Health

Do Not Charge $3,120 for Newly-Approved Coronavirus Treatment Drug

A pharmaceutical company is planning to charge $3,120 for a coronavirus drug. Sign this petition to urge the company to lower to price of the treatment and to make the patent for the drug public so that other drug manufacturers can produce the treatment to meet global demand.

Ban Toxic Burning and Burying of Animals During Covid-19 Pandemic

Farmers are burning their livestock on open air pyres or burying them in unlined pits due to the coronavirus-related lack of demand for meat. These two methods of disposal can emit carcinogenic pollutants and contaminate waterways. Demand the toxic burning and burying of animals be banned during Covid-19.

Shut Down Florida to Save Countless Lives from COVID-19

The state of Florida’s COVID-19 situation is getting worse by the day. They are averaging significantly more than 5,000 new cases per day for the past week, with no signs of it letting up any time soon. The only way to stop the spread of COVID-19 is to shut down the state. Demand that Governor Ron DeSantis does what needs to be done to save lives.

Don’t Allow COVID-19 to Continue to Spread Uncontrolled

The nation’s top expert on infectious diseases says that new cases could reach 100,000 per day in the United States if something drastic isn’t done to stop the spread of COVID-19. Tell President Trump that we’ve already seen enough death in the United States from this virus.

Close All Nonessential Businesses to Combat Rise in Coronavirus

Texas is suffering from a massive outbreak of coronavirus after reopening its economy too early. As ICU beds in Texas hospitals fill to capacity, malls, restaurants, salons, and gyms remain open. Sign this petition to urge the governor to close all nonessential Texas businesses.

Make Urban Living Safer for Allergy and Asthma Sufferers

The health and wellness of individuals battling allergies and asthma is suffering due to the preference for pollen-spouting male plants in urban landscape planning. These medical conditions can be serious in some individuals and exasperate other illnesses. Demand an end to detrimental environmental misogyny.

Protect Migrant Farmworkers From Massive Coronavirus Surge

Migrant farmworker communities have become hotspots for the coronavirus. Regardless of this threat, workers are still forced to work close to one another and live in cramped conditions. Demand more testing and better living conditions for migrant farm workers to protect against the coronavirus.

Don’t Defund Crucial Coronavirus Testing Sites

Coronavirus testing sites will be defunded across the United States due to a recent decision made by President Trump. As infection rates still surge, officials warn that testing is a crucial resource needed to slow the spread of the virus. Demand that President Trump reverse this ill-informed decision.

Trump: Don’t Allow Companies to Hide Leaks of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

The release of toxic chemicals into the air, land and waterways could soon go unreported. These “forever chemicals” are linked to cancer, birth defects, immune deficiencies and more. Demand that companies be required to report any release of toxic chemicals and create stricter regulations on the amount they can release.

Don’t Put Kids at Risk of Contracting Crippling Polio Virus

Polio cases are on the rise in Pakistan due to a halt in production of vaccines. This delay could turn this looming disease into a full-blown epidemic, putting children and infants at an especially high risk of death. Urge investment and immediate action in the fight against one of the world’s most impactful illnesses.

Lock Down Arizona to Stop Rapid Spread of COVID-19

New COVID-19 cases are spiking dramatically in Arizona, putting the population at serious risk. Something must be done to stop the spread of the virus before it’s too late. Demand that the Governor of Arizona lockdown the state and save countless lives.

Forgive All Hospital Bills Linked to COVID-19 Pandemic

Americans are going bankrupt trying to deal with medical costs because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The government mishandled the response to this virus, and Americans should not be stuck with the bill. Demand that COVID-19 medical bills be forgiven.

Don’t “Surprise” Patients With Bankruptcy-Inducing Bills

Surprise medical bills are taking millions of dollars from hard-working Americans at a time when they need it most. These corrosive fines penalize people for unexpected health emergencies that cause them to receive care from out-of-network providers. Demand an end to this profit-driven practice that costs patients millions.

