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London police shoot man over ‘terrorism-related’ stabbings

London police shoot man over ‘terrorism-related’ stabbings

The last such incident in London occurred in November when the police shot a man in a fake suicide vest who stabbed two people and wounded three others before being knocked down by bystanders. A thi...

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Philippines reports first virus death outside China

The city of Huanggang, east of Wuhan , said only one member of each household would be permitted to leave the house every two days to buy necessities. The city - where the virus is thought to have em...

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Emails Show Trump's Thinking on Ukraine

Emails Show Trump's Thinking on Ukraine

Trump made the request for an investigation into the Bidens in an infamous July 25 call that the president calls 'perfect'. A federal indictment, unsealed in October, alleges that Giuliani associate...

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Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala on Sunday

Second case of coronavirus confirmed in Kerala on Sunday

The couple had recently travelled from Wuhan, China, which is said to be the epicentre of the outbreak. In MP, a 50-year-old woman and her 20-year-old son who were admitted in a hospital in Ujjain for...

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Lawrence patient tests negative for coronavirus, Kansas health officials say

On Friday, health experts say they received word from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that the two patients tested negative for the coronavirus. So far, more than 100 people have died f...

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Philippines records first coronavirus death outside of China

Philippines records first coronavirus death outside of China

The latest USA patient was identified only as a man in Santa Clara County, south of San Francisco, who became ill after traveling to China and has "self-isolated" at home, Sara Cody, director of publi...

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World Health Organization declares worldwide emergency over coronavirus

World Health Organization declares worldwide emergency over coronavirus

The National Health Commission said there were 1,982 new confirmed cases, bringing the total to just under 10,000. The death toll is now at 170 in China . To date, about 99% of the cases are in Chi...

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First Death From Wuhan Coronavirus Outside China Reported in Philippines

Australia said it was barring entry to non-citizens arriving from China , while Australian citizens who had travelled there would be required to go into "self-isolation" for two weeks. The U.S. -base...

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Trump impeachment: US Senate will not hear witness testimony

Ms Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Speaker of the House of Representatives, which impeached Mr Trump on Dec 18, accused Republicans who voted against allowing witnesses of being "accomplices to the Pre...

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Quitting smoking reverses lung cell damage even for decade-long smokers

Quitting smoking reverses lung cell damage even for decade-long smokers

However, after someone quits smoking, it is these cells that grow and replace the damaged cells in the lungs. Smokers can effectively turn back time in their lungs by kicking the habit, with healt...

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Boston man confirmed to have coronavirus

Boston man confirmed to have coronavirus

A "small number" of United Kingdom nationals are set to join the dozens at Arrowe Park Hospital in Merseyside on Sunday, according to the Liverpool Echo, after travelling from China on alternative fli...

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Trump's administrator will try to let states limit Medicaid benefits

Trump's administrator will try to let states limit Medicaid benefits

Also, the agency said that for the first time, participating states will have more negotiating power to manage drug costs by adopting a formulary similar to those provided in the commercial market, wi...

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Health experts warn China travel ban would hinder coronavirus response

The latest US patient was identified only as a man in Santa Clara County, south of San Francisco, who became ill after traveling to China and has "self-isolated" at home, Sara Cody, director of publ...

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Case of coronavirus confirmed in Boston, Massachusetts

Case of coronavirus confirmed in Boston, Massachusetts

He recently returned from a trip to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak. At least seven cases have been reported in the United States, leading the Trump administration to decl...

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NYC reports first person under investigation for coronavirus

If confirmed, it would be the first known instance of the virus in New York City. While some infections have resulted in severe illness, and even death, others have presented with milder symptoms and ...

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Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

Ma says that his group will attempt to present much more assist in the battle towards the virus for the event and accumulation of medical science. " Jack Ma Foundation will exhaust our abilities to...

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Iran calls U.S. sanctions on nuke organisation chief 'unwise'

Iran calls U.S. sanctions on nuke organisation chief 'unwise'

The decision to sanction Salehi and the AEOI would have an impact on Iran's civilian nuclear program because it has operational control over the program, including purchasing parts for nuclear facil...

