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May 13, 2020
Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in US
On a day when COVID-19 cases soared, healthcare supplies were scarce and an anguished doctor warned he was being sent to war ...
May 12, 2020
Doctors and nurses suffered as Iran ignored virus concerns
They are regarded as heroes, their fallen colleagues as martyrs. But for doctors and nurses still dealing with Iran’s growing ...
April 28, 2020
Russian doctors, nurses face more risks as virus cases grow
A patient who had routine surgery at a hospital in St. Petersburg suddenly developed a fever after an operation.
April 20, 2020
Reverence for Britain's NHS complicates supply shortages
Dr. Meenal Viz cut a solitary figure as she staged a one-woman protest outside the prime minister’s Downing Street residence.
April 17, 2020
Nurses push back on pressure to work without right equipment
Nurse Mike Gulick was meticulous about not bringing the coronavirus home to his wife and their 2-year-old daughter. He’d stop ...
April 15, 2020
To love and to cherish: Nurse couple unites to fight virus
Between surgeries one stressful morning, Ben Cayer and Mindy Brock — husband and wife, and fellow nurse anesthetists — peered ...
April 14, 2020
British PM's praise for health service could boost its cause
His skin pale and his eyes hooded from a week in the hospital with the coronavirus, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson ...
April 13, 2020
Docs, nurses give taxi driver rare fares during pandemic
Nicolae Hent often would begin his day at JFK Airport, where he could clean his taxi while awaiting what might be a $70 fare ...
April 11, 2020
Doctors, nurses in Good Friday procession at Vatican
A pair of white-coated doctors who care for coronavirus patients participated in a torch-lit Good Friday procession, watched ...
April 08, 2020
Italy, Spain ICU pressures decline, but emotional toll rises
Maddalena Ferrari lets herself cry when she takes off the surgical mask she wears even at home to protect her elderly parents ...
April 05, 2020
States lack key data on virus cases among medical workers
Experts and health officials who are trying to plan a response to the coronavirus outbreak are missing a critical piece of ...
April 02, 2020
'A battlefield behind your home': Deaths mount in New York
New York rushed to bring in an army of medical volunteers Wednesday as the statewide death toll from the coronavirus doubled ...
March 29, 2020
Relief package billions can't buy hospitals out of shortages
The billions of tax dollars headed for hospitals and states as part of the $2.2 trillion coronavirus response bill won't fix ...
March 29, 2020
NY delays presidential primary; Trump nixes quarantine idea
As coronavirus cases rose in the national epicenter of New York, President Donald Trump surprised governors of the state and ...
March 27, 2020
On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next
A nurse died from coronavirus after working nonstop for weeks at a hospital where staffers frustrated with dwindling supplies ...
March 25, 2020
'We are collapsing': Virus pummels medics in Spain and Italy
By the time Patricia Núñez’s cough started, she was already familiar with the dreaded dry hacking sound tormenting patients ...
March 21, 2020
Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in US soars
The critical shortage of medical supplies across the U.S., including testing swabs, protective masks, surgical gowns and hand ...
March 18, 2020
Balkans fights virus amid lack of doctors, medical supplies
The main Serbian hospital treating patients infected with coronavirus looks like an abandoned building, but it isn’t.
March 18, 2020
Italy struggles to make room for onslaught of virus patients
Three weeks into Italy’s coronavirus crisis, Dr. Sergio Cattaneo has seen an unused ward outfitted into an intensive care ...
March 14, 2020
US hospitals brace for 'tremendous strain' from new virus
U.S. hospitals are setting up circus-like triage tents, calling doctors out of retirement, guarding their supplies of face ...
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