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Impossible to tell what direction coronavirus will take, says WHO

Impossible to tell what direction coronavirus will take, says WHO

134K Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Feb 15, 2020Read the latest developments on the outbreak: https://str.sg/Jpx6Japanese…
This diet urges you to eat cocoa, drink red wine and coffee

This diet urges you to eat cocoa, drink red wine and coffee

On the controversial Sirtfood diet you can eat cocoa and drink red wine. Photo: ShutterstockVirgin olive oil, garlic and green tea are other ‘sirtfoods’ that two nutritionists claim can boost metabolism and increase fat-burning in the body Other health experts refute the findings however, saying there is no such thing as food that activates ‘skinny…
Uncertainty, face masks and worry in Illinois suburb where 2 coronavirus patients are treated

Uncertainty, face masks and worry in Illinois suburb where 2 coronavirus patients are treated

CLOSE American teacher Dr. Diana Adama documented what life in Wuhan, China is like amidst the coronavirus outbreak. USA TODAYHOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – Protective face masks have been sold out for days in this northwest Chicago suburb, where two patients were being treated for coronavirus.Health officials on Thursday announced the first U.S. case of person-to-person spread of…
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…
In China, Baby Tests Positive For Coronavirus Just 30 Hours After Birth

In China, Baby Tests Positive For Coronavirus Just 30 Hours After Birth

Coronavirus: The infant is the youngest person recorded as being infected by the virus (Representational)Beijing: A baby in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus just 30 hours after being born, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.The infant is the youngest person recorded as being infected by the virus, which has killed…
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…
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…
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…
With heightened concern over coronavirus, do you really need a mask? -TV

With heightened concern over coronavirus, do you really need a mask? -TV

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- With the CDC confirming the first human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus in the U.S., health officials are on a heightened alert. They are also learning more about how it may spread even if a person is not showing symptoms. Should you be wearing a mask?In Hong Kong, people are forming long…
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…
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…
York coronavirus risk ‘remains very low’, officials say

York coronavirus risk ‘remains very low’, officials say

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The two people who tested positive for coronavirus stayed at the Staycity Aparthotel in York The risk of infection from two people, who are the UK's first confirmed coronavirus cases, after they fell ill at a York hotel is minimal, say officials.The two, whose diagnosis was announced on Friday,…
2 Miami University students test negative for coronavirus

2 Miami University students test negative for coronavirus

Two students at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, have tested negative for coronavirus, officials announced Sunday.The test results came back negative on Sunday, University and state health officials said during a press conference.The update comes after the university announced last week that the two students were being tested for a possible coronavirus infection.Health officials said…
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,…
Counting Calories Is Basically Pointless. So Why Are We Still Doing It?

Counting Calories Is Basically Pointless. So Why Are We Still Doing It?

From the time I was a sophomore in high school up until last fall, I counted calories in one form or another. It started with logging my daily Weight Watchers points, then switched to tracking calories in the Fitbit app to make sure I didn’t go too far over my daily target.For years, I didn’t…
Possible Cases of Coronavirus Under Review in Dallas -Fort Worth

Possible Cases of Coronavirus Under Review in Dallas -Fort Worth

As U.S. officials declare a public health emergency for novel coronavirus, two “possible” cases of novel coronavirus were reported in Dallas Friday. Trusted Medical Centers released a statement late Friday night that the patient that was at medical facility in Mansfield tested "did in fact test positive for one for the strains for the strains…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Fact-Checking ‘Contagion,’ The Movie About A Global VIrus Outbreak : Goats and Soda

Fact-Checking ‘Contagion,’ The Movie About A Global VIrus Outbreak : Goats and Soda

Scenes from the film Contagion. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR hide caption toggle caption YouTube/Screenshot by NPR Scenes from the film Contagion. YouTube/Screenshot by NPR The current top-trending movie rentals and purchases were all released within the last few months with one notable exception: Contagion, the Gwyneth Paltrow-starring film from 2011 about a worldwide virus outbreak that…
Rare black deer known around Moab killed by chronic wasting disease

Rare black deer known around Moab killed by chronic wasting disease

MOAB — Three years ago, a peculiar animal emerged as Moab’s unofficial mascot — a rare black deer nicknamed “Coal.” His black coat was the result of a condition that caused an overproduction of melanin which, according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources, made Coal “one in several million.” “All around town you could…
Hour-long police chase ends at airport control tower

