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Coronavirus: Over 80,000 medical workers apply to help run pop-up facilities in California, governor says; Facebook CEO reportedly funds "tens of millions of dollars" worth of stipends for health care workers volunteering in the state

Apr 06, 2020 - The Independent UK

More than 81,000 people have applied to help care for Covid-19 patients in pop-up facilities built throughout California as the state sees an increasing outbreak of the novel virus, Governor Gavin Newsom announced on Monday.

The governor provided an update about the newly-announced California Health Corps initiative, a recruiting effort that calls on retired health care workers, medical school students and people licensed in other states to assist in running operations and overseeing care ...