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213 dead, 9692 cases of coronavirus confirmed in China

The WHO declares worldwide health emergencies for only "extraordinary" events that cause health risks to other countries through global spread, . and potentially require a coordinated worldwide re...

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Australia coronavirus: Dutton defends Christmas Island quarantine plan

Australia coronavirus: Dutton defends Christmas Island quarantine plan

A planned Qantas plane left Sydney for Hong Kong that evening and will wait until the Chinese authorities give the green light to enter Wuhan. Experts from the Australian civil protection team wer...

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First Canadian novel coronavirus patient discharged from hospital

The infection has spread to at least 15 other countries. At the three airports that receive direct fights from China - Toronto , Vancouver and Montreal - information screens in the customs areas ha...

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First confirmed United Kingdom coronavirus victims 'stayed at hotel in Yorkshire'

Two people in England have tested positive for the virus, which has already claimed the lives of 213 people, with nearly 10,000 cases confirmed across the globe , Chris Whitty said in a statement on ...

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United Nations envoy calls for 'solidarity' in battling virus outbreak

United Nations envoy calls for 'solidarity' in battling virus outbreak

Most cases are in China. Now, all regions in China have now reported patients testing positive for the virus after Tibet recorded its first case on January 30. A Boots spokesman added: "The best...

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"Extremely obese" owl too fat to fly after gorging on mice

An adorable rescued owl was labelled "too fat to fly", according to a Suffolk sanctuary. While under the care of the Suffolk facilities, the bird was placed on a "strict diet" that helped her shed...

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Virgin Atlantic suspends flights to Shanghai

Virgin Atlantic suspends flights to Shanghai

United, the third major U.S. carrier to announce its intentions, said it will operate its last mainland China-U.S. flight on February 5. Fox News Flash top headlines for January 31 are here. The fli...

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Senators to pose more questions ahead of crucial vote on witnesses

Senators to pose more questions ahead of crucial vote on witnesses

Lamar Alexander and Lisa Murkowski, were viewed as the remaining swing votes. "Therefore, I will vote in support of the motion to allow witnesses and documents to be subpoenaed", she said. Capitol in ...

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Facebook will remove some coronavirus conspiracy theories

Facebook will remove some coronavirus conspiracy theories

Part of their approach will be making sure claims of fake cures or prevention methods, or claims created to discourage treatment, are removed. Deadly coronavirus detected in the US UU. In 2018, 65...

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Google to Temporarily Shutter All Offices in China Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

In China, growth in factory activity faltered in January as export orders fell and an outbreak of a new virus added to risks. The figures were reported on Friday by the Macao Government Tourism Office...

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Pakistan Halts All Flights To And From China Amid Coronavirus Fears

Pakistan Halts All Flights To And From China Amid Coronavirus Fears

Hua Chunying, the ministry spokeswoman, also said China will continue to work with the WHO and other countries to maintain global and regional public health security. China's United Nations ambassad...

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China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 213, health officials say

Harris said the limited amount of virus spread beyond China suggested the outbreak could still be contained, but that if people are spreading the disease before they show symptoms - as some Chinese ...

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U.S. advises against travel to China; virus declared emergency

Airlines began cancelling flights servicing China on Wednesday, and more followed suit on Thursday. "So is China's commitment to transparency and to supporting other countries", he said. "The main...

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WHO Declares Coronavirus A Global Emergency

WHO Declares Coronavirus A Global Emergency

These diseases pose a public-health risk without bounds and may "potentially require a coordinated worldwide response", the WHO says on its website. With new cases of the novel coronavirus popping u...

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United Nations agency declares global emergency over virus from China

The first five known USA patients are believed to have contracted the virus during visits to China, epicenter of the worldwide outbreak, whereas the newly diagnosed IL patient - confirmed by the CDC...

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Man with coronavirus flew from Melbourne to Gold Coast

Man with coronavirus flew from Melbourne to Gold Coast

A Tiger Air spokeswoman said the airline had contacted all passengers on the flight and provided their details to Queensland Health to discuss prevention measures and other queries. "Before I come to ...

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Overdose drug deaths drop for first time in 28 years

Overdose drug deaths drop for first time in 28 years

This is the first time that life expectancy in the United States has not decreased since 2014, although it is still the case is below the peak expectation of the year of 78.9 years. Diabetes and kidne...

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Provincial lab rules out coronavirus in Ottawa case

Twenty-three other people in Ontario are being investigated for possible infection. The couple, both in their 50s, returned to Toronto on a China Southern Airlines flight on Jan 22. Dr. David Williams...

