Illinois has 7 diagnosed cases of the new coronavirus.
The latest is a 60-year old male from Chicago, who is in critical condition.
The first two have fully recovered.
The third, fourth, and fifth are still recovering from their homes.
The sixth — a teacher on Chicago’s north side — remains in the hospital and is expecting to recover.
According to Statista, there are almost 3 million Filipino registered nurses in the US.
B.A. spoke with some of these nurses in Chicago, and they feel, nurses are the first line of defense in stopping the spread of the virus… and nowadays, desperate times call for desperate measures.