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France uses high-speed trains to transport patients

France uses high-speed trains to transport patients Health teams transfer the sick to the high-speed train at the Parisian station of Austerlitz. The transfer of infected to other districts alleviates congestion in health centres in the Paris region, epicentre of the...

Several sports facilities will receive patients and materials to combat the coronavirus

The Maracanã stadium in Rio de Janeiro, the Santiago Bernabéu stadium in Madrid and the technical center of the Italian team in Florence will become hospitals and supply centers for doctors and infected people. The three stadiums join the Centennial...

Japanese flu drug appears ‘effective’ in coronavirus treatment in Chinese clinical trials

Japanese-made flu drug favipiravir (also known as Avigan) has been shown to be effective in both reducing the duration of the COVID-19 virus in patients, and to have improved the lung conditions of those who received treatment with the...

New study of COVID-19 patient’s immune response could inform future treatment

A new study published in science journal Nature Medicine (via Bloomberg) examines the case of a patient who contracted COVID-19 in Wuhan and fell ill in Melbourne, Australia could provide a more comprehensive view of how and why certain...

Heartbeat Health raises $8.2M to improve cardiovascular care

While you’ve probably spent a lot of today thinking about the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s worth remembering that other health issues aren’t going away — and that heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Heartbeat Health...

Gates, Wellcome and Mastercard launch $125 million fund to finance COVID-19 treatments

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Wellcome, and Mastercard announced a new initiative yesterday to accelerate technologies designed to identify, assess, develop, and scale treatments to the COVID-19 epidemic. The COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator will evaluate new and repurposed drugs...

Ada Health built an AI-driven startup by moving slowly and not breaking things

When Ada Health was founded nine years ago, hardly anyone was talking about combining artificial intelligence and physician care — outside of a handful of futurists. But the chatbot boom gave way to a powerful combination of AI-augmented health care...

Indonesian startup Newman’s uses online medicine to tackle sensitive health issues

An Indonesian startup called Newman’s is using telemedicine to help Indonesian patients get care for stigmatized health issues. Part of Y Combinator’s winter 2020 batch, the startup launched last month with prescription hair loss treatments and plans to expand...

Rebranding as Anagram, software for out-of-network billing for healthcare providers raises $9.1 million

As it rebrands from Patch to Anagram, the healthcare billing platform making it easier for providers to accept out-of-network patients, has raised $9.1 million in new financing. The round was led by ManchesterStory, with participation from Care Credit, a Synchrony solution, Waterline...

China virus toll hits 41, Australia reports first cases

The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak has jumped to 41 as the Lunar New Year got off to a gloomy start, with Hong Kong declaring a virus emergency, scrapping celebrations, and restricting links to mainland China. Australia has...
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Infantino against Conmebol: "No party is worth a life"

This was said on Thursday by the President of FIFA, the Swiss Gianni Infantino, as a preamble to the...
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Zoom will solve the problems caused by the increase in users

The application was born as a virtual meeting service for companies, but the current situation of confinement and its widespread use presents challenges for...

In cash and on foot of the plane: this is how French mask orders are 'stolen'

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"Peak and sex": Separating the exits of men and women gains followers in the fight against the coronavirus

To further contain the spread of the outbreak, the governments of Panama and Peru have opted for an unprecedented solution: segregate people by gender...

Coronavirus leaves 10 million Americans out of work

Coronavirus leaves 10 million Americans out of work <img src = "https://intallaght.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/1585860710.jpg" alt="Closed businesses in New York."> Closed businesses in New...