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Coronavirus: The grim crisis in Europe's care homes

News is emerging of growing numbers of deaths from coronavirus in care homes across Europe.

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7:17pm PDT - March 30th, 2020

Coronavirus: Italy extends lockdown amid hopes of turning corner

The number of new daily coronavirus infections is 1,648, down from 3,815 on Sunday.

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4:27pm PDT - March 30th, 2020

These immigrant doctors want to help the US, but they're stuck on the sidelines

Zahraa Al-Turaihi and Hussein Al-Sudani served as doctors in emergency rooms in Iraq during the war against ISIS. Now they're immigrants who are living in suburban Cleveland, Ohio, and ready to help fight the coronavirus pandemic, but they can't -- at least n…

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8:11am PDT - March 30th, 2020

Coronavirus: Zimbabwean broadcaster Zororo Makamba died 'alone and scared'

The death of young Zimbabwean journalist Zororo Makamba exposes his country's healthcare problems.

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6:13pm PDT - March 28th, 2020

U.K. coronavirus death toll under 20,000 would be ‘good result’: health chief - The Globe and Mail

U.K. coronavirus death toll under 20,000 would be ‘good result’: health chief The Globe and Mail Coronavirus: UK deaths climb above 1000 - BBC News BBC News 13 of 260 who died in UK yesterday from coronavirus had no underlying health conditions Daily Mail NHS…

national doctors' day - The Globe And Mail
2:41pm PDT - March 28th, 2020

Bankrupt St. Louis Hospital Fires Top Doctor, Cuts Costs Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Doctors, city leaders say lives are at risk; accountant in charge says “The chief focus at the moment is to bill."

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9:01am PDT - March 27th, 2020

U.S. doctors, nurses under strain as coronavirus rages on

U.S. doctors and nurses on the front lines of the coronavirus outbreak came under increasing stress on Friday as the number of cases skyrocketed and doctors and nurses were forced to ration care for an overwhelming number of patients.

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7:16am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Opinion: What World War II can teach us about fighting coronavirus

Eighty years ago, as Americans came together to defeat the fascism that threatened civilization, American factories poured out the weapons needed to crush Germany and the other Axis Powers.

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5:34am PDT - March 27th, 2020

Measures: Local officials begin penalizing people breaking stay at home orders

Officials are racing to get a handle on the novel coronavirus as the number of deaths nears 1,000 in the United States and cases in two of the hardest hit states -- California and New York -- quickly multiply.

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1:35am PDT - March 26th, 2020

New York's governor says that social distancing is working to slow the coronavirus' spread — even though the state's case numbers are still jumping

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended social distancing measures to fight the coronavirus outbreak in the state in a press conference Wednesday. The rate of hospitalizations has slowed already, he said. The number of patients being hospitalized was doubling eve…

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11:19am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Spain recorded more than 730 new coronavirus deaths in one day, meaning it has now surpassed the death toll in China

Spain recorded 738 new deaths from the coronavirus on Wednesday. The total death toll is now 3,434, meaning Spain overtakes China, who have recorded 3,281 deaths. China has nearly double the number of infections as Spain, but a similar death toll. Spanish pub…

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5:01am PDT - March 25th, 2020

Quest Diagnostics can run 25,000 coronavirus tests a day: CEO

The private testing lab is ramping up tests at the behest of the government.

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2:06am PDT - March 25th, 2020

On outbreak's front lines, medical workers fear mask rationing will heighten risks

Doctors and nurses on the front lines of the battle against coronavirus are increasingly anguished over the hospital-imposed rationing of masks.

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4:17pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

China censored people who spoke out about the coronavirus, but there's reason to believe the country's numbers are still trustworthy

Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP As the coronavirus has spread around the world, people have looked to data — case counts, death tolls, tallies of people tested — to help predict the outbreak's trajectory, plan responses, and make policy decisions. Because China was in…

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3:56pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

‘It’s Mass Confusion.’ Small Manufacturers Look for Leadership as They Make Medical Supplies to Fight Coronavirus

Last Tuesday, everything changed for Abdul Rashid Dadabhoy. That day, Orange County prohibited public gatherings and announced that all non-essential businesses should close to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus. Dadabhoy turned on CNN and saw Chris Cuo…

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12:03pm PDT - March 24th, 2020

Non-profit aims to get COVID-19 field tests, N95 masks and more to healthcare workers without markups

A new Sydney-based non-profit volunteer organization called RapidWard launches this week, with a focus on getting critical medical supplies from producers in China to healthcare professionals, doctors, hospitals and governments worldwide who need them. The gr…

national doctors' day - TechCrunch
8:41am PDT - March 24th, 2020

FEMA chief says Defense Production Act being used for first time in coronavirus fight to get 60,000 test kits

The Defense Production Act will be used for the first time to secure critical supplies for the coronavirus fight on Tuesday, Federal Emergency Management Agency Administrator Peter Gaynor said. The DPA is being used to obtain about 60,000 test kits, Gaynor to…

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6:40am PDT - March 24th, 2020

As Bolsonaro flouts warnings, coronavirus spreads in Brazil

Augusto Heleno, a national security advisor to Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, treated Tuesday, March 17 much like any other workday.

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3:22am PDT - March 24th, 2020

Coronavirus Is Bad in the Cities. It Could Be Even Worse Outside of Them

Shortages in staff, equipment, and space could force doctors in rural regions of the U.S. to begin the kind of unthinkable rationing decisions that have been reported in Italy.

national doctors' day - Vice News
12:00pm PDT - March 23rd, 2020

ICE Is Asking for 45,000 Surgical Masks When Some Doctors And Nurses Can't Even Find One

The masks will go to field offices that dispatch agents to arrest and detain undocumented immigrants.

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11:26am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Dramatic photos show doctors and nurses struggling on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic around the world

Thousands of doctors, nurses, and other medical personnel are working around the clock to treat patients infected with the new coronavirus. Many of them face grueling conditions, long work hours, and fears of contracting the virus themselves. Healthcare staff…

national doctors' day - Business Insider
9:41am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is transforming how Americans get their healthcare — we spoke to 3 companies driving the online shift

Almost overnight, the way Americans get their healthcare turned on its head. As efforts inside hospitals ramped up to take care of patients with the novel coronavirus, efforts to keep people out of the hospital through virtual visits surged as well. Business …

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8:48am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

Coronavirus canceled her chemotherapy. Should cancer patients still go to appointments?

Chemotherapy treatments are being postponed because doctors fear their patients' suppressed immune systems can't fend off coronavirus.

national doctors' day - USA Today
7:54am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

UK calls in army and warns people to stay home or face lockdown

Britain sent in the army to deliver protective equipment to hospitals on Monday and told people to stay at home and heed warnings over social distancing or the government would bring in more extreme measures to stop the coronavirus spread.

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3:03am PDT - March 23rd, 2020

U.K. Moms Spend Mother’s Day Socially Distanced From Family

Sunday was Mother’s Day in Britain and the government had a stark message for millions of citizens: Visiting your mom could kill her.

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8:20am PDT - March 22nd, 2020