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How coronavirus impacts business in the U.S.

How coronavirus impacts business in the U.S.

In the United States there have been just 12 confirmed cases of coronavirus. Another 68 are still being investigated. Despite the small numbers, concerns over the spread of the virus are having a disproportionate impact on some businesses. CGTN’s John Terrett reports from New York […]

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U.S. companies send medical help to China

U.S. companies send medical help to China

Some companies in the United States are joining forces to help in the fight against the novel coronavirus. A non-profit group in San Francisco that wants to send ship masks and protective clothing to China is getting an assist from large U.S. companies. Mark Niu […]

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Women dominate in the forensic science field

Women dominate in the forensic science field

The latest U.S. government figures show that just 29% of Americans working in science and engineering are women. But in one field of study, they make up the majority – forensic science. The dominance of women is being attributed to the number of TV crime […]

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A look inside Wuhan quarantine ward for seriously ill

Various doctors, nurses and ordinary citizens are putting their own lives on the line in Wuhan to win this battle against the virus. We take a look inside one of Wuhan’s most quarantined wards in the Wuhan Union Hospital. Between the 2nd and 15th floors, […]

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How safe is the Super Bowl?

How secure is the Super Bowl?

American Professional Football’s biggest night is less than 24-hours away. The Super Bowl is Sunday in South Florida. With tens-of-thousands of fans traveling to the region, massive security is already in place. CGTN’s Nitza Soledad Perez has more.  

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Brazilian mining accident a year on

Brazilian mining accident a year on

A little over a year ago a mining dam collapsed in Brazil leaving hundreds of people dead and widespread environmental damage. The Corrego do Feijão iron mine belongs to mining giant Vale which Brazilian authorities blame for the tragedy. CGTN’s Paulo Cabral visited Brumadinho and […]

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U.S. hospitals prepare for possible coronavirus cases

U.S. hospitals prepare for possible coronavirus cases

Despite the first confirmed person-to-person transmission of the coronavirus in the U.S., the number of cases in this country remains very small. Still, American hospitals are gearing up for the possibility that a person with the virus will come through their doors.

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The UK looks to boost transatlantic relationship

The UK looks to boost transatlantic relationship

Britain’s departure from the European Union means it can make bilateral trade deals with other countries. For London, one of the most sought after deals is with the United States. The U.S is Britain’s largest source of imports. And London will want to increase its […]

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Companies transform shipping containers into work spaces

Companies transform shipping containers into work spaces

Containerization transformed the shipping industry. The standard-sized boxes make it easy to ship all sorts of goods, from port to port. But sometimes containers sent one way, have nothing to carry back – and are left empty on the dock. One California company saw an […]

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