The demand for food assistance has surged since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. America’s food banks have reported a 50-percent increase in the number of people they have served compared to the same time last year, according to Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization.
Nowhere has the stress from the coronavirus pandemic been felt more than on the nation’s healthcare workers and first responders who are trying to save lives. With more than half a million cases and 42,000 deaths, mental health experts worry about the toll it’s taking on those serving on the frontline. “Fear and Anxiety can be worse than the virus,” Yusim told Fox News. “With every patient, you have to get them through this trauma and then we have to find a silver lining.