Tag Archives: Pandemics

CDC says three kids have died from suspected coronavirus in US as some children get severely sick

[ad_1] Woman with children wearing protective masks as a preventive measure against the coronavirus COVID-19 on street in Kyiv, Ukraine on March 31, 2020. Maxym Marusenko | NurPhoto via Getty Images Some children have been hospitalized or worse after becoming infected with the coronavirus, the Centers for Disease Control and …

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NYC will have enough N95 masks for the week but still faces other shortages, de Blasio says

[ad_1] New York Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a face shield as he speaks to the media during a visit to the Brooklyn Navy Yard where local industrial firms have begun manufacturing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on March 26, 2020 in New York CIty. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez | Getty Images …

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WHO says coronavirus vaccine and treatment research has ‘accelerated at incredible speed’

[ad_1] World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gestures during a press briefing on evolution of new coronavirus epidemic on January 29, 2020 in Geneva. Fabrice Coffrini | AFP | Getty Images Research to develop vaccines and treatments to fight the coronavirus has “accelerated at incredible speed,” World Health …

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Cuomo will ask Trump to allow coronavirus patients on Comfort

[ad_1] Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will ask President Donald Trump on Monday to allow the U.S. Navy’s 1,000-bed hospital ship Comfort to be used to treat patients with the coronavirus to relieve pressure on extremely strained New York City’s hospital system. “We don’t need the comfort for non-COVID cases, we …

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Chief surgeon at top NY hospital likens this week of coronavirus outbreak to war

[ad_1] A general view of the exterior of Columbia University Medical Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital on February 23, 2012 in New York City. Ben Hider | Getty Images The head of surgery at one of New York’s top hospitals likened the coming weeks of the COVID-19 outbreak to war, saying …

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Carnival’s struggle to survive the coronavirus as outbreak wipes out the cruise industry

[ad_1] The COVID-19 outbreak has laid waste to entire sectors of the global economy, but none faster than the cruise industry. The pandemic has basically shut down the cruise-ship business, with the three largest publicly traded cruise companies suspending some, if not all, of their operations. Carnival, the world’s largest …

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New York City in the Coronavirus Pandemic

[ad_1] Illustration by João Fazenda The streets of New York City are so desolate now that you half expect tumbleweed to blow along the pavement where cars and cabs once clustered. There is barely a plane in the sky. You hear the wheeze of an empty bus rounding a corner, …

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Trump says Navy captain letter asking for help on coronavirus-stricken ship ‘was terrible’

[ad_1] Captain Brett Crozier addresses the crew for the first time as commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt during a change of command ceremony on the ship’s flight deck in San Diego, California, U.S. November 1, 2019. U.S. Navy | Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Lynch …

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Coronavirus patients spend night on Navy hospital ship meant for non-infected New York patients

[ad_1] A military officer next to the USNS Comfort Navy hospital ship located at Pier 90 to care for patients not related to Covic-19 on March 31, 2020 in New York City. Pablo Monsalve | Getty Images Multiple coronavirus patients spent Friday night aboard the USNS Comfort after federal officials …

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White House advisor says another coronavirus epidemic like NYC could change US mortality rate

[ad_1] White House Coronavirus Task Force Coordinator, Dr. Deborah Birx, answers a question during the daily briefing on the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, at the White House on March 18, 2020, in Washington, DC. Brendan Smialowski | AFP | Getty Images Another big coronavirus outbreak like the one New York City …

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