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Suboxone, a combination of buprenorphine and naloxone, helps many people addicted to opioids wean themselves from an escalating drug habit. But counseling and social support are key to successful treatment, too, experts say. Craig F. Walker/Boston Globe via Getty Images hide caption

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Coffins of deceased people stored in a warehouse near Bergamo — a city at the heart of Italy's coronavirus crisis — before being transported to another region for cremation. Piero Cruciatti/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why 'Death Rates' From Coronavirus Can Be Deceiving

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The mouthpiece of a CPAP (continuous positive airway pressure) device delivers enough pressurized air to keep the breathing passage of someone who has obstructive sleep apnea open throughout the night. Dr P. Marazzi/Science Source hide caption

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President Trump signs the CARES act, a $2 trillion rescue package to provide economic relief amid the coronavirus outbreak, at the Oval Office of the White House on Friday. Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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ICU capabilities vary not only from hospital to hospital, but also from region to region. Some parts of the country have far more critical care beds by population than others. Ryan McVay/Getty Images hide caption

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ICU Bed Capacity Varies Widely Nationwide

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President Trump takes questions from reporters Monday. Joining him at the press briefing on coronavirus are Vice President Pence; Attorney General William Barr; Dr. Deborah Birx, White House coronavirus response coordinator; and Navy Rear Adm. John Polowczyk, who leads FEMA's task force on the supply chain. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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Health care workers from Virginia Hospital Center put on their personal protective equipment before people arrive at a drive-through coronavirus testing site in Arlington, Va., on Friday. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Can The U.S. Crowdsource Its Way Out Of A Mask Shortage? No, But It Still Helps

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Doctors test a hospital staffer Tuesday for coronavirus, in a triage tent that's been set up outside the E.R. at St. Barnabas hospital in the Bronx. Hospital workers are at higher risk of getting COVID-19, and public health experts fear a staffing shortage in the U.S. is coming. Misha Friedman/Getty Images hide caption

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States Get Creative To Find And Deploy More Health Workers In COVID-19 Fight

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"We haven't flattened the curve, and the curve is actually increasing," New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said of new coronavirus cases Tuesday. Cuomo said his state now has more than 25,000 cases, as he gave an update on the COVID-19 outbreak at a news conference at Manhattan's Javits Center, which will house a temporary hospital. John Minchillo/AP hide caption

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Nurses check registration lists before testing patients for coronavirus at the University of Washington Medical Center on March 13 in Seattle. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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The Mercy, a Navy hospital ship, departs San Diego Monday en route to Los Angeles to help free up local hospitals to deal with coronavirus cases. Mike Blake/Reuters hide caption

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Transmission electron micrograph of particles of SARS-CoV-2 — the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. NIAID/Flickr hide caption

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Why Hoarding Of Hydroxychloroquine Needs To Stop

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There was already a severe shortage of doctors and nurses in rural America before the COVID-19 crisis — and the growing sector of traveling nurses and doctors might be part of the solution. Jonnie Miles/Getty Images hide caption

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Traveling Nurses, Doctors Fill Gaps In Rural Coverage Ahead Of COVID-19

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says that in his state — the U.S. epicenter for the coronavirus — the wave of new cases is still going up. Here, commuters wearing masks pass through New York City's Penn Station on Monday. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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"We really need to come together as a nation" to fight the COVID-19 respiratory disease, Surgeon General Jerome Adams said on Monday. America's top doctor warned that "this week it's going to get bad." Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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"If we're not able to address the short-term cash needs of rural hospitals, we're going to see hundreds ... close before this crisis ends," warns the head of the National Rural Hospital Association. "This is not hyperbole." Cavan Images/Getty Images hide caption

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An expanding number of state health exchanges are reopening enrollment this month to help uninsured residents gain coverage during the COVID-19 pandemic. Max Posner/NPR hide caption

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A butcher shop in the Brooklyn borough of New York shows a "Closed" sign, limiting customers to three at a time. Gov. Andrew Cuomo is ordering all nonessential businesses to close, in an escalation of the state's attempts to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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