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Months Into The Pandemic, Nurses Are Still Demanding Congress Address Lack Of PPE

As some states that have reopened report an uptick in cases of COVID-19, nurses are highlighting the need for more protections on the job. The largest union of registered nurses in the country is testifying Wednesday to the House Oversight and Reform Committee about the need for more PPE, or personal protective equipment, for medical workers on the frontlines.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Zenei Cortez, co-president of National Nurses United.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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