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Bats, snakes or pangolins? Inside the hunt for the animal behind the coronavirus outbreak

Bats, snakes or pangolins? Inside the hunt for the animal behind the coronavirus outbreak

Getty Images / WIRED In 2013, scientists captured a wild horseshoe bat in a remote cave in Yunnan province, 1,700km southwest of Wuhan. It was carrying a virus strain almost identical to the form of coronavirus that has infected over 65,000 people since December 2019. The cave, the location of which is kept secret, was…
Queen Creek News Queen Creek horse tests positive for equine coronavirus Jessica Goodman 8:24 PM

Queen Creek News Queen Creek horse tests positive for equine coronavirus Jessica Goodman 8:24...

QUEEN CREEK, AZ — East Valley Equine Practitioners (EVEP) reported earlier this week that a horse in their care in Queen Creek has tested positive for "equine enteric coronavirus.""This is not a common virus found in horses and there is no vaccine for it. It is NOT related to the human form from China," according…
Flu cases on the rise across the nation, could continue to get worse

Flu cases on the rise across the nation, could continue to get worse

by: Alex Stokes Posted: Feb 15, 2020 / 10:09 PM EST / Updated: Feb 15, 2020 / 11:08 PM EST CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) -- Flu cases are continuing to rise across the nation and are expected to continue for weeks, according to the CDC.  The public health institute projects flu activity will likely stay…
Chicago Coronavirus Patients Released From Home Isolation Following Recovery

Chicago Coronavirus Patients Released From Home Isolation Following Recovery

The two Chicago residents who contracted COVID-19, a disease stemming from a new form of coronavirus, were released from home isolation Friday following their recovery, according to the Chicago Department of Public Health. The two patients — a husband and wife, both in their 60s — were released from AMITA Health St. Alexius Medical Center in…
To fight coronavirus outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting other viruses -Advertiser

To fight coronavirus outbreak, doctors deploy drugs targeting other viruses -Advertiser

As the scientific community scrambles to find a drug that can effectively treat tens of thousands of patients sickened by a new respiratory virus, they are trying some surprising remedies: medicines targeting known killers like HIV, Ebola and malaria. American drugmakers have shipped two antiviral medications to China as doctors and public health officials there…
U.S. flu deaths hit 14,000, haven’t peaked yet, CDC says

U.S. flu deaths hit 14,000, haven’t peaked yet, CDC says

In this Jan. 23, 2020, photo, a syringe with influenza vaccine inside heads for its mark during a flu vaccination at Eastfield College in Mesquite, Texas. A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this season into one of the nastiest flu seasons for kids in a decade. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)APMore than…
Florida man with hepatitis A sues Denny’s

Florida man with hepatitis A sues Denny’s

File photo (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic) (Copyright 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A Florida man who contracted hepatitis A is suing the restaurant chain Denny’s, Inc. and the company that operates a Denny’s franchise in Osceola County. The lawsuit alleges that William Reyes ate at a Denny’s restaurant in Kissimmee in October…
These are early symptoms of deadly China virus..

These are early symptoms of deadly China virus..

New York: Scientists have identified a pattern of symptoms associated with the Novel Coronavirus, now dubbed as COVID-19, and the most common symptom is fever. Other common symptoms include fatigue, dry cough, muscle pain and difficulty breathing, according to a recent study of nearly 140 hospitalised patients in Wuhan, China. It took nearly five days…
Hawaii visitors still feel safe from coronavirus –

Hawaii visitors still feel safe from coronavirus –

By Ben Gutierrez | February 14, 2020 at 9:42 PM HST - Updated February 14 at 9:42 PM HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Waikiki was still teeming with visitors Friday night. But having a Japanese national diagnosed with the coronavirus a day after leaving Hawaii shows there’s still concern over dealing with the disease in a…
L.A. Officials Say Asian Teen Was Assaulted, Bullied Over Coronavirus Fears

L.A. Officials Say Asian Teen Was Assaulted, Bullied Over Coronavirus Fears

A 16-year-old Asian student in Los Angeles County was sent to the emergency room this week after being assaulted over unfounded fears of the coronavirus outbreak, according to local authorities. L.A. County officials held a news conference on Thursday to condemn the rise in anti-Asian sentiment, fearmongering and apparent violence that stems from misinformation about…
How a local hospital is prepared for coronavirus

How a local hospital is prepared for coronavirus

A look inside Mission Trail Baptist Hospital and its protocolsSAN ANTONIO – A local hospital is ensuring patients that protocols are in place to identify if any of its patients have the coronavirus, now referred to as COVID-19.“Our first question is ‘Have you traveled outside the country? Have you traveled specifically to the city in…
San Diego County declares local health emergency to aid coronavirus response

San Diego County declares local health emergency to aid coronavirus response

Looking to increase funding for local quarantine operations connected to novel coronavirus, San Diego county public health officials declared health and local emergencies Friday afternoon.The action, which must be ratified by the county supervisors on Feb. 19, is similar to one taken by the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors on Feb. 3 and renewed…
Doctors in Wuhan report medical supply shortages, face exposure to coronavirus | TheHill

