemic has lost contact with her patients.
A mother in favor of Govt-19 does not mention the questions of what to do when a baby is born, they should be in isolation because “If you want to avoid any danger, you must completely isolate yourself from the unborn child. It is you. I do not know of any mother who wanted you to do that.
Matt Valentine had to enforce the rule that working masks must be worn by Starbucks customers, a barrier in the conservative region where he lives.
The store offered free masks, but some put them the wrong way and then tore them through the door, not bothering the whole family to even wear them.
The student now fears he will have to wait several weeks to qualify for the vaccine. “I’m so frustrated that my work, which was once hailed as an ‘essential job’, has now taken a back seat to the vaccine campaign,” Matt concludes.