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Would The U.S. Health System Be Ready For A Surge In Coronavirus Cases? – NPR

Enlarge this image The first U.S. case of COVID-19 was treated at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington. Robin Addison, a nurse there, demonstrates how she wears a respirator helmet with a face shield intended to prevent infection. Ted S. Warren/AP hide caption toggle caption Ted S. Warren/AP Another U.S. case of infection with… Read More »

As confirmed cases of coronavirus surge, path grows uncertain

The number of confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus surged to nearly 17,400 by Monday, and a Harvard epidemiologist says that it’s likely as many as 100,000 are already infected, so he expects the official tally to continue to climb steeply. “Many epidemiologists and people who are following this outbreak closely are assuming that it’s… Read More »