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First case of coronavirus is confirmed in Wales

First case of coronavirus is confirmed in Wales

On Friday morning, Chief Medical Officer for Wales Dr Frank Atherton confirmed one person had been diagnosed with the virus after travelling back to Wales from Italy. Irish health chief Dr John Cuddih...

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Health Officials To Contact Passengers On Dublin Flight Affected By Coronavirus

Health Officials To Contact Passengers On Dublin Flight Affected By Coronavirus

Connolly Station in Dublin's north inner city. It's the first confirmed case of the virus on the island of Ireland. Chief Medical Officer Michael McBride confirmed the case on Thursday. As soon ...

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British man dies from coronavirus in Japan

A total of 705 passengers and crew out of 3,711 on board the Diamond Princess have been diagnosed with coronavirus . Japan's health ministry says crew members who tested negative for the new coro...

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California health officials confirm 33 cases of novel coronavirus

California health officials confirm 33 cases of novel coronavirus

While he said it hasn't had a testing "backlog", he added that the agency's test has three steps - and that the last step has posed some problems. Other known cases have shown up in travelers from...

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Pope sick a second day with apparent cold, cancels audiences

Pope sick a second day with apparent cold, cancels audiences

The Vatican joined forces with tech giants Microsoft and IBM on Friday to promote the ethical development of artificial intelligence (AI) and call for regulation of intrusive technologies such as ...

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New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

Investigators were focused Thursday on tracing the woman's movements to figure out how she got the virus and who else she may have unwittingly infected. Newsom said the CDC has pledged to send more pe...

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Australia "ahead of the curve" on COVID-19 response: Prof. Paul Kelly

The Morrison government has been frequently called into question over its policy of deporting New Zealand citizens, no matter how long they've spent in Australia, if they commit a crime. The issue i...

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COVID-19 spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

COVID-19 spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

Of the new cases, 383 were in the epicenter of the city of Wuhan, where the virus first emerged in December. As the epidemic expanded geographically, worries about the COVID-19 illness multiplied. T...

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Scramble to contain coronavirus as infections spread in Europe

Scramble to contain coronavirus as infections spread in Europe

Governments worldwide were scrambling to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus Wednesday after fresh infections emerged linked to European hotspot Italy amid dire warnings that countries are not...

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The US has its first case of "community spread" coronavirus

Vacaville: Public health officials were retracing the steps of a Northern California woman on Thursday believed to be the first person in the United States to contract the highly contagious coro...

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Husband of Ontario's fifth COVID-19 patient also tests positive for virus

Husband of Ontario's fifth COVID-19 patient also tests positive for virus

On Wednesday, public health officials said a Toronto woman in her 60s who returned from Iran on February 15 tested positive for the novel coronavirus, prompting public health officials to put her husb...

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COVID-19 "at decisive point" as epidemic worsens outside China: WHO chief

Qatar's ruler Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani on Wednesday ordered the evacuation of Qatari and Kuwaiti citizens from Iran due to the spreading of the coronavirus COVID-19, according to the ...

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Ontario records seventh coronavirus case

Ontario records seventh coronavirus case

While there are no cases of COVID-19 in Georgia local officials with the Georgia Department of Public Health say they are monitoring and preparing for the virus. It marks the first time a case of the ...

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Ontario woman and her husband test positive for coronavirus

Ontario woman and her husband test positive for coronavirus

Meanwhile, Pakistan reported its first two cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, according to PTI. There have been 15 confirmed cases in the United Kingdom so far following 7,132 people being tes...

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USA identifies first coronavirus case without outbreak ties

Recent outbreaks of Coronavirus in South Korea, Iran and Italy have health officials on high alert. Batten down the proverbial hatches, America, because health officials say a bigger coronavirus ...

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More coronavirus cases outside China every day than inside

More coronavirus cases outside China every day than inside

At the end of Wednesday, China's National Health Commission's had recorded 78,497 cases in the mainland, and 2,744 deaths. - Kuwait's coronavirus cases rose to 25 after 13 more were confirmed an...

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County Derry school revises 'stay at home' Coronavirus warning

Pupils at schools in Northern Ireland returning from half-term ski trips in northern Italy have been sent home over fears about the coronavirus . Today the United Kingdom confirmed two new cases ...

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California coronavirus patient was hospitalized for days without being tested

California coronavirus patient was hospitalized for days without being tested

As of Wednesday, including this case, California has had seven travel-related cases, one close contact case and now one community transmission . The California coronavirus patient whose case is...

