Apr 16, 2020 - Health
In photos: Americans on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic
While many people stay home under lockdown restrictions in the U.S., millions of essential workers continue to risk their health to serve America.
The big picture: Sen. Elizabeth Warren called essential workers "the backbone of our nation's response to coronavirus," as she and Rep. Ro Khanna proposed a bill protecting them with more health and safety provisions, pay and paid sick, family and medical leave, among other measures. President Trump has said "America is grateful" to those who continue working "every day to care for their fellow citizens!" Here are some of their stories, in photos.
Go deeper: Podcast: A "bill of rights" for essential workers