U.S. arms makers and medical device firms team up to make ventilators; U.S. steers clear of global COVID vaccine pledging conference and more
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U.S. arms makers and medical device firms team up to make ventilators; U.S. steers clear of global COVID vaccine pledging conference and more

Following is a summary of current health news briefs. U.S. arms makers and medical device firms team up to make ventilators U.S. weapons makers have teamed up with medical device companies to increase the supply of ventilators that can be used to combat the coronavirus pandemic, people working on the project said. The […]

France to consider quarantine for travelers
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France to consider quarantine for travelers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. TOP OF THE HOUR: — British death toll from coronavirus surpasses 28,000. — Italy’s death toll from the coronavirus […]

Coronavirus update: China's Hubei province lowers emergency response level, pandemic causes economic havoc
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Coronavirus update: China’s Hubei province lowers emergency response level, pandemic causes economic havoc

China’s Hubei province — the initial epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak — will lower its response level from tomorrow, armed men have protested against lockdown restrictions at the Michigan State Capitol and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson says the UK is “past the peak” of its outbreak. In Australia, National Cabinet is bringing forward discussions […]