Hour-long police chase ends at airport control tower

by: Michael Kuhn Posted: Jan 30, 2020 / 02:41 AM EST / Updated: Jan 30, 2020 / 09:17 AM EST FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – A police chase that lasted more than an hour ended at Fort Wayne International Airport’s control tower early Thursday morning. According to the New Haven Police Department, the situation started…
Local Red Cross under fire over China coronavirus donation mess

Local Red Cross under fire over China coronavirus donation mess

Chongqing, China - The Wuhan Red Cross and Hubei provincial Red Cross have come under fire after donations of crucial medical supplies from across China failed to arrive at the hospitals on the front lines of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 300 people. Health workers, who are at high risk of infection without effective protection,…
New York City patient being tested for coronavirus ‘did everything right’ -TV

New York City patient being tested for coronavirus ‘did everything right’ -TV

KIPS BAY, Manhattan (WABC) -- Officials say the patient being tested for coronavirus in New York City did everything right, and if that patient tests positive, the health department is ready to react.A person under 40 years old, who had spent time in mainland China, arrived in the city on Thursday and called 911 on…
Scientists discovered a weed compound that may be 30 times more powerful than THC

Scientists discovered a weed compound that may be 30 times more powerful than THC

(CNN)A newly discovered cannabis compound has been shown in the lab to potentially be 30 times more potent than THC, the most studied psychoactive compound in marijuana. Whether the new cannabinoid, named tetrahydrocannabiphorol, or THCP, will deliver 30 ti…
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…
New China virus details show challenge for outbreak control

New China virus details show challenge for outbreak control

It can spread person to person, even if someone is showing no symptoms. The next in line can continue to pass it on. The incubation period is so long that people may not know where or when they picked it up. Details that emerged last week about the new virus from China show how challenging…
FDA to hold public meeting on testing for asbestos in talc

FDA to hold public meeting on testing for asbestos in talc

SILVER SPRING, Md. (Reuters) - For the first time in nearly 50 years, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration will examine asbestos testing for talc powders and cosmetics at a hearing on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: A bottle of Johnson and Johnson Baby Powder is seen in a photo illustration taken in New York, February 24,…
Dads who eat a poor diet risk damaging sperm and having kids prone to obesity, says new research

Dads who eat a poor diet risk damaging sperm and having kids prone to...

New research has shown that what men eat can have an impact on the health of their future children [Image: Getty]We all know the importance of piling our plates high with nutritious foods - but new research has shown how important it is for men, in particular, to eat well.According to The Sunday Times, scientists…
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…
Can wearing a face mask protect you from the new coronavirus?

Can wearing a face mask protect you from the new coronavirus?

Home News (Image: © Shutterstock) Can wearing a medical face mask protect you against the new coronavirus? It's a question many people, including pet owners who are putting canine face masks on their dogs, are asking. If it's a regular surgical face mask, the answer is "no," Dr. William Schaffner, an infectious-disease specialist at Vanderbilt University…
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…
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
Why Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Why Fruits and Vegetables May Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Flavonols, found in fruits and vegetables, were tied to a lower risk of Alzheimer’s disease.Feb. 4, 2020, 5:00 a.m. ETFlavonols, a large class of compounds found in most fruits and vegetables, may be associated with a reduced risk for Alzheimer’s disease. Flavonols are known to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects, and animal studies have suggested…
“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…
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,…
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…
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…
Poll: Americans’ Views On Coronavirus Outbreak : Shots

Poll: Americans’ Views On Coronavirus Outbreak : Shots

Federal agencies have taken action to limit the spread of coronavirus in the U.S., including screening travelers from China at airports. Respondents to a new poll say they think health officials are doing enough. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption David McNew/Getty Images Federal agencies have taken action to limit the spread of coronavirus…
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…
‘I Lost 130 Pounds By Eating Keto And Weight Lifting’

‘I Lost 130 Pounds By Eating Keto And Weight Lifting’

My name is Sandra Ross (@ketokonduct), and I am 37 years old. I live in South Jordan, Utah, and work as a personal trainer. After reaching over 300 pounds and yo-yo dieting without success, I went keto, started weight lifting, and was able to lose 130 pounds.My struggles with my weight began when I was…
Early missteps and state secrecy in China probably allowed the coronavirus to spread farther and faster

Early missteps and state secrecy in China probably allowed the coronavirus to spread farther...

