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London man second patient to be cured of HIV

Doctors hoped the transplant would not only help treat the man's cancer but also reboot his immune system to resemble the donor's, transferring that same resistance to HIV . Although he noted the jou...

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Australia records 100th coronavirus case and worldwide death toll passes 4,000

Australia records 100th coronavirus case and worldwide death toll passes 4,000

Following a ramping up of containment measures in Italy, Hunt said that Australian authorities would consider introducing more rigid restrictions on arrivals from the country. Epping Boys Excessive Co...

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Coronavirus: US FDA warns companies selling products that claim to treat disease

Coronavirus: US FDA warns companies selling products that claim to treat disease

The US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) and the Federal Trade Commission ( FTC ) on Monday (March 9) issued warning letters to seven companies for selling products that claim to prevent, treat or cure...

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Coronavirus outbreak in U.S. 'entering a new phase,' ex-CDC official says

Coronavirus outbreak in U.S. 'entering a new phase,' ex-CDC official says

Messonnier said the findings from the study determined that about 15 to 20 percent of the Chinese patients studied developed serious illness. She also asked for people to understand the need for "pe...

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Maine CDC Director: Still 0 confirmed coronavirus cases in Maine

The CDC reported its tally of cases of the respiratory illness known as COVID-19, caused by a new coronavirus , as of 4 pm ET on March 9. There are now 2.1 million testing kits available, said ...

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Full Results: Super Tuesday 2.0

Full Results: Super Tuesday 2.0

CNN called Biden the victor of MS right as polls closed at 8 p.m. ET. The Great Lake State has captured the attention of Sanders and Biden, who have both spent significant time there leading up to...

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Average incubation period for Covid-19 estimated at five days

Average incubation period for Covid-19 estimated at five days

According to the Agence France-Presse news agency, the death toll outside China has passed 1,000. However, experts opine that most individuals who get the infection will only have mild disease. The ...

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Officials announce presumptive positive coronavirus case in Pottawattamie County

Officials announce presumptive positive coronavirus case in Pottawattamie County

The Grand Princess finally docked in Oakland on Monday, after days of idling off the coast of California, because 21 of approximately 3,500 passengers and crew aboard were diagnosed with COVID-19. S...

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Seattle hospital offers drive-through coronavirus testing for its employees

Seattle hospital offers drive-through coronavirus testing for its employees

Washington state has been the hardest-hit by the novel coronavirus, with 19 deaths related to the virus as of Friday . It takes 24-48 hours for the test results, said Dr. Centers for Disease Control...

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No plans to close schools over coronavirus concerns - Department of Education

It's asked that schools don't take it upon themselves to close. "There is no such advice at this point", notes the official statement . The Department says its aware of the potential impact of sc...

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Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin

Second case of COVID-19 confirmed in Wisconsin

If COVID-19 begins to spread in Wisconsin communities, state and local public health officials would consider community interventions such as temporary closures of child care facilities and schools, w...

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Coronavirus: UK cases rise to 373 as sixth person dies

Coronavirus: UK cases rise to 373 as sixth person dies

His identity has not been revealed but it is known he was being treated for "underlying health conditions". Meanwhile, chief medical officer for England Chris Whitty has announced a sixth person has...

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Virginia Beach residents test 'presumptive positive' for coronavirus

Virginia Beach residents test 'presumptive positive' for coronavirus

Cathy Slemp, State Health Officer and Commissioner of DHHR's Bureau for Public Health. She was hospitalized while tests were being performed, and is now doing well, according to the release from the V...

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COVID-19: Two New Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Rockland, Cuomo Says

COVID-19: Two New Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Rockland, Cuomo Says

Additionally, the Governor will send a program bill to the legislature today to provide paid sick leave to working New Yorkers and specifically protect those who are required to stay home from work be...

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Rutgers cancels classes, tells students to leave campus due to coronavirus fears

Rutgers cancels classes, tells students to leave campus due to coronavirus fears

American University students are now on spring break, and their classes will begin online March 18, according to an email from university President Sylvia Burwell. Without going quite so far, the Mas...

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Russell Brand CANCELS gig over coronavirus fears

The infected patient had visited Perth Concert Hall with 1,500 others to enjoy a live performance of Beethoven , but is now in recovery after being diagnosed with coronavirus . If he is confirmed as...

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Will COVID-19 epidemic

Will COVID-19 epidemic "go away" in April?

Cambodia, Austria, Hungary, Egypt, Peru, Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Malta, Martinique, Faroe Islands, French Guiana, and Maldives have reported cases of COVID-19 for the first time. There has been no evide...

