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Daily deaths from coronavirus in China top 200 for 1st time

Daily deaths from coronavirus in China top 200 for 1st time

People wearing masks are seen at a shopping mall in downtown Shanghai, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus , Wednesday. That appears to count cases based on doctors' anal...

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Five California evacuees test negative for coronavirus, return to Travis quarantine

They were sent to hospital and quickly placed in isolation where U.S. Centers for Disease Control and other health workers monitored them for symptoms. Days after officials restricted travel into and ...

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U.S. announces 15th virus case, this one in Texas evacuee

U.S. announces 15th virus case, this one in Texas evacuee

Yesterday, Dr Messonnier said: 'Chinese cases are dropping down, so we're optimistic that their aggressive methods are effective, but it's too soon to say'. There have been over 600 people who have re...

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Coronavirus: US evacuee mistakenly released from hospital

Coronavirus: US evacuee mistakenly released from hospital

Christopher Braden, Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ). Dr. Nancy Knight, center, of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talks to reporters at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, C...

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China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

Barbara Yaffe, said on Thursday that there remained three cases of coronavirus in the province but that all three were "clinically cleared", with a case in London, Ont. Another 14,840 people were co...

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United Kingdom coronavirus 'super-spreader' says he has recovered

United Kingdom coronavirus 'super-spreader' says he has recovered

After the conference, he travelled to France before returning to Brighton. As of Wednesday afternoon, a total of 1,758 people have been tested for coronavirus in the United Kingdom , of which 1,7...

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Local Communist Party chiefs fired in coronavirus outbreak epicenter

Local Communist Party chiefs fired in coronavirus outbreak epicenter

Local authorities in Hubei and Wuhan had already faced rare, uncensored criticism online for initially downplaying the magnitude of the outbreak. "Our greatest fear remains the damage this coronavi...

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Hubei Province Party Secretary Relieved of Duty

Hubei Province Party Secretary Relieved of Duty

It is important that these also be counted", she told Reuters . The virus first surfaced December in Wuhan, and has since spread to more than two dozen countries. Tests have been taking place to see ...

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2nd Case of New Coronavirus Confirmed Among Evacuees in San Diego

Hundreds of people, including U.S. State Department employees and their families, have arrived at military bases in California , Texas and Nebraska aboard chartered flights from Wuhan , a city of ...

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Outbreak will hit EVERY country after record day for outbreak deaths

Health officials in China's hard-hit central province of Hubei reported 242 people died from the coroanvirus , COVID-19 , on Wednesday - more than twice the number of the previous day and the hi...

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NY could sue US in travel, immigration disagreement: Cuomo

NY could sue US in travel, immigration disagreement: Cuomo

DHS Secretary Chad Wolf announced the ban last week, stating it was due to NY not allowing federal officials to access state Department of Motor Vehicle records to conduct background checks on appli...

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Year-Old Faye Swetlik Found Dead, Investigators Treating Case as a Homicide

Year-Old Faye Swetlik Found Dead, Investigators Treating Case as a Homicide

Cayce officials have not released details of her death. As the search continues for missing 6-year-old Faye Swetlik , community members in Cayce are turning to prayer. She arrived home after the ...

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First coronavirus case 'confirmed' in London as Chinese national tests positive

First coronavirus case 'confirmed' in London as Chinese national tests positive

Mr Walsh contracted the virus in Singapore before flying to France for a skiing holiday on 24 Jan, where he passed it on to 11 more people. In the statement, Walsh also said that he contacted his do...

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Coronavirus death toll jump by record 242 in just one day

Coronavirus death toll jump by record 242 in just one day

Speculation that higher-level officials could be sacked has simmered, but doing so could spark political infighting and be a tacit admission that the Communist Party dropped the ball. He added that a ...

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The CDC confirms the 13th case of coronavirus in the USA. UU

The CDC confirms the 13th case of coronavirus in the USA. UU

Public health officials say person-to-person transmission of the virus may be possible. Almost 200 people evacuated from the China coronavirus outbreak were released from quarantine in Californ...

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Virus death toll surges as China changes count method

Virus death toll surges as China changes count method

Under new reporting requirements, cases are considered confirmed based on symptoms and a CT scan of the lungs. "This outbreak could still go in any direction", he told a briefing in Geneva. Planem...

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2/3 of Humanity is at Risk of Contracting the New Coronavirus

2/3 of Humanity is at Risk of Contracting the New Coronavirus

A child wears a face mask as she sits in a vehicle carrying residents evacuated from a public housing building, following the outbreak of the novel coronavirus , outside Hong Mei House, at Cheung Hon...

