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Coronavirus: Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment

Coronavirus: Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment  Coronavirus: Trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment coronavirus trump suggests injecting disinfectant as treatment

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionTop US doctor says heat and light are not a treatment for Covid-19US President Donald Trump has been lambasted by the medical community after suggesting research into whether coronavirus might be treated by injecting disinfectant into the body.He also appeared to propose irradiating patients' bodies with UV…

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Developing world economies hit hard by coronavirus

Developing world economies hit hard by coronavirus  Developing world economies hit hard by coronavirus developing world economies hit hard by coronavirus

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Global demand for oil has fallen sharply as a result of coronavirus The world is experiencing a sharp deterioration in economic performance, due to the continuing coronavirus pandemic.Developing countries are certain to be hit hard by what the International Monetary Fund, and others, warn will be the worst downturn…

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Sex workers struggle amid coronavirus pandemic

Sex workers struggle amid coronavirus pandemic  Sex workers struggle amid coronavirus pandemic sex workers struggle amid coronavirus pandemic

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FDA approves first at-home COVID-19 test kit

FDA approves first at-home COVID-19 test kit  FDA approves first at-home COVID-19 test kit fda approves first at home covid 19 test kit

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The FDA just approved Columbia’s Covid-19 plasma therapy study, backed by Amazon – CNBC

Dr. Kong Yuefeng, a recovered COVID-19 patient who has passed his 14-day quarantine, donates plasma in the city's blood center in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020.Barcroft Media | Getty ImagesThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration just green-lit a clinical trial at Columbia University to determine whether the plasma collected from…

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Coronavirus: Hampshire woman, 99, survives Covid-19

Coronavirus: Hampshire woman, 99, survives Covid-19  Coronavirus: Hampshire woman, 99, survives Covid-19 coronavirus hampshire woman 99 survives covid 19

A 99-year-old woman is recovering at home after being admitted to hospital with coronavirus. Carrie Pollock tested positive at the Queen Alexandra Hospital, Portsmouth, in early March after she was admitted with hallucinations and suspected pneumonia. The former Special Branch officer is now back at home in Hayling Island with her family and says she's…

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How a deadly second wave of the 1918 Spanish flu hit San Francisco – Business Insider – Business Insider

San Francisco received national praise for its early, proactive response to the Spanish flu pandemic in the fall of 1918.But when the number of cases tapered off by November 1918, the city relaxed restrictions on the public too early, ultimately leaving San Francisco with one of the highest death rates in the US by the…

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Stop comparing coronavirus to other deadly viruses

Stop comparing coronavirus to other deadly viruses  Stop comparing coronavirus to other deadly viruses stop comparing coronavirus to other deadly viruses

By Mark Kaufman2020-04-21 16:32:45 UTC The new coronavirus has some stark differences from other relatively recent, grim outbreaks of disease.  Take, for example, the SARS outbreak in 2003 (also a coronavirus), the H1N1 flu in 2009, or even the ongoing HIV epidemic. They don't compare for a number of reasons. This coronavirus is novel, which…

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Brian Stelter opens up about coronavirus emotions

Brian Stelter opens up about coronavirus emotions  Brian Stelter opens up about coronavirus emotions brian stelter opens up about coronavirus emotions

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Coronavirus: The view from my window

Coronavirus: The view from my window  Coronavirus: The view from my window coronavirus the view from my window

Like many of us, photographer Jemima Yong is spending a lot of time indoors due to the restrictions caused by the spread of coronavirus. But she has been drawn to document a small piece of land outside her London home. Here, Yong talks about her work, entitled Field 2020. Image copyright Jemima Yong "During the…

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