Doctors in Wuhan report medical supply shortages, face exposure to coronavirus | TheHill

Medical workers in China are scrambling to protect themselves from the latest coronavirus outbreak as they say medical shortages leave them susceptible to contracting the disease. Nurses and doctors told The New York Times that they are concerned about getting the virus after a late response by Beijing hindered hospitals’ ability to get a head start…
Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

NEW YORK — A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.The number of child deaths and the hospitalization rate for youngsters are the highest seen at this point in any season since the severe flu outbreak of 2009-10, health officials said…
Coronavirus testing to begin at labs in SF

Coronavirus testing to begin at labs in SF

Public health authorities plan to start widespread surveillance for the new coronavirus in five U.S. cities, including San Francisco, by tapping into an existing network of labs that already test for influenza and other common viruses. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not say when the labs would begin testing for the new…
Dear Annie: Readers need to educate themselves about blood clots and their symptoms

Dear Annie: Readers need to educate themselves about blood clots and their symptoms

Annie Lane writes the Dear Annie advice column.By Annie Lane | creators.comDear Annie: Last year, I lost my dad. He had stage IV cancer, but that’s not what killed him. In fact, after his first few months of chemotherapy, a scan showed that the cancer was mostly gone. Then, a few weeks later, he died…
COVID-19 closer to H1N1 than SARS in terms of transmission: Lawrence Wong

COVID-19 closer to H1N1 than SARS in terms of transmission: Lawrence Wong

COVID-19 is different from SARS in terms of severity and the mortality rate is lower, Minister Lawrence Wong said at a news conference on Friday (Feb 14). "The transmission mechanism is closer to H1N1 or influenza," he added. Read more: https://cna.asia/38viws0#coronavirus #covid19For the latest developments on the COVID-19 outbreak: https://cna.asia/novelcoronavirusGet updates on our Telegram channel:…
Sleeping with your partner’s t-shirt could improve your sleep as much as melatonin supplements

Sleeping with your partner’s t-shirt could improve your sleep as much as melatonin supplements

If you're separated from your beloved this Valentine's Day, having a piece of clothing near you tonight could help you sleep better, according to a new study.Carried out by researchers from the University of British Columbia, Canada, the new study recruited 155 participants and gave them two identical-looking t-shirts to use as pillowcases while they…
How mitochondria respond to exercise, high fat diet

How mitochondria respond to exercise, high fat diet

Dubbed the powerhouses of the cell because they turn nutrients into energy, mitochondria are tiny organelles that live inside the cell and are key to metabolic health. New research offers fresh insights into how they work and what keeps them healthy.Share on PinterestNew research brings us closer to a better understanding of what keeps mitochondria…
Coronavirus test kits sent to Hawaii are flawed

Coronavirus test kits sent to Hawaii are flawed

By Chelsea Davis | February 13, 2020 at 10:42 PM HST - Updated February 13 at 10:42 PM HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - The coronavirus test kits that were sent to Hawaii are flawed, officials said. "We should have been able to test as of tomorrow. That was our goal," said Hawaii Lieutenant Governor Josh Green.…
Coronavirus: Is deadly virus thriving in hotels as infection rate surpasses 64,000?

Coronavirus: Is deadly virus thriving in hotels as infection rate surpasses 64,000?

Coronavirus is sweeping the globe, with the death toll surpassing 64,000. As it continues to spread, international travel is a hot topic. While flights, airports, trains and other forms of public transport remain at the forefront of conversations surrounding the spread of the infection, hotels could also be a secret home for the virus to…
Researchers created a ‘smart bandage’ to heal wounds that won’t heal

Researchers created a ‘smart bandage’ to heal wounds that won’t heal

Chronic wounds affect millions of Americans annually. These wounds include painful ulcers on the foot, leg and beyond. People with diabetes, who have enough on their plate, often suffer from these types of wounds. Treating these wounds properly so they will heal can be difficult, but a new type of "smart bandage" might be able…
Coronavirus Wuhan diary: ‘He got a hospital bed three hours before he died’

Coronavirus Wuhan diary: ‘He got a hospital bed three hours before he died’

Weeks after reports of a mysterious new virus began to emerge in the central Chinese province of Hubei, the authorities there suddenly changed how they determined who was infected. It led to a significant spike in numbers - only because doctors are now counting patients who are diagnosed in a clinic and not just those…
Want to live longer? Consider playing golf

Want to live longer? Consider playing golf

Hitting the links might reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases, research finds Those 25 million Americans who take to the golf course each week just might outlive us all. New research suggests hitting the links at least once a month can lower the risk of death in older adults. » Study: To live a long life,…
Some coronavirus test kits shipped around US are flawed, CDC claims

Some coronavirus test kits shipped around US are flawed, CDC claims

February 13, 2020 | 7:43am Enlarge Image Nucleic acid tests on 2019-nCoV are performed in a lab. AP Some of the coronavirus testing kits distributed to state labs around the US do not work properly, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Some of the kits, which also were sent to at least…
California lab says it discovered coronavirus vaccine in 3 hours