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Washington: King County reports 33 additional COVID-19 cases

The facility said that it has 63 residents remaining - down from 120 before the outbreak - and that six of them have symptoms. Several counties, including Spokane, are waiting for test results for t...

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France v Ireland Six Nations postponed amid coronavirus fears

England's scheduled trip to Italy was cancelled last week, which means that Wales' match against Scotland in Cardiff is the only Six Nations fixture set to be played this weekend. "We're a team th...

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First COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say

First COVID-19 death recorded in B.C., health officials say

Canada now has at least 71 presumptive and confirmed cases of the virus that causes the respiratory illness COVID-19, up from 51 on Friday and nine more than reported on Sunday. "We need everybody to ...

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Monday's market mayhem, from oil to credit - Charts

Monday's market mayhem, from oil to credit - Charts

US stocks plunged again Monday on fears of a global economic slowdown on the heels of the coronavirus outbreak combined with an oil price war led to the Dow Jones Industrial Average losing 2,000...

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Coronavirus Europe deaths top 500 with new Italy toll: AFP tally

Coronavirus Europe deaths top 500 with new Italy toll: AFP tally

Among the latest people to test positive is the army's chief of staff. Salvatore Farina said he felt well and was self-isolating. Travel was restricted across Italy from Tuesday and public gatheri...

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Governor Beshear gives update on coronavirus

Governor Beshear gives update on coronavirus

Monday to share the latest information with Kentuckians. Their county seats are Louisville and Lexington, respectively. They say once they have that information, it will determine their next steps. Be...

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Health officials announce fifth case of coronavirus in IL

Health officials announce fifth case of coronavirus in IL

Both are in home isolation and recovering. This fourth case is quarantined at home and is complying with health officials. Officials with the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) have announc...

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1st COVID-19-related death in Canada recorded in B.C.

1st COVID-19-related death in Canada recorded in B.C.

Those five new cases bring the provincial total up to 32. Dr. Theresa Tam previously advised Canadians to think twice about cruises but toughened her stance in a Monday morning news conference in Ot...

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Gov. Cuomo unveils NY branded hand sanitizer to combat price gouging

Today, Cuomo said he plans to carve out that portion of the budget as a stand-alone bill as a way to help workers who may contract the virus. Right now, it will also be handed out in the New Rochelle ...

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[JUST IN] Four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA

[JUST IN] Four new confirmed cases of coronavirus in SA

The African continent now has more than 30 confirmed cases, including in Egypt, Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia. A deep clean of the club's clubhouse is underway. The player represents Portadown-based te...

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Facebook Bans Ads For

Facebook Bans Ads For "Medical Face Masks"

Facebook said that it will start banning in the next few days. Online sales of virus protection products have skyrocketed, up 817 percent in the last two months, CBS News Consumer Investigative C...

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Head of Port Authority Rick Cotton has coronavirus

Head of Port Authority Rick Cotton has coronavirus

Mr". Get all the news you need in your inbox each morning. The governor touted the results by saying that with more positive tests coming back, it gives authorities a better idea of who to place under...

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Threat of coronavirus pandemic 'has become very real' -WHO's Tedros

Threat of coronavirus pandemic 'has become very real' -WHO's Tedros

The bottom line is: "We are not at the mercy of this virus", Tedros said Monday. However, he noted that "the virus would be the first pandemic that could be controlled". "We can win this battle", he...

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Italy's prime minister puts whole country on coronavirus lockdown

Italy's prime minister puts whole country on coronavirus lockdown

At the same time, in China, where more than 80,000 cases have been recorded since the outbreak began there in December, the country appears to be "bringing the epidemic under control", Tedros said. Th...

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Missouri Coronavirus Patient's Family Break Quarantine, Attend School Dance

Missouri Coronavirus Patient's Family Break Quarantine, Attend School Dance

In a since-deleted Facebook post, Villa Duchesne and Oak Hill School shared photos from the school's "father-daughter dinner dance". The father "did not act consistently with the health department's...

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Number of UK Covid-19 cases rises to 273

The man, who also had underlying health conditions, died on Thursday while being treated at Milton Keynes University Hospital. I offer my honest condolences to their family and friends and ask that th...

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Governor declares COVID-19 state of emergency

Governor declares COVID-19 state of emergency

Of four COVID-19 tests being processed Saturday, all came back negative, state officials said. Expanding telemedicine so patients can be screened, evaluated and treated by health care providers wi...

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California declares emergency after state's first coronavirus death

California declares emergency after state's first coronavirus death

At least 11 passengers and 10 crew members on board have reportedly developed symptoms of the coronavirus , Newsom said at a press conference on Wednesday. All six have had known contact with a confi...

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