As the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping through South Korea late in February, doctor Nam Ha-jong received an order to report overnight to Daegu, a city that was to become the epicentre of infections. With little formal training in treating virus victims and just two hours of instruction in the use of personal protective gear, the 30-year-old was sent to track down likely patients. As fear of the new disease gripped the country, Nam went door to door from dawn to dusk each day, wearing full protective gear to perform the testing of members of an obscure religious group at the centre of the outbreak.
With precious few days remaining in the 2020 campaign, President Trump was forced on Tuesday to travel to Nebraska’s Second District to try to fend off a challenge from Joe Biden, who leads in polls tracking the battle for a single electoral vote.
Two Conference USA games scheduled for the weekend, including No. 19 Marshall at Florida International, have been postponed because of COVID-19 issues. Marshall was scheduled to play Friday night, but FIU had to call off the game because of a lack of available scholarship players. “We send our best wishes to the entire El Paso community as the face the challenge of dealing with the latest outbreak,” North Texas President Neal Smatresk said in a statement.