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Italy battles 'explosion' of coronavirus cases as third patient dies

Feb 24, 2020 , Reuters
Italy raced on Sunday to contain the biggest outbreak of coronavirus in Europe, sealing off the worst affected towns and banning public events in much of the north as a third patient died of the illness....
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Vaping Illnesses May Have Many Americans Quitting E-Cigs

Feb 22, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: Vaping Illnesses May Have Many Americans Quitting E-CigsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/21/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/21/2020 12:00:00...
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First coronavirus death confirmed in Europe, French health minister says

Feb 16, 2020 , CNBC Health
France has 11 confirmed cases of the illness, with more than 63,800 cases around the world, the vast majority of which are in...
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Cruise ship passenger causes coronavirus scare in Sydney

Feb 14, 2020 , Reuters
Australian health officials tested a passenger onboard a cruise ship docked in Sydney harbor for a "respiratory illness" on Friday, causing passengers to fret about the potential of another shipboard outbreak of the coronavirus....
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CDC director: Novel coronavirus 'is probably with us beyond this season, beyond this year'

Feb 14, 2020 , CNN Health
As an outbreak of a novel coronavirus has swept through Hubei province, China, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been preparing for its worst case scenario -- a widespread outbreak of illnesses in the United States....
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Investigation Into Vaping-Related Deaths Continues: With No Known Cause, Relatives Struggle To Find Out What Killed Family Members

Feb 11, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Although vaping-related lung illnesses are declining, more than 2,700 have been reported across the U.S. and its territories since last March, according to the CDC. A total of 60 have died. Public health news is on a rare neuromuscular disease, cervical cancer, obesity, preparing for civilization's end, longevity, vocal disorders, postpartum depression, organ transplants, a sweet substitute for kids' cough medicines, Alzheimer's disease, mental health, and medical errors, as...
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American dies of coronavirus in China; five Britons infected in French Alps

Feb 09, 2020 , Reuters
A 60-year-old American has died of the new coronavirus, the first confirmed non-Chinese death of the illness, U.S. officials said, as millions of Chinese began returning home after a Lunar New Year break that was extended to try to contain the outbreak....
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UK Doctor Uses YouTube To Treat Panic Of Coronavirus Myths

Feb 08, 2020 , Forbes
There is only one potentiality worse than Coronavirus becoming a worldwide heath crisis: The possibility of myths and half-truths about the illness causing additional or uncontrolled...
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Almost 2,000 passengers held on cruise ship in Hong Kong amid coronavirus scare

Feb 06, 2020 , CNBC Health
Almost 2,000 tourists are being held on a cruise ship in Hong Kong and being tested for the new coronavirus after several crew members reported symptoms associated with the...
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This Year’s Flu Is Hitting Children Especially Hard, And Experts Stay It’s Still Not Too Late To Get Vaccine

Feb 05, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The CDC reports influenza B, which causes more significant illness in children than in adults, is the dominate strain of flu this year. Public health news is on liver transplants, pain sensitivity, autism, primary care, Alzheimer's disease, and emergency room...
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Hong Kong reports first coronavirus death as hospital workers escalate strike

Feb 04, 2020 , Reuters
Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, a 39-year-old male who had been suffering from an underlying illness and had visited China's Wuhan city in January, hospital staff said, marking the second death outside mainland China....
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Factbox: Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Feb 03, 2020 , Reuters
China ramped up measures to contain the coronavirus epidemic and shore up an economy hit by travel curbs and business shut-downs on Sunday as the first death from the illness was reported outside the country....
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Suicide Rate Boosts Health Insurer Efforts To Curb Loneliness

Jan 31, 2020 , Forbes
The high U. S. suicide rate could embolden health insurer efforts to curb loneliness and address other social determinants that can lead to poor health outcomes and...
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First case of person-to-person transmission of Wuhan virus in the US confirmed

Jan 31, 2020 , CNN Health
The husband of an Illinois woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected with the illness, and is the first confirmed case of person-to-person transmission of the virus in the United States, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday....
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FDA Tells Purell Maker to Stop Making False Claims

Jan 30, 2020 , WebMD
The agency warned Gojo Industries that unsubstantiated claims that Purell can help prevent illnesses such as the flu, Ebola virus, norovirus and the MRSA superbug violate federal laws, The New York Times reported...
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Why Vaping Emergencies May Be Missed

Jan 29, 2020 , WebMD
The vaping illness known as EVALI (electronic cigarette- or vaping-associated lung injury) has so far killed nearly 60 people in the United States. More than 2,600 have been...
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U.S. health officials confirm second U.S. case of Wuhan coronavirus

Jan 25, 2020 , Reuters
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Friday confirmed a second U.S. case of the new coronavirus from China in a Chicago woman, and said as many as 63 potential cases were being investigated as the sometimes deadly illness continues to spread around the globe....
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Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Jan 23, 2020 , CNN Health
Snakes -- the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra -- may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an outbreak of a deadly infectious respiratory illness in China this winter....
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16 people monitored for contact with U.S. coronavirus victim

Jan 23, 2020 , Reuters
At least 16 people had close contact with a Washington state man diagnosed as the first U.S. case of the coronavirus and are being monitored for the illness that has killed 17 people in China and sickened hundreds more, local officials said....
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Coronavirus Death Toll, Number Of Cases Climb As Chinese Officials Try To Contain Outbreak During Busy Travel Time

Jan 23, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Nine people have died and the number of cases of the coronavirus has climbed well past 400. Chinese officials are scrambling to contain the spread of the illness as the Spring Festival -- when hundreds of millions of people travel via planes, trains and buses to return to their hometowns to ring in the new lunar year -- tests their logistical capabilities....
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