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Japan Declared a Coronavirus Emergency. Is It Too Late?

Japan Declared a Coronavirus Emergency. Is It Too Late?

TOKYO — For months, Japan has confounded the world by reporting a relatively low rate of coronavirus infections without imposing the kind of stringent measures used by other nations. As the country now declares a state of emergency in the face of a worrisome rise in cases, medical experts are …

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Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA’s Emergency Strategy

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 02, 2020 — American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Council Leadership has released temporary emergency guidance on management of acutestroke patients during the current COVID-19 outbreak. The urgency of the situation prompted the AHA/ASA to forego their usual process, including peer review, in creating these …

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Internet Archive Opens National Emergency Library, Offers 1.4 Million Copyright E-Books for Free

Internet Archive Opens National Emergency Library, Offers 1.4 Million Copyright E-Books for Free

Internet Archive, the American digital library, opened the National Emergency Library, a digital collection of more than 1.4 million copyrighted e-books on Tuesday. These books are available for free for people all across the world until at least until June 30. The Internet Archive said that it took this step …

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Medical Students Await Emergency Arrangements

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 24, 2020 — Final year medical students are waiting to hear what emergency arrangements have been made between the regulatory bodies to allow them to be accelerated onto the NHS front line as hospitals battle to handle the surge of patients as …

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AAO Urges Ophthalmologists to Provide Emergency Care Only

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 — The American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) has updated COVID-19 guidance for ophthalmologists and other eyecare providers to help further reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 within communities. The Academy’s Board of Trustees met on March …

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AHA Guidance for CPR, Emergency CV Care Amid COVID-19

2020 Lifetime Achievement: Bill and Melinda Gates

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 23, 2020 — The American Heart Association (AHA) has issued interim guidance for CPR and emergency cardiovascular care for patients with known or suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) infection to help reduce the risk for transmission of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes …

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Verizon Nets Emergency Spectrum For 60 Days In Coronavirus Pandemic

Verizon Nets Emergency Spectrum For 60 Days In Coronavirus Pandemic

America’s top-ranked carrier, Verizon Wireless, has received governmental approval for emergency spectrum in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Big Red now has emergency spectrum to allow more customers to use more 4G LTE. The emergency spectrum comes courtesy of smaller carriers Northstar Wireless and SNR Wireless License Co. Verizon only …

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Coronavirus News Airlines Need Up To $200 Billion In Emergency Aid, Says IATA

Airlines Need Up To $200 Billion In Emergency Aid, Says IATA

Up to $200 billion is needed to rescue the world”s airlines during the coronavirus crisis, the global aviation association said Thursday, appealing especially to African and Middle Eastern countries to provide emergency assistance. “Support measures are urgently needed,” the International Air Transport Association said in a statement, adding that “on …

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Coronavirus News Cash Is King as Emergency Stimulus Fails to Stop Market Panic

Cash Is King As Emergency Stimulus Fails To Stop Market Panic

The dollar surged and everything else was blown away on Thursday as emergency central bank measures in Europe, Japan, the United States and Australia failed to halt a fresh wave of panic selling. “There’s no buyers, there’s not much liquidity and everyone is just getting out,” said Chris Weston, head …

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Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Coronavirus in California: A State of Emergency

Good morning. (Here’s the sign-up, if you don’t get California Today by email.) In the coming days, my colleague Marie Tae McDermott will be helping me answer some common questions about the coronavirus outbreak. (Thanks for emailing us, if you did!) Here’s the first one she tackled: Is California still …

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