U.S. to Evacuate Americans on Cruise Ship Hit by Coronavirus; First Death Occurs Outside Asia

SATURDAY, Feb. 15, 2020 -- The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak -- and the global response to it -- continues to evolve, with the first death outside Asia reported in France on Saturday. Also on Saturday, U.S. health officials announced that a...
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Authors: Shankar A, Saini D, Roy S, Mosavi Jarrahi A, Chakraborty A, Bharti SJ, Taghizadeh-Hesary F Abstract Coronavirus outbreak has affected thousands of people in at least 186 countries which has affected the cancer care delivery system apart from affecting the overall health system. Cancer patients are more susceptible to coronavirus infection than individuals without cancer as they are in an immunosuppressive state because of the malignancy and anticancer treatment. Oncologists should be more attentive to detect coronavirus infection early, as any type of advanced cancer is at much higher risk for unfavorable ...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has become the first leader of a major country to test positive for the coronavirus as disturbing new outbreaks appeared in the United States and deaths surged in Italy and Spain
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DiabetesMine explores whether inhalable insulin for diabetes has an impact on coronavirus infection.
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USC admission rates rose significantly for fall 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak deepens uncertainty over students' college plans.
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the coronavirus and is self-isolating at his Downing Street residence but said he would still lead the government's response to the accelerating outbreak.
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The Preventive Wear Manufacturers ’ Association of India (PWMAI) and the Association of Indian Medical Device Industry (AiMeD) have asked the government to allow them to self-attest products in the view of the shortage of coveralls for healthcare providers.
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Trish Regan will not return to the Fox Business cable channel after downplaying the severity of the coronavirus outbreak.
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It's not just protective facemasks that are in short supply: health workers in U.S. hospitals are reporting dwindling stocks of drugs, catheters and other medical miscellany vital for caring for a surge in patients stricken by the coronavirus outbreak.
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The American Board of Radiology (ABR) has announced that its Core Exam for...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: ABR postpones Core Exam due to coronavirus AIUM cancels annual meeting due to COVID-19 AACR cancels April meeting in San Diego ACC cancels 2020 meeting in Chicago ABR cancels April exams amid coronavirus outbreak
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Around the world, more than 40 teams are working on a vaccine for Covid-19. We followed one doctor in the most urgent quest of his life. By Samanth SubramanianCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageOf the dozens of places where a coronavirus vaccine might be born, one is DIOSynVax, a small company started by a Canadian pathologist named Jonathan Heeney. In ordinary times, I ’d have visited Heeney in his office, in a stately red-brick building in Cambridge. I’d have met his team and his Aria III cytometer, which looks like as if might brew a strong, space-age espresso but which, in fac...
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