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County Pledges Probe Into Health Worker’s Coronavirus Death

Officials in a Maryland county say they “will spare no time or expense” investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a veteran public health worker who died of COVID-19 after relatives and coworkers believe she contracted the virus on the …

Safety Violations Found After Attacks at Iowa Psych Hospital

IOWA CITY, Iowa — Regulators have recommended a nearly $73,000 fine against the Iowa Department of Human Services after finding serious workplace safety violations at a state-run psychiatric hospital where several employees have been assaulted by combative patients. Staffers at …