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Expert says coronavirus is spread through eyes as killer disease 'shuts down China'...
Wang Guangfa, who contracted Coronavirus but since recovered, says protective eye wear as well as mouth masks are a must
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:34 UTC
In early days of coronavirus outbreak, China reportedly detained journalists spreading information...
Multiple reports say that journalists were detained and threatened with arrest while reporting on the new coronavirus that was beginning to spread in Wuhan.Multiple reports say that journalists were detained and threatened with arrest while reporting on t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:33 UTC
34 US Troops Had Brain Injuries From Iran Attack...
The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 19:09 UTC
Release dates for 7 new movies postponed amid China's pneumonia outbreak...
A total of seven blockbusters announced Thursday that they will postpone their release dates as the country is suffering pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 23:17 UTC
Wuhan medical staff being infected by virus at much faster pace than reported, sources say...
The Chinese Centre for Disease Control has identified 15 hospital staff as being infected in the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan city, but two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said doctors and nurses were being stricken at a much faster pace.T
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 23:13 UTC
Deadly coronavirus outbreak is yet to reach its climax, WHO warns...
The deadly coronavirus spreading throughout China and across the globe has yet to reach its peak, the World Health Organization has warned.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:33 UTC
Coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Highways near Wuhan BLOCKED to stop people from leaving – video...
WUHAN highways have been blocked as the city goes into lockdown in an attempt to limit the coronavirus from spreading, footage from the city at the centre of the outbreak shows.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:30 UTC
China cancels New Year plans amid coronavirus outbreak...
Major Chinese New Year events are being cancelled to avoid mass gatherings of people as the coronavirus continues to spread.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:53 UTC
Health experts issued an ominous warning about a coronavirus pandemic 3 months ago. Their simulation showed it could kill 65 million people....
A coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 17 people and infected more than 630. The virus has spread to at least seven other countries, including the US, were a 30-year-old man in Washington was confirmed to have the illness . A scientist
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:52 UTC
CDC issues level 3 travel warning for Wuhan, China due to virus: 'Avoid all non-essential travel'...
The CDC issued a level 3 travel warning for people visiting Wuhan, China, urging travelers to "avoid all non-essential travel" to the city to due to the spread of the new coronavirus that has left at least 17 people dead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:51 UTC
Coronavirus: China locks down 3 cities home to 18M as viral outbreak kills 17, sickens over 550...
China has decided to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:11 UTC
Chinese food market at the epicentre of deadly SARS-like virus outbreak was selling live KOALA...
The Huanan Seafood Market in the central city of Wuhan in China was slammed on Wednesday after Chinese officials said the coronavirus may have originated in a wild animal sold at the food emporium.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:09 UTC
Australia spider "bonanaza" possible as experts warn conditions ripe for deadly funnel-web activity today...
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Experts say weather conditions in bushfire-battered eastern Australia could bring "super dangerous" funnel-webs out in droves.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:06 UTC
Trump minimizes severity of U.S. troops' head injuries in Iran attacks...
Trump, who initially claimed no Americans were hurt in the missile strikes, said at a press conference in Davos that potential traumatic brain injuries are less severe than, say, missing limbs.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-22 16:04 UTC
Baghdad: Rockets Strike Near U.S. Embassy And Iranian MP Offers Reward For Killing Trump...
Three rockets landed inside Baghdad's Green Zone on Tuesday morning, Iraqi police sources informed Reuters. The rockets were launched from Zafaraniyah district outside Baghdad and are linked to Iranian militia support as tensions rise between the U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-21 20:24 UTC
Coronavirus explained: What you need to know...
A new Chinese coronavirus, a cousin of the SARS virus, has infected more than 200 people since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. A Snohomish County, Washington resident who recently returned from a trip to central China is the first person
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-21 20:08 UTC
Human-to-human transmission confirmed in China coronavirus, raising fears of fast spread...
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-21 19:28 UTC
Puerto Rico Sacks Two More Officials Over Unused Hurricane Maria Supplies, Government Admits There May Be More Warehouses Full Of Rotting Aid Items...
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Puerto Rico's governor sacked two more officials Sunday, after residents of the town of Ponce, wracked by a pair of natural disasters within just over a year of each other, discovered a warehouse full of bottled water, baby diapers, non-perishable foo
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-21 18:33 UTC
ERICKSON: Why Are We Still There? When Do We Leave?...
My children go to a small Christian private school. One of the most popular teachers has been called up to go to Afghanistan for another tour. He will leave behind his wife, children and school. My kids are distraught. My oldest asked me a question for wh
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-18 18:08 UTC
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