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China virus epicentre to open up as world locks down

China announced Tuesday an end to travel curbs at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic, as governments around the world tightened lockdowns in a desperate effort to slow the spread of the deadly disease.

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Thailand decrees state of emergency to control coronavirus

Thailand's government agreed Tuesday to declare an emergency to take stricter measures to control the coronavirus outbreak that has infected hundreds of people in the Southeast Asian country.

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Analysis of COVID-19 data on numbers in intensive care from Italy

A new report on COVID-19 data to March 18 from Italy, prepared by an Italian expert for the European Society of Anaesthesiology (ESA), says that the rate of increase in the number of patients in intensive care with COVID-19 ...

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Greece calls for health volunteers to combat virus

Greece on Monday put out a call for health volunteers to help combat the spread of the coronavirus as the health minister said hundreds of additional medical staff had been deployed.

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Sick staff fueled outbreak in Seattle-area care centers

Staff members who worked while sick at multiple long-term care facilities contributed to the spread of COVID-19 among vulnerable elderly in the Seattle area, federal health officials said Wednesday.

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South Korea dials up virus testing with hospital 'phone booths'

A South Korean hospital has introduced phone booth-style coronavirus testing facilities that allow medical staff to examine patients from behind the safety of a plastic panel, the latest innovation in the country's drive ...

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Two COVID-19 cases at World Health HQ

Two cases of COVID-19 have been registered at the World Health Organization headquarters, a spokesman said Tuesday.

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Experts stress radiology preparedness for COVID-19

Today, the journal Radiology published the policies and recommendations of a panel of experts on radiology preparedness during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) public health crisis. The article outlines priorities for handling ...

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Some Missouri schools extend spring break due to coronavirus

Officials banned events attended by more than 250 people in St. Louis County starting Friday and some schools canceled classes early for spring break after Missouri recorded its second case of the coronavirus.

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