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Coronavirus: 'Way too early' to predict end of outbreak, World Health Organization says

Coronavirus: 'Way too early' to predict end of outbreak, World Health Organization says

Total infections in China have hit 44,653, say health officials, including 2,015 new confirmed cases on Tuesday. The inclusion of those cases drives the surge in the number of new confirmed cases....

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World Health Organization says 'way too early' to predict end of novel coronavirus

Clinically diagnosed cases are unique to Hubei statistically. It brought the total confirmed cases in the hard-hit province to 48,206. Pressure on local officials for their perceived incompetenc...

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World Health Organization names coronavirus Covid-19 as China, Japan report rise in infections

If many of them were diagnosed using the newly included CT method and only now added to the total number of cases, then the death rate could rise. Clinically diagnosed cases are unique to Hubei stat...

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No Coronavirus Cases Found in First Group of Evacuated Americans

No Coronavirus Cases Found in First Group of Evacuated Americans

Days later, the children and their parents were then allowed to return to the airbase after medical testing revealed they didn't have coronavirus . While the evacuees are glad to see the end of an ...

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New coronavirus cases drop in China but experts urge caution

New coronavirus cases drop in China but experts urge caution

The huge jump came as local officials said they were broadening their definition for COVID-19 cases. The number of new cases has trended down in the past week, raising hopes that the epidemic may ...

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Study finds that apps that test for skin cancers are unreliable

Study finds that apps that test for skin cancers are unreliable

No apps now have US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. These apps say the researchers, could be missing out melanomas and could be declaring potentially unsafe lesions as safe. Co-author Jo...

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Heart Health Tips for American Heart Month

Heart Health Tips for American Heart Month

Heart disease kills an estimated 630,000 Americans each year. By decreasing your saturated fat intake to no more than 7 percent of your daily calories can decrease your risk of heart disease , acc...

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China sees hope in virus 'war' as deaths top 1,100

China sees hope in virus 'war' as deaths top 1,100

She also appreciated China's sharing of the genetic sequence of the virus, which helped other countries to quickly detect and prepare for the virus. The biggest cluster of cases outside China is abo...

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Coronavirus epidemic may peak this month: Top SARS doctor

Coronavirus epidemic may peak this month: Top SARS doctor

The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday (Feb 11) with a record daily rise in fatalities, while the prolonged disruption to factories and businesses ...

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What's Behind Klobuchar's Rise in New Hampshire?

What's Behind Klobuchar's Rise in New Hampshire?

Pitching herself as a pragmatist, Klobuchar is targeting former Republicans unhappy with President Donald Trump , moderate Democrats uninterested in Biden or disappointed by his early performances, a...

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Coronavirus 'super spreader' released from London hospital

Coronavirus 'super spreader' released from London hospital

He was attending a business conference at the Grant Hyatt hotel in Singapore and is believed to have contracted the Sars-like virus strain there. A British man suspected of unknowingly spreading co...

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NMC Health gets takeover approaches from KKR, GK Investment | 10 February 2020

This suggests that the holdings and interests of Dr Shetty, Al Qebaisi and Al Muhairi have been incorrectly reported historically to the company and the market, the statement said. Muddy Waters publis...

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Coronavirus changes name but risk remains

Coronavirus changes name but risk remains

President Xi Jinping touts "positive results" from efforts to contain coronavirus epidemic but warns country "must not relax" its efforts as death toll climbs to 1,113. Photo: U.S. Mission Geneva/Er...

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Novel coronavirus death toll in China breaches 1000-mark

Novel coronavirus death toll in China breaches 1000-mark

To help people find their risk of contracting the dreaded virus, the Chinese government launched the mobile app , referred to as " close contact detector ", on February 8. According to Xinhua , " cl...

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World Health Organization says advance squad already in China to fight novel coronavirus

The virus was first identified in Wuhan , China , in late December. Currently, there are 393 COVID-19 cases overseas, in a total of 24 countries. Meanwhile, an additional 39 cases have been repo...

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Coronavirus crisis: World Health Organization declares threat posed ‘worse than terrorism’

Coronavirus crisis: World Health Organization declares threat posed ‘worse than terrorism’

China's official media reported on Tuesday that the top health officials in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, have been relieved of their duties. "If the world doesn't want to wake up ...

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Indeed's Irish, Aussie staff to stay home amid S'pore coronavirus link

Indeed's Irish, Aussie staff to stay home amid S'pore coronavirus link

Indeed has asked all staff in its Dublin HQ to work form home amid concerns of exposure to the virus. . More than 1,000 employees of the recruiter Indeed have been told that they can return to wor...

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Advance team of World Health Organization arrive in China to probe Novel Corona virus

Advance team of World Health Organization arrive in China to probe Novel Corona virus

In an appeal to researchers who had dialed in to the conference from all over the world, Tedros called for more collaboration in order to fast-track rapid diagnostic testing and vaccines. Following ...

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