California lab says it discovered coronavirus vaccine in 3 hours

An American biotech company says it created a coronavirus vaccine three hours after getting access to the virus' genetic sequence on Jan. 9, and now scientists are racing to get the vaccine on the market in record time.Inovio Pharmaceuticals is based in Pennsylvania, but scientists in its laboratory in San Diego made the discovery.NEW CORONAVIRUS CASES SOAR,…
14th US case of coronavirus reported with patient in San Diego

14th US case of coronavirus reported with patient in San Diego

A previous case of coronavirus was documented a few days earlier among the same group of evacuees, the CDC said. By REUTERS  FEBRUARY 13, 2020 14:18 Staff from the U.S. embassy assemble to inspect a cargo plane in Wuhan (photo credit: COURTESY OF EDWARD WANG VIA REUTERS) A second person evacuated from Wuhan, China, to…
Co-Diagnostics, Inc. to Present its Rapid Response to New Coronavirus in Washington D.C. Conference

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. to Present its Rapid Response to New Coronavirus in Washington D.C. Conference

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq: CODX), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of diagnostic tests, announced today that it has been invited to be a featured speaker to present its rapid response to the new coronavirus (Covid-19) global health concern, as well as its multiplex PCR solutions for mosquito-borne diseases, at…
China boasted that it built two new coronavirus hospitals in 12 days

China boasted that it built two new coronavirus hospitals in 12 days

China seemed to score a major victory in its fight against the coronavirus by building two new hospitals in an extremely short time, promising 2,600 new beds.Chinese state media lauded the lightning-speed construction of the makeshift hospitals, saying that it reflected the "nation's building prowess." However, official data shows that the facilities have been slow to…
Men appear to be more vulnerable to coronavirus: report

Men appear to be more vulnerable to coronavirus: report

February 13, 2020 | 3:04am Enlarge Image Residents wearing masks wait at a traffic light in Beijing, China AP Scientists believe that males could be more vulnerable to the coronavirus because they may have a weaker immune response to the disease, according to a column by The Financial Times. The virus has killed roughly 1,300…
New Study Indicates How Long Coronaviruses Can Survive on a Surface

New Study Indicates How Long Coronaviruses Can Survive on a Surface

(d76 masahiro ikeda/DigitalVision/Getty Images) CARLY CASSELLA 13 FEB 2020 If the new coronavirus 2019-nCoV (now officially named COVID-19) is anything like its family members, a new study suggests it could survive on inanimate objects for well over a week.  According to the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) it's "currently unclear if…
Scientists fear coronavirus spread in countries least able to contain it

Scientists fear coronavirus spread in countries least able to contain it

Officials in Bangkok, Thailand hand out face masks in crowded areas.Credit: Lauren DeCicca/Getty Infections of the new coronavirus have now been detected in 24 countries outside China. But researchers warn that cases might be going undetected in some nations that are considered at high risk of an outbreak but are reporting fewer cases than expected,…
A tiny genetic change could alter the way the brain craves THC

A tiny genetic change could alter the way the brain craves THC

Plenty of people experiment with weed, but only some will ever become truly dependent on it. Between 30 percent and 10 percent of people struggle with marijuana use disorder, depending on who you ask, and scientists are still trying to figure out why some people struggle to quit more so than others. A new study…
Kansas school district cancels classes after flu-related death

Kansas school district cancels classes after flu-related death

COLUMBUS, Kan. (KWCH) Classes in Columbus, Kan. (Cherokee County) have been canceled Thursday and Friday after the death of one of its staff members possibly related to the flu. USD 493 said a paraprofessional at Park Elementary School died on Sunday. The district said her brother is in intensive care with similar symptoms. "The only…
To fight coronavirus, disinfectant tunnel in China sprays industrial workers

To fight coronavirus, disinfectant tunnel in China sprays industrial workers

BEIJING (Reuters) - A company in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing has built a tunnel to spray employees at an industrial complex with disinfectant before they begin work, according to a local media report, as the country battles a coronavirus outbreak.The tunnel is equipped with infrared detectors that activate a spray from misters when…
COVID-19 case tally: 45,171 cases, 1,115 deaths

COVID-19 case tally: 45,171 cases, 1,115 deaths

There are now 45,171 confirmed cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that was first identified in late 2019 in Wuhan, China, in 25 countries and at least 1,115 deaths, according to the latest figures from the World Health Organization. The number of newly reported cases, while still increasing each day, is…
Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert

Coronavirus outbreak ‘just beginning’ outside China, says expert

By John GeddieSINGAPORE (Reuters) - The coronavirus epidemic may be peaking in China where it was first detected in the central city of Wuhan but it is just beginning in the rest of the world and likely to spread, a global expert on infectious diseases said on Wednesday.The Chinese government's senior medical adviser has said…
Play golf to avoid an early grave! Players of the sport face half the risk of premature death

Play golf to avoid an early grave! Players of the sport face half the...

