Essential Personnel: Mexican Health Care Professionals Help Keep California Medical Centers Going; Missouri Officials Issue Warning About COVID-Positive Lake Partier

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Reuters:
Workers Living In Mexico Helping California’s Pandemic Health Response


Hundreds of Mexicans and Americans who live south of the border enter southern California’s hospitals every day. But these are not the patients — they are medical workers and support staff keeping a saturated healthcare system running amid the coronavirus pandemic. Over a thousand nurses, medical technicians, and support workers who live in the Mexican border towns of Tijuana, Tecate and Mexicali work in the United States, Mexican census data shows. They staff emergency rooms, COVID-19 testing sites, dialysis centers and pharmacies. (Gottesdiener, 5/31)



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