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Passenger flying into LAX quarantined over potential coronavirus

The agency also started screening at worldwide airports in Atlanta and Chicago. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . A traveler who arrived at Los Angeles International Airport...

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Toronto is prepared to handle a coronavirus outbreak, health officials say

Toronto is prepared to handle a coronavirus outbreak, health officials say

She refused to reveal how many people have been tested for the virus locally so far but did point out that there have yet to be any confirmed cases in Canada and that the risk to residents locally r...

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Lassa Fever has Returned | Check out the Latest Reports

Lassa Fever has Returned | Check out the Latest Reports

Ibrahim, further reiterated the state government's readiness to partner with all persons, group and organizations in its determination towards providing quality healthcare service for the good people ...

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Twin Falls doctors sees more influenza A at present time

He says the best protection against influenza is to get the flu shot and not many people understand how vital that is. Orange County will host a free flu vaccination clinic on Monday, Jan. Flu virus...

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Google CEO eyes major opportunity in healthcare, says will protect privacy

Google CEO eyes major opportunity in healthcare, says will protect privacy

Privacy can not be a "luxury good" in 2020, the CEO of Google warned on Wednesday, as he pointed to the European Union's GDPR regulation as a template for other similar privacy laws around the world. ...

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No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio

No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio

So far, the illness spread to more than 830 people and 25 have died. Still, "CDC believes that the immediate risk to the American public continues to be low at this time, but the situation contin...

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Four People Being Tested for Chinese Coronavirus in Scotland

Four People Being Tested for Chinese Coronavirus in Scotland

The patients have also had a high fever and a cough, officials said . The number of confirmed cases in mainland China rose to more than 800 as of January 23, the National Health Commission said ...

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HPV vaccine could 'eliminate cervical cancer in young women'

HPV vaccine could 'eliminate cervical cancer in young women'

August. At the other end of the spectrum, if a woman is older than 65 and has never had cervical cancer or precancerous symptoms, she may not need to be screened at all, either by Pap test or HPV te...

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Work to start on three possible China virus vaccines: CEPI

Work to start on three possible China virus vaccines: CEPI

Australian health authorities are now investigating four suspected cases in New South Wales, while cases have already been confirmed in Singapore, Saudi Arabia and Japan. The Head of UQ's School of Ch...

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Sick passenger sparks coronavirus concerns at Los Angeles airport, officials say

Sick passenger sparks coronavirus concerns at Los Angeles airport, officials say

The CDC officials were not immediately available for comment on Thursday morning. "The safety of our customers and team members is our top priority". from the region around Wuhan, China, where the o...

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Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia up 35%

Emergency hospital admissions for people with dementia up 35%

A Department of Health and Social Care spokesperson said: 'We know that hospital visits can be distressing for people with dementia which is why there should be high-quality care in the community'. ...

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Mattel Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Mattel Earns Top Marks in 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Giant Food joins the ranks of more than 680 major USA businesses that also earned top marks this year. The Human Rights Campaign has released its 2020 Corporate Equality Index , including a number ...

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MA confirms first child flu death of season

MA confirms first child flu death of season

State health officials say flu activity dropped statewide last week but is still ahead of this time previous year. "I feel huge sorrow for the family of this child", Bharel said in a statement . Ad...

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Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Wuhan officials said since January 14 they are using infrared thermometers at airports, railway stations and other passenger terminals in the city to strengthen screening. Gao said officials are wor...

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World Health Organization says coronavirus outbreak is NOT an worldwide emergency

World Health Organization says coronavirus outbreak is NOT an worldwide emergency

Adhanom said the global organization remains concerned about the outbreak in China, and understands that some in the region of the country that has been particularly affected already consider it a h...

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Possible Case of Coronavirus Virus in Texas

And because the virus is carried in droplets - usually from an infected person sneezing, spitting or coughing - it can survive on surfaces for days. The shut-down comes as hundreds of millions of pe...

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Coronavirus: WHO declines to declare global emergency

Outbreak: The current epidemic, which started in mid-December and has already affected more than 500 people, with several fatalities, may have originated in an animal market in the city of Wuhan, a c...

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Coronavirus outbreak prompts China to restrict travel in additional cities

January 23, shutting down public transportation, incoming and outgoing trains, long-distance buses and air travel till further notice, effectively putting everyone in the city in quarantine. Large pub...

