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Bronx hospital issues Yankee rain ponchos to its staff due to shortages

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Stevicus, Apr 2, 2020.

  1. Stevicus

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    One Hospital’s Last Resort to Protect Doctors: Yankee Rain Ponchos

    It sounded like a good idea. The Yankees donated thousands of rain ponchos to substitute in hospitals due to a severe shortage of personal protection equipment (PPE). However, the article later pointed out that rain ponchos are poor substitutes for PPE. The hospital stated that the ponchos were merely a gift for the weary staffers, intended only for their own personal use.

    Staffers have been complaining about shortages of protective equipment for weeks, and there was a report of fistfights breaking out over masks.

    One employee said she feels like "sheep going to slaughter."

     
  2. Debater Slayer

    Debater Slayer Born-again Glompist
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    This is what happens when the world's wealthiest country spends most of its state budget on its army and interventionism and overlooks things like health care and college education.

    But the abovementioned economic policies are good because they're not socialist, eh?
     
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  3. Stevicus

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    I wonder what other kinds of makeshift, jerry-rigged substitutions one could make for personal protection equipment.

    Paper plates with rubber bands attached?
    Cocktail napkins stapled together?

    Or maybe some kind of solution involving plastic grocery bags?

    Come on, where is our ingenuity and American know-how? Let's come up with some ideas!
     
  4. Nowhere Man

    Nowhere Man Bompu Zen Man with a little bit of Bushido.

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    It's actually the one percenters hoarding all the money for themselves. We've all seen the graphs on how much currency they actually horde to absolutely insane levels.
     
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