The nation’s largest integrated health care system has only limited protocols in place to protect its millions of elderly patients.
As American life grinds to a halt, the immigration system – with agencies across two federal departments – has often continued with business as usual.
Trump says he’s protecting veterans. VA workers say they’re forced to work without safety precautions.
Department of Veterans Affairs health workers exposed to COVID-19 are being forced to come to work without being tested for the virus, so long as they are not showing symptoms.
Many low-wage caregivers lack paid sick leave and health care, increasing the risk of exposure for a vulnerable population.