Tag Archives: Coronavirus Pandemic

Jumbo Mumbai COVID-19 hospital treats thousands

AP PHOTOS: Jumbo Mumbai COVID-19 hospital treats thousands By RAFIQ MAQBOOL May 11, 2021 GMT https://apnews.com/article/mumbai-health-coronavirus-pandemic-708f049262cc520d54b3dee194257ac7 MUMBAI, India (AP) — Inside Mumbai’s BKC jumbo field hospital, a health worker adjusts the oxygen mask of a COVID-19 patient as doctors, nurses and specialists keep a close eye and monitor hundreds of …

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In Argentina, doctors adapt as COVID-19 strains hospitals

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Verónica Verdino, an Argentine doctor, helped a therapist insert a tube into the trachea of a COVID-19 patient during another hectic day in a hospital emergency room. Verdino, 31, has become adept at the delicate procedure during the current outbreak of coronavirus cases that has …

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Iowa to get $1.48B in federal coronavirus assistance money

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa will get $1.48 billion in aid under the federal government’s plan to help states hit by the coronavirus pandemic, according to new numbers released Monday. The U.S. Treasury Department announced a state-by-state funding breakdown for President Joe Biden’s American Rescue Plan, an effort to …

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Massachusetts eases back on some coronavirus restrictions

The Red Sox, Celtics and Bruins can welcome more fans starting Monday as Massachusetts continues to ease restrictions aimed at thwarting the spread of the coronavirus. Indoor and outdoor stadiums, arenas and ballparks, which had been limited to 12% capacity, are now allowed to increase capacity to 25%. Amusement parks, …

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Japan to purchase antibody cocktail for COVID-19

TOKYO — Japan’s government said Monday that it has agreed to purchase an antibody cocktail to be produced and marketed for COVID-19 treatment by a Japanese drug maker Chugai Pharmaceutical Co. which has a licensing deal with Roche. Chugai Pharmaceutical concluded the agreement with Roche in December for the production …

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Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all

N’DJAMENA, Chad (AP) — At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad’s capital, there are no debates over which coronavirus vaccine is the best. There are simply no vaccines at all. Not even for the doctors and nurses like her, who care for COVID-19 patients in Chad, …

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