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Japan and South Korea Report Big Jump in Novel Coronavirus Cases

Japan and South Korea Report Big Jump in Novel Coronavirus Cases

He added they both felt "fine" despite their diagnosis. "During our release we underwent many examinations before we boarded the bus". Passengers who have spent weeks on board the ship said they w...

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China Publishes Detailed Study of Coronavirus, over 12000 People Recover

China Publishes Detailed Study of Coronavirus, over 12000 People Recover

The death toll in the outbreak of a new pneumonia-causing coronavirus has exceeded 2,000 in China, health authorities said Wednesday, with Hong Kong recording a second death in the territory. Tedros...

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ME reports first flu-related child death of 2019-20 season

ME reports first flu-related child death of 2019-20 season

This year's flu season has been more severe than last year's so far. The activity was moderate in Nevada and OR; falls in the District of Columbia, Alaska and Florida; and minimum in Idaho. "It's not ...

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How to watch tonight's Democratic presidential debate

How to watch tonight's Democratic presidential debate

Among the Democrats, Bloomberg and Massachusetts Sen. Eighteen percent said Bloomberg could beat Trump, up 10 points. Bernie Sanders , Independent-Vermont, speaks during a campaign event at the U...

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Chinese hospitals discharge 14,376 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

Chinese hospitals discharge 14,376 recovered patients of coronavirus infection

Authorities have placed about 56 million people in hard-hit central Hubei and its capital Wuhan under an unprecedented lockdown. Tuesday saw 1,824 people walk out of hospital after recovery, hig...

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Demi Lovato Opens Up About Eating Disorder Leading to Sobriety Slip

Demi Lovato Opens Up About Eating Disorder Leading to Sobriety Slip

Lovato explained that she had "thought the past few years was recovery from an eating disorder, when it actually was just completely falling into it". "When you don't have people that know the sign...

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Here's why FA Cup games are kicking off one minute late

The FA Cup's Heads Up campaign has partnered with the Public Health England's Every Mind Matters program, and they're showing videos at every venue before this weekend's games. "We can all somet...

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China counts more virus deaths, illnesses as impact broadens

China counts more virus deaths, illnesses as impact broadens

More than 32,000 medical workers from elsewhere in China have been sent to the province as reinforcement, Hubei's government said at a press conference Tuesday. Beijing has sought to forestall that by...

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Michael Bloomberg Qualifies for Democratic Presidential Debates in Nevada

Michael Bloomberg Qualifies for Democratic Presidential Debates in Nevada

Bloomberg's presence in the race certainly exposes the influence that money can have on politics, and given Bloomberg's record, Democrats are justifiably angry at the former mayor of NY. This will be ...

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Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

While the number of flu cases starts to wind down after the season hits a peak, Bess does not expect flu cases to end any time soon. Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more c...

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No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario as of Tuesday

No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario as of Tuesday

The latest figures come after health officials in China published the first details on almost 45,000 cases of infection with the coronavirus that originated there, saying more than 80% have been mild ...

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Director At Wuhan Hospital Dies From Coronavirus

Director At Wuhan Hospital Dies From Coronavirus

A total of 1,432 new cases have been reported in the rest of China. The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan , the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the dise...

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Coronavirus Epidemic: WHO Warns Against Overreaction

Coronavirus Epidemic: WHO Warns Against Overreaction

Global health authorities had to remain on guard against a wider outbreak, said Jimmy Whitworth, professor of International Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. There are no ...

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Deaths rise to 1,868 in China as nation battles against epidemic

Deaths rise to 1,868 in China as nation battles against epidemic

Cases seem to have been declining since February 1, but that could change as people return to work and school after the Chinese holidays, the report warns. Given human-to-human transmission of the dis...

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China reports 1,886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98

Though the new report fills in some gaps for understanding the outbreak, others remain. The hospital was designated to exclusively treat virus-infected patients. Centers for Disease Control and Prev...

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Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise ship land in U.S.

Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise ship land in U.S.

USA officials had earlier announced that 44 people from the Diamond Princess ship had tested positive for coronavirus and were to remain to Japan for treatment. All passengers will undergo a 14 day ...

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No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario

No new coronavirus cases under investigation in Ontario

They looked at 72,314 confirmed, suspected, clinically diagnosed, and asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 illness across China as of February 11. The research also points to the high risk to medical staf...

