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Butler County Health still waiting for coronavirus test results from CDC Butler County Health still waiting for coronavirus test results from CDC
- February 04, 2020

Nancy Messonnier, director of the CDC's National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said during a conference call that included confirmation of a handful of new cases, bringing the U.S. The percentage of emergency department visits with patients exhibiting constitutional symptoms are above baseline levels statewide; fever and ILI specified ED visits are also above baseline levels, according to the Ohio Department of Health. (more...)
Alternative Treatment to Corona Virus from Thailand: 'AIDS and Flu Medicines Work' Alternative Treatment to Corona Virus from Thailand: 'AIDS and Flu Medicines Work'
- February 04, 2020

Medics tested the drug mix on a patient who was in a "serious condition" with the disease and within 48 hours they were declared disease-free. Before the drugs were administered, the 71-year-old tourist had shown no signs of recovery for 10 days, after she was identified as a virus carrier. (more...)
United States confirms 11th case of new coronavirus United States confirms 11th case of new coronavirus
- February 04, 2020

A husband and wife, both 57 years old, contracted 2019-nCoV after the husband recently returned from Wuhan, China . She said the CDC over the weekend sent additional teams to specific locations where the planes will arrive. "We're working closely and hand-in-hand with the Chinese government to try and resolve what is now this global epidemiological challenge", Pompeo told the news outlet. (more...)
Multiple Republicans agree: Trump's guilty, but it doesn't matter
- February 03, 2020

Trump requested a corruption probe into a political rival, former Vice President Joseph R. Biden, while withholding financial aid to Ukraine. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst warned Sunday that Republicans could immediately push to impeach Joe Biden over his work in Ukraine as vice president if he win the White House. (more...)
US Senate Holds Closing Arguments in Donald Trump Impeachment Trial US Senate Holds Closing Arguments in Donald Trump Impeachment Trial
- February 03, 2020

The Democratic-led House impeached Trump on December 18 on charges of abuse of power for asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and obstruction of Congress for blocking testimony and documents sought by lawmakers in their investigation. (more...)
York coronavirus: No further cases confirmed in city York coronavirus: No further cases confirmed in city
- February 03, 2020

Vice-Chancellor Professor Charlie Jeffrey issued a statement to the media yesterday: "We recognise that there is significant media interest in this situation but we would appeal to all of you to respect the privacy of those now under the care of the NHS, and our wider community of staff and students". (more...)
Coronavirus: Government launches public health campaign Coronavirus: Government launches public health campaign
- February 03, 2020

She said while staff were working to trace people who had been in contact with the pair, they did not now have "any idea" how high that number might be. Britain is the latest country to confirm a coronavirus infection. Ian Jones, professor of virology at the University of Reading, said the chances of the virus spreading further was "minimal" because the patients were detected early. (more...)
Coronavirus continues to spread, but flu is more serious in US Coronavirus continues to spread, but flu is more serious in US
- February 03, 2020

Andrew Cuomo said in a statement Monday. The CDC estimates that 9.7 million people have contracted the flu this season, including approximately 4,800 deaths and 87,000 hospitalizations. If you've returned from China, watch for symptoms of the flu. "It's going to be fever, cough and myalgia", he said, "and the main discriminating factor between the two is travel". (more...)
Bird Flu hits China after outbreak of coronavirus Bird Flu hits China after outbreak of coronavirus
- February 03, 2020

The South China Mornig Post newspaper said on Saturday based on a conversation with the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China, "The report of the outbreak of flu has been received from a form in Xuanqing district of Shaoyang city". (more...)
11th US case of new virus confirmed in California 11th US case of new virus confirmed in California
- February 03, 2020

The Santa Clara County Public Health Department said an adult female tested positive for coronavirus after traveling to virus-hit Wuhan, China , in recent days, reported ABC7 and other local news outlets. Centers for Disease Control, suggesting animal-to-person spread. There are two other cases in California , one in Arizona, one in Washington state, and two in IL. (more...)
China reports bird flu outbreak near epicenter of coronavirus China reports bird flu outbreak near epicenter of coronavirus
- February 03, 2020

