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World Health Organization To Decide Whether Wuhan Coronavirus A Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization (WHO) will decide later today in Geneva whether or not to label the novel coronavirus from Wuhan a global health emergency. It is unclear exactly when this announcement will be made, but their...
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Is Google A Good Medical Resource For Patients? A Doctor Weighs In

Googling symptoms has become an inside joke among everyone who’s done it (which is most of us!). Every possible symptom can be associated with a scary, life-threatening condition and a Google search can do little to...
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Why we still don’t know how deadly this new coronavirus is?

As the coronavirus continues to spread in China, and countries like Singapore and South Korea face their own local outbreaks, we are at a critical decision point. Should the international community continue to put most of its resources...

Bill And Melinda Gates Donate $100 Million To Coronavirus Vaccine Research And Treatment

Topline: Bill and Melinda Gates are donating $100 million to coronavirus vaccine research and treatment efforts, which was announced as part of the World Health Organization’s (WHO) request for $675 million in global contributions to fight the spread of the...
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China, Then And Now: Why Coronavirus Is A Bigger Threat To The Global Economy...

The coronavirus is likely to have a bigger economic impact than previous outbreaks thanks to a rapidly growing Chinese economy and its deeper commercial ties to the U.S. In 2003, when the SARS virus hit, China’s GDP...
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Solving The Covid-19 Crisis Will Require More Foreign Health Care Workers

As the country faces a surge in those infected with the covid-19 virus, health care workers are increasingly at risk of getting sick and even dying. There are news reports that soon the country could run out...
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World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus A Global Pandemic

Topline: The World Health Organization on Wednesday declared Covid-19 a global pandemic, sending a message to world leaders that the coronavirus is a fast-moving crisis that needs to be taken seriously. The WHO had been...
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Coronavirus Impact: Has China Really Returned To Work?

Last week, China was urged to get back to work by its leaders. But have they really gone back? The quick answer is no. China remains on lockdown. The coronavirus has no end in...
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Stop Using The Coronavirus As An Excuse To Be Racist

The coronavirus has been the topic of global conversation for the last month, causing mass hysteria and worldwide panic. Stores have been unable to keep protective face masks in stock and Corona beer sales have declined, given the association to the coronavirus...

Coronavirus Could Have Serious Consequences For Women’s Health, Says The UN

The COVID-19 lockdown has changed life as so many people know it. Getting used to working from home and avoiding contact with others is the new norm so to prevent the spread of the virus. While the...

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Solving The Covid-19 Crisis Will Require More Foreign Health Care Workers

As the country faces a surge in those infected with the covid-19 virus, health care workers are increasingly at risk of getting...

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