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CDC: San Antonio patient released from quarantine tests positive for coronavirus

CDC: San Antonio patient released from quarantine tests positive for coronavirus

On Saturday the patient in question visited the food court at the North Star Mall in San Antonio. As of 10 a.m. ET Monday, the US has 88 confirmed cases of coronavirus; half of those were Diamond...

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Over 80,000 infected with COVID-19 in China, 2,912 dead

Over 80,000 infected with COVID-19 in China, 2,912 dead

Chinese city of Wuhan closed the first of 16 specially built hospitals after it discharged its last recovered patients, as Hubei province reported 196 new cases on Sunday, sharply down from 570 ca...

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Coronavirus has been spreading for six weeks in Washington

Coronavirus has been spreading for six weeks in Washington

The first reported death in the US from the virus was confirmed Saturday in Seattle, prompting the governor of Washington to declare a state of emergency, and a second death in the state was ann...

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Italian coronavirus deaths rise to 34, number of cases hits nearly 1,700

As governments worldwide stepped up efforts to halt the spread of the virus, France announced a temporary ban on public gatherings with more than 5,000 people in confined spaces. Speaking to BBC Rad...

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Florida declares public health emergency after two coronavirus cases

Florida declares public health emergency after two coronavirus cases

The U.S.is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the virus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea. He authorized Rivkees to take "any action necessary to pro...

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China jail fuels spurt of the coronavirus outbreak

China jail fuels spurt of the coronavirus outbreak

With 42 more deaths reported from China on Monday, the death toll in the country now stands at 2,912. In China, the number of reported new cases has gradually been declining, and there were only six...

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China coronavirus cases rise again

China coronavirus cases rise again

Mainland China reported 573 new coronavirus infections on February 29, up from 427 the previous day, for the highest daily increase in a week, national health authorities said on Sunday. The overa...

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Bernie Sanders Rallies Thousands At Boston Common

Bernie Sanders Rallies Thousands At Boston Common

If Warren ends up losing her home state to Sanders - who has emerged as the frontrunner in the race for the Democratic nomination - it would increase pressure on her to exit the race. The WBUR poll wa...

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Health officials in Washington report second U.S. death from coronavirus

IL officials late Saturday reported a third positive test for the virus. On Friday, health officials said a man in his 50s died of coronavirus. All this followed official warnings last week that the...

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First case of coronavirus confirmed in Manhattan

Cuomo says this will expedite the wait time and improve New York's ability to more effectively manage the coronavirus situation. The New York Health Department confirmed earlier today that two people ...

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University monitoring novel coronavirus; no reported campus cases

University monitoring novel coronavirus; no reported campus cases

Celebrations for Lunar New Year in China have been overshadowed by the outbreak of the highly infectious virus, with authorities in Beijing and other cities cancelling many public celebrations and oth...

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As testing quickly ramps up, expect more US coronavirus cases

As testing quickly ramps up, expect more US coronavirus cases

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has upgraded its assessment of the risk of global spread and impact of COVID-19 to "very high", the highest level of alarm. Coronavirus can also survive on surface...

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Trump Announces New Plans After the First U.S. Coronavirus Death

Trump Announces New Plans After the First U.S. Coronavirus Death

Public information officer Jamie Nixon confirmed to several news outlets that a patient died as a result of a coronavirus-related infection. "At this point we do not have widespread community-wi...

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World Health Organization reports new Covid-19 cases in Mexico, San Marino

World Health Organization reports new Covid-19 cases in Mexico, San Marino

Outside of China, a total of 7,741 cases have been recorded around the world since the epidemic began, including 120 deaths. Washington state identified two new cases on Friday, including one with n...

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Wash. State Sees First US Coronavirus Death and First Healthcare Worker Infected

Wash. State Sees First US Coronavirus Death and First Healthcare Worker Infected

None of the new presumptive cases were related to travel, which health officials say could be an indication of the virus spreading within the community. Washington state health officials are invest...

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First coronavirus-related death in USA occurs in Washington State

First coronavirus-related death in USA occurs in Washington State

On a briefing call Friday, Dr. Nancy Messonnier, the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said there had been "some confusion about whether this person met CDC's ...

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Mainland China reports 433 new coronavirus cases, 29 deaths on Feb 26

Two new deaths were also recorded in Beijing , bringing the total to seven, with over 400 confirmed infections in the capital. Hubei said on Saturday that 11 of its 103 counties had reported no new...