Golf reduces the risk of a premature death by half, according to new research. A study of nearly 6,000 people found those who played at least once a month were much more likely to be alive a decade later.Scientists said the sport - famously described as 'a good walk spoiled' by American author Mark Twain - is…
Oh good, there’s a new virus in Brazil that scientists can’t even recognize

Oh good, there’s a new virus in Brazil that scientists can’t even recognize

Researchers in Brazil have discovered an entirely new kind of virus that is so foreign to science that not even its genes have been previously identified. The virus, which is described in a new research paper, was found in a Brazilian lake in the city of Belo Horizonte. As ScienceAlert reports, the virus has been…
Bat for sale at Indonesia’s wildlife market despite virus warning

Bat for sale at Indonesia’s wildlife market despite virus warning

Bats, rats and snakes are still being sold at an Indonesian market known for its wildlife offerings, despite a government request to take them off the menu over fears of a link to the deadly coronavirus.Vendors at the Tomohon Extreme Meat market on Sulawesi island say business is booming and curious tourists keep arriving to…
Live updates: Rate of new coronavirus infections slows but China remains largely shut down

Live updates: Rate of new coronavirus infections slows but China remains largely shut down

Here are the latest developments:● The number of new infections in China outside the epidemic hotspot of Hubei province has fallen for the eighth day in a row, even as the total number of deaths reaches new highs.● In a meeting with the leadership of the Community Party, Chinese President Xi Jinping said efforts would…
These are the best ways to avoid catching the coronavirus on airplanes, experts say

These are the best ways to avoid catching the coronavirus on airplanes, experts say

Practicing good hand hygiene is the best way people can protect themselves from coronavirus during a flight, a medical expert specializing in air transport told CNBC.David Powell, medical advisor at the International Air Transport Association (IATA), told CNBC the risk of catching any serious viral infection during a flight is "very low" as the air…
China rolls out ‘close contact detection app’ for coronavirus

China rolls out ‘close contact detection app’ for coronavirus

According to Xinhua, "close contact" includes people who work together, share a classroom or live in the same house, as well as medical professionals working with patients, and passengers on mass transit. If the app determines a user has been in close proximity to someone who has or is showing symptoms of the virus, they…
2 Russians flee virus quarantine, in dismay at hospitals

2 Russians flee virus quarantine, in dismay at hospitals

MOSCOW (AP) — One patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her quarantine and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock.Two Russian women who were kept in isolation for possible inflection by a new virus say they fled from their hospitals this month because of uncooperative doctors, poor conditions and…
Coronavirus: British patient recovers from illness

Coronavirus: British patient recovers from illness

A British man linked to 11 coronavirus cases has spoken for the first time, saying he has "fully recovered" from the illness.Steve Walsh, who remains quarantined in hospital, says his thoughts are with others who have contracted the virus.He said his family have been asked to isolate themselves "as a precaution".The gas salesman, from Hove…
Exclusive: Coronavirus outbreak may be over in China by April, says expert

Exclusive: Coronavirus outbreak may be over in China by April, says expert

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - The coronavirus outbreak is hitting a peak in China this month and may be over by April, the government’s senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, in the latest assessment of an epidemic that has rattled the world. In an interview with Reuters, Zhong Nanshan, an 83-year-old epidemiologist who won fame for…
Leesburg teen dies days after being diagnosed with the flu

Leesburg teen dies days after being diagnosed with the flu

Days after turning sixteen and being diagnosed with the flu, a Loudoun County, Virginia, girl has died, leaving her family in shock. Katie Giovanniello, a sophomore at Heritage High School in Leesburg, died last Friday. “This morning, we received some extremely sad news concerning a student at Heritage, Katie Giovanniello. Katie passed away unexpectedly this…
Chinatown restaurants suffering amid fear of coronavirus -TV

Chinatown restaurants suffering amid fear of coronavirus -TV

CHINATOWN, Manhattan (WABC) -- It's an unlikely victim of the coronavirus - restaurants in Chinatown and other Asian neighborhoods are supposed to be booming with Lunar New Year celebrations. Instead, businesses are tanking.Fear of the virus is apparently keeping locals at home, even though there is no evidence they should stay home.Helen Ng is the…
New report links social media use to mental distress in teens

New report links social media use to mental distress in teens

Last Updated Feb 10, 2020 10:38 PM EST For immediate help if you are in a crisis, call the toll-free National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255), available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. All calls are confidential.A new review of several studies shows the potentially harmful impact of social media use on teenagers. It confirms…
Coronavirus outbreak: Canadian cases on cruise rise; U.K. declares “imminent threat”

Coronavirus outbreak: Canadian cases on cruise rise; U.K. declares “imminent threat”

Mike Le Couteur reports on how some people quarantined on a cruise ship due to the novel coronavirus are coping, as more confirmed cases are found on board. Plus, Crystal Goomansingh explains why the UK declared the virus an "imminent threat" to the public, and the new aggressive steps it's taking to stop the spread.For…
Study Shows The Huge Impact Our Gross Airport Hygiene Has on The Spread of Pandemics

Study Shows The Huge Impact Our Gross Airport Hygiene Has on The Spread of...

