Tag Archives: Mass

Images show mass burials at NYC public cemetery

While the rate of coronavirus hospitalizations may be falling in New York, New York City’s morgues are so crowded that crews are digging mass graves on Hart Island, near the Bronx, for bodies that have been unclaimed for more than two weeks. David Begnaud reports on the city’s ongoing crisis, and how the pandemic is now taking hold of the midwest.

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Coronavirus Test Shortage Raises Alarm As Washington State Bans Mass Gatherings | NBC Nightly News

There are now more than 1,000 confirmed coronavirus cases in the United States. As multiple states announced their first cases today, there are new concerns over whether there will be enough tests for the general public. Washington State employs “Mandatory social distancing,” which would ban gatherings with 250 people or more in three counties. Officials also asked residents to cancel elective surgeries if possible and for employees to telecommute when possible.» Subscribe to NBC News: » Watch […]

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How Obesity Can Lead to Type 2 Diabetes – Demonstration with a Mass Spectrometer

In our series of interviews with scientists from Cambridge University, to inspire your students and help us build brighter futures together, we spoke to Dr Sam Virtue in the Department of Clinical Biochemistry. Watch our video to find out about Sam’s work on obesity and Type 2 Diabetes, and watch a laboratory demonstration with a mass spectrometer. Read Sam’s blog post at

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