“It seemed like I had just landed, that I finally had just come to this point in life where I was starting to get ahead,” Bagley said. “Now when I look into the future, it looks like I might have some hard decisions to make.”
‘Haven’t Hugged My Mom in a Month:’ Kids of Health Care Workers Feel the Strain
As front line health care workers dedicate long hours to caring for patients during the COVID-19 crisis, life has changed for their own families — especially their children.
“Obviously we can’t touch each other,” said high school sophomore Marshall Bustos about his mother Tamu, who works as an ER nurse at Highland Hospital in Oakland. “I’d love to give her a hug, and make sure she’s fine because I’m a mama’s boy. I love my mom. She’s really sweet, kind and amazing. I really don’t know what I would do if she got hurt or sick.”
Coronavirus in the Bay Area: Your Questions Answered
(Updated April 17)
For the past several weeks, the current outbreak of novel coronavirus has dominated the news cycle and caused panic across the globe. Many are working to flatten the curve, that is, helping to prevent the rapid escalation of cases.
As we’ve been reporting on this, we’ve come across a lot of myths, questions and worries from our audience about how this outbreak might impact our lives. We’ve tried to answer a few questions and want to continue to take on your specific concerns.