U.S. firms in China report staff shortages, say coronavirus hitting global operations: AmCham

Nearly half of the U.S. companies in China say their global operations are already seeing an impact from business shutdowns due to the coronavirus epidemic, according to a poll by Shanghai's American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham).
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CONCLUSION: The simulation results show that the government could reduce at least 200 cases, with two announcements by the Ministry of education. After March 23, although the possibility of massive transmission in the children's age group is lower, group transmission is possible to occur. PMID: 32242349 [PubMed - in process]
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Authors: Lazzeri M, Lanza A, Bellini R, Bellofiore A, Cecchetto S, Colombo A, D'Abrosca F, Del Monaco C, Gaudiello G, Paneroni M, Privitera E, Retucci M, Rossi V, Santambrogio M, Sommariva M, Frigerio P Abstract Respiratory physiotherapy in patients with COVID-19 infection in acute setting: a Position Paper of the Italian Association of Respiratory Physiotherapists (ARIR) On February 2020, Italy, especially the northern regions, was hit by an epidemic of the new SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus that spread from China between December 2019 and January 2020. The entire healthcare system had to respond promptly in a very short ...
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Authors: García Lorente M, Zamorano Martín F, Soler-Ferrández F, Rocha de Lossada C PMID: 32241584 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Weighing an idea that might once have been relegated to science fiction, Italy once again finds itself in the unfortunate vanguard of Western democracies grappling with the coronavirus.
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“It is hard to put fully into words what we are all grappling with as we navigate our way through this pandemic,” a hospital official said.
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When it takes up its next bill to combat the coronavirus raging across the U.S., Congress should include measures to combat a second epidemic that is spreading in COVID-19’s wake: social isolation.        
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Among the first American workers to raise the alarm about a potential COVID-19 pandemic were flight attendants. In late January, as the virus spread outside the Chinese province of Hubei, airline crews staffing international flights to Asia began expressing concerns, asking for disinfection supplies and permission to self-quarantine if they thought they had been exposed. “We were begging to be allowed to wear masks,” one flight attendant for a major U.S. airline tells TIME. Two months later, as flight crews remain on the front lines of the fight against the virus, they fear airlines’ failure to heed their...
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Working in South Africa, she led studies and drug trials, hoping to overcome not only H.I.V. but also cultural barriers to stopping its spread. She died of the coronavirus.
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A million people, myself included, have turned to UC in Britain ’s lockdown. Now we will see the ordeals claimants face• Coronavirus latest updates• See all our coronavirus coverageBritish governments are notoriously bad at recognising a crisis until it impacts them, or their class, directly. London ’s pioneering sanitation system was not developed until the cholera epidemics of the early 19th century had reached parliament’s windows, with the“Great Stink” wafting in from the Thames. Similarly, now that the middle classes are sharing the same unemployment line as the people who serve...
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Recipes circulating on social media say it ’s simple. But the end result is not like the real thing, and it may not be effective at killing germs.
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