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Americans quarantined in California for coronavirus to be released

Americans quarantined in California for coronavirus to be released

The 195 people arrived in the United States on January 29 and their quarantine expires on Tuesday. The 195 individuals were housed at the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., as an "aggressi...

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Europe cases could be 'bigger fire — World Health Organization chief

Europe cases could be 'bigger fire — World Health Organization chief

The country's daily death toll topped 100 for the first time since the virus emerged in late December. Within the same 24-hour period, 2,478 new infections were confirmed across China, bringing th...

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US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

US Democrats trade barbs as New Hampshire vote nears

Rounding out the Democratic field are Sen. "There are a number of people who have run and have dropped out already who are completely capable and confident to be a vice president or a secretary of d...

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Single HPV vaccine dose may be effective against cervical cancer

Single HPV vaccine dose may be effective against cervical cancer

Rodriguez. In December 2019, the problem was recognized to the extent that the World Health Organization (WHO) Strategic Advisory Group of Experts on immunization went as far as recommending the s...

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Coronavirus: British man linked to 11 other cases 'fully recovered'

Coronavirus: British man linked to 11 other cases 'fully recovered'

It comes after a British man who caught coronavirus in Singapore appears to be linked to at least seven other confirmed cases in England , France and Spain. Five Britons who stayed with Walsh a...

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Novel coronavirus to be called COVID-19

Novel coronavirus to be called COVID-19

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus was addressing the start of a two-day meeting aimed at accelerating research into drugs, diagnostics and vaccines into the flu-li...

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World Health Organization names deadly virus from China 'COVID-19'

The world must "wake up and consider this enemy virus as public enemy number one", WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters, adding the first vaccine was 18 months away . WHO director-ge...

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Four more Australians on Diamond Princess cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus

Four more Australians on Diamond Princess cruise ship diagnosed with coronavirus

About 3,600 passengers and crewmembers remain on board the vessel. Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer, reported that there are also now seven cases of the virus confirmed in C...

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Coronavirus ‘a very grave threat’ to world, WHO director says

Five British nationals were diagnosed with the coronavirus in France after staying in the same ski chalet with a person who had been in Singapore. "The detection of a small number of cases may ind...

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First US evacuee infected with coronavirus was mistakenly released from hospital

First US evacuee infected with coronavirus was mistakenly released from hospital

A person in San Diego with coronavirus was mistakenly released from the hospital and had to be re-quarantined after initial testing showed that they had not been infected, local news reported . 1...

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65 more test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan

They will be under supervision and have to stay a metre apart and wear masks at all times. But they can be destroyed in under a minute if wiped with disinfectant, say experts at the institute of hygie...

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Michael Bloomberg creeps into 3rd place in new national poll

Michael Bloomberg creeps into 3rd place in new national poll

Polls in two cities opened at 6 a.m.; the opening times in other areas varied, with some as late as 11 a.m. Voters in many parts of the state would have until 7 p.m.to cast votes; others would have u...

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Sharp rise in number of viral pneumonia cases in China

Sharp rise in number of viral pneumonia cases in China

The statement gave no further details of the latest death toll. Screening measures have been implemented in some neighboring countries for passengers arriving from Wuhan. The SARS virus spread r...

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Singapore raises alert level as coronavirus cases jump to 33

Singapore raises alert level as coronavirus cases jump to 33

In addition to the new cases, MOH noted that there were 94 overseas participants at a private business meeting from the same company at Grand Hyatt Singapore from Jan 20 to 22. China reported its bi...

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New presumptive case of the novel coronavirus in British Columbia

New presumptive case of the novel coronavirus in British Columbia

The patient was assessed in hospital after becoming ill a few days ago, said Henry, and the testing for the new coronavirus came back positive late on February 3. "It's very different when you live ...

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Ebola drug in clinical trial to treat coronavirus

Ebola drug in clinical trial to treat coronavirus

Gilead developed the drug, remdesivir, during the 2014 Ebola outbreak, though it was later sidelined and hasn't yet received regulatory approval. Hopes have been pinned on the drug, but we have to w...

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Not Guilty: US Senate Clears Trump of Impeachment Charges

Not Guilty: US Senate Clears Trump of Impeachment Charges

While Trump didn't mention any Democratic opponent by name, referring to them instead as "the radical left", he took on their policies - particularly around health care. "I want to thank the disting...

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Mothers may pass coronavirus to unborn children, say Chinese doctors

Mothers may pass coronavirus to unborn children, say Chinese doctors

By the end of Tuesday, 18 confirmed cases had been reported in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, including one death, ten in the Macao SAR and 11 in Taiwan. The hospital also disclosed de...

