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How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

How Coronavirus Attacks the Body

You’re looking at a virtual reality image of a coronavirus patient at George Washington Hospital in Washington, D.C. The patient is a generally healthy 59-year-old man with high blood pressure. Just days before this image was created, he was asymptomatic. But now, those green areas show where the infection has …

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China Pushes for Quiet Burials as Coronavirus Death Toll Is Questioned

China Pushes for Quiet Burials as Coronavirus Death Toll Is Questioned

Liu Pei’en held the small wooden box that contained his father’s remains. Only two months ago, he had helplessly clutched his father’s frail hand as the elderly man took his last breath, and the pain was still raw. He wept. But there was little time, or space, for Mr. Liu …

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F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

F.D.A. to Allow Use of KN95 Masks Approved by China

With doctors, nurses and other health care workers facing acute shortages of protective masks, the Food and Drug Administration announced on Friday that it will allow use of a more widely available mask that meets Chinese standards instead of American ones. Hospitals across the United States are running out of …

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New England Patriots deploy team plane to fly N95 masks in from China | Sport

Massachusetts governor Charlie Baker found himself in need of an assist to help the state fight the coronavirus pandemic. He called on the New England Patriots. The team’s private plane was on schedule to return to Boston from China on Thursday evening carrying more than one million masks critical to …

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Huawei Warns China Will Strike Back Against New US Restrictions

Huawei warned on Tuesday that 2020 would be its most difficult year yet due to American trade restrictions which dealt a blow to its overseas sales in 2019, and predicted the Chinese government would retaliate against the United States. The world’s largest maker of telecoms equipment issued the warning as …

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White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

White House Airlifts Medical Supplies From China in Coronavirus Fight

WASHINGTON — A commercial aircraft carrying 80 tons of gloves, masks, gowns and other medical supplies from Shanghai touched down in New York on Sunday, the first of 22 scheduled flights that White House officials say will funnel much-needed goods to the United States by early April as it battles …

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What India Should Learn From China to Resolve Home Delivery Issues During the Lockdown

What India Should Learn From China to Resolve Home Delivery Issues During the Lockdown

India is on its third day of the nationwide lockdown that was announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday, directing over 1.3 billion people of the country to stay at home. The lockdown was meant to limit the spread of Novel Coronavirus (officially called SARS-COV-2) that has affected over …

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Healthcare Workers in China Hit Hard by Novel Coronavirus

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Case Series of 138 Hospitalized Patients in China Meanwhile, in the largest case series published thus far, Dawei Wang, MD, Department of Critical Care Medicine, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan, Hubei, China, and colleagues found that patients infected with 2019-nCoV may appear to be doing well for …

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China to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown on Hubei 2 Months After Imposing It

China to Ease Coronavirus Lockdown on Hubei 2 Months After Imposing It

HONG KONG — The Chinese province of Hubei, where the coronavirus pandemic began, will on Wednesday begin allowing most of its 60 million residents to leave, ending nearly two months of lockdown and sending a strong signal of the government’s confidence that its tough measures have worked to control the outbreak. …

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Apple Limits Online iPhone Purchases to Two per Person Amid Coronavirus

Apple Limits Online iPhone Purchases to Two per Person Amid Coronavirus

Apple is limiting customer purchases of iPhones over its online stores in many countries including the United States and China to a maximum of two handsets per person, checks on its website on Friday revealed. The purchase caps come just after the hardware maker closed all of its brick-and-mortar stores outside …

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