15 Updates on the Coronavirus in New Videos - A Must Watch

Experimental lung drug to be tested on UK coronavirus patients, the UK biotech firm Synairgen is to trial its experimental lung drug in Covid-19 patients, joining the global race to find a treatment for coronavirus. The company received the green light from UK regulators to conduct a trial of its lead drug SNG001 at NHS trusts across the country. The Guardian reported.

Updates on the Coronavirus in Videos

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1. Coronavirus update: Europe starts closing down borders | DW News, Mar 18, 2020



Travel into Europe, the current epicenter of the coroanvirus pandemic, is being severely restricted. European Union leaders have agreed on a 30-day ban on travellers entering the bloc. The decision will affect most non-citizens and non-residents of the European Union - with some exceptions. It will be up to each member state to implement the new regulations. German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the EU would do what's necessary to protect the public's health and the economy.

2. Coronavirus outbreak: Trump to invoke Defense Production Act to fight virus



During Wednesday's Coronavirus Task Force briefing at the White House, U.S. President Donald Trump said he will invoke the Defense Production Act for use against the COVID-19 pandemic, putting in place a law that will allow the U.S. government to accelerate production of needed equipment.

3. Coronavirus Patient Explains The Worst Symptoms



Carl Goldman shares what it's been like to be diagnosed with coronavirus while aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship and life in quarantine since.

4. He's infected. See his message from hospital room



Clay Bentley, who is under quarantine and being treated by a Georgia hospital for novel coronavirus, tells CNN what the experience has been like for him.

5. How Close Are We to Getting a Coronavirus Vaccine?



Mar.17 -- World Economic Forum Head of Global Health and Healthcare Arnaud Bernaert discusses global containment measures and a timeframe for development of a coronavirus vaccine. He speaks on "Bloomberg Surveillance."

6. First Person To Test Coronavirus Vaccine Speaks Out



Researches are in the clinical trial phase for a COVID-19 vaccine within a “record” number of days. Jennifer Haller, the first human coronavirus vaccine patient, joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber for an exclusive interview, detailing her experience as researches race to find a cure for the coronavirus affecting individuals around the world. Haller tells Melber she will have to do daily logs of her temperature, symptoms, and side effects and will be monitored for 14 months.

6. How Coronavirus Became a Global Pandemic



On Dec. 1, 2019, a patient in Wuhan, China, started showing symptoms of what doctors determined was a new coronavirus. Since then, the virus has spread to infect more than 100,000 people.

7. Safety Measures For CORONAVIRUS



Make sure you watch the whole video to know all the answers to your curious questions!

8. Coronavirus prevention: How Dubai Metro and other public transport are sanitised



Ever wondered how public transport in Dubai are cleaned and sanitized daily as part of precautionary measures against novel coronavirus (COVID-19)? Watch this video.

9. 6 Steps to Prevent COVID-19



Take steps to lower your risk of getting sick with COVID-19. Here are some things you should do.

10. Coronavirus victim's son recalls father's final moments as he died



The son of an 88-year-old church choir singer, who died after contracting coronavirus, has told of his heartbreak that he could not be with his father in his "direst hour" due to strict rules surrounding the respiratory disease.

11. Coronavirus UK: Shocking footage shows shoppers hoarding in Brent Cross



Swarms of coronavirus panic buyers descended on supermarkets the second they opened their doors this morning. Stores have seen issues across the nation, despite urging people to buy as usual, with limits having to be imposed on essentials such as toilet roll and soap. Images from across the UK have shown people with trolleys stacked high with dried foods, toilet paper and other items, sourced in fear of imminent self-isolation.

12. Coronavirus: renters to be protected from eviction says Johnson



The prime minster has said the government will bring forward emergency legislation to protect private renters from eviction amid the coronavirus pandemic. His comments came after the Labour leader said private tenants were ‘worried sick’ they might not be able to pay their rents if they fell ill.

13. Coronavirus hits all 50 US states as death toll rises - BBC News



The deadly coronavirus has now hit all 50 states in the US as West Virginia reported its first case of the infection on Tuesday. Announcing West Virginia's first Covid-19 patient, Governor Jim Justice said: "We knew this was coming." New York City said it was considering a lockdown similar to one in the San Francisco Bay area. There have so far been 108 deaths in the US from coronavirus and more than 6,300 confirmed cases nationwide. Globally, there are about 200,000 cases and nearly 8,000 people have died.

14. Bars, restaurants shut across U.S. over coronavirus concerns



The U.S. is now reporting over 4,600 reported coronavirus cases and at least 80 reported deaths. New Orleans, which was gearing up for Saint Patrick's Day celebrations, was eerily quiet after Louisiana forced all bars to close over coronavirus fears. In New York City, restaurants were shuttered Monday night as business owners are forced to figure out how to help employees while also making ends meet themselves. Mola Lenghi reports on how else coronavirus is shaping the country's new normal.

15. Coronavirus outbreak: Trudeau announces Canada-U.S. border closure and economic aid package



Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the border between Canada and the U.S. will be temporarily closed to non-essential traffic. Trudeau also announced additional economic measures to help Canadians affected by the novel coronavirus pandemic.Trudeau said the government will spend up to $82 billion, including $27 billion in direct support for Canadian workers and businesses.

“These are extraordinary times, our government is taking extraordinary measures,” Trudeau said. “The measures we’re announcing today will provide up to $27 billion dollars in direct support to Canadian workers and businesses, plus $55 billion to meet liquidity needs of Canadian businesses and households through tax deferrals to help stabilize the economy.”

Trudeau said combined, the $82 billion in support represents more than three per cent of Canada’s GDP. He said the economic measures will ensure that Canada’s economy rebounds after the pandemic.

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