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Medicine World Health Organization warns against coronavirus overreaction
Author: 0 World Health Organization warns against coronavirus overreaction

The total death toll in China reached 1,870: the figure increased by 98 people in one day; 93 of these died in the province of Hubei , the epicenter of the epidemic. Beijing has sought to forestall that by extending the Lunar New Year holiday, imposing tight travel restrictions and demanding 14 days of self-quarantine for anyone returning from outside their immediate region.

Medicine Coronavirus impact: Australia willing to evacuate NZ cruise ship passengers - Ardern
Author: 0 Coronavirus impact: Australia willing to evacuate NZ cruise ship passengers - Ardern

A Briton stranded on a coronavirus-infected cruise ship off Japan said today he has 'never felt less loved by my own country'. Eleven New Zealanders remain in quarantine on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama. Those on board the ship have spoken about the eerie quiet on board as passengers are largely confined to their cabins. Chinese Health Commission spokesman Mi Feng said the slowing rate of new cases was proof that curbs on travel and other drastic measures ...

Medicine Rhode Island Governor Backs Mike Bloomberg for President
Author: 0 Rhode Island Governor Backs Mike Bloomberg for President

As of Monday, Bloomberg had 220 full-time staffers in California, which will grow to 300 by the time the state votes, his campaign said . "More than any other candidate , we have the momentum". According to the Associated Press , Raimondo has referred to Bloomberg as her political idol in the past. That number is below Democratic rivals Joe Biden, Sanders and Warren, but above the likes of Pete Buttigieg, Andrew Yang and Amy Klobuchar.

Medicine Trump and Pelosi exchange snubs
Author: 0 Trump and Pelosi exchange snubs

Pelsoi said she felt "very vindicated" by her shredding of a paper copy of Trump's speech, an action that incensed Republicans and led to a GOP-sponsored resolution of disapproval. Trump will remain in office after Democrats fell short of the two-thirds majority needed to remove him. One Republican, Senator Mitt Romney, broke rank and joined all Democrats in voting to convict Trump.

Medicine CDC confirms 5 new cases of coronavirus, 2nd case of P2P spread
Author: 0 CDC confirms 5 new cases of coronavirus, 2nd case of P2P spread

Currently, only a handful of states in the USA have reported Coronavirus cases . Most symptoms go away on their own. There's no anti-Wuhan vaccine yet, and, says Anthony Fauci M.D., Director of the National Institutes of Health's National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, "There is no proven therapy for coronavirus infection".

Medicine Virus deaths in China rise to 360, exceeding SARS mainland toll
Author: 0 Virus deaths in China rise to 360, exceeding SARS mainland toll

After two confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases in Kerala, a third case has been confirmed in the state, state Health Minister K.K. Shailaja said on Monday, February 3. He said Beijing has still not responded to US offers of help from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health professionals. More citizens from the United Kingdom who were still in Wuhan were repatriated on Sunday (Feb 2).

Medicine China criticizes 'unfriendly USA comments' amid fight against novel coronavirus epidemic
Author: 0 China criticizes 'unfriendly USA comments' amid fight against novel coronavirus epidemic

The World Health Organization has already declared the epidemic a global emergency, and the Chinese death toll has risen to 259 while total infections reached almost 12,000, surpassing the SARS epidemic of two decades ago. PHE (Public Health England) has advised us that the risk of infection being passed to others on campus is low. American Airlines said it would stop flights to mainland China through March 27, but would continue flights to Hong Kong .

Medicine Mystery China virus patients could have infected family members
Author: 0 Mystery China virus patients could have infected family members

The traveler said she visited a local fresh market in Wuhan on a regular basis prior to the onset of illness on January 5, but did not go to Wuhan's Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market, where most of the cases were detected. One patient has reportedly died in China. Jeremy Farrar, a British-based infectious disease specialist and director of the Wellcome Trust global health charity, said news of a case in Japan was "extremely concerning".

Medicine 2nd novel coronavirus case outside China confirmed
Author: 0 2nd novel coronavirus case outside China confirmed

The New York Times and the Washington Post reported Friday that travelers arriving from Wuhan will be screened at New York's John F. Kennedy airport, as well as San Francisco International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport.