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The Philippines records first coronavirus death outside China

The Philippines records first coronavirus death outside China

The death toll in China climbed by 45 to 304, and the number of cases worldwide surged past 14,550, according to China's National Health Commission and other nations. Only one of the 305 people who ha...

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12th United States case of coronavirus reported in Wisconsin

12th United States case of coronavirus reported in Wisconsin

According to health officials, the person is "isolated at home" and is doing well. The patient is an adult isolated at their home but state health officials would not say where they are located, the...

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Michael Bloomberg to double spending on TV advertising after Iowa debacle

Michael Bloomberg to double spending on TV advertising after Iowa debacle

In the wake of an Iowa caucus debacle that has so far produced no victor, former NY mayor Mike Bloomberg authorized his advisers Tuesday morning to double television spending for his own president...

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World Health Organization says coronavirus is not a pandemic

World Health Organization says coronavirus is not a pandemic

Hong Kong reported its first death from the newly identified coronavirus on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China . The dramatic measures taken by China to rein in the deadly novel coronavir...

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Wuhan creates more hospitals amid coronavirus crisis

Wuhan creates more hospitals amid coronavirus crisis

Under the group's guidance, Wuhan has started transforming sites such as convention centers and gymnasiums into "mobile hospitals", of which three have been transformed and provide a total of 3,800 be...

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Thai doctor says new drug combination treated coronavirus patient

Thai doctor says new drug combination treated coronavirus patient

Previous to this, she had only been given anti-HIV treatment. "From being exhausted before, she could sit up in bed 12 hours later". Responding to a media report that a South Korean patient is fou...

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Rush Limbaugh awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom during SOTU

Rush Limbaugh awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom during SOTU

Mr. Limbaugh was in the box of first lady Melania Trump and received the first of two standing ovations upon being introduced to the House chamber and aimed a fist-bump gesture at the president. "I ...

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The eleventh case of new virus in California is confirmed

The eleventh case of new virus in California is confirmed

The husband recently traveled from Wuhan, China - the epicenter of the epidemic that started in December - but the wife did not. In San Francisco, a girl visiting circle of relatives in the Bay Ar...

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South Korean woman diagnosed with coronavirus following trip to Thailand

The Korea Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) on Wednesday (Feb 5) said a 38-year-old South Korean man who had visited Singapore for work and came into contact with an infected Malaysian...

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The latest from Pa. health officials on the coronavirus threat to residents

The latest from Pa. health officials on the coronavirus threat to residents

The virus has reached more than 20 countries since it was first detected in December. "Testing for this new type of coronavirus can not be performed without the cooperation of both the Local and Sta...

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Democrats conclude final arguments with call for Trump conviction

Democrats conclude final arguments with call for Trump conviction

He is also expected to promote his efforts to limit migrants from crossing the southern USA border, as well as national security moves such as his decision to kill Iranian military commander Qasem Sol...

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Poor nations will see 81% rise in cancer by 2040, says WHO

Poor nations will see 81% rise in cancer by 2040, says WHO

In 2020, the celebration of World Cancer Day will see its 20th anniversary, when the discussion surrounding the disease is at its peak. The World Cancer Day is celebrated to raise awareness abou...

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WHO chief lauds Beijing for effective control on coronavirus spread abroad

WHO chief lauds Beijing for effective control on coronavirus spread abroad

As of Tuesday 26 patients had tested negative for the virus and been released from hospital. Officials state 425 individuals have actually passed away in China and also one in HongKong One fatalit...

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Eight-Year-Old Boy Isolated In QLD Hospital With Coronavirus

Eight-Year-Old Boy Isolated In QLD Hospital With Coronavirus

She said Washington has "unceasingly manufactured and spread panic", noting that the World Health Organization has advised against travel restrictions. Chinese data suggest that the new virus, while m...

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Thai Doctors Successfully Treat Coronavirus with Antiviral Drug Cocktail

Kriangska Atipornwanich revealed. According to the doctors of Rajavithi Hospital in Bangkok , the condition of many patients treated with the diagnosis of Corona virus has improved in the hospital...

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Cocktail Of Flu, HIV Drugs Appears To Help Fight Coronavirus: Thai Doctors

Cocktail Of Flu, HIV Drugs Appears To Help Fight Coronavirus: Thai Doctors

A nurse wearing a protective face mask leaves an area where patients suspected of being infected with the new coronavirus are placed in quarantine at a hospital in Bangkok , Thailand , February 3,...

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Global spread of coronavirus

China said Tuesday the number of infections from a new virus surpassed 20,000 as medical workers and patients arrived at a new hospital and President Xi Jinping said "we have launched a people's war o...

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