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Jet Evacuates Americans From China Outbreak Zone

Jet Evacuates Americans From China Outbreak Zone

Facebook has suspended non-essential travel to mainland China and told employees in China to work from home. The virus is believed to have originated in a wild-animal market in Wuhan , where it...

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Will wearing a mask help prevent coronavirus?

Will wearing a mask help prevent coronavirus?

Experts, including Dr. Patel of C.D.C., said they did not know of any study on the psychology of mask use or how reticence could be overcome. For example, it is really hard to find one that fits perfe...

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Suspected case of coronavirus in Arkansas

Suspected case of coronavirus in Arkansas

Almost 13,000 cases of the flu have been reported throughout the state, more than half of which have been diagnosed in Maricopa County. Airlines across the globe are canceling flights to China becau...

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Face Masks: What Doctors Say About Their Role In Containing Coronavirus

Dr. Angela Hewlett, the medical director of the Nebraska Biocontainment Unit, says it's not necessary for the average American to wear a mask for daily activities if he or she is not sick. This would ...

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Chinese Canadians, health officials taking stand against 'unfair stigmatization' during coronavirus outbreak

The WHO will hold an urgent meeting for Thursday over whether the outbreak should be declared a global health emergency - a designation that can lead to increased worldwide coordination. Meanwhile K...

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No, coronavirus isn't linked to Corona beer, can't be cured with bleach

No, coronavirus isn't linked to Corona beer, can't be cured with bleach

New Mexico led the searches for "beer virus", while search interest in " Corona beer virus" was greatest in Oregon. A Google Tendencies graph displaying how worldwide searches for the phrases " c...

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Enhanced screenings at Detroit Metro Airport over concerns of Coronavirus

Enhanced screenings at Detroit Metro Airport over concerns of Coronavirus

At the moment, 20 airports across the United States are now testing for Coronavirus . Screenings were already being done in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago, and Atlanta. At the moment, ...

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Coronavirus: 2 in Broome County test negative for deadly China infection

The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) said the test kit from Lawrence has been sent to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The Southern Nevada Health Di...

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British Airways halts China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

British Airways halts China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

More than 56 million people in nearly 20 Chinese cities, including Wuhan, have been prevented from travelling in an attempt to curb the spread of the virus during the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival...

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Butte County Public Health Officials respond to Coronavirus threat

Butte County Public Health Officials respond to Coronavirus threat

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is working closely with the Philadelphia and state Departments of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor developments surro...

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First novel coronavirus case reported in B.C.

First novel coronavirus case reported in B.C.

On Wednesday, health officials announced that both of the samples have been forwarded to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . He is now in isolation at home. Wash your hands constantl...

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British Airways suspends flight bookings to China

British Airways suspends flight bookings to China

Passengers on some flights to China will have to make do without hot meals, blankets and newspapers, as airlines step up measures to protect crew and travelers from a new virus that has killed mo...

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China Virus: Japan Evacuates Nationals From Coronavirus Center Wuhan

China has shut down transportation from some of the affected areas, essentially quarantining millions of people - but experts have said those actions might not be enough to stop the spread of the viru...

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Coronavirus: Americans Cheer As Evacuation Flight From Wuhan Reaches U.S.

It was a moment of relief and joy, even as health workers rushed to ensure that passengers don't have the respiratory virus. The crew of the plane was completely separated from the passengers, Alask...

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Coronavirus: China Women quarantined in Brisbane hotel over health fears

Coronavirus: China Women quarantined in Brisbane hotel over health fears

Anne Zink, Alaska's chief medical officer. Associated Press reported Tuesday that the death toll in mainland China in an outbreak of the novel coronavirus has risen to 132, with a total of 5,974 cas...

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Plane carrying U.S. evacuees from Wuhan lands in Alaska

A male resident of B.C.in his 40s, who frequently travels to China and recently returned to B.C. from Wuhan , tested positive for the coronavirus, provincial health officer Dr. Experts worry the ne...

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Flu numbers remain high across the board

On Monday, Austin Public Health tweeted that another person in Travis County died because of flu-related illnesses, which makes two deaths this season. Between the lines: James Lawler, an infectiou...

