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The Nurse Was Holding Up. Then Her 3 Close Relatives Were Brought In.

The Nurse Was Holding Up. Then Her 3 Close Relatives Were Brought In.

A man wears a face mask in Times Square in New York, March 24, 2020. (Bryan Derballa/The New York Times)
A man wears a face mask in Times Square in New York, March 24, 2020. (Bryan Derballa/The New York Times)

Twelve doctors at her hospital and the chief executive were sickened with the coronavirus. A colleague had died. Patients as young as 19 were being placed on ventilators.

But Michele Acito, director of nursing at Holy Name Medical Center, in the hardest-hit town in New Jersey’s hardest-hit county, felt like she was holding up.

Then her mother-in-law, sister-in-law and brother-in-law arrived.

The disease that has crippled New York City is now enveloping New Jersey’s densely packed cities and suburbs. The state’s governor said on Friday that New Jersey was about a week behind New York, where scenes of panicked doctors have gripped the nation.

Hospitals in the state are scrambling to convert cafeterias and pediatric wings into intensive care units. Ventilators are running low. One in three nursing homes has

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Coronavirus prompts Kim Kardashian to close company fulfillment center

Kim Kardashian West is temporarily shuttering her beauty line’s fulfillment center in California as the state responds to the novel coronavirus pandemic, the mogul and influencer announced on social media.

“To our KKW Beauty family,” the KKW Beauty team wrote in a post shared to Twitter on Monday morning. “Due to current health orders in California, our fulfillment center is temporarily closing. While our website remains available to accept orders, our fulfillment center cannot guarantee delivery dates at this time. Your order will receive top priority as soon as we can resume shipping.”

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In addition to her Twitter, which boasts 64.3 million followers, Kardashian West also shared the announcement with her 163 million Instagram followers.

The announcement also pops up on the website’s homepage.

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As of Monday morning, 35,345 COVID-19 cases had been

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Cuba, Bolivia close borders, Brazil slashes growth expectations

Cuba, Bolivia close borders, Brazil slashes growth expectations

Montevideo (AFP) – Cuba and Bolivia announced on Friday they were closing their borders while Brazil drastically slashed its growth projections for 2020 over the coronavirus pandemic.

Latin American countries continued to ramp up measures to contain the virus outbreak with more than 30 deaths from the COVID-19 disease and total cases soaring over 3,000.

– Cuba –

President Miguel Diaz-Canel finally closed the borders to non-residents after long bucking a regional trend.

Economically crippled by US sanctions, Cuba is largely dependent on its tourism revenue.

The measure will come into effect on Tuesday and will last for 30 days. There are 60,000 tourists currently in Cuba.

Cuba has seen 21 cases with one Italian tourist dying.

More than 28,000 medical students took part in a neighborhood-by-neighborhood “active search” to stop “people who could have the illness infecting others,” said Jorge Gonzalez, dean at Havana’s University of Medicine.

The program

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Thailand to close malls as coronavirus cases jump

Thailand to close malls as coronavirus cases jump

BANGKOK (Reuters) – Thailand announced it will close malls in the capital Bangkok as the country reported its largest daily increase in coronavirus infections on Saturday.

Malls, except for supermarkets, will be closed for 22 days beginning March 22 to April 12 in a bid to curb the outbreak of the coronavirus, Bangkok Governor Aswin Kwanmuang said in a statement.

“For malls, only the areas that sell food and goods that are used in daily life, will be open,” Aswin said in a Facebook live broadcast.

Long queues and crowds of shoppers were seen at a grocery store in downtown Bangkok with their carts full of dried goods, food and medicine.

The governor asked the public not to panic and hoard goods.

“Please don’t be alarmed, I guarantee that you will be able to buy food and goods sufficiently,” he said.

Restaurants will be open for takeout orders and pharmacies

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