PETER DOCKRILL 11 FEB 2020 People really suck at washing their hands. In fact, research shows that only about 70 percent of people wash their hands after going to the toilet.The inescapable grossness of that staggering statistic borders on being comical. But there's really nothing funny about it, considering people around the world die every…
28 overdose deaths in 9 days stun, sadden Ohio county

28 overdose deaths in 9 days stun, sadden Ohio county

In 2017, Ohio had the second highest rate of drug overdose deaths involving opioids in the U.S. File photo (Source: AP Images) By John Deike | February 10, 2020 at 8:31 PM EST - Updated February 10 at 9:14 PM COLUMBUS, Ohio (WOIO) - The numbers drive home a jagged truth--the opioid epidemic is far…
Person being tested for novel coronavirus in Montana -TV

Person being tested for novel coronavirus in Montana -TV

By Hayley Boland |  Posted: Mon 7:24 PM, Feb 10, 2020 BOZEMAN, Mont. - A person with travel history in mainland China is being evaluated at Bozeman Health Deaconess Hospital for an illness. Health officials have placed the individual in isolation to prevent cases of novel coronavirus, according to the Gallatin City-County Health Department. The individual…
200 people sickened with norovirus linked to Louisiana casino

200 people sickened with norovirus linked to Louisiana casino

The Louisiana Department of Public Health is investigating an outbreak of the norovirus linked to a Lake Charles casino.As many as 200 people in Calcasieu and Vernon Parishes were sickened after visits to L’Auberge Casino in the last two weeks, according to KIRO-7. No matter the source, the highly contagious gastrointestinal illness is now being…
Why are children ‘missing’ from coronavirus outbreak cases?

Why are children ‘missing’ from coronavirus outbreak cases?

Home News Children wear face masks during the Lunar New Year of the Rat public holiday in Hong Kong on Jan. 27, 2020. (Image: © ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP via Getty Images) The outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has killed more than 900 people, but one group has escaped with minimal damage: children.Youth can certainly…
There’s a loneliness epidemic in the U.S. Here’s what you can do about it

There’s a loneliness epidemic in the U.S. Here’s what you can do about it

HEALTH Being lonely is as bad for you as smoking 15 cigarettes a day -- and it's impacting more and more people in the U.S. DENVER — Loneliness is reaching epidemic propositions in the U.S.That’s according to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), which found that based on a loneliness scale from the University…
‘I Was The Person Who Used Waist Trainers And Fat Burners—Then I Lost 80 Pounds With The 80/20 Rule And Lifting’

‘I Was The Person Who Used Waist Trainers And Fat Burners—Then I Lost 80...

My name is Danissa (Nissa) Morris (@bodybynissa), and I am 29 years old. I'm from Indianapolis, Indiana, and I am a personal trainer and patient care technician. After a routine doctor's visit that revealed I was facing health issues because of my weight, I decided to change my diet and start working out consistently at…
Coronavirus: Four more people diagnosed in UK

Coronavirus: Four more people diagnosed in UK

Published on Feb 10, 2020The number of people infected by the coronavirus in the UK has doubled to eight - after four more patients in England tested positive for the virus.It comes as the government announced new powers to keep people in quarantine to stop the spread of the virus.In order to do this the…
Half of Us Face Obesity, Dire Projections Show

Half of Us Face Obesity, Dire Projections Show

Personal HealthBy 2030, nearly one in two adults will be obese, and nearly one in four will be severely obese.Credit...Gracia LamFeb. 10, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETClimate change is not the only source of dire projections for the coming decade. Perhaps just as terrifying from both a health and an economic perspective is a predicted continued…
Brighton medical centre closed after staff member ‘diagnosed with coronavirus’

Brighton medical centre closed after staff member ‘diagnosed with coronavirus’

A Brighton medical centre has closed this morning after a staff member was reportedly diagnosed with coronavirus. The BBC is reporting the County Oak Medical Centre – home to Warmdene Surgery – is closed following a staff member being confirmed to have the virus. Until last summer, one of the members of a skiing party…
Sudden Rise in SO2 Levels Suggests Huge Cremation Surge

Sudden Rise in SO2 Levels Suggests Huge Cremation Surge

Mish7 hours agoA sudden rise sulphur dioxide (SO2) levels is associated with sudden burning of organic matter including human bodies.Massive Release of Sulphur Dioxide We now have further evidence of hidden coronavirus cremations in China. Tweet Chain Data from http://windy.com shows a massive release of sulfur dioxide gas from the outskirts of Wuhan, commonly associated…
The flu is killing way more people than the coronavirus. Here’s what you need to know

The flu is killing way more people than the coronavirus. Here’s what you need...