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More coronavirus cases outside China than inside it

More coronavirus cases outside China than inside it

A lot of that panic has to do with all of the unknown answers to questions the general public has about COVID-19-including the illness' survival rate, or how many people recover from the virus , vers...

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First US 'Community Spread' Coronavirus Reported

We requested COVID-19 testing by the CDC , since neither Sacramento County nor (the California Department of Public Health ) is doing testing for coronavirus at this time. The state said the risk to...

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U.S., South Korea postpone military exercises amid coronavirus outbreak

U.S., South Korea postpone military exercises amid coronavirus outbreak

The remaining 158 passengers on the Jeju Air flight, which included South Korean , US, Ukrainian and Chinese nationals, were taken to a hotel for medical observation, CCTV said, without specifying th...

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Workers should use coronavirus self-isolation as sick days, says Government

Workers should use coronavirus self-isolation as sick days, says Government

Schools in Northern Ireland have taken precautionary measures to isolate pupils due to the coronavirus outbreak after half-term ski trips in Italy . For northern Italy, all travellers returning fro...

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Coronavirus toll mounts to 2744 in China

Coronavirus toll mounts to 2744 in China

According to a report of Xinhua via Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha, health minister Victor Costache confirmed late Wednesday that a 20-year-old Romanian had been tested positive for the novel coronavir...

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Top Canadian epidemiologist fears world not prepared for global outbreak

Top Canadian epidemiologist fears world not prepared for global outbreak

Despite the worrying rise of cases at the global level, Tedros again rejected calls Wednesday for the World Health Organization to declare a pandemic , saying it's not an accurate label for a virus...

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Korea says virus-infected flight attendant worked Los Angeles route

Korea says virus-infected flight attendant worked Los Angeles route

U.S. stocks continued a massive sell-off Tuesday amid the anxiety over the increasing presence of the virus outside of China. Globally, more than 80,000 cases of COVID-19 have been reported globally...

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California monitors more than 8,000 people for coronavirus

California monitors more than 8,000 people for coronavirus

A student living in a dormitory at UC Davis has shown "mild symptoms" of coronavirus and has been placed in isolation, along with two other students living in the dorm, Yolo County and university offi...

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COVID-19 at decisive point: World Health Organization chief

COVID-19 at decisive point: World Health Organization chief

In the rest of the world there have been more than 40 deaths and 2,700 cases. -In Germany, there are 19 confirmed cases. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, however, said his government was ...

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Cannabis use among seniors up by 75%, analysis finds

Cannabis use among seniors up by 75%, analysis finds

Researchers at the New York University School of Medicine analyzed data collected from the 2015-2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, a nationally representative survey of non-institutionalized...

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Global markets plunge as virus cases spread beyond Asia

Global markets plunge as virus cases spread beyond Asia

Officials in Italy also are responding to a surge in COVID-19 cases by issuing warnings for residents to stay home, and placing 11 towns on lockdown. The government is looking at "targeted tax reduc...

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COVID-19 | Drop in new China virus cases as toll reaches 2,345

COVID-19 | Drop in new China virus cases as toll reaches 2,345

Concerns about the virus weighed on USA stocks and the Nasdaq had its worst daily percentage decline in about three weeks on Friday, driven by an earlier spike in new cases and data showing stalling U...

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US appeals court upholds new Trump rules involving abortions

US appeals court upholds new Trump rules involving abortions

Under federal law, health-care groups were already barred from using federal funds for abortion services. Abortion rights supporters and opponents have argued for decades whether counseling a patien...

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Former Marine George Hood breaks plank world record at 62

Former Marine George Hood breaks plank world record at 62

According to Guinness World Records websites, Hood had to stick to a stringent training routine for several months to prepare himself for the epic challenge. You have to take mental fitness as seriou...

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Italian top-flight football matches postponed due to coronavirus

Italian top-flight football matches postponed due to coronavirus

There have been more than 79,000 suspected and confirmed cases of COVID-19 worldwide, with China revealing on Monday that more than 3,000 of those were members of its medical staff. The first Italia...

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Associated British Foods Warns Coronavirus Threatens Future Supplies

Associated British Foods Warns Coronavirus Threatens Future Supplies

Associated British Foods , the company that owns the huge United Kingdom clothing chain, relies on factories in China for many of its products across its companies, but said it's built up inventorie...

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China's Hubei reports 349 new coronavirus cases, lowest since January 25

China's Hubei reports 349 new coronavirus cases, lowest since January 25

Among the newly reported deaths, 108 occurred in the epicenter Hubei province with 88 in Wuhan, the city where the disease is believed to have emerged from, China's National Health Commission said e...

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