Mesothelioma and COVID-19: What You Need to Know

April 7, 2020 By Erika R. Whitehead

The first confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) were reported in Wuhan, China, in late December. Since then, the unpredictable virus has spread quickly to over 180 countries, with more than 1 million confirmed cases. Over 51,000 people have died globally. With a significant portion of the country’s population heavily affected by this fast-moving…

Chicago Unions Stepping Up During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 3, 2020 By Melissa Soria

Chicago unions are stepping up during this pandemic to assist in any way they can. Teamsters Local 703 workers at Chicago’s International Produce Market have been slammed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, but they’ve been working overtime to keep Chicagoland’s grocery stores stocked with fresh produce. “Basically, we’re on the front lines,” Ken Johnson, member…

Coronavirus and Mesothelioma Victims

March 11, 2020 By Melissa Soria

Mesothelioma patients and their caregivers have to be extra vigilant during this time as a result of the fast-spreading Coronavirus. Here is what the CDC recommends to stay healthy: * Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. * Use alcohol-based sanitizer with at least 60% alcohol content. * Avoid touching…