Editorial pages weigh in on these public health issues.
LA Daily News:
California Needs To Reform Nurse Licensing Requirements
Nurses shouldn’t need to alert a state legislator to get a license to help people. For the last year, nurses, doctors, and other healthcare professionals have been on the frontlines fighting a once-in-a-century virus sweeping the United States. This pandemic has required Americans to make sacrifices big and small to stop the spread. And it has exacerbated shortages in the medical community. (Karin A. Lips, 3/31)
Medicine Needs To Listen To Asian American, Pacific Islander Trainees
The shocking shooting rampage in Atlanta targeting Asian spas, followed not long after by an attack on a 65-year-old Asian American woman in Midtown Manhattan this week, felt to us like the culmination of a year of increased hatred, a year of Asian American and Pacific Islander people…