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Results from a Controlled Trial of Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19

      APR 04, 2020 | KENNETH BENDER, PHARMD, MA The initial results from a placebo-controlled trial of hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19 indicate that patients…

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How to make your own face mask

By Scottie Andrew, CNN Illustrations: Leah Abucayan, CNN Updated 1423 GMT (2223 HKT) April 4, 2020 (CNN)There’s one thing you should know before diving into…

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Reaching Rural Haiti With Coronavirus Training

How can health professionals reach the rural population of Haiti with timely information about coronavirus prevention? One answer involves a combination of a cellphone, masks…

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Doctors with Pittsburgh university announce potential coronavirus vaccine- UPDATED

\ PITTSBURGH, Penn. (WTVO) — Researchers and scientists with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center announced a potential vaccine against the novel coronavirus on Thursday….

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4 major hurricanes predicted in 2020 as part of above-average Atlantic season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is shaping up to be a doozy, with four major hurricanes predicted along with a higher-than-average number of named storms….

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HAND washing explained

 

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LIFE OR DEATH: CORONA VIRUS TIMELINE

Face masks and coronavirus: Asia may have been right and the rest of the world is coming around In the coming weeks, if they have…

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Race for vaccine tests limits of drug innovation

Paris (AFP) – From medical workers struggling to care for the rising tide of COVID-19 patients to the billions of people told to stay home…

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Millions of N95 masks keep surfacing. So why is there still a shortage?

Donations alone won’t be enough to address the respirator shortage. By Rebecca Heilweil Apr 1, 2020, 8:00am EDT For health care workers, the N95 mask…

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Haitians Sewing Together to Make Masks

More than a thousand independent tailors and sewing ateliers throughout Haiti, many using foot-powered treadle machines, are being mobilized to make masks as the country…

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A Heart Attack? No, It Was the Coronavirus

Cardiologists are seeing infected patients whose worst symptoms are not respiratory, but cardiac. By Gina Kolata March 27, 2020  NY TIMES ARTICLE The 64-year-old patient…

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TONTON BICHA MAKES PUBLIC SERVICE TV SPOT FOR CORONAVIRUS FOR A MERE 500,000 GOURDES

Mar 3, 2020 Haiti’s population is faced with an overwhelming threat as CORONAVIRUS challenges our 13,000,000 people – unprepared for any sort of medical emergency….

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When might experimental drugs to treat Covid-19 be ready? A forecast

STATNEWS There is a desperate need for new medicines to treat Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that has shut down much of…

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Canada Works To Fly Thousands Home From Overseas In Coronavirus Airlift

  Canada is conducting a massive airlift, bringing thousands home at no cost in cooperation with Canada’s commercial airlines. As domestic routes are cut back,…

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U.S. Intelligence Sounded Coronavirus Alarm in January: WaPo

U.S. intelligence agencies were sounding alarm to the serious threat of the coronavirus in January and February, The Washington Post reports. Many of the warnings…

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Retour au Canada à partir d’Haïti / Returning to Canada from Haiti

(English to follow) Bonsoir, Suite aux mesures imposées par le gouvernement haïtien au niveau de la fermeture des aéroports, ports et autres points d’entrée, nous…

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NIH clinical trial of remdesivir to treat COVID-19 begins

Study enrolling hospitalized adults with COVID-19 in Nebraska. Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (round magenta objects) emerging from the surface…

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ARMAGEDDON – CORNAVIRUS -INDIFFERENCE – STUPIDITY – NAIVETETE – UNINFORMED- GREED

Mar 18, 2020 I have just spoken to a Pastor who welcomes several hundred parishioners to services 7 days per week.  His church is a…

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Hopes of a coronavirus vaccine mount as three key biotech players make progress

CNBC-Julianna Tatelbaum KEY POINTS Over the last 48 hours, three biotech companies, in particular, have been thrust into the spotlight for their promise: BioNTech, CureVac…

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First human trial for coronavirus vaccine begins Monday in the US

The first human trial testing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19 began Monday, U.S. health officials confirmed. Finding “a safe and effective vaccine” to prevent…