The current wave is the second most severe since the pandemic began, only eclipsed by the initial wave of the Omicron variant during the winter of 2021-22.
Britain is suffering another wave of COVID-19, fuelled by the recently identified JN.1 variant, as well as the winter season. The impact of COVID is compounded by the increased circulation of flu and other viruses.
An interview with public health expert Dr. Yara Asi on the genocide in Gaza: “What we’re seeing is a complete assault on every aspect of life”
The Palestine-born doctor, now working in south Florida, is the author of a new book on the health impacts of modern warfare.
The AMA’s repression of peaceful protesters reflects the organization’s class character and history as a pillar of profit-driven healthcare and US imperialism.
The World Socialist Web Site is assisting healthcare workers in the building of a network of interconnected rank-and-file committees.
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As well as opposing what amounts to a massive wage cut in relation to the soaring cost of living, paramedics are seeking improvements to the dire conditions they confront as a result of the broader crisis across public health.
Medical professionals under attack from Zionist witch-hunters in Australia: A conversation with Dr Zewlan Moor
Dr Moor is one of scores of doctors singled out by pro-Zionist elements for speaking out against Israel’s murderous ethnic-cleansing operation in Gaza.
Health workers in Sri Lanka and Australia denounce the doxxing of Australian medical practitioners speaking out against Gaza genocide
“Despite our diverse backgrounds, our profession is committed to upholding the sanctity of human life and promoting health for all.”—Health Workers Action Committee in Sri Lanka
The trade union bureaucracy are fearful that the rising working-class opposition to Colombo’s austerity policies will rekindle the mass anti-government movement that ousted President Rajapakse and his regime in 2022.
Global Workers’ Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this video testimony, Catherine Pace’s family describes the working conditions which led to her death and the deaths of countless other autoworkers during the still-raging pandemic.
“The worst is the fatigue, it feels like I have 500 pounds strapped to me”
Retired workers suffering from Long COVID in Flint, Michigan, speak to the Global Workers’ Inquest into the COVID-19 Pandemic
Ed, a retired auto worker, and Tammy, a retired care worker, have been “living with” COVID-19 for two years, and they’ve had enough.
"It's going to keep killing us, the ones who forcibly have to work."
Watch the powerful testimony and share these eight highlight clips.
“This is a warfare of the upper classes against the lower classes”
Health care expert Gregory Travis speaks on the impacts of COVID-19 on children, misinformation and the cover-up of data
Travis exposes the lies and misinformation spread about COVID-19, in particular its impacts on children, and documents the steady erosion of data tracking over the past year and during the Omicron surge.