The United States recorded a milestone the other day, but the news didn’t make much noise.
“How are you doing today, Buddy?” the St. Vincent’s intensive care nurse asked me in late November 2019. To which I replied, “Why do you all call me Buddy?”
When the travel ban was lifted recently, Brits visiting the U.S. got a shock. Not only were rapid COVID tests hard to find, prices were at rip-off levels. The Independent newspaper found an antigen test at Orlando International Airport cost $65; it was $75 in San Francisco and $100 in a Washington, D.C., travel clinic.
The (Norfolk, Va.) Virginian-Pilot and Daily Press
Susan Tener was the Ted Williams of customer service.
Overdose deaths in Bartholomew County and Indiana continue at a heartbreaking pace in an epidemic that shows no sign of easing.