Health
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U.S. tests coronavirus treatment

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/26/20, 11:02 am

The University of Nebraska Medical Center on Wednesday started the first U.S. clinical trial for a drug to treat the coronavirus. The randomized process will include remdesivir, a broad-spectrum antiviral treatment.

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Patient gives concert during surgery

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/21/20, 12:26 pm

When Dagmar Turner, 53, discovered she needed brain surgery to remove an aggressive tumor, she had one big concern: Would she still be able to play the violin? The surgical team at King’s College Hospital in London came up with a solution. Dagmar was awake during the surgery and played her violin.

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Seeking peace in sickness

China | With coronavirus spreading, Chinese churches are trying to help their neighbors
by June Cheng
Posted 2/06/20, 11:42 am

On Jan. 20, Zhang Ruzhen traveled from her home in Wuhan to Chengdu to celebrate Chinese New Year with her son, Xue Ximing, and his family. She soon developed a cough and low-grade fever, so the family brought her to the local hospital. By Jan. 23, doctors discovered she had contracted the novel coronavirus and quarantined her and Xue’s family.

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