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Coronavirus 'domestic outbreak' warning as China slams USA travel ban

The latest US patient was identified only as a man in Santa Clara County, south of San Francisco, who became ill after traveling to China and has "self-isolated" at home, Sara Cody, director of publ...

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China virus toll surges to 259 deaths, nearly 12000 infections

Such a declaration calls for a coordinated worldwide response and can bring more money and resources. United States citizens arriving from Hubei, of which Wuhan is the capital, will have to undergo 14...

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Officials confirm 1st case of coronavirus in MA

The university is working closely with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Boston Public Health Commission, she said. The man sought medical attention soon after his return to the U....

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China reports 11,791 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus, 259 deaths

Americans returning from other parts of China will be subject to screening at airports and will be required to take 14 days of "monitored self-quarantine" screening measures at home. CDC Director Ro...

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Wuhan virus: Britain reports first two cases of coronavirus

Wuhan virus: Britain reports first two cases of coronavirus

The two people who were announced on Friday as having tested positive for coronavirus - the first confirmed cases in the United Kingdom - are being treated at a specialist facility in Newcastle . P...

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China reports 259 people have died of new virus; 11,800 sick

Under the measures announced on Friday, Americans returning from Hubei province will be subject to 14 days' mandatory quarantine in an institutional setting upon their return, in order for health auth...

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Coronavirus 'whistleblower' nurse says China has 90,000 sick

Coronavirus 'whistleblower' nurse says China has 90,000 sick

Some experts believe the virus is not as risky as the one that caused the 2002-03 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), which also began in China and killed almost 800 people, or t...

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Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus

Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus

And while influenza is not a coronavirus, it isn't so different from 2019-nCoV, either. "My advice is to get a flu shot", he said. Health officials warn patients to call a health care provider b...

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MS officials monitoring coronavirus, preparing for possible cases

MS officials monitoring coronavirus, preparing for possible cases

Harry Kopolovich, chairman of emergency medicine at Richmond University Medical Center, who stressed the importance of common-sense measures, like obtaining a flu vaccine, hand washing, wearing a mask...

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California man tests positive for coronavirus, 7th U.S. case

California man tests positive for coronavirus, 7th U.S. case

CDC said that although little is known about the coronavirus, the risk of infection for people in the United States is low. So far, the US has confirmed seven cases of the coronavirus outbreak in Ca...

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China Expresses Confidence Coronavirus Epidemic Will Be Defeated

The actions Friday represent the first time in 50 years the US has instituted a quarantine order. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has issued a Level 3 travel alert for China , telling American...

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Third case of coronavirus confirmed in London

Third case of coronavirus confirmed in London

The novel coronavirus has now infected nearly 10,000 people around the world. The Londoner is the third confirmed case in Ontario and the fourth in Canada. Provincial health officials are investigat...

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Virus Death Toll Rises, Hong Kong Stocks Tumble

Virus Death Toll Rises, Hong Kong Stocks Tumble

As for employees in China or employees with immediate family members returning from China, they have been advised to return home as soon as possible and to work from home for at least 14 days from the...

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Two patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK

The two patients are in a high outcome infectious disease unit in Newcastle, the chief medical officer confirmed. The number of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus in South Korea has risen to 11,...

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CDC quarantines 195 passengers; U.S. declares nCoV public health emergency

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Friday that the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S. Beginning at 5 p.m. Researchers at the National Institu...

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Ontario to announce new case of novel coronavirus

Ontario to announce new case of novel coronavirus

This case is different compared to Ontario's previous bouts, as the woman initially tested negative, said health officials. "Protocols and procedures were followed excellently, in such a way that th...

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Coronavirus: Flight leaves for Wuhan to bring back trapped Indians

Coronavirus: Flight leaves for Wuhan to bring back trapped Indians

The Ministry of External Affairs said it has reached out to over 600 Indians living in Hubei to ascertain their willingness to be brought back. A total of 366 people is expected to reach India from ...

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Oklahoma Potential Coronavirus Cases Test Negative

Now there are no other potential cases in Oklahoma. "We appreciate the work of the OSDH Acute Disease Service and the CDC for working quickly to confirm there are no cases of the Novel Coronavirus i...

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