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Protect ‘healthcare heroes’ from COVID-19, urges UN rights expert

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Protect ‘healthcare heroes’ from COVID-19, urges UN rights expert
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A patient has recovered after efforts by Lu Xiang and his medical team dispatched from Jiangsu Province to Huangshi, Hubei due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
   
27 March 2020
Health

States and business leaders must step up efforts to ensure that the selfless doctors, nurses, first-responders and other medical professionals working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic receive adequate protective equipment, a UN rights expert said on Friday.

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Is Coronavirus a bioweapon?

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I am touched on the social economy

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Do You Support the Health Workers?

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Do You Support the Health Workers?
By David Swanson
https://davidswanson.org/do-you-support-the-health-workers/

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Is HIV epidemic outpacing the AIDS

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Is HIV epidemic outpacing the AIDS response in Asia Pacific?

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COVID-19: Mental health in the age of coronavirus

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COVID-19: Mental health in the age of coronavirus

Source:UN News

As the COVID-19 spreads in the United States, an increasing number of New Yorkers appear to have started wearing face masks as a precaution against the virus.
   
16 March 2020
Health

Since January when the World Health Organization (WHO) determined the outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, to be a “public health emergency of international concern”, stress levels everywhere have continued to mount.

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Five things you should know now about the COVID-19 pandemic

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Source:UN News. On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) upgraded the status of the COVID-19 outbreak from epidemic to pandemic. Here are five important pieces of information on what this means for you and your community.

1) What’s the difference between an epidemic and a pandemic?

Before Wednesday’s WHO announcement, the COVID-19 outbreak was described by the UN health agency as an epidemic, meaning that it has been spreading to many people, and many communities, at the same time.

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