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Nurses battle COVID-19 without enough protection

As the COVID-19 crisis escalates, the U.S. healthcare system finds itself short on equipment and staff. Nurses are in high demand, but as CGTN’s Mark Niu reports, they’re also feeling those in charge are failing to protect them on the job.

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Watch Indian police beating lockdown violators

Police in India have been filmed beating alleged violators of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Muslim and Hindu worshipers were hit with sticks at their places of worship. And Police used violence to disperse crowds at major bus depots. Migrants have also been filmed being hosed […]

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NBA stars recovering from COVID-19

The fourth NBA player to recover from COVID-19 is Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics. He announced on Twitter on Sunday that he has fully recovered from the disease. “Corona Free as of two days ago. Cleared by Mass Dept of Health. Thanks for everyone’s […]

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Farmers market social distancing while shopping

CGTN’s Ediz Tianshan found out that despite a state wide stay-at-home order issued by governor Gavin Newsom in California last week, farmers showed up with fresh produce in Hollywood on Sunday. Due to increasing prices at some grocery stores, many customers went to the farmers’ […]

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Telehealth helps healthcare system battle COVID-19

As COVID-19 cases surge in the U.S. and hospitals fill with patients, Telehealth is booming. With an iPad or computer and from a remote location, medical professionals are able to offer patients advice and guidance on what to do next.  “What telehealth can do is […]

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