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Wuhan: Virus-hit Chinese city to shut public transport

Wuhan: Virus-hit Chinese city to shut public transport

Signs of infection with the new virus include respiratory symptoms, fever, cough, shortness of breath and breathing difficulties. Like SARS, it can be passed among people through the respiratory tra...

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Passenger who arrived at LAX tested due to concerns about lethal coronavirus

Passenger who arrived at LAX tested due to concerns about lethal coronavirus

They recommended that the person be taken to a hospital and an ambulance arrived, LAX spokesperson/ Heath Montgomery told the Los Angeles Times. On Saturday, the U.S. Officials stress there have b...

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China coronavirus: What we know and what to do

China coronavirus: What we know and what to do

They are still trying to determine whether spread among people is limited or whether it might be spreading in a sustained manner , meaning it easily passes from one person to the next and then onward...

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China reports 440 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

China reports 440 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

The World Health Organisation WHO is set to meet today, Wednesday January 22, in Geneva to "ascertain whether the outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of global concern". "It is very impor...

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Millions With Heart Disease Use Pot, Risking Harm

Millions With Heart Disease Use Pot, Risking Harm

Calling the finding "eye-opening", lead author Dr. Muthiah Vaduganathan from Brigham and Women's Hospital's Heart and Vascular Center in Boston says the review suggests that smoking marijuana carries ...

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Call to ban video game ‘loot boxes’ that ‘encourage children to gamble’

Rock Paper Shotgun highlighted the report yesterday, in which Murdoch calls on publishers to stop selling games that use loot boxes that "encourage children to gamble", to make the changes explicitly...

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First case of Wuhan coronavirus occurs in US, CDC says

And even though scientists know a lot about the flu virus and its various strains, they struggle to predict the extent to which it will spread in any given year. Coronavirus has spread to other areas ...

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CDC confirms first US case of China coronavirus

CDC confirms first US case of China coronavirus

Scott Lindquist, Washington state epidemiologist for communicable disease, speaks during a press conference about the first confirmed USA case of a virus known as the 2019 novel coronavirus at the sta...

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Second person dies from mystery virus in China

Second person dies from mystery virus in China

The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement that 136 new cases of coronavirus had been discovered in the city on Saturday and Sunday. Chinese authorities have reported 139 new cases in...

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New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells

This TCR acknowledges a molecule most in vogue on the ground of a wide sequence of most cancers cells as nicely as in a variety of the physique's regular cells but, remarkably, is in a space to ...

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Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

Supreme Court rejects fast-track review of health care suit

The Republican lawsuit argues that the 2017 tax law made Obamacare's individual mandate unconstitutional by zeroing out the tax penalty for not having health insurance. It also asked the high court to...

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Australian man tested for coronavirus after returning from China with respiratory illness

Australian man tested for coronavirus after returning from China with respiratory illness

The new coronavirus strain, first discovered in the central city of Wuhan, has caused alarm because of its connection to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome ( SARS ), which killed almost 650 people ...

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One more flu related death recorded

One more flu related death recorded

Her father, Keith, said he took his daughter to her doctor's office twice in November, but the vaccine wasn't administered due to a rash on her body. In addition to having one of the earliest starts ...

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Cervical Health Awareness Month: Preventing cervical cancer

Cervical Health Awareness Month: Preventing cervical cancer

National guidelines recommend cervical cancer screening, which can find cells that lead to cancer, about every three years for those with normal results on their last test. "HPV is usually passed on...

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New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says

New coronavirus 'preventable and controllable', China says

The new strain of the Sars-like coronavirus has caused alarm because of its connection to severe acute respiratory syndrome , which killed more than 750 people globally in 2002-03. "I think that with...

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China reports 3rd death, almost 140 new cases of coronavirus

China reports 3rd death, almost 140 new cases of coronavirus

What is the virus, and how does it spread? Some experts have suggested that there are probably far more cases of the illness than the authorities have disclosed. So far, 198 people have been diagn...

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Rebel Wilson shows off her weight loss in new Instagram post

Rebel Wilson shows off her weight loss in new Instagram post

The " Cats " star has been working hard on her body transformation for the past year and is seeing great results. The amusing lady, 39, first shared a photo of herself taking a midnight stroll Thurs...

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