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Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China

Australia scientists claim first re-creation of coronavirus outside China

The Doherty Institute in Melbourne announced Wednesday that it had grown the novel coronavirus in cell culture from a patient sample, the first time the virus has been replicated outside China. Mike C...

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Durham elementary teachers staging one-day strike Thursday

Durham elementary teachers staging one-day strike Thursday

Bernard School in Thunder Bay, part of a one-day, province-wide strike. Those 83,000 union members include elementary public school teachers, occasional teachers, and education professionals. Meanwh...

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Wesleyan student being evaluated for possible coronavirus; was traveling in Asia

Wesleyan student being evaluated for possible coronavirus; was traveling in Asia

It is a member of the coronavirus family that's a close cousin to the deadly SARS and MERS viruses that have caused outbreaks in the past. "I want to assure all residents of CT that we are taking ...

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80 dead in China, 2,700 infected as Wuhan virus outbreak spreads

80 dead in China, 2,700 infected as Wuhan virus outbreak spreads

Another British expat sent PA images of empty streets, and said the city remained "very quiet" when she helped a relative transport goods to the hospital she was working at on Monday. The virus that w...

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China counts 106 virus deaths as U.S., others move to evacuate

China counts 106 virus deaths as U.S., others move to evacuate

Tedros said he does not advocate the evacuation of foreign nationals now in China, and urged people to stay calm. Authorities initially sealed off Wuhan and other cities in central Hubei province la...

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19 people under observation for possible coronavirus infection; second presumptive case found

19 people under observation for possible coronavirus infection; second presumptive case found

The man arrived in Toronto on January 22 from Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus outbreak, and is now being treated in isolation in a public hospital, Ontario health officials said on Saturday. Stand...

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Death after China trip 'very unlikely' to be novel coronavirus

Death after China trip 'very unlikely' to be novel coronavirus

WHO last week stopped short of declaring the outbreak a public health emergency of worldwide concern - a rare designation used only for the worst outbreaks that would trigger more concerted global act...

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4th possible coronavirus case in MI being investigated

4th possible coronavirus case in MI being investigated

My @WHO colleagues & I would like to understand the latest developments & strengthen our partnership with in providing further protection against the outbreak. China chose to extend the holiday, in...

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US imposes visa rules to restrict

US imposes visa rules to restrict "birth tourism"

In essence, the new rule states that birth tourism is not considered a "pleasure trip" within the meaning of the relevant law and instructs consular officials to determine whether birth tourism is t...

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Twin Falls doctors sees more influenza A at present time

Twin Falls doctors sees more influenza A at present time

Columbia County also went from almost the lowest absenteeism rate in the area, to the second highest, only behind Ouachita County at 6.3%. You can go online to find out where you can get the flu s...

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Coronavirus cases rise in the U.S.

Coronavirus cases rise in the U.S.

The person is now being treated in an unnamed hospital, and poses no immediate threat to the general public, health officials stated. Three other coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Washington ...

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Arizona, California cases push USA tally of new virus to 5

Arizona, California cases push USA tally of new virus to 5

Officials also said the person is not severely ill and is now in isolation to prevent the illness from spreading. "Coronavirus spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes", acc...

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Wuhan coronavirus death toll rises in China

Wuhan coronavirus death toll rises in China

A construction site in Wuhan where one of two special hospitals for admitting patients infected with the novel (new) coronavirus . The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and in...

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More Cdn coronavirus cases expected but risk 'remains low': Health officials

More Cdn coronavirus cases expected but risk 'remains low': Health officials

Tam told reporters on Thursday that rather than screening every single passenger coming to Canada from China, the federal government was instead providing travellers with information about what to do ...

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Public health officials in Ontario call evening news conference

Public health officials in Ontario call evening news conference

My ministry, in collaboration with Public Health Ontario, local public health units, hospitals, and other health care providers, will continue to diligently monitor this emerging situation to ensure t...

