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Two people test positive for coronavirus in England

Almost 10,000 cases have now been reported in the country as authorities around the world try to prevent a global pandemic of the deadly virus. At least 213 people in the China have died from the ...

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Two patients have tested positive for coronavirus in the UK

The two patients in England are both members of the same family and are receiving specialist NHS care. Prof Chris Whitty, chief medical officer for England said: "We can confirm that two patie...

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Coronavirus Infections Exceed 2003 SARS Outbreak; 213 Confirmed Dead

Coronavirus Infections Exceed 2003 SARS Outbreak; 213 Confirmed Dead

Before widening it Thursday, the State Department had applied the "Do Not Travel" advice only to Hubei province, while urging Americans to reconsider travel to China more generally. A third chartere...

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China builds coronavirus hospital in 48 hours

China builds coronavirus hospital in 48 hours

Ltd. work at the construction site of Leishenshan (Thunder God Mountain) Hospital in Wuhan , central China's Hubei Province, Jan. 30, 2020. The Huoshenshan hospital has a region of 25,000 square me...

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Ontario health officials monitoring 27 people for possible coronavirus infection

Ontario health officials monitoring 27 people for possible coronavirus infection

Tam would not comment on whether those people would be quarantined once they arrive in Canada, saying more information would be provided when it's available. and we haven't seen anyone come out of the...

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Coronavirus: Worldwide cases surpass Sars outbreak in 2003

Coronavirus: Worldwide cases surpass Sars outbreak in 2003

Novel coronavirus belongs to the coronavirus family that causes illnesses ranging from the common cold to acute respiratory syndromes. The number of deaths stands at 213 - all in China . Rather,...

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Rescued owl found to be too obese to fly

Rescued owl found to be too obese to fly

The extra weight meant she was unable to fly properly due to the fatty deposits. "We think she's just done incredibly well for herself and overindulged", Head falconer Rufus Samkin told the BBC . The...

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Google Temporarily Shutting Down All China Offices

In Japan, the Nikkei 225 index shed 401.65 points, or 1.7%, to 22,977.75. In money markets, Hong Kong's offshore yuan overnight rate spiked to 4.9355, its highest since October 2018, reflecting tigh...

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China sends flights to take Wuhan citizens home from Thailand, Malaysia

China sends flights to take Wuhan citizens home from Thailand, Malaysia

Pakistan says it is halting all flights to and from China after the World Health Organization ( WHO ) declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global emergency . "WHO continues to have confide...

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First coronavirus cases confirmed in UK

The Department of Health declined to say where in England the patients were from but they were not in the Wirral area where a special facility has been set up to quarantine Britons evacuated from Wu...

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How the China Coronavirus Spread: Full Timeline

The State Department in Washington raised it warning alert to the highest level, telling USA citizens not to travel to China because of the epidemic which has now spread to more than 20 nations. M...

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World Health Organization declares global emergency over new coronavirus

The US government's warning on Thursday came as pilots for American Airlines filed a lawsuit seeking an immediate halt to China flights. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the government h...

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Provincial lab rules out coronavirus in Ottawa case

Her husband was taken to Sunnybrook Hospital on January 23, where he remains in stable condition. "To protect the individual's personal health information, OPH can not disclose additional details ...

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USA warns its citizens not to travel to China due to coronavirus

About 100 cases have been reported in at least 18 other countries, with no deaths outside China. The announcement was made during a press conference in Geneva . Russian Federation announced it was ...

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Coronavirus declared global health emergency

Coronavirus declared global health emergency

More than 7,700 people have been infected with the virus - nearly all of them in China - and 170 have died. The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was declaring the China coronaviru...

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Coronavirus outbreak is 'public health emergency of worldwide concern,' WHO declares

In other USA developments, she said all 195 people who were evacuated from Wuhan to the United States yesterday continue to be evaluated. "So we have a lot of systems in place in public health to watc...

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Queensland man with fatal illness caught flight while ill

Queensland man with fatal illness caught flight while ill

All travellers who have been in contact with coronavirus must self-isolate for 14 days. Over this time 171 people have died, over 8,000 cases have been confirmed globally with nine of those in Aust...

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Efforts underway to develop novel coronavirus vaccine — China Focus

Efforts underway to develop novel coronavirus vaccine — China Focus

His team is also working with hospitals across China to conduct clinical trials. Longer term, the company will bring to bear technologies previously used to develop and manufacture a Zika vaccine an...

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US life expectancy rises for the first time in four years

US life expectancy rises for the first time in four years

The increase is small, only one month, but it marks at least a temporary high to a downward trend. And a large part of this increase is attributable to a marked decline in drug overdose deaths . The ...

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Trump administration forms coronavirus task force

While no one has died from the virus in the US and health officials have maintained that the threat to the general American public remains low, close to 100 potential cases of the coronavirus are unde...

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Coronavirus is now spreading from person to person in the United States

The latest patient had not been in China. Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said the government had chose to close all air traffic between Italy and China, a more drastic measure than most count...

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2nd case of coronavirus now confirmed in Toronto

2nd case of coronavirus now confirmed in Toronto

Human-to-human transmission has proven possible, but so far all the reported cases in Canada have involved people who have visited China, most notably the centre of the epidemic in Wuhan. TPH also est...

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Owl found in ditch was too fat to fly

The news and stories that matters, delivered weekday mornings. The hefty birdbrain - nicknamed Plump - weighed in at a "chunky" 245 grams (8.6 ounces) - about a third heavier than a healthy female ...

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World Health Organization declares coronavirus a public health emergency of global concern

World Health Organization declares coronavirus a public health emergency of global concern

The World Health Organization urged governments around the globe, including those as yet unaffected by the novel coronavirus outbreak , to be "on alert" and "take action" to prevent its spread. "Th...

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China virus toll hits 170, as countries step up evacuation plans

Flights to Hong Kong, including those of El Al, were continuing as usual. Several major airlines have suspended flights to and from China . Alphabet Inc's Google and Sweden's IKEA joined other ma...

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China Virus' Death Toll Up to 170; World Health Organization to Reconvene

China Virus' Death Toll Up to 170; World Health Organization to Reconvene

The first cases in the Middle East were confirmed Wednesday, with a family of four from Wuhan who were visiting the United Arab Emirates. The World Health Organization's emergency committee will con...

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Three new Wuhan virus cases here, bringing total to 10

Coincidentally, all three cases are 56-year-olds. The eighth and ninth confirmed cases are a 56-year-old female and 56-year-old male respectively. Both cases reported that they were asymptomatic d...

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First coronavirus case in British Columbia confirmed

First coronavirus case in British Columbia confirmed

The IU Office of Public Safety & Institutional Assurance sent a public safety advisory Tuesday urging people to follow the CDC advisory and to avoid nonessential travel to China. There are at least...

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China sees deadliest day yet as global virus outbreak fears mount

China sees deadliest day yet as global virus outbreak fears mount

It is understood that 162 of the deaths - or 95% - are in Hubei province, where Wuhan is located. Of the new deaths, 37 were in Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, and one was in the sout...

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China's Hubei reports 1032 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus

China's Hubei reports 1032 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus

The infection is believed to have started in Wuhan, and spread as people began travelling for the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, the country's busiest and most important holiday season. They rep...

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