The novel coronavirus disease reveals the demarcation of injustice in America; consequently, poor people, other marginalized communities, and Black Americans are at higher risk of morbidity and death.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma (BCBSOK), Oklahoma’s largest member-owned health insurer, announced today it is waiving member cost-sharing, including deductibles, copayments and coinsurance, related to treatment for COVID-19.
On Wednesday, Stitt extended his “Safer At Home” order until April 30 and included all 77 counties, rather than just those with a confirmed case. The order requires non-essential businesses to shut down and the elderly and medically vulnerable to stay indoors.
Gov. Kevin Stitt said, “This is a personal responsibility, and I don’t believe that we can arrest people [who violate executive orders].” However, the Governor’s comment directly contradicts that of Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum.
Diamond and Silk are speculating that media companies are inflating COVID-19 deaths intentionally to make President Trump look bad.
The White House is projecting that between 100,000 to 240,000 people in the U.S. will die from the coronavirus pandemic if social distancing measures continue to be followed.
Before the viral waves began crashing and disrupting public education, America had never genuinely risen to the challenge of educating all of its children.