Reinstate Shelter-In-Place Order to Save Lives

The COVID-19 pandemic is getting worse and not better, and the first wave is far from over. Many states reopened far too early, and people are losing their lives because of it. Demand that shelter-in-place orders get reinstated to protect the lives of Americans.

Protect Seniors’ Legal Rights in Nursing Homes

New York has offered sweeping immunity to nursing homes to protect them from coronavirus lawsuits, but many of those protected have long records of abuse and neglect. Seniors have a right to seek damages for their suffering. Demand that this law be overturned, and that these harmful and undeserving institutions be strictly supervised.

Protect Vulnerable People From Toxic Diesel Fumes

Lives are in danger as shipping and fossil fuel companies attempt to use coronavirus as an excuse to pollute more. This puts thousands of Californians at risk for asthma, cancers, and other ailments. Demand that the health of human beings come before profit.

Stop Ignoring Surging Coronavirus Deaths

Brazil’s president is threatening to reopen the border even though the country’s coronavirus infection and death rates are the highest in Latin America and still on the rise. Medical experts have warned that Brazil is far from their peak in cases. Demand President Bolsonaro cease to reopen Brazil’s borders, at least until coronavirus rates begin to fall.

Fund Mexico’s Failing Health System During Pandemic

Thousands of Mexicans are dying preventable deaths due to Mexico’s drastically underfunded healthcare system. During the coronavirus crisis, nurses and doctors have reported severe lack of basic equipment, such as gloves, masks and heart monitors. Demand President López Obrador provide immediate funding to save thousands of lives.

Stop Deadly Downplaying of Coronavirus Death Toll

Coronavirus cases and death rates are seemingly drastically underestimated in Venezuela. The country has reported only 10 deaths, despite the collapse of their health system even before the pandemic. Demand President Maduro require reporting of Covid-19 cases and release accurate data so that the coronavirus can be properly responded to.

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Punish Man Who Allegedly Hoarded and Price Gouged Life-Saving Masks During Pandemic

Richard Schirripa allegedly hoarded thousands of much-needed medical masks to sell at exorbitant prices during the pandemic. While healthcare workers across the country had to make do with insufficient protective gear, Schirripa was allegedly selling masks out of his car. Demand that prosecutors seek the harshest punishment in this case.

Recruit Sniffer Dogs to Test for COVID-19 in Airports

COVID-19 testing could be revolutionized by implementing specially trained sniffer dogs in airports, saving thousands of lives. These canines may be able to sniff out novel coronavirus infections and other debilitating illnesses before the symptoms even present. Demand support for this vital avenue of research.

Don’t Give Deadly Drug to Veterans With COVID-19

President Trump’s administration is giving hydroxychloroquine to America’s veterans despite evidence that suggests the drug does more to harm to COVID-19 patients than good. Sign our petition and demand that the Trump stop using veterans as guinea pigs.

Protect Latino Workers in Meat Production Plants From Coronavirus

Latino workers at meat production plants are contracting Covid-19 at disproportionately high rates compared to white Americans. The plants are hotspots for the virus. Demand these facilities strengthen health and safety standards and ensure employees are receiving the proper resources to protect against Covid-19.

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Don’t Endanger Parishioners By Reopening Churches During Pandemic

President Donald Trump has declared that all religious institutions should be considered “essential services” and kept open in the midst of the pandemic. This is in spite of significant evidence that such congregations can be especially prone to contracting the coronavirus, with several cases already occurring in churches that were recently reopened. Demand that Trump rescind this dangerous statement and allow states to keep their citizens safe.

Don’t Put Flood Victims’ Health at Risk Because of Politics

President Trump is considering cutting Michigan off from essential aid and funding following a devastating disaster because of political disagreements. Michigan’s citizens are facing COVID-19 and historic floods that could unleash another toxic killer, all without the support that they deserve. Urge the president to stop the threats and start the healing process.

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