by Daniel Turner
“You may not have thought of the roughly 14 million men and women working in our energy industry as having anything to do with the war against the coronavirus. Ventilators and a great deal of other life-saving medical equipment are useless without electric power. Scientists in labs can’t conduct their research in dark rooms during a blackout. And plastic – a vital part of medical equipment, phones, and thousands of products used in health care and every other part of our lives – is made with oil or natural gas,” according to Fox News.