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Year-old girl was committed to mental health facility without parent consent

Year-old girl was committed to mental health facility without parent consent

But one of the officers was perplexed. "You going to be nice to me like you're being?" the officer says, to which Nadia replies "yeah". The officers ended up informed Nadia was "a menace to herself ...

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WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868

WHO warns against virus over-reaction as death toll hits 1,868

In other developments, the number of infected people on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan continued to soar, as infections were detected in 14 Americans who were just evacuated from the ship...

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Coronavirus study prompts optimism despite death toll rise

The fatality rate for these confirmed cases is 2.3 percent - 2.8 percent for males versus 1.7 percent for females. The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 o...

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Japan confirms 99 more cases of COVID-19 on cruise ship

Japan confirms 99 more cases of COVID-19 on cruise ship

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. They were airlifted on chartered flights out of Yokohama, Japan and flew to Travis Air Force Base in California, with another flight headed t...

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Toll From Coronavirus Mounts To 1,868 In China

Toll From Coronavirus Mounts To 1,868 In China

So far, more than 456 cases have been confirmed aboard the ship, with 99 cases confirmed by Japanese health authorities on Monday. China may postpone its annual congress, its biggest political meeti...

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China says mainland death toll from coronavirus reaches almost 1,900

China says mainland death toll from coronavirus reaches almost 1,900

China also reported 142 more deaths, nearly all in Hubei , raising the mainland China death toll to 1,665. In January, Russia reported two confirmed cases of COVID-19 and hospitalized two Chinese...

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More outbreak details emerge as COVID-19 cases top 70000

He also said as more data comes in from China , officials are beginning to understand the outbreak and "how it's developing and where it could be headed". "We reached the conclusion that unfortunatel...

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China increases death toll; USA evacuates citizens from cruise ship

China increases death toll; USA evacuates citizens from cruise ship

Figures showed at least 68,500 people have been infected in China and the death toll has passed 1,660, majority in Hubei. Looking at the numbers of new confirmed cases per day, they've declined for ...

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China reports 1886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98

China reports 1886 new virus cases, death toll up by 98

Japan has the highest number of cases among about two dozen countries outside of China where the illness has spread. At a media telebriefing today, World Health Organization (WHO) Director-Gene...

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Having sex with 10 or more people ups cancer risk

Having sex with 10 or more people ups cancer risk

However, Dr. Robert Edwards, a professor of obstetrics, gynecology and reproductive sciences at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine who was not involved in the study , said that the link ...

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Xi Jinping knew about coronavirus outbreak almost two weeks before going public

Xi Jinping knew about coronavirus outbreak almost two weeks before going public

Most of the new deaths on Monday were in Hubei's provincial capital of Wuhan , where the virus is believed to have originated. The National Health Commission reported yesterday 2,009 new cases, d...

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'Every scenario on the table' in China virus outbreak: World Health Organization chief

'Every scenario on the table' in China virus outbreak: World Health Organization chief

A specially customized train left Guizhou in western China for Hangzhou carrying around 300 migrant workers, state media reported. Zhang Lifan, a commentator in Beijing, said it was not clear why ...

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1,770 people succumb to coronavirus worldwide

1,770 people succumb to coronavirus worldwide

Before they boarded the flights, U.S. officials were informed 14 of them tested days earlier had received positive results. Two chartered planes flew 340 Americans who were aboard the Diamond Princ...

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China virus cases pass 70,000 as World Health Organization mission begins

China virus cases pass 70,000 as World Health Organization mission begins

Nearly 70,000 people have been infected globally, and more than 1,600 killed since the coronavirus outbreak began. The number of new cases of the COVID-19 strain spiked last week when officials in H...

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Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio campaign

Pakistan launches nationwide anti-polio campaign

He termed the geographical spread of the crippling virus and its transmission a real danger for the children. In order to benefit from the low temperatures, the anti-polio drive had been scheduled f...

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How Healthcare Providers Can Reduce Insurance Claim Denials

They also have the potential to adversely affect patients’ opinions about the organization. Here's more on how healthcare providers can reduce insurance claim denials and why it’s so b...

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Visitor To Hawaii Tests Positive

Visitor To Hawaii Tests Positive

Health officials said that there was little chance that the infection had spread, but that they would continue to search for anyone who had prolonged contact with the couple. While on Oahu, he had col...

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Covid-19 death toll crosses 1700 in China

Covid-19 death toll crosses 1700 in China

The virus spread last month as millions travelled across China for the Lunar New Year holiday, which was extended to try to prevent more infections. A circular by the provincial government said the ...

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