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Remembering A Miami Nurse Who Died From COVID-19 Complications

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Due to breaking news, this segment did not air as planned on April 2. 

Nurses at hospitals across the country are holding demonstrations to call for more protection when treating patients with COVID-19.

This comes after nurses have been infected with the virus and others have died from complications including Araceli Buendia Ilagan, a nurse manager in the surgical intensive care unit at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Vicki Gonzalez, who is a registered nurse at Jackson Memorial and vice president of SEIU Local 1991, a labor union that represents nurses, doctors and other health care professionals in the Jackson Health System.

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