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'Dengue kills too': Latin America faces two epidemics at once

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'Dengue kills too': Latin America faces two epidemics at once

'Dengue kills too': Latin America faces two epidemics at once

Experts expect 2020 to be marked by high rates of dengue, which can fill ICUs even absent the pressures of coronavirus.

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COVID-19: Latin America could be "new hotspot" [Video]

COVID-19: Latin America could be "new hotspot"

Deaths in the region now account for nearly half of daily coronaviruses deaths worldwide.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 01:51Published
Latin America: UN urges collaboration to prevent economic crisis [Video]

Latin America: UN urges collaboration to prevent economic crisis

UN warns that poverty across the region will rise by 7 percent, an increase equivalent to 45 million people.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:06Published
Chile's once robust economy devastated by COVID-19 [Video]

Chile's once robust economy devastated by COVID-19

About 2.5 million people are out of work in the Latin American country and many are going hungry amid the crisis.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 03:09Published
Venezuelan migrants stranded after border with Colombia closed [Video]

Venezuelan migrants stranded after border with Colombia closed

With the spread of the coronavirus worsening across Latin America, thousands of Venezuelan migrants in Colombia, Ecuador and elsewhere are trying to return home.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:34Published
Mexico president clashes with governors on reopening [Video]

Mexico president clashes with governors on reopening

Mexico is the second worst-affected country by coronavirus in Latin America after Brazil.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 02:09Published

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Why Is COVID-19 Still Devastating The US? [Video]

Why Is COVID-19 Still Devastating The US?

The summer months are shaping up to be full of harrowing Covid-19 milestones. Unfortunately, autumn could look a lot like March and April if the US doesn't respond quickly. Records for daily cases are being set and ICUs are reaching capacity, reports CNN. Most states are seeing spikes again, recalling the fear and uncertainty of earlier this year. In order to prevent the outbreak from spinning out of control again, US residents must focus.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:36Published
Ferocious Covid-19 Surge, US Past 3 Million [Video]

Ferocious Covid-19 Surge, US Past 3 Million

(CNN) While the Covid-19 mortality rate may be on the decline, the nearly 3 million cases and ICUs at capacity show the US is still in the grips of a pandemic with no signs of slowing. "It's a false narrative to take comfort in a lower rate of death," the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci cautioned in a press conference Tuesday with Sen. Doug Jones, an Alabama Democrat.

Credit: Wochit News    Duration: 00:34Published
Inside a Mexican intensive care unit battling COVID-19 [Video]

Inside a Mexican intensive care unit battling COVID-19

As Mexico's coronavirus death toll soars, Al Jazeera visits an ICU where doctors are working hard to save lives.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO    Duration: 03:43Published
AIIMS Jodhpur launches aeroshield to protect medical staff during COVID fight [Video]

AIIMS Jodhpur launches aeroshield to protect medical staff during COVID fight

Amid the ongoing battle with COVID-19, AIIMS Jodhpur in collaboration with Iscon Surgical Limited has designed a protection box named 'Abhedya - The aeroshield' to protect the healthcare workers from getting infected. They showcased the protection box in AIIMS Auditorium. The protection box has a self-selectable hand port for physicians.This production box can be installed for the patients admitted in the operation theater, ICU and through this, the doctors will be able to treat the patient in a proper manner."Healthcare workers face constant risk while administering anaesthesia or performing suctioning on patients. The device comes with required apparatus inside the box. It will provide safety to doctors and healthcare workers," said AIIMS Jodhpur Director Dr Sanjeev Misra.

Credit: ANI    Duration: 02:30Published

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