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Doctors sue Zimbabwe government over lack of Covid-19 protective equipment

48 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Court application warns ‘many lives will be lost' without urgent action to provide face masks The Zimbabwean government has been taken to court over its failure to provide...
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Opinion: A proper tribute to health care workers on the Covid-19 front lines: forgive their student loan debt

58 minutes ago   |   STAT

Covid-19 has been likened to a stealth enemy attacking the fabric and well-being of our society. This epidemic has given rise to the largest federal stimulus package in...
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‘We're being put at risk unnecessarily': Doctors fume at government response to coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   STAT

LOS ANGELES - Even before the pandemic, burnout, anxiety, and disillusionment were already endemic in the medical community. Then came the hit-or-miss response to Covid-19...
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With diving gear and plumbing supplies, California labs fashion Covid-19 masks and ventilators

1 hour ago   |   STAT

LOS ANGELES - In early March, Stanford bioengineer Manu Prakash was attending a conference in southern France and becoming increasingly concerned about the coronavirus...
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Coronavirus UK: how many confirmed cases are in your area?

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

Latest figures from public health authorities on the spread of Covid-19 in the United Kingdom. Find out how many cases have been reported near you Coronavirus - live news...
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Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should I see a doctor?

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

What are the symptoms caused by the Covid-19 virus, how does it spread, and should you call a doctor? Find all our coronavirus coverage here Coronavirus - latest updates How to...
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Trump faulted the WHO's coronavirus response. But it's guided by rules the U.S. helped write

10 hours ago   |   STAT

Once again, the World Health Organization finds itself in the crosshairs - the target of harsh criticism this week from President Trump. It is a position the global health...
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UK scrambles for foreign-made ventilators ahead of coronavirus peak

14 hours ago   |   The Guardian

NHS has 10,000 available but needs 18,000 to deal with rising number of cases Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage The NHS is scrambling to get...
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Defining Admissible Rewards for High-Confidence Policy Evaluation in Batch Reinforcement Learning

15 hours ago   |   Harvard

N. Prasad, B. Engelhardt, and F. Doshi-Velez. 2020. “ Defining Admissible Rewards for High-Confidence Policy Evaluation in Batch Reinforcement Learning .” ACM Conference on...
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With the pandemic sidelining routine care, a trade group urges the government to pay for digital therapeutics

15 hours ago   |   STAT

A prominent trade group is calling on the federal government to cover digital health tools for people with public health insurance during the coronavirus pandemic, which has...
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