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China Opens Virus Hospital, Market Plunges as Toll Grows

BEIJING — China opened a new hospital built in 10 days, infused cash into its tumbling financial markets and further restricted people's movement in sweeping new steps Monday to contain a rapidly spreading virus and its escalating impact. Chinese President ...
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Palace: Prince Philip in Hospital as ‘Precautionary Measure’

LONDON — Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was admitted to a London hospital Friday “as a precautionary measure,” Buckingham Palace said. The palace said the 98-year-old Philip was admitted to the King Edward VII hospital for observation and...
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Racial Bias in Health Care Software Aids Whites Over Blacks

A widely used software program that helps guide care for millions of patients is flawed by unintentional racial bias that leads to blacks getting passed over for special care, according to a new study. The software predicts costs rather than sickness. It is...