Authorities have culled 17,828 poultry following the outbreak. Coming at a sensitive time, the bird flu outbreak follows 305 confirmed coronavirus deaths in China. According to the World Health Organization , while H5N1 can be transmitted to humans, typically through contact with dead birds or a contaminated environment, it is rare in humans. (more...)
Coronavirus outbreak: Two people tested positive in Britain Coronavirus outbreak: Two people tested positive in Britain
- February 03, 2020

Wuhan is the epicenter of the outbreak which has infected nearly 10,000 people, killing at least 213. There have been 98 cases of the virus in 18 countries. "The NHS is well able to nurse people with this novel coronavirus as it has successfully and safely managed a number of cases of both [severe acute respiratory syndrome] and [Middle East respiratory syndrome] in the past". (more...)
Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus
- February 03, 2020

At a weekly meeting Friday, CDC Deputy Director-General Chuang Jen-hsiang (莊人祥) said 116,705 people sought medical treatment for flu-like symptoms at hospitals across the country over the past week, including 61 more confirmed flu cases. He said test results were still pending. The symptoms of the coronavirus are similar to the flu including fever, cough, and shortness of breath. The state health department made the announcement Saturday, days after it had reported that he was being ... (more...)
Ready for the spotlight: Dog fighting cancer in Super Bowl ad Ready for the spotlight: Dog fighting cancer in Super Bowl ad
- February 03, 2020

McNeil's miracle pup, Scout , stars in the ad, but how he got there seems almost unbelievable. After two months of treatment, his tumor reportedly shrunk to 90% of its original size. So, to celebrate his recovery, WeatherTech will be putting Scout in a Super Bowl commercial this weekend alongside members of the UW team who treated him. (more...)
Death toll rises to 304 in China's coronavirus outbreak Death toll rises to 304 in China's coronavirus outbreak
- February 03, 2020

He died on Saturday. The man was admitted to a hospital for pneumonia on Jan 25 after having a fever, cough, and sore throat. The eighth confirmed case is a student at the Boston campus of the University of MA, health officials said Saturday, and had returned from Wuhan on January 29. (more...)
First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines
- February 03, 2020

The G7 countries - Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States - have all confirmed cases of the virus . The Philippine Health Department said a 44-year-old Chinese man from Wuhan , the city at the centre of the crisis, was hospitalized January 25 with a fever, cough and sore throat and died after developing severe pneumonia . (more...)
Coronavirus: 301 Canadians have requested to leave epicentre of the outbreak
- February 03, 2020

The man's case was the second confirmed case of the virus in the Philippines , with first being his close contact who had also travelled from Wuhan. The statement said the government has been informed that only Canadian citizens who have entered China with a Canadian passport will be allowed to board the plane. (more...)
Ninth US Case of Coronavirus Confirmed in Bay Area, California Ninth US Case of Coronavirus Confirmed in Bay Area, California
- February 03, 2020

The infected person is a woman who recently traveled to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the epidemic that began in December. The Santa Clara County Public Health Department said Sunday that the woman traveled to the Chinese city that's at the center of the outbreak. (more...)
1st coronavirus-related death outside of China reported
- February 03, 2020

All the deaths are in Hubei Province, according to China's National Health Commission. Philippine Airlines said it would cut the number of flights between Manila and Greater China by over 50 per cent. South Korea now has 15 cases. They include an evacuee, a Chinese relative of a man who tested positive and a man who returned from Wuhan. A University of Massachusetts-Boston student was confirmed Saturday to be the eighth case of coronavirus in the United States, one day after US ... (more...)
Boston Man Has Coronavirus, Mass. Health Officials Confirm Boston Man Has Coronavirus, Mass. Health Officials Confirm
- February 02, 2020

The man, who is in his 20s, recently traveled to Wuhan, China and sought medical care soon after his return to MA, they said. He's being kept in isolation at his home until he is cleared by public health officials, which is safer than transferring him and potentially exposing others in a hospital setting, they said in a conference call with reporters Saturday. (more...)

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