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Ontario reports three new cases of coronavirus, B.C. reports one

Ontario reports three new cases of coronavirus, B.C. reports one

Ontario's Health Minister said that the risk of contracting COVID-19 remains low, but that the province is prepared if more cases emerge. On Feb. 28, 2020, she went to an Ajax clinic with symptoms of...

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Australia's first coronavirus death confirmed as former Diamond Cruise passenger

A 78-year-old man died in a Perth hospital yesterday, marking Australia's first COVID-19 fatality, after returning from the Diamond Princess cruise ship off the coast of Japan last month, while a 35...

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China reports 47 more coronavirus deaths

China reports 47 more coronavirus deaths

That brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases in mainland China so far to 79,251. The list of countries hit by the virus has climbed past 60. "It is time to be prepared - fully prepare...

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South Korea virus cases surge as World Health Organization sounds maximum alert

South Korea virus cases surge as World Health Organization sounds maximum alert

The South Korean government on Saturday urged citizens to stay at home as the country struggled with rising cases of novel coronavirus , or COVID-19, Reuters reported. He disputed a report by the B...

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78-year-old is Australia's first coronavirus fatality

His death was confirmed by Western Australia's chief health officer Andrew Robertson. The man's wife, 79, has also tested positive for the virus and is isolated at a Perth hospital, authorities conf...

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Latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak around the world

Latest updates on the COVID-19 outbreak around the world

Most cases, 81 percent, showed mild symptoms, but 4.7 percent were critical. According to that entity, the index of purchasing managers in that area had a low of 35.7 percent and there were signif...

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First coronavirus death reported in US

First coronavirus death reported in US

The article, written by officials at the National Institutes of Health and the CDC, said if it is assumed that the cases of people who have no or mild symptoms is several times as high as the numb...

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Gilead Edges Ahead as Work Progresses Developing Coronavirus Drug

Gilead Edges Ahead as Work Progresses Developing Coronavirus Drug

To be eligible for the USA trial, individuals must have laboratory confirmed infection with SARS-CoV-2 and evidence of lung involvement requiring supplemental oxygen or mechanical ventilation. "There ...

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Washington state officials confirm first coronavirus death in U.S.

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus, 175 people in Nassau County have undergone voluntary quarantine, according to Nassau County Health Commissioner Dr. Majority will be quarantined at home for...

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Moderna Shares Surge As Drugmaker Delivers First Coronavirus Vaccine

Moderna Shares Surge As Drugmaker Delivers First Coronavirus Vaccine

As reported by an global media channel, the therapeutics and vaccines company produced the vaccine at their facilities in Massachusettes before sending the vials of the medicine, named mRNA-1273, to...

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Washington State Patient Becomes First US Death From Coronavirus COVID-19

Officials from the state are expected to provide updates at 1 p.m. local time. "The individual had neither a history of travel to a country where the virus was circulating, nor is believed to have h...

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FA Cup: Third-round games delayed to raise mental health awareness

Karen Saunders, health and wellbeing programme lead at Public Health England West Midlands, said: "It is great to see the FA and our footballing heroes acknowledge that mental health is just as import...

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Illinois' Coronavirus Message: We Are Ahead Of The Game

Illinois' Coronavirus Message: We Are Ahead Of The Game

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention raised concern this week that the US would likely face an increasing number of coronavirus cases, due in part to the ongoing spread of the disease in p...

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Coronavirus spreads to Washington nursing home

Coronavirus spreads to Washington nursing home

Washington state health officials confirmed two new presumptive cases of coronavirus late Friday, including a teenager who hadn't traveled out of the us recently. "But the government has not promis...

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Alberta government files red ink budget with focus on oil and gas

Alberta government files red ink budget with focus on oil and gas

Finance Minister Travis Toews said he's optimistic about 2020 and described the projections as "credible but cautious". "Reducing red tape will underpin the productivity of our energy sector and its...

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CDC Disputes UC Davis Med Center Claim Of Delayed Coronavirus Testing

CDC Disputes UC Davis Med Center Claim Of Delayed Coronavirus Testing

Sara Cody, chief health officer for Santa Clara County. The California Department of Public Health announced that CDC test kits used to detect COVID-19 had arrived in the state, and the CDC comm...

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California confirms 33 cases of new coronavirus

Santa Clara County Health officials confirmed on Friday the second coronavirus case of "unknown origin" in a patient who had not come in contact with any known travellers in California or went oversea...

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4th Case Of Novel Corona-Virus Reported In California, US

4th Case Of Novel Corona-Virus Reported In California, US

Jay Inslee , one person in Washington state has died of the virus. These were the details of the news U.S. reports third case of novel coronavirus of unknown origin for this day. The new coronavir...

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