Find out why WUSA9 Loading... Unsubscribe from WUSA9? Working... 29.8K Loading... Loading... Working... Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Need to report the video? Sign in to report inappropriate content. Sign in Add translations 847 views Like this video? Sign in to make your…
Masked Villain In French Comic Asterix Was Named “Coronavirus” In 2017

Masked Villain In French Comic Asterix Was Named “Coronavirus” In 2017

Asterix, a masked Roman villain with a reputation of stopping at nothing to win.New Delhi: While a virus outbreak with origins in the Chinese city of Wuhan marches out into the world in the new decade of 2020, a character in a 2017 Asterix comic series was actually called Coronavirus!Asterix, the Gaul from the eponymous…
Misinformation about coronavirus abounds. Correcting it can backfire

Misinformation about coronavirus abounds. Correcting it can backfire

The plot had all the elements of a big-budget thriller: Put an untested gene therapy technology in the hands of unscrupulous scientists. Make them soldiers of a greedy pharmaceutical company. Then give them the protection of a secretive and authoritarian government that will stop at nothing to achieve world domination.They will, of course, unleash a…
‘Huge’ potential for more viral outbreaks in coming years, says NIH Director Francis Collins

‘Huge’ potential for more viral outbreaks in coming years, says NIH Director Francis Collins

As health officials worldwide fight to contain the coronavirus, a top-ranked U.S. health official says the public should expect more viral outbreaks like it in the coming years.The coronavirus — which appears to have originated in the Eastern Chinese city of Wuhan — has infected more than 31,000 people and resulted in the deaths of…
Police Offering Drug Recovery Help: ‘We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out Of This Problem’

Police Offering Drug Recovery Help: ‘We Can’t Arrest Our Way Out Of This Problem’

Emily Ligawiec (right) and Officer Jon Cacela take weekly pottery classes together in Ware, Mass. Rather than arrest Ligawiec last winter when she took heroin and stole her mom's car, he offered her help. Karen Brown/New England Public Radio hide caption toggle caption Karen Brown/New England Public Radio Emily Ligawiec (right) and Officer Jon Cacela…
How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak

With the coronavirus growing more deadly in China, artificial intelligence researchers are applying machine-learning techniques to social media, web, and other data for subtle signs that the disease may be spreading elsewhere.The new virus emerged in Wuhan, China, in December, triggering a global health emergency. It remains uncertain how deadly or contagious the virus is,…
New study an eye-opener on how coronavirus is spreading and how little we know

New study an eye-opener on how coronavirus is spreading and how little we know

Dr. Tom Frieden is the former director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and former commissioner of the New York City Health Department. He is currently president and CEO of Resolve to Save Lives, a global non-profit initiative funded by B…
4 people being monitored for coronavirus in Mecklenburg County

4 people being monitored for coronavirus in Mecklenburg County

4 people being monitored for coronavirus in Mecklenburg County - WLOS
Coronavirus outbreak: World Health Organization says death toll has risen to 724 globally

Coronavirus outbreak: World Health Organization says death toll has risen to 724 globally

The World Health Organization is gave an update on the novel coronaviru on Saturday confirming the death toll had risen to 724, with 723 cases in China alone. Dr. Maria Van Kerkhove also discussed the mortality rate of the virus, stressing that mortality rate increases as age increases but that the number of deaths overall…
Norovirus outbreak in Louisiana casino leaves 200 ill

Norovirus outbreak in Louisiana casino leaves 200 ill

 | February 08, 2020 10:41 AM Louisiana state health officials are investigating a norovirus outbreak that infected at least 200 people in a casino. Health officials confirmed that norovirus caused hundreds of people who visited L’Auberge Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana, to fall ill last weekend. Norovirus is a gastrointestinal illness that causes vomiting, diarrhea,…
A Cough Cure For Kids? Try Honey : Shots

A Cough Cure For Kids? Try Honey : Shots

A spoonful of honey makes the medicine...irrelevant. That's because honey works better than cough syrups to help with kids' coughs. Rachen Buosa/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption toggle caption Rachen Buosa/Getty Images/EyeEm A spoonful of honey makes the medicine...irrelevant. That's because honey works better than cough syrups to help with kids' coughs. Rachen Buosa/Getty Images/EyeEm If you…
We froze our embryos a decade ago when we weren’t ready to be parents. Here’s what happened next.

We froze our embryos a decade ago when we weren’t ready to be parents....

We welcomed our new baby boy 18 months ago. He is here because 10 years ago, when I was 30 and my husband was 32, we underwent IVF to create and then freeze embryos. Back then, we were not ready to be parents. But we knew of the looming risks of infertility, miscarriage and genetic disorders if…
Breaking down the known facts about Novel Coronavirus

Breaking down the known facts about Novel Coronavirus

Posted: Wed 7:05 PM, Feb 05, 2020  |  Updated: Fri 11:21 AM, Feb 07, 2020 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (KTUU) - The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the U.S. has increased to 12, and the number of people awaiting lab testing has reached 75. None of those people are in Alaska. Officials with…
Plane carrying coronavirus evacuees to JBSA-Lackland has landed in San Antonio

Plane carrying coronavirus evacuees to JBSA-Lackland has landed in San Antonio

By Sig Christenson Updated 2:36 pm CST, Friday, February 7, 2020 People at risk of carrying the coronavirus arrive at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland aboard a chartered Boeing 747 on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. People at risk of carrying the coronavirus arrive at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland aboard a chartered Boeing 747 on Friday, Feb. 7,…
Hospitals Pushed to the Brink in Wuhan: ‘I Just Want to Save His Life’

Hospitals Pushed to the Brink in Wuhan: ‘I Just Want to Save His Life’

WUHAN, China—Patients packed the waiting room at Wuhan’s Tongji Hospital on Friday, intravenous drips in their arms. Medical staff wheeled patients slowly through the crowd. In the hallways, the sick lay curled up on cots, hooked to oxygen tanks. Doctors and nurses in full-body protective suits, gloves, goggles and masks waded through, changing IVs and…
Coronavirus: Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who sounded the alarm on coronavirus, is in critical condition

Coronavirus: Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who sounded the alarm on coronavirus, is in critical...

