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Launch of new modeling framework to investigate COVID-19

A team of SHP faculty and researchers, together with Stanford Medicine graduate and medical students and in collaboration with colleagues at CIDE in Mexico, have launched a modeling framework to investigate the epidemiology ...

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Researchers develop ventilator for coronavirus patients

A ventilator developed by researchers from the Medical Robotics Research Group of the University of Málaga (UMA) in just 20 days to strengthen health care response to COVID-19, is already being manufactured after receiving ...

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Short on protective gear, Russian medics fear infecting patients

With Russian medical workers often forced to make or buy their own protective equipment, Olga was not surprised when a fellow doctor at her clinic in the Moscow suburbs tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Countries and US states move to reopen amid health warnings

Spain will begin allowing children out of their homes for brief periods next Monday. Denmark announced plans to reopen Tivoli Gardens, the Copenhagen amusement park that inspired Walt Disney. And Australia said doctors can ...

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Draft UN resolution urges global access to COVID-19 material

The U.N. General Assembly has until Monday to consider a draft resolution calling for global action to rapidly scale up development, manufacturing and access to medicine, vaccines and medical equipment to confront the coronavirus ...

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Russian clinics repurpose snorkels to fight coronavirus

Russian hospitals overwhelmed by the coronavirus pandemic and running low on personal protective equipment are repurposing commercial snorkel masks to safeguard medical staff and patients, following a trend in Europe.

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JK Rowling's breathing technique could spread coronavirus

Harry Potter author JK Rowling says a breathing technique has helped her coronavirus-like respiratory symptoms, a claim that has been widely reported and shared on social media.

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