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Coronavirus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin...
The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-29 17:03 UTC
WHO Admits Serious Mistake In Risk Assessment Of Coronavirus...
The World Health Organization (WHO) admitted that it has made a mistake in its risk assessment report of the current status of the novel coronavirus. According to the agency, the risk level of the disease is much higher than what was stated in the report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-29 05:40 UTC
FDA to Purell: Stop claiming your hand sanitizers eliminate Ebola & flu...
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The US Food and Drug Administration is giving the maker of Purell products a stern warning: Stop making unproven claims that over-the-counter hand sanitizers help eliminate Ebola, MRSA or the flu.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 07:13 UTC
Coronavirus cases approach 3,000, death toll jumps above 80: Everything we know...
Nearly 3,000 people have contracted the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, and 81 deaths have been reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:07 UTC
'Draconian' travel curbs needed to stop global epidemic of coronavirus, scientists warn...
Governments need to implement 'draconian' travel curbs to stop a mystery coronavirus in China becoming a global epidemic, a team of experts mapping the outbreak said Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:04 UTC
CDC to travelers: Avoid all nonessential travel to China due to coronavirus outbreak...
The expanded travel warning comes as the number of Wuhan Coronavirus cases has expanded. The U.S. State Department also raised its alert level.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:02 UTC
The deadly new coronavirus has reached the US. Here's how to protect yourself...
What started as a mystery virus last month in Wuhan, China, has now killed more than 50 people and infected hundreds more around the world.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-27 06:43 UTC
More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China...
The World Health Organization this week stopped short of calling the outbreak a global health emergency.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-26 07:14 UTC
Coronavirus outbreak: Video shows dead bodies in halls of China hospital...
Disturbing new video shows dead bodies piling up in the hallways of a hospital in China, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spiral out of control. The images from inside Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the deadly viral outb
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:37 UTC
Video appears to show bodies covered by sheets in crowded Wuhan hospital hallway...
Startling footage has emerged from a hospital at the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in central China, apparently showing bodies covered by sheets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:35 UTC
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
On alert: Area hospitals preparing to respond to coronavirus threat...
Hospitals throughout Long Island are on alert for signs of the emerging coronavirus that has sickened hundreds of people in China, some fatally, and recently was detected in the United States. While n
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 22:05 UTC
Map: A deadly virus is spreading across the globe. Here's where coronavirus cases have been confirmed....
NBC News will update this map of countries with confirmed coronavirus cases around the world when new data is available.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:40 UTC
Health Officials Investigating Suspected Case Of 2019 Novel Coronavirus In Texas...
Health officials in Brazos County are investigating a suspected case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus, the county's health department announced Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:38 UTC
A Virginia middle school canceled its cultural exchange program with Chinese students over coronavirus fears...
Just one day after the first case of Wuhan coronavirus was confirmed in the US, a middle school canceled an on-campus cultural exchange program with a group of Chinese exchange students visiting the DC metro area, citing health concerns. Longfellow Middle
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:34 UTC
New coronavirus warning posters from CDC posted at San Francisco International Airport...
The flyer says if you feel sick with a fever or cough after visiting Wuhan, China, contact a doctor as soon as possible.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:32 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
California girl Aliyah Cardoza hospitalized with strain of coronavirus...
Aliyah Cardoza, who is from Azusa, was admitted to Children's Hospital Los Angeles with flu-like symptoms and diagnosed with the coronavirus, as well as microplasma, pneumonia, and acute respiratory syndrome.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:52 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
Dr. Amesh Adalja: Why Americans should pay attention to the coronavirus outbreak...
We will likely have more cases (hopefully uncomplicated) diagnosed here and awareness of the outbreak can help the response to any cases we do have and minimize overreaction, which can prompt poor decision-making by policymakers.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:08 UTC
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