Scientists explore coronavirus treatments In December, Dr. Li Wenliang was threatened by the government after he publicly voiced concerns about the new coronavirus before it was identified. On Thursday, the illness had left him in critical condition, China's Global Times reported. Earlier, CBS News had reported he died, citing an earlier Global Times report and…
Hollister hospital restricts visitation after flu outbreak

Hollister hospital restricts visitation after flu outbreak

A flu outbreak at a Hollister hospital has forced hospital administration to restrict visitation at its skilled nursing facilities. As of Wednesday afternoon eight patients and four employees had contracted influenza A, administration immediately made the decisions to prohibit visitors to the convalescent nursing centers at Mabie and inside Hazel Hawkins hospital. Forty-six patients are…
Coronavirus: Chinese doctor who warned about outbreak dies from infection – latest news

Coronavirus: Chinese doctor who warned about outbreak dies from infection – latest news

2.42pm EST14:42 Tom Phillips Tom Phillips, our Latin America correspondent, reports that two Brazilian air force jets are on their way to China to rescue a group of about 34 Brazilian citizens from the city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak. Brazil’s state-run news agency, Agencia Brasil, says the planes are currently in Poland…
Man back from China tested for coronavirus at Texas hospital after experiencing flu-like symptoms

Man back from China tested for coronavirus at Texas hospital after experiencing flu-like symptoms

At least one person at a hospital in southeastern Texas is being tested for the novel coronavirus that has killed some 563 people and has sickened more than 28,000 people worldwide.Officials with Beaumont Public Health confirmed the potential case to Fox News on Thursday.4 AMERICAN CORONAVIRUS EVACUEES HOSPITALIZED AFTER SHOWING SIGNS OF ILLNESS“There is currently a…
Scientists reveal the most extensive genetic map of cancers ever made

Scientists reveal the most extensive genetic map of cancers ever made

PERHAPS MORE than any other, cancer is seen as a disease of genes gone wrong. So, as genetic-sequencing technology has become cheaper and faster, cancer scientists are using it to check which changes to genes cause tumours to spread.The latest insights from one group, the international Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes (PCAWG), are revealed this…
Demand for masks skyrockets amid coronavirus outbreak

Demand for masks skyrockets amid coronavirus outbreak

Published on Feb 6, 2020가장 확실한 바이러스 자구책 '마스크', 어떻게, 왜 사용해야하나Wearing a mask and washing your hands are the most effective ways the public can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.But with so many types of products on the market, it can be confusing for consumers.Lee Kyung-eun provides some important tips.The coronavirus outbreak…
Researchers ramp up efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine

Researchers ramp up efforts to develop coronavirus vaccine

In medical research labs around the world, scientists are racing to develop a vaccine for a new type of coronavirus that has infected more than 28,000 people and killed over 560 others. Weeks after the virus was first detected in the central Chinese city of Wuhan late last year, at least a dozen biopharmaceutical firms…
Guy Apologizes After Forcing Plane To Turn Around By Pretending He Had Coronavirus In Hopes Of Going Viral

Guy Apologizes After Forcing Plane To Turn Around By Pretending He Had Coronavirus In...

A Canadian man has found himself the subject of some serious scorn (and a few criminal charges) after his poorly thought out prank ends up turning around an entire plane. 28 year-old James Potock—who calls himself an artist—freely admitted his intention when he pulled the stunt was to gain attention and hopefully find himself as…
“Gray death” is a drug so dangerous, police say you shouldn’t even touch it

“Gray death” is a drug so dangerous, police say you shouldn’t even touch it

A local police department in Louisiana is warning people about a potentially lethal drug combination called "gray death" — a substance so powerful, they warn you shouldn't even touch it. St. Mary Parish Sheriff's Office in Louisiana is alerting the public about the drug in wake of recent arrests. David Spencer, a spokesperson for the…
‘Biblical plague’ of bats forces town into lockdown leaving locals afraid to leave homes

‘Biblical plague’ of bats forces town into lockdown leaving locals afraid to leave homes

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see ourPrivacy Noticefor details of your data protection rightsInvalid EmailThousands of bats have taken over a town with residents afraid to leave home or take their children to school. The 'bat-tornado' was so intense that the local hospital's air ambulance was grounded as…
Coronavirus: Third case confirmed in the UK

Coronavirus: Third case confirmed in the UK

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC's online health editor on what we know about the virusThe third person in the UK to be diagnosed with coronavirus did not catch it in mainland China, England's chief medical officer has said. The patient, who caught the infection elsewhere in Asia, was diagnosed in…
Wave Of Dicamba Complaints Prompts Pesticide Regulators To Ask EPA For Help : The Salt

Wave Of Dicamba Complaints Prompts Pesticide Regulators To Ask EPA For Help : The...

