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New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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China's national health commission says viral outbreak is 'controllable'

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
China's National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from the body since the outbreak was reported in late December....
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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Shares of Chinese drugmakers and face mask firms jump as pneumonia concerns mount

Jan 20, 2020 , CNBC Health
Shares of Chinese drugmakers and face mask firms surged on Monday morning trade amid rising concerns over an outbreak of coronavirus spreading to more cities in the...
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China agriculture minister urges authorities to prevent recurrence of African swine fever

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
China's agriculture minister urged authorities to prevent a recurrence in African swine fever outbreaks, according to a statement on the ministry's website on Monday....
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China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries....
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China confirms spread of coronavirus as new cases surge

Jan 20, 2020 , Reuters
An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities said on Monday, as the number of patients tripled and a third person died, stoking concerns about the containment of the virus....
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Czech Republic reports first H5N8 bird flu case in three years

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
The Czech Republic has its first case of the highly pathogenic H5N8 bird flu virus in three years after an outbreak was reported on a poultry farm in the country's central region, the State Veterinary Administration said on Saturday....
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Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Jan 19, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan, which has erupted just ahead of the Lunar New Year, the country's biggest festival....
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Second Death From Pneumonia-Like Illness In China Confirmed As Public Health Officials Tensely Watch Outbreak

Jan 18, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
Meanwhile, Japan confirmed a case of the illness in a traveler who had been to Wuhan, the area in China where the virus originated. Public health officials are closely monitoring the spread of the illness, braced for the worst as memories linger of SARS and MERS, which are relatives of this current virus....
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The CDC and Homeland Security begin screening for Chinese Coronavirus at three major US airports as outbreak spreads in Asia

Jan 18, 2020 , CNBC Health
Travelers on direct and indirect flights from Wuhan, China to international airports in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles will be screened for the Chinese Coronavirus starting...
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Could Your Fitbit Help Detect the Flu?

Jan 18, 2020 , WebMD
Research has shown that young men with fevers had increases in their resting heart rate of about 8.5 beats per minute (bpm) for about every 2-degree Fahrenheit increase in body...
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Paraguay braces for deadly Dengue fever outbreak

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
Paraguay is bracing for a potential major epidemic of Dengue fever after recording close to 7,000 suspected cases in the first two weeks of 2020, similar to levels in the severe 2013 outbreak that led to 250 deaths....
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AHA News: Baby Survived 27 Minutes Without a Heartbeat

Jan 18, 2020 , MedicineNet
Title: AHA News: Baby Survived 27 Minutes Without a HeartbeatCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/16/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/17/2020 12:00:00...
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China reports new Wuhan virus cases ahead of key holiday

Jan 18, 2020 , Reuters
Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new coronavirus strain in the central city of Wuhan, raising concerns that the disease could spread further....
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Your Fitbit could help health officials predict flu outbreaks in real-time

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
Researchers reviewed de-identified data from users wearing Fitbits and found that they were able to do real-time flu prediction at the state level....
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170 people sickened at Yosemite National Park after likely norovirus outbreak

Jan 17, 2020 , CNN Health
About 170 people who've gone to Yosemite National Park this month are suffering from gastrointestinal illness, including visitors and employees....
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CDC Lifts Advisory Against Certain Romaine Lettuce

Jan 17, 2020 , WebMD
But as of Wednesday, the outbreak of E. coli illnesses linked to the lettuce "appears to be over," the CDC said in a...
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Fitbit's newest feature lets users check blood oxygen level variability

Jan 17, 2020 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Users of one of Fitbit's Sp02enabled devices will now be able to look at a chart of their oxygen...
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Romaine Lettuce OK To Eat Again: CDC Declares End To Months-Long Ban Due To E-Coli

Jan 17, 2020 , Kaiser Health News
The FDA says it's going to continue to investigate the source of the outbreak that led to the hospitalization of 85 people beginning in September. No one...
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