Daily Archives: April 6, 2020

Pregnant ER Doctor Treating Coronavirus Patients Urges People to Make a Care Plan

A Maryland emergency room doctor who is treating coronavirus patients while seven months pregnant is urging people to make a plan in case they become critically ill. Dr. Elizabeth Clayborne is an ER physician at the University of Maryland Prince George’s Hospital Center, and offered her first-hand account of treating coronavirus patients. “We’re very busy. We definitely in the last…

Retired DC Firefighter Dies From Coronavirus

A retired D.C. firefighter and Maryland resident has died from the coronavirus, D.C. Fire and EMS says. Francis “Gary†Holmberg, 77, fell victim to COVID-19, according to the fire department. He retired from D.C. Fire and EMS in 1988, the department said. Holmberg was a resident of Carroll County. More than 30 D.C. firefighters have coronavirus and seven of them…

DC Musicians’ Careers on Hold as Concerts, Tours Canceled, Postponed

Many musicians’ careers are on hold with no money coming in as concerts and tours are canceled or postponed. “It is frightening,†blues musician Jose Ramirez said. “It is, right now, very uncertain what’s going to happen.†Ramirez came to D.C. from Costa Rica about a year ago to pursue the American dream, which was about to become reality up…

Fear of Flying Among Flight Attendants During Coronavirus Pandemic

Amid the coronavirus pandemic there’s a fear of flying even among the flight crews themselves. One Maryland flight attendant told the News4 I-Team she loves her work and loves to see the world. We agreed not to reveal her identity because she’s not authorized to speak to media. She’s grounded indefinitely right now after testing positive for COVID-19. “I had a headache,…