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NC health officials investigating possible coronavirus case in Raleigh area

NC health officials investigating possible coronavirus case in Raleigh area

The potential victim, a Raleigh resident, recently visited China's Wuhan City , where the viral outbreak is believed to have originated, the DHHS reports. The person was transported directly to the h...

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New York City Votes to Ban Cashless Stores

New York City Votes to Ban Cashless Stores

NY is on track to ban cashless businesses after the city council voted to join San Francisco and Philadelphia in requiring brick-and-mortar stores to accept cash. Its founder Leo Kremer said...

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Officials Investigating Third Possible Case of Coronavirus in US

Zack Moore, state epidemiologist, in the release. DPH works closely with the CDC, local health partners and healthcare providers to evaluate the case and prepare for future potential cases in North ...

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California confirms third case of China virus in US

California confirms third case of China virus in US

Tam told reporters on Thursday that rather than screening every single passenger coming to Canada from China, the federal government was instead providing travellers with information about what to d...

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China reports 1975 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia, 56 deaths

Xi said at a Communist Party leadership meeting on the situation that China was "faced with the grave situation of an accelerating spread" of the virus. China's biggest holiday, Lunar New Year, unfo...

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Tennessee Tech student quarantined while being tested for coronavirus

Tennessee Tech student quarantined while being tested for coronavirus

With this new coronavirus , doctors are looking for specific risk factors, including an upper respiratory infection with a fever and travel to Wuhan , China or direct contact with someone who has ...

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3rd case of coronavirus reported in US

3rd case of coronavirus reported in US

Also on Saturday, the new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths, and the U.S. consulate at the epicenter of the outbreak, downtown Wuhan, has announced that it will evacuate its perso...

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Toronto patient diagnosed with possible coronavirus showed mild symptoms on flight

While coronavirus is close to the deadly SARS virus that broke out in Toronto in 2003, de Villa said the circumstances between now and then are completely different. Officials in Toronto are interview...

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New China virus 'not as powerful as SARS': health official

New China virus 'not as powerful as SARS': health official

SARS infected more than 8,000 people and killed almost 800, including 44 Canadians. Four cities - including Beijing and Shanghai, and the eastern province of Shandong - announced bans on long-di...

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Canada confirms first 'presumptive' case of coronavirus

Canada confirms first 'presumptive' case of coronavirus

As a man in his 50s receives treatment in a Toronto hospital for the coronavirus , health officials in B.C. are reassuring people that there are no cases in the province and medical professionals are...

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More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China

At the end of Saturday in China, there were 1975 cases and a further 2,684 suspected cases, China's National Health Commission said. On Saturday, Hong Kong declared a virus emergency, scrapped celeb...

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Four Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Australia As Officials Rush To Contact Travelers

Four Coronavirus Cases Confirmed In Australia As Officials Rush To Contact Travelers

Many people on social media have been calling for the week-long holiday to be extended to help prevent further spread of the virus. Images emerged of other medics collapsing on wards at hospitals in...

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Chinese coronavirus outbreak sparks evacuation of United States citizens, diplomats from Wuhan

Chinese coronavirus outbreak sparks evacuation of United States citizens, diplomats from Wuhan

The government also reported five cases in Hong Kong, two in Macao and three in Taiwan. Small numbers of cases have been found in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, the US, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Ne...

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Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with nearly 2000 cases

Virus death toll in China rises to 56 with nearly 2000 cases

Hubei also reported 323 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections. Ten countries outside China have 28 confirmed cases of the coronavirus: Thailand, five; Australia, four; France, Japan, Mal...

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Coronavirus reaches Europe, first cases confirmed in France

Coronavirus reaches Europe, first cases confirmed in France

A woman from the city of Chicago, 60, and a man in his 30's became the first United States patients, diagnosed after returning from Wuhan. She wasn't traveling with anyone but those close to her in he...

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