Robots can help doctors distance from patients, and help those in isolation cope. But getting the machines into hospitals is fraught with difficulties.
An international aid group said Wednesday that closures aimed at containing the coronavirus pandemic are preventing it from reaching 300,000 people in conflict zones across the Middle East, after authorities in Libya’s capital reported the first case in the war-torn country.
Ongressional lawmakers are putting the finishing touches on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
Asked by U.K. MPs on Wednesday how to end the outbreak, Neil Ferguson, an infectious disease expert from Imperial College London, responded: “The long-term exit of this is clearly the hopes of a vaccine”.
The National Health Insurance Company – Daman, announced that it will cover its members for any medical services related to the diagnosis and treatment of coronavirus, COVID-19, while outside the UAE.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday his country plans to take a cue from South Korea in responding to the new coronavirus, holding phone talks with President Moon Jae-in for half an hour.
As the coronavirus spread and countries began closing their borders, Americans stranded abroad found U.S. embassies AWOL and began plotting their own escapes — some planned for having to bribe border guards, others paid a private security firm to fly them home — and thousands are still stuck.
To conduct the study, Ivan Seah, MBBS, and his colleagues at the National University Hospital in Singapore collected tear samples from 17 patients with COVID-19 from the time they showed symptoms until they recovered about 20 days later.
European stocks ended another tumultuous session higher on Wednesday as investors bet on further stimulus measures to dull the economic impact from the coronavirus outbreak.
The U.S. government has concluded that retired FBI agent Robert Levinson, who vanished more than a decade ago, has died while in the custody of Iran, his family said Wednesday.