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WHO declares coronavirus a global health emergency

Many countries have urged their citizens not to visit China , while some have banned entry for travellers from Wuhan and Russian Federation said it was closing its far eastern border with China over ...

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Coronavirus victim was on flight to Queensland with 171 others

Coronavirus victim was on flight to Queensland with 171 others

Queensland Chief Health Officer Dr Jeannette Young confirmed the man is from the city of Wuhan , the epicentre of the virus. "We are working closely with the hotel and the 32 individuals concerned...

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Low number of novel coronavirus cases 'reassuring,' Ontario health official says

Low number of novel coronavirus cases 'reassuring,' Ontario health official says

Toronto Public Health (TPH) says the wife of a man who was the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Canada has now been confirmed to have the virus herself. Some airlines have halted all flights t...

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Jack Ma Pledges 14 Million Dollars For Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

Jack Ma Pledges 14 Million Dollars For Developing Coronavirus Vaccine

Shanghai East Hospital of Tongji University and Stermirna Therapeutics Co., Ltd. have launched a program to develop an mRNA vaccine targeting the novel coronavirus . Another 50 boxes have been provid...

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Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

This second person is a Chicago resident and the spouse of the first confirmed travel-associated case in the state. "But based on what we know now our assessment remains that the immediate risk to t...

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Bill Gates' Daughter Jennifer Engaged to Equestrian Nayel Nassar!

Bill Gates' Daughter Jennifer Engaged to Equestrian Nayel Nassar!

Giving us a look at her sparkling diamond ring, Jennifer gushed about her fiance. Jennifer , who shared a picture of herself and her Egyptian boyfriend on her Instagram account on Wednesday, s...

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Owl found too fat to fly by Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in Saxmundham

When staff examined and weighed the bird, she was "a rather chunky" 245 grams, according to the group's social media. An "extremely obese" owl was found in a ditch in Suffolk, unable to fly because ...

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Response to nation’s 1st coronavirus case draws on lessons from measles outbreak

Response to nation’s 1st coronavirus case draws on lessons from measles outbreak

At MIA, in an effort to prevent the coronavirus from spreading any further, staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will be screening passengers. Henry and Dix said the Provincia...

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Cases of New Coronavirus Registered in All Chinese Regions - Authorities

Cases of New Coronavirus Registered in All Chinese Regions - Authorities

Of the new deaths, 37 were in Hubei province and one in the south-western province of Sichuan. But cases of coronavirus have emerged in more than a dozen other countries, including the US and Canada...

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Dead In China, Another 7700 People Found To Be Infected By Coronavirus

Dead In China, Another 7700 People Found To Be Infected By Coronavirus

What's more, over 100 people in the states of Kerala and Maharashtra are under observation since the beginning of the week. The number of cases in China rose to 1,459 from the previous day, a sm...

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CEO thanks vets who saved his dog with $6m Super Bowl ad

CEO thanks vets who saved his dog with $6m Super Bowl ad

However, plans for this year's commercial were put on hold after Scout collapsed and was diagnosed with an aggressive from of cancer called hemangiosarcoma. He took Scout, who serves as his company's ...

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Harry and Meghan join Bell Let's Talk conversation on social media

Harry and Meghan join Bell Let's Talk conversation on social media

First up is Fox's Harry & Meghan: The Royals in Crisis, followed by ABC News special Royal Divide: Harry, Meghan and the Crown . Check out a preview below via the Twitter video embed. Last Wednes...

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Eighth Australian coronavirus case confirmed in Victoria

Eighth Australian coronavirus case confirmed in Victoria

Queensland chief health officer Dr Jeannette Young said Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service was well prepared to respond to the current global threat of novel coronavirus. Mr Cook said caut...

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Various countries' plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

Various countries' plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

The Japanese Embassy in Beijing said the initial evacuation is limited to those in Wuhan. United Airlines said it was suspending some flights between the United States and China for a week from Fe...

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Coronavirus: Death toll rises as virus spreads to every Chinese region

Coronavirus: Death toll rises as virus spreads to every Chinese region

Another 81,000 people were under observation for possible infection. As the coronavirus epidemic spreads, those travelling to China have been warned that many travel insurers may not cover their tri...

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Scientists Hurried To Develop A Vaccine To Dangerous Coronavirus

Scientists Hurried To Develop A Vaccine To Dangerous Coronavirus

The most important thing we would like to know is when the coronavirus vaccine will be ready to be used on humans. The process would take three months to start the first trial, three more months t...

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Cases of coronavirus in Canada

Cases of coronavirus in Canada

China's National Health Commission has confirmed the virus can be transmitted from person to person through "droplet transmission" - where a virus is passed on due to an infected person sneezing or co...

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