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Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

Alibaba’s Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

At Inovio's lab in San Diego, scientists are utilizing a comparatively new sort of DNA know-how to develop a potential vaccine. A single strain of DNA is the main ingredient in this vaccine which th...

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Global spread of coronavirus

Global spread of coronavirus

The WHO is reconvening its committee on the coronavirus early Friday (NZ time) to discuss whether the outbreak constitutes a "public health emergency of global concern". DXY aggregated NHC and local C...

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Three Japanese evacuees from Wuhan test positive for coronavirus

Three Japanese evacuees from Wuhan test positive for coronavirus

There is particular concern at the human-to-human transmission of the virus which increases the risk. It has spread to 20 countries outside China . They were accompanied by a medical team. Foll...

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Coronavirus: 75,000+ infected, virus to double in size every 6 days

The number of coronavirus cases has now surpassed the SARS epidemic, which reported 8,100 cases in around 25 countries during an eight-month outbreak. The repatriated group submitted samples for tes...

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Coronavirus: The virus has now hit the UK

Coronavirus: The virus has now hit the UK

On Thursday, the UK's four chief medical officers raised the risk level of the illness from low to moderate and the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared an worldwide public health emergency. The...

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Coronavirus outbreak declared global health emergency

The steps mark an extraordinary escalation of the administration's response to the outbreak of a novel coronavirus that has sickened almost 10,000 people around the world, mostly in China , and kil...

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Vietnam Airlines to suspend flights to China, HK, Taiwan over virus

Vietnam Airlines to suspend flights to China, HK, Taiwan over virus

Several airlines all over the world have also curbed or cancelled flights to and from China . In a statement issued on Friday (today), the company, however, noted that flights to Bangkok and Th...

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Homoeopathy and Unani can prevent coronavirus infections, claims AYUSH ministry

Homoeopathy and Unani can prevent coronavirus infections, claims AYUSH ministry

The ministry has also issued a list of Ayurvedic concoctions for prevention of the virus. "The Research Councils under Ministry of AYUSH are involved in various public health activities and provide ...

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China slams USA travel controls as virus toll spikes further

Indonesia was sending a plane. China's National Health Commission said there were 2,102 new confirmed infections in China during Friday, bringing the cumulative total to 11,791. The government sai...

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More children and young adults getting flu this season

More children and young adults getting flu this season

The virus, which originated in China, is spreading to several cities in the United States, including Ohio. So far, MS has no cases under investigation or confirmed cases. There is no vaccine or spec...

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CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in Santa Clara County

CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in Santa Clara County

A man has tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus in the San Francisco Bay Area, bringing the number of US confirmed cases of the virus to seven as three major USA airlines announced they would ...

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Trump Administration Issues Drastic Travel Restrictions And Quarantine : Shots

The mandatory quarantine is the first time the United States has issued such an order in 50 years. All flights from China will be diverted to seven airports: O'Hare in Chicago, John F. Craciun has b...

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Study Suggests Surprising Reason to Quit Smoking

Study Suggests Surprising Reason to Quit Smoking

In the first major study of the genetic effects of smoking on "normal", non-cancerous lung cells , researchers analyzed lung biopsies from 16 people including smokers, ex-smokers, people who had neve...

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Woman in 20s is country's 4th coronavirus case

Woman in 20s is country's 4th coronavirus case

She went to the hospital, but was not sick enough to be admitted. Among other things, she said worldwide health regulations have been strengthened and Canada now has a public health agency that didn...

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Hong Kong further extends school suspension to contain spread of new coronavirus

Hong Kong further extends school suspension to contain spread of new coronavirus

While many of its popular services are blocked in mainland China, the USA search giant still maintains offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen to support its global advertising business, ...

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Coronavirus declared public health emergency in US

The last quarantine was in the 1960s, to evaluate a potential smallpox exposure. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Friday that the coronavirus has been declared a public h...

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A Third Ontarian Has Reportedly Contracted Novel Coronavirus

A Third Ontarian Has Reportedly Contracted Novel Coronavirus

Earlier today, a Toronto hospital discharged a man who had Canada's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus . Details of the third confirmed case were released earlier this afternoon by Dr. T...

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Air India's flight today to bring back Indians from China

Air India's flight today to bring back Indians from China

The Jumbo 747 is a 423-seater airplane that will fly to Wuhan from Delhi for evacuating Indian citizens. A total of 366 people is expected to reach India from Coronavirus-infected Wuhan in China i...

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Test results negative on all possible coronavirus cases in MI

Delta has temporarily suspended all US flights to China, where the outbreak originated, through April 30. The United States reported the first confirmed instance of person-to-person spread with this v...

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WHO Declares Coronavirus a Global Health Emergency

Deputy secretary of state Stephen Biegun said: "I want the Chinese people to know they have the deepest sympathies of the United States of America". The CDC said that while the general risk to Ameri...

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Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial

Senate Poised to Acquit President Trump in Impeachment Trial

Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) and Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) making concluding arguments. That assertion was shredded earlier this week, when the New York Times reported on former White House National Sec...

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Facebook will remove content with misinformation about coronavirus

Facebook will remove content with misinformation about coronavirus

There, the virus made the jump from animals to humans. Facebook will remove false content or conspiracy theories flagged by leading global health organizations and health authorities - an unusua...

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Wuhan virus: Britain reports first two cases of coronavirus

Staycity Aparthotels York has also confirmed two guests staying in their hotel have tested positive for coronavirus . The UK has confirmed its first two coronavirus cases. After several delays, the...

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Canada's first coronavirus patient released from hospital

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre says the man's status has continued to improve to the point where he no longer needs to be in hospital. " Sunnybrook has liaised with Toronto Public Health, who wil...

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The FDA warns Purell about false claims about hand sanitizer

The FDA warns Purell about false claims about hand sanitizer

The FDA letter addresses the company's marketing of Purell Healthcare Advanced Hand Sanitizer, Healthcare Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gentle & Free Foam, Healthcare Advanced Hand Sanitizer Gel, Healthca...

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U.S. advises against travel to China amid coronavirus fears

State Department raised its travel advisory for China to Level 4, telling Americans, "Do not travel to China ". However, there may be some level of trip cancellation protection available to those...

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State Department: Don't Go to China

State Department: Don't Go to China

The US issued its highest level warning on Thursday advising against all travel to China as the coronavirus continues to spread. The death toll from the virus reached 213 in China. "While the risk of...

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To mask or not to mask: confusion spreads over coronavirus protection

To mask or not to mask: confusion spreads over coronavirus protection

Some major airlines suspended flights to China, and a senior economist predicted a major impact on growth. Ryan estimated the death rate of the new virus at 2 per cent, but said the figure was very pr...

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World Health Organization declares International Emergency following outbreak of novel #Coronavirus from #China

World Health Organization declares International Emergency following outbreak of novel #Coronavirus from #China

While issuing the WHO alert, Adhanom had said that "the main reason for this declaration is not because of what is happening in China, but because of what is happening in other countries" and owing to...

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Pakistan suspends direct flights to China as novel coronavirus claims more lives

Pakistan suspends direct flights to China as novel coronavirus claims more lives

The virus has spread to at least 18 other countries. Wuhan Vice Mayor Xu Honglan this week also remarked on the "inadequate" amount of face masks and other medical supplies, while Wuhan Mayor Zhou...

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