China virus outbreak chilling recovery for Asian economies

South Korea's president says the coronavirus crisis has put the economy into an "emergency situation," Japan is on the brink of recession and big manufacturers are forecasting a whole world of woe
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Authors: Agrawal S, Goel AD, Gupta N Abstract The Novel corona virus 2019 which started as an outbreak in China in December 2019 has rapidly spread all over the world, such that on 11th March 2020 WHO declared this disease as pandemic. The emergency that the world faces today demands that we develop urgent and effective measures to protect people at high risk of transmission. WHO has accelerated research in diagnostics, vaccines and therapeutics for this novel coronavirus. PMID: 32231348 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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California is ramping up testing for coronavirus even as a backlog of nearly 60,000 pending tests grows
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Conclusion: Overall, due to lack of appropriate data about the effect of COVID-19 on pregnancy, it is necessary to monitor suspected pregnant women before and after delivery. For confirmed cases both the mother and the newborn child should be followed up comprehensively. PMID: 32232217 [PubMed]
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The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed
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BOSTON (CBS) – Doctor Jessica Flynn was quick to take action when she became aware of the desperate need for personal protective equipment at her husband’s smaller Massachusetts hospital, where he works as an emergency room doctor. “They’re beyond the point of one mask a day,” she said. “They’re wearing a mask until it’s soiled.” She started calling her politicians. Then, she took to Twitter, using the hashtag #GetMePPE, meaning “Get Me Personal Protective Equipment.” It’s been shared by thousands of health care workers across the country to spread awa...
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Conclusions: This case suggested that negative pressure operating room, skillful medical team, and enhanced personal protective equipment including N95 masks, surgical cap, double gown, double gloves, shoe covers, and powered air-purifying respirator are required at the hospital for safe delivery in such a case. PMID: 32229802 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Aid workers are bracing for a possible outbreak of the coronavirus in one of the world's largest refugee camps in Bangladesh
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Seattle-area businesses have been walloped by the coronavirus pandemic, and the response from groups and officials around the state continues to evolve. Social distancing measures have resulted in closures for local businesses, both temporary and permanent. Unemployment claims have skyrocketed in Washington state. The Puget Sound Business Journal is compiling a series of lists of resources for businesses and nonprofits in Seattle and across Washington state during the outbreak, as well as ways…
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Washington state businesses are hurting during the coronavirus pandemic, and the response from groups and officials around the state continues to evolve. Social distancing measures have resulted in closures for local businesses, both temporary and permanent. Unemployment claims have skyrocketed in Washington state. The Puget Sound Business Journal is compiling a series of lists of resources for businesses and nonprofits in Seattle and across Washington state during the outbreak, as well as ways…
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China's multibillion-dollar wildlife industry is driven by corporate interests and traditional Chinese medicine companies whose animal-based remedies are prescribed as treatment for the coronavirus.
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