Friday, October 30

Tag: health

UK group calls for grounded planes to be used as intensive care wards

UK group calls for grounded planes to be ...

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LONDON (Reuters) - Airlines, airports and regulators have given their backing to a plan to turn large passenger aircraft into intensive care wards during the coronavirus pandemic, a UK-based group working on the idea said on Monday. FILE PHOTO: Planes are seen at the plant of Airbus during the o... ...
Trump advises voluntary mask use against coronavirus but won’t wear one himself

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is now recommending Americans wear cloth face-coverings on a voluntary basis to stem the spread of the coronavirus, President Donald Trump said on Friday, although he said he himself would not use one. In a daily briefing with reporters, Trump stressed ... ...
Iran will never ask U.S. for coronavirus help – official

Iran will never ask U.S. for coronavirus ...

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will never ask the United States for help in the fight against the new coronavirus, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has rejected offers from Washington of humanitarian assistance for Iran, the Middle Eastern coun... ...
Running out of beds and gear, Tokyo medical staff say Japan’s ‘state of emergency’ already here

Running out of beds and gear, Tokyo medi ...

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TOKYO (Reuters) - As Japan faces a fresh wave of coronavirus infections and the government prepares for a state of emergency, medical staff say a shortage of beds and a rise in cases linked to hospitals are pushing Tokyo’s medical system to the brink of collapse. Men wearing protective face masks ...