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Associated Press 20 May 2020

NY MTA starts UV cleaning pilot to combat virus


New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority is launching an ultraviolet (UV) light pilot program to tackle the spread of the coronavirus on the city's trains and buses. (May 20)

The National Guard is expected to increase the number of its troops by more than 10,000 in the next week or two in the fight against the coronavirus, the commander of National Guard Bureau said Wednesday. (April 8)
Almost half of Americans said they felt lonely before the coronavirus hit and many states required people to self-isolate at home. While self-quarantining is the best way to flatten the curve, there are potential costs to mental health and well-being. Staying informed is vital to combatting those impacts, and there are proven ways to do it. Developmental psychologist Susan Pinker and attorney Jarrett Adams, who served over 9 years in prison on a wrongful conviction that was overturned, talk to MSNBC's Ari Melber about the science and experience of isolation - and how to combat it - in this special discussion. Aired on 04/07/2020.
NBC News' Emmanuelle Saliba takes a look at the makeshift hospitals that have sprung up around the country to combat the coronavirus pandemic.
▶️Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has called Sunday, April 12, for debt relief for developing countries to combat the coronavirus. In an appeal to world leaders and global financial institutions, Khan says in a recorded message that the biggest fear is "people dying of hunger" due to lockdowns.

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