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World short of 6 million nurses, WHO says

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

World short of 6 million nurses, WHO says

As COVID-19 captures global headlines, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday that the world needs nearly 6 million nurses. The U.N.'s health agency along with partners Nursing Now and the International Council of Nurses underscored in a report the crucial role played by nurses, who ...

Studies begin to lift veil on new coronavirus

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

Studies begin to lift veil on new coronavirus

Just three months ago, few people were familiar with the word "coronavirus." But as the disease continues to spread across the globe, infecting and killing thousands while causing millions to live in self-isolation, it has entered daily use for billions. Here are some of the ...

Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

World / Science & Health Apr 7, 2020

Trying times: Pregnancy during the pandemic

Pregnant with twins, Ainhoa Martinez knows she probably should be home being careful rather than putting herself at risk by serving the public every day at her boutique tea shop near Madrid. With all but food shops shuttered for the past three weeks as Spain ...

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