Chopped and frozen samples of damaged soybean plants are kept in storage at the Office of the Indiana State Chemist. Many contain residues of the herbicide dicamba. Dan Charles/NPR hide caption toggle caption Dan Charles/NPR Chopped and frozen samples of damaged soybean plants are kept in storage at the Office of the Indiana State Chemist.…
How experts plan to treat the new coronavirus

How experts plan to treat the new coronavirus

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) As the coronavirus outbreak in China continues to spread, having infected over 24,000 people so far, scientists around the world are racing to find a treatment. Most of the people infected with the new coronavirus, dubbed 2019-nCov, have not received a treatment specific to that virus — because there isn't…
Travel Bans and Quarantines Won’t Stop Coronavirus

Travel Bans and Quarantines Won’t Stop Coronavirus

The national plan to try to stop the new coronavirus from spreading any further might fracture international trade, violate people’s rights, and make untenable the workloads of local and state public health departments. It almost certainly won’t slow the virus.That’s the word from people trying to sort out what US secretary of health and human…
Chinese pharmacist, 28, dies after 10 days helping fight coronavirus

Chinese pharmacist, 28, dies after 10 days helping fight coronavirus

Song Yingjie was found dead after a shift checking motorists’ temperatures at a motorway checkpoint in Hunan. Photo: HandoutSong Yingjie was found dead in his dormitory after a night spent checking motorists’ temperatures at the motorway checkpoint to which he had been seconded During the day he helped manage and distribute essential medical supplies at…
Flu, Not Coronavirus, Is the Virus Killing US Kids Like Luca Calanni

Flu, Not Coronavirus, Is the Virus Killing US Kids Like Luca Calanni

Niagara Falls turned orange on the night of Jan. 18 with spotlights the favorite color of an 11-year-old local boy who died from influenza A—despite having been in excellent health, getting a flu shot, and receiving prompt, best-of-the-best medical care.Luca Calanni’s parents and everybody else involved had done everything right. He had still gone from…
Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes

Pan-Cancer Analysis of Whole Genomes

A collection of research and related content from the ICGC/TCGA consortium on whole‑genome sequencing and integrative analysis of cancer Cancer is a disease of the genome, caused by a cell's acquisition of somatic mutations in key cancer genes. These mutations alter pathways involved in regulating cellular growth and interactions with the tissue environment. Until recently,…
As the world focuses on coronavirus, don’t forget about the deadly flu that’s killed at least 10,000 Americans

As the world focuses on coronavirus, don’t forget about the deadly flu that’s killed...

Americans’ concerns over the new coronavirus have spawned a public-health emergency declaration, a controversial travel ban and quarantine, and China-bound flight suspensions. But the better-known flu virus is a far greater threat to Americans’ health right now, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggest. The deadly new coronavirus, first detected late last…
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $100 million to coronavirus relief efforts

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $100 million to coronavirus relief efforts

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is donating $100 million to coronavirus relief efforts - CNN
Susan Lucci skips the runway at American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection

Susan Lucci skips the runway at American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red...

Susan Lucci skips the runway at American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2020... a year after taking a spillBy Brian Gallagher For Dailymail.com Published: 01:40 EST, 6 February 2020 | Updated: 02:55 EST, 6 February 2020 One year after taking a serious spill on the runaway at the American Heart Association's Go…
Medics treating coronavirus patients share toll illness is taking

Medics treating coronavirus patients share toll illness is taking

Doctors in Wuhan, the coronavirus epicenter, have taken to social media to share photos of marks and bruises allegedly left on their faces from protective gear after working round-the-clock to treat thousands of patients. More than 24,000 people have been sickened by the coronavirus, with 99 percent of cases occurring in mainland China. A nurse shared…
Man wearing ‘I have the Coronavirus’ sign sprays Lysol on Walmart merchandise, causing $10K of damage: police -TV

Man wearing ‘I have the Coronavirus’ sign sprays Lysol on Walmart merchandise, causing $10K...

JOLIET, Ill. -- Police are seeking to identify a young man who was caught on cell phone camera wearing a yellow medical mask and sign that said "I have the Coronavirus" as he sprayed disinfectant on items at a Walmart in Illinois Sunday, causing nearly $10,000 in damage."He was telling everyone the same thing, that…
FDA issues emergency approval for coronavirus diagnostic test

FDA issues emergency approval for coronavirus diagnostic test

The Food and Drug Administration issued an expedited approval of a test for the new coronavirus, signing off on its use by state health labs. That should speed up efforts in the US to detect cases of the virus, which has sickened nearly 25,000 people around the world. Until now, all samples from suspected cases…

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