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Medical staff work past a patient at a level intensive care unit for patients contaminated with coronavirus COVID-19 of Louis Pasteur Hospital in Colmar, eastern France on March 26, 2020, after a strict lockdown came into effect to stop the spread of the COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by SEBASTIEN BOZON / AFP)
Medical staff work past a patient at a l […]

Coronavirus intensive care — what is involved?

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the work of intensive care units where the most severe cases of COVID-19 receive help to breathe
A veterinarian wearing a face mask examines a cat at "ZooAcademy" veterinary clinic in Moscow on April 21, 2020, during a strict lockdown in Russia to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. (Photo by Yuri KADOBNOV / AFP)
A veterinarian wearing a face mask exami […]

From housecats to humans: Europe’s vets deploy in COVID-19 crisis

Europe's vets are stepping in to help save human lives as the coronavirus outbreak stretches medical facilities and staffing to the limit
View of the dry La Concepcion reservoir -which supplies 30% of the Honduran capital Tegucigalpa - during a severe drought on September 14, 2019. Photo: Orlando Sierra / AFP
View of the dry La Concepcion reservoir […]

New climate models suggest Paris goals may be out of reach

New climate models show CO2 is a more potent greenhouse gas than previously understood, a finding that could push the Paris treaty goals out of reach, scientists have told AFP