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China virus toll rises to 54 dead, more than 300 new cases

China virus toll rises to 54 dead, more than 300 new cases

When The Seattle Times asked readers this week what questions they had about it, one person in Marysville wondered whether it's even safe to go out and celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend around...

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Coronavirus: academic had no official contact on return from China

Coronavirus: academic had no official contact on return from China

WHAT'S BEING DONE: Airports have ramped up screening; research teams are working on a vaccine; strict travel prohibitions have been enacted in China with many cities on lockdown; tourist sites have be...

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Locals celebrating Lunar New Year concerned about deadly virus outbreak in China

Chinese troops arrive with medical supplies at Wuhan Tianhe Airport in Wuhan. Lam said direct flights and trains from Wuhan would be blocked. The outbreak began in Wuhan in central China and ...

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China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

The vast majority of the infections and all the deaths have been in mainland China, but fresh cases are popping up. High-speed trains and flights between Hong Kong and Wuhan will be suspended inde...

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Mass quarantines like in China will not happen in Canada: authorities

Mass quarantines like in China will not happen in Canada: authorities

Ontario's Chief Medical of Health made the announcement alongside Toronto's Medical Officer of Health and Ontario's Minister of Health on Saturday evening. It's highly unlikely that the coronavirus wi...

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1st case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, CDC says

1st case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, CDC says

The decision to move US consulate staff and families was due to the outbreak of the coronavirus "and logistical disruptions stemming from restricted transportation and overwhelmed hospitals in the c...

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China virus remains severe, medical supplies very tight

There have been only two cases in the USA - a man in Washington State, and most recently, a woman in Chicago. Lion Travel Service Co. indicated it will call off tours to China scheduled for betw...

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Hong Kongs Cathay airways crew to wear masks amid virus outbreak

Hong Kongs Cathay airways crew to wear masks amid virus outbreak

The decision came amid growing concern over the coronavirus outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. According to reports, the Union has received a lot of emails regarding the latest coronavirus...

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Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads

Hong Kong declares emergency & cancels New Year celebrations as coronavirus spreads

Health officials said there "is no immediate threat to the general public in Chicago". Authorities are hunting for 2,000 people who recently flew to the United Kingdom from the Chinese region of Wuh...

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2nd suspected case of coronavirus reported in Central Texas

The virus, which was first discovered in the city of Wuhan in December , has spread to every province in China, except the remote autonomous regions of Qinghai and Tibet, with the number of infection...

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Singapore confirms 2 more Wuhan virus cases, tally is now 3

Singapore confirms 2 more Wuhan virus cases, tally is now 3

One of the difficulties is that the coronavirus's symptoms are extremely similar to those of the common flu, Tam said, including fever, coughing and difficulty breathing. Tedros hailed China for tak...

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University of Queensland asked to rapidly develop coronavirus vaccine

Image courtesy of The University of Queensland . Dr Keith Chappell, from UQ's School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences and the Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, said ...

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OH elevates concern of China virus

OH elevates concern of China virus

Outbreaks of novel (new) virus infections among people are always a public health concern, but regular training prepares public health staff and partners to handle emerging disease outbreaks like the ...

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Manitoba prepared to handle cases of coronavirus

Manitoba prepared to handle cases of coronavirus

Donnelly said the situation is now very different from what it was at the time. "We are months ahead with this latest outbreak than we were for SARS". The federal government also announced today it wo...

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No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio

No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio

The department says no cases of Coronavirus have been reported in Ohio. The SCDOH is the lead county agency to coordinate public health disease response, in partnership with the New Jersey Department ...

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Cervical cancer cases soaring among women in their late 20s

Cervical cancer cases soaring among women in their late 20s

If HPV is found, it will then look for cell changes in the same sample. She also is very happy at the prospect that cervical cancer may be eliminated for good. The Government body hopes cancer rates...

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CDC reports second USA case of novel virus spreading in China

CDC reports second USA case of novel virus spreading in China

Allison Arwady, Chicago's public health commissioner. As well, this person's "close contacts" are being monitored for signs of the illness but are all described as 'currently well'. According to Reute...

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China says coronavirus cases rise to 440, with nine deaths

China says coronavirus cases rise to 440, with nine deaths

At the Seattle press conference, CDC Medical Officer Satish Pillai said that all travelers from Wuhan would be directed to five United States airports - in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Atlanta and ...

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Here's the growing list of cities quarantined from the China coronavirus

Here's the growing list of cities quarantined from the China coronavirus

Outbreak: The current epidemic, which started in mid-December and has already affected more than 500 people, with several fatalities, may have originated in an animal market in the city of Wuhan , a...

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China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 confirmed cases

China virus toll jumps to 25 dead with 830 confirmed cases

It will have a capacity of 1,000 beds spread over 25,000 square metres, the official Xinhua news agency said. The facility is expected to be completed and put into use prior to February 3. The makeshi...

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China spent crucial few days of coronavirus outbreak ARRESTING people

China spent crucial few days of coronavirus outbreak ARRESTING people

The WHO said on Thursday it was a "bit too early" to designate the outbreak a public health emergency of global concern, which would require countries to step up their response. Heilongjiang province ...

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British scientists discover 'all-cancer cure' by accident

British scientists discover 'all-cancer cure' by accident

However, one has been discovered on the keychain of another kind of T cell, the mucosal-associated invariant T (MAIT) cell. A team of researchers at Cardiff University in the United Kingdom have dis...

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China rushes to build new hospital for virus within 10 days

The Federal Government's chief medical officer says there are several people in Australia who are being tested "every day" for the deadly coronavirus . Chinese officials have not said how long the ...

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Coronavirus preparation 'adequate' in Wales as one person tested

Coronavirus preparation 'adequate' in Wales as one person tested

PHE's announcement that 14 people in the United Kingdom had been tested came on Thursday night, but they did not give details of where the cases were. Sydney is the only Australian city with direct fl...

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At least 9 people being tested for coronavirus in Alameda County

But when one of the virologists who helped identify the SARS virus visited Wuhan , where this virus originated, he didn't see almost enough being done to fight it. An NHS-wide system is in place ac...

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China seals off more cities as virus toll climbs

China seals off more cities as virus toll climbs

Some security personnel were clad in full-body hazardous material suits. In another clip, a woman wearing a face mask cries out for help, saying: "I have a fever". He also criticized Wuhan authoriti...

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Sick passenger sparks coronavirus concerns at Los Angeles airport, officials say

Sick passenger sparks coronavirus concerns at Los Angeles airport, officials say

We will work closely with US Customs and Border Protection, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and public health officials and will contact them at any necessary measures related to health and...

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MA confirms first child flu death of season

MA confirms first child flu death of season

The median age of those who died is 76 years old. State health officials say flu activity dropped statewide last week but is still ahead of this time a year ago. "For their sake, we encourage everyo...

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Map: Tracking the spread of the deadly coronavirus

Map: Tracking the spread of the deadly coronavirus

The patient, who lives just outside of Seattle, "right now is characterized as very healthy", said Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at th...

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WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency

WHO delays decision to declare coronavirus outbreak health emergency

Here in B.C., health officials are "closely monitoring" the outbreak . "I would be very surprised if this were a snake virus", says Timothy Sheahan, a virologist at the University of North Carolina...

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