BEIJING — It was almost the Lunar New Year and Pan Chuntao was feeling festive.  He knew there were reports of a virus in his city, Wuhan. But local officials urged calmness. There was no evidence it was transmitted person to person, they said. They had not reported a new case in days. On Jan.…
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…
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…
Amid Coronavirus Fears, a Mask Shortage Could Spread Globally

Amid Coronavirus Fears, a Mask Shortage Could Spread Globally

It’s been less than two weeks since the Chinese government quarantined 35 million people in the city of Wuhan and surrounding regions to control the fast-spreading coronavirus, but the images coming from there already have a grim familiarity: empty shops and streets, long queues at hospitals, and on every face, a surgical mask covering everything…
NJ dentist suspended after 15 patients get heart infections

NJ dentist suspended after 15 patients get heart infections

New York Daily News | Feb 05, 2020 | 8:45 AM A New Jersey dentist has been suspended after his patients were diagnosed with bacterial endocarditis. (yacobchuk / Getty Images/iStockphoto) A New Jersey oral surgeon had his medical license suspended for five years after one patient died and 14 others got heart infections after undergoing…
In Quarantined Wuhan, Hospital Beds For Coronavirus Patients Are Scarce

In Quarantined Wuhan, Hospital Beds For Coronavirus Patients Are Scarce

In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers in protective suits help transfer the first group of patients into the newly completed Huoshenshan temporary field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. Xiao Yijiu/AP hide caption toggle caption Xiao Yijiu/AP In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, medical workers…
Major Coronavirus Breakthrough Sees 6 Infected Cleared – From an Unlikely Asian Nation

Major Coronavirus Breakthrough Sees 6 Infected Cleared – From an Unlikely Asian Nation

The first form of a cure of coronavirus has been discovered in Thailand. It could be a breakthrough in containing coronavirus, as six patients were discharged. Thailand, Japan and South Korea are the most affected countries outside of China. Thailand has just discharged the sixth patient affected by coronavirus [Bangkok Post] making it the most…
Jack Ma Donates $14 Million For Coronavirus Vaccine, Like Average U.S. Family Donating $33

Jack Ma Donates $14 Million For Coronavirus Vaccine, Like Average U.S. Family Donating $33

Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba group, sings a song during an event to mark the 20th anniversary of Alibaba in Hangzhou, China in 2019.Photo: Getty ImagesTech billionaire Jack Ma has donated $14.5 million to help develop a vaccine for the new coronavirus that has killed at least 170 people and sickened over 7,700. Ma 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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
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…
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…
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…
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,…
States scramble to carry out Trump’s coronavirus travel order

States scramble to carry out Trump’s coronavirus travel order

After a weekend of panicked calls and emergency meetings, federal and state officials were still struggling Monday with how to carry out stringent new travel restrictions ordered by the Trump administration and where to quarantine passengers arriving from China to control the spread of the coronavirus in the United States. Load Error In interviews, state…
What we know about the coronavirus cases in the US

What we know about the coronavirus cases in the US

(CNN)There are 11 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the US. Among them are the first two cases of person-to-person transmissions of the virus in the US. The World Health Organization and the United States have declared the outbreak a public health…
NJ dentist suspended after deadly bacterial outbreak leaves one dead, 12 needing surgery

NJ dentist suspended after deadly bacterial outbreak leaves one dead, 12 needing surgery

William Westhoven, Morristown Daily Record Published 5:58 a.m. ET Feb. 5, 2020 | Updated 10:26 a.m. ET Feb. 5, 2020CLOSEMORRIS COUNTY, N.J. — A New Jersey oral surgeon has agreed to a five-year suspension of his medical license to resolve allegations of unsanitary conditions in his Mount Olive office after 15 of his patients contracted bacterial…
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…
Babies are willing to give up food, showing altruism begins in infancy, study says

Babies are willing to give up food, showing altruism begins in infancy, study says

Babies are willing to give up food, showing altruism begins in infancy, study says - CNN
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…
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…
No need to avoid places linked to Wuhan coronavirus cases: Expert

No need to avoid places linked to Wuhan coronavirus cases: Expert

Acting clinical director for the National Centre for Infectious Diseases, Dr Shawn Vasoo on Saturday (Feb 1) debunked the rumour that members of the public can get the Wuhan coronavirus infection from merely walking through certain places. Dr Vasoo told CNA about how the virus is actually transmitted and the actual risks it poses to…
The “Mr. Darcy” pheromone makes female mice go crazy

