Coronavirus: A Public Health Emergency

This House of Lords Library briefing provides information about: the virus, including its spread and impact; what action the WHO and UK Government have taken; and the problem of disinformation in relation to the disease.
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The US Food and Drug Administration granted the approval under its Emergency Use Authorization. Abbott said it will start distribution next week and will ramp up manufacturing to 50,000 tests per day.Reuters Health Information
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Parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut could be put under a short-term quarantine, President Trump said Saturday, as other states reported spikes in coronavirus cases, prompting fears they would emerge as the next hot spots.
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CNN's Shimon Prokupecz goes inside the 1,000-bed makeshift field hospital erected to treat coronavirus patients at the Javits Convention Center in New York City.
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CNN asked some of the nation's leading medical experts about the symptoms of the novel coronavirus or Covid-19 as well as when and how to act upon that information.
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CNN's Michael Smerconish discusses the complicated process of calculating the novel coronavirus death rate with Stanford professor Dr. Jay Bhattacharya.
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Insurance premiums could spike as much as 40 percent next year, a new analysis warns, as employers and insurers confront the projected tens of billions of dollars in additional costs of treating coronavirus patients.
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A hospital ship heads to New York, and more than 17 states now tally over 1,000 cases. Deaths have surged in Italy and Spain, and Russia is closing all its borders, including maritime boundaries.
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Regions across the United States are seeing a surge in cases.
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Sri Lanka arrests thousands for violating curfew
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