WHERE TO WATCH
Protecting Sanitation Workers During the Coronavirus Pandemic
April 7, 2020
David Biderman, executive director and CEO of the Solid Waste Association of North America, joins Cheddar to explain how sanitation workers should protect themselves when handling medical waste.
Wall Street Hits Records as Hopes Build for More Stimulus
Aug 20, 2020
Combating A PPE Shortage With National Stockpile
When the coronavirus outbreak first hit the United States back in March, personal protective equipment supply chains were turned on their heads, leaving many medical professionals without the proper equipment needed to handle the virus. Now, a new study out of the University of California Berkeley finds that creation of a state stockpile of personal protective equipment, or PPE, for future pandemics or emergencies could have economic and health benefits. Co-author of the study, William Dow, joined Wake Up With Cheddar to discuss.
May 6, 2020
Ford Exec Says Carmaker Can Produce 12,000 Respirators a Week
Jim Baumbick, vice president of enterprise product line management at Ford, told Cheddar on Wednesday that the company began shipping respirators to hospitals on Monday and has the capability of producing 12,000 units a week.
Apr 30, 2020
PPE Shortages to Have 'Sobering' Impact on Poorer Nations, Says Direct Relief CEO
A shortage of personal protective equipment is a critical problem for frontline medical workers and one of the toughest issues the organization is facing, said Thomas Tighe, CEO of Direct Relief.