Cruise ships are still scrambling for safe harbor

(CNN) — More than a dozen cruise ships remain stranded at sea right now — some with and some without passengers — as ports deny entry and passengers panic about returning home.On March 13, in light of mounting fears over onboard Covid-19 outbreaks, the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) made the decision to suspend operations…

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France to transfer critical coronavirus patients by train to ease hospital pressure

PARIS (Reuters) – Thirty-eight critically ill coronavirus patients will be transferred by high-speed train from the Paris area to less overwhelmed regions on Wednesday to ease pressure on the capital’s intensive-care capacity, French health officials said. France recorded its worst daily coronavirus death toll on Monday, taking the toll above 3,000 for the first time,…

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Dutch 101-year-old coronavirus patient recovers

THE HAGUE (Reuters) – A 101-year-old woman who contracted coronavirus in the Netherlands has recovered, offering what her hospital said was “a spark of hope”. The woman, whose name was not released, was admitted to the IJsselland Hospital near Rotterdam a week and a half ago with breathing difficulties and tested positive for coronavirus. She…

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