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Here’s how Google is helping with coronavirus information and education

Here’s how Google is helping with coronavirus information and education

Google’s apps and services are among the most-used in the world, so it’s no wonder that people turn to the company when they want to find out more about the coronavirus pandemic. In order to suppress misinformation and help its users find trustworthy sources, Google took a lot of measures, …

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Coronavirus: As Schools Switch to Online Education in India, Who Gets Left Behind?

Coronavirus: As Schools Switch to Online Education in India, Who Gets Left Behind?

Sapna Kumari starts her day by helping her mother cook for their family of six. She then learns stitching with her sisters — a useful trade. Then, she goes to her father’s grocery store to help serve customers. Unlike many children her age, Sapna doesn’t have a smartphone, and the …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus fears shred markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus on Friday, helping financial markets pare some of their steep losses, while more major events were canceled or postponed. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street …

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Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

Policymakers ramp up support as coronavirus shreds markets

SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Governments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impacts of the coronavirus on Friday as Asian markets suffered their worst weekly crashes since the 2008 financial crisis. FILE PHOTO: A person wearing a face mask walks along Wall Street after further cases of …

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U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

U.S. health insurers to waive some fees, extend coronavirus coverage, Pence says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Private U.S. health insurers agreed to extend coronavirus treatment coverage in all of their plans and waive co-payment fees for testing, Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, as the White House came under growing pressure to help those hurt by the outbreak. The number of cases …

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Top U.S. public health official expects coronavirus outbreak to worsen

Top U.S. public health official expects coronavirus outbreak to worsen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. coronavirus outbreak is likely to get worse, the country’s top public health official said on Tuesday, and Americans should assess their personal circumstances when deciding whether to cancel travel plans or avoid public gatherings. A man wearing a mask to protect against coronavirus takes pictures …

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Trump floats payroll tax cut, other financial relief amid outbreak

Trump floats payroll tax cut, other financial relief amid outbreak

US President Donald Trump speaks about the coronavirus alongside Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Coronavirus Task Force in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, DC, March 9, 2020. Saul Loeb | AFP | Getty Images President Donald Trump on Monday said he …

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Nurse Caseloads, Education Tied to Surgery Outcomes

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TUESDAY, Feb. 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Patients who’ve undergone common surgical procedures are more likely to die if they are being treated in hospitals where nurses have heavier workloads and fewer nurses hold a bachelor’s degree, according to a new European study. The findings, published Feb. 25 in The …

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STD Education Must Start Long Before Kids Engage in Sex

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Latest Sexual Health News MONDAY, Feb. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Having a stable home life as a child, nice friends and success at school reduces the odds of getting sexually transmitted diseases as a young adult, according to a new study. The University of Washington researchers said …

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Education department says USC failed to protect students from ex-school gynecologist

Education department says USC failed to protect students from ex-school gynecologist

The U.S. Department of Education Thursday reportedly said the University of Southern California failed to protect students from a school gynecologist accused of sexually abusing hundreds of former patients. “What we have found at USC is shocking and reprehensible,” Kenneth L. Marcus, the department’s assistant secretary for civil rights, said in …

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