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Sault College, CMHA to host Bell Let's Talk community event

Sault College, CMHA to host Bell Let's Talk community event

The City of Barrie joins more than 80 communities around Canada that are raising the Bell Let's Talk flag to show support for mental health in their communities. Shipley said that alongside the laun...

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Germany confirms another three cases of new virus from China

The new type of coronavirus that has infected thousands of people, mainly in China, causes cold- and flu-like symptoms, including cough and fever, and in more severe cases, shortness of breath and...

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National lab confirms second case of novel coronavirus in Toronto woman

National lab confirms second case of novel coronavirus in Toronto woman

The province of Ontario had announced Saturday that Canada's first suspected case involved a man in his 50s who had been in Wuhan, China , the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic. So far nearly 2...

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Coronavirus: Australia to quarantine evacuees on Christmas Island

Japan on Wednesday airlifted about 200 of its nationals from ground zero of China's virus epidemic that has killed more than 100 people, and the United States readied a similar flight. "There will be ...

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Flight from Wuhan with more than 200 American evacuees lands in Anchorage

The volume of airline travellers of the top 30 ranked cities is presented. The Bavarian case is the first known example outside of China of the infection spreading between people who are not clo...

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KDHE investigating possible coronavirus case in Douglas County

The patient was in China where there is a lot of the virus and thought it would be wise to let officials know that they had symptoms including fever and cough typical of the virus, according to KDHE ...

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UAE confirms first cases of new Chinese virus in Mideast

UAE confirms first cases of new Chinese virus in Mideast

The announcement comes hours after Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced plans to evacuate some of the hundreds of Australians now trapped in Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, and send them to Chri...

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Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China

Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China

Scientists in Australia have successfully replicated the deadly Wuhan coronavirus , in what they said would be a "game changer" in the fight against a deadly epidemic which has stricken thousands. Th...

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Kendall County health officials confirm no cases of coronavirus

Kendall County health officials confirm no cases of coronavirus

The Broome County Health Department Monday announced two people who had recently traveled to China were being evaluated. The disease is thought to have originated in an animal before being transmitted...

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Rotating elementary strikes affect Simcoe County today

Rotating elementary strikes affect Simcoe County today

Another teacher's union has announced strike action which will see all public Catholic schools in Muskoka closed Tuesday, February 4th. These dates are in addition to the strike day on January 30 and ...

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Wesleyan University Student Isolated, Being Monitored For Coronavirus

Wesleyan University Student Isolated, Being Monitored For Coronavirus

Sunday it was confirmed the test was negative. And the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District announced on Monday that test results were negative for the novel coronavirus for the Baylor st...

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Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5

Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5

It is the second case in California , and the fourth overall case in the United States. More than 55 people have died. Coronavirus was compared to SARS, and individuals diagnosed with the virus a...

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80 dead in China, 2,700 infected as Wuhan virus outbreak spreads

80 dead in China, 2,700 infected as Wuhan virus outbreak spreads

Health teams have been stationed at Fua'amotu International Airport to monitor all incoming passengers, starting on January 27. The patient is a Chinese woman in her 40s who arrived in Sri Lanka last ...

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Rutgers Expert: What You Should Know About the Wuhan Coronavirus

Rutgers Expert: What You Should Know About the Wuhan Coronavirus

Previously, the US had urged citizens to "exercise increased caution" when visiting China, while avoiding any travel to the area near Wuhan, the city of 11 million where the epidemic started. The coro...

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Canada's first coronavirus patient had symptoms on flight from China

Canada's first coronavirus patient had symptoms on flight from China

The Toronto patient, a man in his 50s who had recently travelled to Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak, landed at Pearson Airport on Wednesday. "The Government of Canada has been working close...

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Korea reports fourth confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

Korea reports fourth confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

Amid the lockdown, countries like the U.S. and France have been trying to evacuate their citizens from the central Chinese city. Due to the fact that the virus's long incubation period - up to two...

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US limits visas in effort to restrict birth tourism

US limits visas in effort to restrict birth tourism

The Center for Immigration Studies, a group that advocates for stricter immigration laws, estimated that in 2012, about 36,000 foreign-born women gave birth in the US, then left the country. "The ...

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Texas A&M Student Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Texas A&M Student Tests Negative For Coronavirus

Samples from the unidentified patient were sent to the CDC in Atlanta for testing to find out if the student's illness was the coronavirus. The Brazos County Health District confirmed negative resul...

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