The “Mr. Darcy” pheromone makes female mice go crazy

Mr. Darcy, Jane Austen's elusive dreamboat, had a notoriously tough time with the ladies. But the Mr. Darcy of the pheromone world — darcin — appears extremely effective in attracting mates. The sex pheromone, which scientists have named after Mr. Darcy, hijacks potential mates’ brains, changing behavior and triggering courtship... at least in mice. In…
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…
Data suggests virus infections under-reported, exaggerating fatality rate

Data suggests virus infections under-reported, exaggerating fatality rate

BEIJING (Reuters) - Fatalities from the coronavirus epidemic are overwhelmingly concentrated in central China’s Wuhan city, which accounts for over 73% of deaths despite having only one-third the number of confirmed infections. FILE PHOTO: Funeral parlour staff members in protective suits help a colleague with disinfection after they transferred a body at a hospital, following…
Local high school closes because of illness

Local high school closes because of illness

By Adam Owens, WRAL anchor/reporterDurham, N.C. — Research Triangle High School in Durham closed due to illness, according to their school calendar and social media accounts. School officials said the school administrators noticed absences rising this week, with some students leaving early and some not attending at all. Several teachers were also out sick. In…
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.…
‘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…
No, garlic won’t protect you from coronavirus: WHO pushes back on rampant misinformation

No, garlic won’t protect you from coronavirus: WHO pushes back on rampant misinformation

A Chinese citizen undergoing testing for coronavirus while passing through a temporary corridor opened at a border checkpoint between Blagoveshchensk and Heihe. Temporary corridors are opened to return Russian and Chinese citizens to their countries as the Russian government orders to close the border with China as a measure to prevent the coronavirus spread. All…
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…
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…
Experts harvest ticks along American River Parkway, test for Lyme disease

Experts harvest ticks along American River Parkway, test for Lyme disease

The American River Parkway is more than 30 miles of trails and draws over 10 million visitors each year. But Sacramento’s backyard jewel is also a popular destination for ticks. Peak tick season runs from December to May, according to Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito Vector Control District. Lab technicians are harvesting ticks at 20 locations across the…
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…
‘Extremely obese’ owl released back into the wild after being too fat to fly

‘Extremely obese’ owl released back into the wild after being too fat to fly

LONDON — Even birds of prey may have trouble losing those post-holiday pounds.A British wildlife charity has said that an owl that was found in a ditch in early January and initially thought to have been injured turned out to be “simply extremely obese.”The Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in eastern England told NBC News on Thursday…
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…
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
Are cocktail therapies for flu and HIV the magic cure for coronavirus?

Are cocktail therapies for flu and HIV the magic cure for coronavirus?

A medical worker checking the drip of a patient in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in the Hubei provincial capital of Wuhan on 24 January 2020. Photo: XinhuaArbidol, an antiviral drug used for treating influenza in China and Russia, could be combined with the anti-HIV drug Darunavir for treating…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Flu outbreaks close Maine schools

Flu outbreaks close Maine schools

EDNA LIBBY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW -- OVER CONCERNS ABOUT A RISING NUMBER OF STUDENTS WHO HAVE COME DOWN WITH THE FLU. ON THE FACEBOOK PAGE FOR M-S-A-D 6 --THE DISTRICT SAYS THEY CONSULTED WITH THE C-D-C AND DECIDED TO KEEP STUDENTS OUT OF CLASS UNTIL TUESDAY. THEIR MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT IS DOING DAILY…
American Doctors Are Treating a Coronavirus Patient With a Robot

American Doctors Are Treating a Coronavirus Patient With a Robot

American doctors are taking extra precautions as they monitor and treat patients with 2019-nCoV, the coronavirus that emerged in China last month.In order to prevent the coronavirus from spreading within and beyond the hospital, the staff at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett, Washington is relying on a robot that can measure the patient’s vitals…
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,…
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…
Coronavirus lurking in feces may reveal hidden risk of spread

Coronavirus lurking in feces may reveal hidden risk of spread

MELBOURNE : While doctors have focused on respiratory samples from pneumonia cases to identify coronavirus patients, they might have ignored a less apparent and hidden source of the spread: diarrhea. The novel coronavirus was detected in the loose stool of the first US case — a finding that hasn’t featured among case reports from Wuhan,…
Dow Futures Leap on Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Breakthrough

Dow Futures Leap on Potential Coronavirus Vaccine Breakthrough

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) jumped more than 200 points higher on Wednesday. Investors cheered a breakthrough in the coronavirus outbreak as British scientists discover a possible vaccine. The vaccine will begin trials next week and could halt a global pandemic if a second wave of the coronavirus emerges. The Dow Jones Industrial Average…
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…
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…

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