Medical schools

A medical worker measures his own body temperature during the COVID-19 testing at a makeshift clinic in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020. Health officials in South Korea called on thousands of striking doctors to return to work as the country counted its 13th straight day of triple-digit daily jumps in coronavirus cases.(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
August 26, 2020 - 8:18 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Health officials in South Korea ordered thousands of striking doctors to return to work as the country counted its 13th straight day of triple-digit jumps in coronavirus cases. Health Minister Park Neung-hoo said those who refuse could have their licenses suspended or...
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Alister Martin, an emergency room doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital, poses outside the hospital, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Boston. Martin founded the organization "VotER" to provide medical professionals voter registration resources for patients who are unregistered voters. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 08, 2020 - 10:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — An emergency room doctor in Boston is assembling thousands of voter registration kits for distribution at hospitals and doctor's offices. Later this month, students at Harvard and Yale’s medical schools are planning a contest to see which of the Ivy League rivals can register the most...
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August 07, 2020 - 1:40 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Thousands of young doctors in South Korea began a strike Friday in protest of government medical policy, causing concerns about treatment of patients amid the coronavirus pandemic. The striking doctors are interns and resident doctors, who oppose the government’s plan to...
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens to questions during a news conference following a GOP policy meeting on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 07, 2020 - 7:26 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An eviction moratorium is lifting. Extra unemployment benefits are ending. Parents are being called to work, but schools are struggling to reopen for fall as the COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of easing. With Congress bracing for the next coronavirus aid package, Senate Majority...
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In this image provided by the Freedom Initiative Mohamed Amashah is greeted by family members upon arrival at Dulles International Airport in Dulles, Va., on Monday, July 6, 2020. The American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freed and returned to the United States, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. (Bushra Soltan/Freedom Initiative via AP)
July 06, 2020 - 6:30 pm
CAIRO (AP) — An American medical student detained without trial in an Egyptian prison for nearly 500 days has been freed and returned to the United States, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. The release of Mohamed Amashah, a dual Egyptian-American citizen from Jersey City, New Jersey,...
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FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2016 file photo, Liberty University president Jerry Falwell Jr., poses during an interview in his offices at the school in Lynchburg, Va. Falwell Jr. apologized Monday, June 8, 2020 for a tweet that included a racist photo that appeared on Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page decades ago, saying his effort to make a political point had been offensive. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
June 08, 2020 - 10:08 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. apologized Monday for a tweet that included a racist photo that appeared on Gov. Ralph Northam's medical school yearbook page decades ago. “After listening to African American LU leaders and alumni over the past week and hearing...
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In this Tuesday, April 28, 2020, photo, Alexander Faigen, of Augusta University's Dental College of Georgia, shows how far a nasal swab must be inserted in Augusta, Ga. Volunteers at a Georgia dental college who started using a 3D printer to make nasal swabs used in test kits for the coronavirus are now a major part of the state's effort to expand testing. (AP Photo/Ron Harris)
May 04, 2020 - 12:15 am
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Seeing a chance to help amid a shortage of kits to test people for the coronavirus, Dr. Jeffrey James dedicated a 3D printer at the dental college where he teaches to churning out nasal swabs at a rate of 300 per day. Then Georgia officials working with Gov. Brian Kemp heard...
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In this image taken in June 2018, Dr. Poorna Gunasekera, second right, poses with a group of medical students from Plymouth University who had just completed training in ophthalmoscopy. At his darkest moment in his struggle with the coronavirus, Dr. Poorna Gunasekera glimpsed the first rays of light when three of his former students came to help. Having endured a severe deterioration in his COVID-19 symptoms after around 12 days of contracting the virus, Gunasekera was rushed to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, in the early hours of March 30. "It was wonderful that during that time, two of my former students, who are doctors, and another who was a nurse, actually came and they identified themselves," he told The Associated Press over several interviews following his release from hospital on April 9. (Poorna Gunasekera via AP)
April 19, 2020 - 2:18 am
LONDON (AP) — At his darkest moment with the coronavirus, Dr. Poorna Gunasekera glimpsed three rays of light. Following a severe deterioration in his COVID-19 symptoms, Gunasekera was rushed to Derriford Hospital in Plymouth, southwest England, in the early hours of March 30, and three former...
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A woman wearing a scarf over her face walks up the nearly empty boulevard leading to the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe, which was closed to the public to prevent the spread of coronavirus, in Mexico City, on Good Friday, April 10, 2020. Instead of celebrating with the usual packed churches and elaborate processions attended by thousands, this year, Mexico's Catholic faithful were told to stay home, with closed-door Masses and a private performance of the Stations of the Cross broadcast on television.(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
April 10, 2020 - 8:18 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Interns and resident doctors at a public hospital on the outskirts of Mexico’s capital say that 26 of them have tested positive for the COVID-19 disease and request personal protective equipment and better training for all of the hospital’s staff. In an open letter to Mexico’s...
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In this photo released by Xinhua News Agency, a worker wearing a protective face mask irons clothes at a re-opened shopping mall in in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, March 30, 2020. Shopkeepers in the city at the center of China's virus outbreak were reopening Monday but customers were scarce after authorities lifted more of the anti-virus controls that kept tens of millions of people at home for two months. (Shen Bohan/Xinhua via AP)
March 30, 2020 - 8:35 pm
The governors of New York and California are moving to rapidly expand the ranks of health care workers, as the death toll from COVID-19 in New York surged past 1,200 while hospitalizations in California doubled in the last four days. The spike in deaths in New York was another sign of the long...
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