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Republicans raise U.S. drug supply concerns after coronavirus outbreak...
NEW YORK - Republicans raised concerns this week about the security of the U.S. drug supply chain in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, where a significant portion of the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:27 UTC
Coronavirus threatens shortages of about 150 prescription drugs...
About 150 prescription drugs — including antibiotics, generics and some branded drugs without alternatives — are at risk of shortage if the coronavirus outbreak in China worsens, according to two sources familiar with a list of at-risk drugs c
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-23 18:23 UTC
Coronavirus incubation could be as long as 27 days, Chinese provincial government says...
A 70-year-old man in China's Hubei Province was infected with coronavirus b...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:52 UTC
Flu season is getting weirder...
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Officials are seeing a new spike in flu activity as a second strain of flu hits on the heels of the first.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-15 05:24 UTC
Coronavirus Could Infect Two-Thirds of Globe, Researcher Says...
As the number of coronavirus cases jumps dramatically in China, a top infectious-disease scientist warns that things could get far worse: Two-thirds of the world’s population could catch it. So says Ira Longini, an adviser to the World Health Organization who tracked studies of the virus’s
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-14 06:07 UTC
The largest study of coronavirus patients so far suggests it could take up to 24 days after exposure for symptoms to show...
The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 1,370 people and infected more than 60,000. New research from a group of Chinese scientists suggests the virus' incubation period could be as long as 24 days. Currently, the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:05 UTC
The Silent Threat Of The Coronavirus: America's Dependence On Chinese Pharmaceuticals...
As the new coronavirus, called 2019-nCoV, spreads rapidly around the globe, the international community is scrambling to keep up. Scientists rush to develop a vaccine, policymakers debate the most effective containment methods, and health care systems str
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 03:52 UTC
Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes...
Bizarre organism found in amoebae in Brazil is named after mythical sea siren
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:45 UTC
Coronavirus is airborne, Chinese official confirms...
An official in Shanghai confirmed the virus also travelled through aerosol transmission, which means it can float a long distance through the air and cause infection later when it is breathed in.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 04:39 UTC
Coronavirus 'likely stays infectious on surfaces for up to 9 days'...
(STUDY FINDS) -- BOCHUM, Germany — As the number of patients infected with the novel coronavirus continue to rise out of Wuhan, China, as well as in the United States, the world is watching with bated breath as scientists from all over the globe wor
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:10 UTC
Coronavirus: Official death rate of 2% 'vastly underestimated' – mortality much HIGHER...
CORONAVIRUS may be much more lethal than official figures suggest, with many medical experts suggesting the current mortality rate of two percent is naively low and doesn't account for the lag between infection rates and final recovery or death from t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:09 UTC
U.S. citizen in China dies from coronavirus; Confirmed cases globally rise to nearly 35,000...
A 60-year old U.S. citizen diagnosed with the illness died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan, China on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-08 21:10 UTC
Cases of infected pass 24,000 as more human-to-human transmissions recorded outside China...
The rate of increase for new cases discovered is rising but this coronavirus appears less lethal than its viral predecessors.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-05 08:45 UTC
23 Eerie Pictures Of Wuhan, China, After Nearly Two Weeks Under Lockdown...
On Jan. 23, the Chinese government locked down the city of Wuhan, where the coronavirus that has infected more than 20,000 people and killed over 420 had been first reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 23:19 UTC
China's Hubei province, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, reports 65 new deaths on February 4...
The number of deaths in China's central Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak had risen by 65 to 479 as of Tuesday, Chinese state television reported on Wednesday.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 23:18 UTC
China province reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak...
A city in Hunan province, which boarders Wuhan's Hubei province, has killed thousands of chickens after an H5N1 outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:19 UTC
Here's where the flu will start to wind down in the U.S. and where it'll pick up...
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Ana Farfan reacts to getting an influenza vaccine shot at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Coronavirus has jumped to the forefront of health concerns as the United States has declared a public health emerg
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-03 20:44 UTC
Secondary multiple infections reported in East China...
Cases of one confirmed novel coronavirus patient infecting multiple people have recently been reported in two provinces on the Chinese mainland.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 21:01 UTC
Can pets spread 2019-nCoV? WHO busts coronavirus myths...
The World Health Organization has said there's no present evidence that pets, such as dogs and cats, can be infected with the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 18:40 UTC
Fecal matter of patients tests positive for coronavirus...
Scientists have discovered that fecal samples from patients infected with the novel coronavirus also have tested positive for the virus, meaning it is highly possible that the live virus can exist and spread through contaminated fecal matter.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 18:39 UTC
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