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France moves patients on trains to ease pressure on worst-hit hospitals

Monday  12:04,   30 march 2020

Thirty-six critically-ill coronavirus patients have been transferred across France in two high-speed trains. They were transported from eastern France, where hospitals risk becoming overwhelmed, to the Nouvelle-Acquitaine region in the southwest."We >>>

Ventilator 'rationing' begins in UK: Only patients with 'reasonable certainty' of survival are put on the machines at London hospital - as Britain's coronavirus death toll rises by 209 to 1,228 and infections jump by 2,483 to 19,522

Monday  12:03,   30 march 2020

A consultant at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust in London has said that delaying the death of certain patients for two or three weeks 'is not the right thing for society'.Ventilator 'rationing' has begun in the UK as only patients with >>>

11 to 100,000: What went wrong with coronavirus testing in the U.S.

Monday  12:03,   30 march 2020

Missteps in rolling out the coronavirus testing infrastructure went unaddressed by leaders at the highest level of government, leaving the country blind to the virus's spread.“We're in great shape in our country. We have 11, and the 11 are... >>>

Medical plane reportedly used for coronavirus response in Philippines 'caught fire and exploded,' American among 8 dead

Monday  11:50,   30 march 2020

An aircraft that's been used as an air ambulance in the Philippines as the country deals with the coronavirus outbreak caught fire while attempting to take off for Japan on Sunday, killing all on board including an American, according to... >>>

Message from president who led the Ebola fight

Monday  07:45,   30 march 2020

Liberia's ex-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the world must conquer fear to deal with coronavirus.The BBC asked the Nobel Peace Laureate for her reflections on the current coronavirus... >>>

Countries reject China pandemic product batches

Monday  07:15,   30 march 2020

Several countries in or neighbouring the EU have rejected Chinese-made coronavirus testing kits and protective equipment as substandard, raising concerns about the quality of supplies. Several countries in or neighbouring the EU have rejected... >>>

Wuhan COVID-19 Deaths May Be in Tens of Thousands, Data on Cremations Show

Monday  07:00,   30 march 2020

Shipments of urns further raised questions about the accuracy of China's official Wuhan COVID-19 death toll.The coronavirus outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei in December 2019, before it then spread around the world, killing more than >>>

China sees drop in new coronavirus cases; none in Hubei for sixth day

Monday  05:50,   30 march 2020

China sees drop in new coronavirus cases; none in Hubei for sixth dayThe National Health Commission said in a statement on Monday that 31 new coronavirus cases were recorded on Sunday, including one locally transmitted infection, dropping from 45... >>>

Zimbabwe coronavirus victim died 'alone and scared'

Monday  04:30,   30 march 2020

Cooped up in an isolation ward, a young Zimbabwean man who had been diagnosed with Covid-19, pleaded with his family for help. Thirty-year-old Zororo Makamba was "alone and scared", according to his older brother who spoke to Zimbabwe's... >>>

Coronavirus: What we still don't know about the virus

Monday  04:30,   30 march 2020

There are many unanswered questions about the new coronavirus, Covid-19.Despite incredible efforts by scientists around the world, there is still much we do not understand, and we are all now part of a planet-wide experiment trying to find... >>>

Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 131 with 1,815 new cases

Monday  04:26,   30 march 2020

Turkey's coronavirus deaths up to 131 with 1,815 new casesSome 105 patients have recovered so... >>>

Tokyo coronavirus cases jump in record daily rise -NHK

Monday  04:25,   30 march 2020

Tokyo has confirmed 68 new coronavirus cases, a record daily increase, public broadcaster NHK reported on Sunday, as the Japanese capital scrambles to prevent a wider outbreak, while a cluster of infections increased near the city. Japan has so far... >>>

“This may be the tip of the iceberg”: Why Japan’s coronavirus crisis may be just beginning

Monday  04:15,   30 march 2020

Japan seemed to have escaped a massive coronavirus outbreak. Now cases are rising.Every single other store in the mall is open — and... >>>

Syria reports first death from coronavirus

Monday  03:55,   30 march 2020

Syria's health ministry said on Sunday that a woman who died after being rushed to hospital for emergency treatment was found to have been infected by coronavirus in the first officially reported death from the disease. Syria also said its... >>>

Why Are Indians Returning Adopted Kids?

Monday  03:25,   30 march 2020

Technology was meant to improve India's complex adoption system. Instead, it's hurting children.Nothing prepared her for the horrors that... >>>