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Regulations slow urgent hiring of doctors and nurses amid coronavirus outbreak, staffing firms say

A person wearing protective clothing and a respirator mask donates protective equipment to the Elmhurst Hospital Center in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Angus Mordant | Bloomberg | Getty Images Medical staffing firms are racing to help meet the demand for doctors and nurses in states where coronavirus… Read More »

What you need to know: the mysterious coronavirus which led to worries of another SARS-like outbreak

The mysterious coronavirus has left two dead and at least 44 people across Thailand, Japan and China sick with pneumonia-like symptoms, causing some worries about another SARS-like outbreak. Airports in the region are ramping up their screening, using thermal scanners to detect clues of infection in travellers, in particular those travelling from China, where the… Read More »