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 […]

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Holding Tokyo Olympics in 2021 ‘difficult’, Japan medical association chief warns | Olympic Games

The head of the Japan Medical Association (JMA) has added his voice to speculation that the Tokyo Olympics, now due to be held next summer, could again be delayed by the coronavirus pandemic. “Unless an effective vaccine is developed I think it will be difficult to hold the Olympics next year,” JMA president Yoshitake Yokokura […]

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Japan PM asks citizens to be more diligent

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: — Japan PM asks citizens to be more diligent about social distancing. — WHO doctor: […]