Medicine Flu season arrives in Summit County after high activity nationally
Author: 0 Flu season arrives in Summit County after high activity nationally

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 27 pediatric flu deaths had been reported from other states as of January 4, 2020. Also, the head of New Mexico's largest Catholic diocese has issued directives aimed at protecting parishioners during flu season. When their visitors are immunized, that also make them less likely to spread the flu to them.

Medicine Tom Brady Responds To Retirement Talk After New England Patriots' Playoff Defeat
Author: 0 Tom Brady Responds To Retirement Talk After New England Patriots' Playoff Defeat

But later, Belichick came close to acknowledging Brady's situation was different based on his iconic stature in the organization. "So I'm very blessed", Brady said, via ESPN . The loss to Miami cost the Patriots a bye week, and tonight the team will play their first wild-card game in over a decade. "I don't know what it looks like moving forward, so we'll just take it day to day".

Medicine Pierce County child dies of flu-related complications
Author: 0 Pierce County child dies of flu-related complications

Most people who get influenza feel much sicker than they would with a simple cold or stomach "flu". County health officials and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention strongly advise the annual flu vaccination for everyone 6 months and older, especially in demographics with a heightened risk of serious complications, such as pregnant women, people with chronic medical conditions like lung disease and people age 65 or older.

Medicine MDH: 3 more flu-related deaths confirmed in Minnesota
Author: 0 MDH: 3 more flu-related deaths confirmed in Minnesota

Flu activity has been high across much of the South, public health data shows. On Friday, the Kern County Public Health Services Department said it received confirmation of the first flu-related death in the county for the 2019-2020 flu season.

Medicine US appeals court sidesteps major Obamacare ruling
Author: 0 US appeals court sidesteps major Obamacare ruling

The "cowardice" Bagley mentioned referred to the Court's possibly purposeful failure to perform any kind of analysis as to whether Obamacare can survive without the individual mandate - instead choosing to send the case back to the U.S. Texas, along with several other Republican-led states, filed a lawsuit claiming that a zero-dollar penalty is not a constitutional tax and therefore the entire law is no longer constitutional.

Author: 0 Vaping may be less harmful to blood vessels than smoking cigarettes

Also, our new research at UConn Health is starting to reveal that e-cigarette use is associated with pulmonary diseases commonly related to conventional tobacco cigarette smoking . The first is always to consider a reaction to e-cigarettes in someone presenting with an atypical respiratory illness. The study recruited 114 long-term cigarette smokers who had smoked at least 15 cigarettes per day for at least 2 years.

Medicine Governor Matt Bevin will not concede defeat in Kentucky general election
Author: 0 Governor Matt Bevin will not concede defeat in Kentucky general election

Meanwhile Virginia Democrats continued their winning streak under Trump on Tuesday and took full control of the statehouse for the first time in more than two decades. Railing against Bevin, an incumbent widely considered to be unpopular in the state, Campbell County voted nearly 52 percent for Beshear while neighboring Kenton County elected the Democrat with 49 percent of the vote to Bevin's 48 percent.

Medicine Testimony highlights key role of Bolton in impeachment inquiry against Trump
Author: 0 Testimony highlights key role of Bolton in impeachment inquiry against Trump

And Giuliani brushed off a subpoena, branding the inquiry "illegitimate" and 'unconstitutional, ' as he risked being declared in contempt of Congress. Democrats have accused Trump of pressuring a vulnerable United States ally to dig up dirt on Biden after withholding $391 million in USA security aid meant to help combat Russian-backed separatists in the eastern part of Ukraine.

Medicine United States vaping illnesses top 1,000; death count is up to 18
Author: 0 United States vaping illnesses top 1,000; death count is up to 18

At this point, cases have been identified in 48 states and the U.S. Virgin Islands; the 18 deaths have occurred in 15 states, illustrating the outbreak's national scope. Thirty-two reports of severe lung illness are now under investigation. Although patients have improved with treatment, it is unknown whether they will experience long-term health effects, officials said.

Medicine Elizabeth Warren moves ahead of Bernie Sanders in new SC 2020 poll
Author: 0 Elizabeth Warren moves ahead of Bernie Sanders in new SC 2020 poll

Sanders spokesman Mike Casca also told CNN on Tuesday that about 130,000 people had signed up to make monthly recurring contributions and that 99.9% of its total donor base had not yet given the individual maximum of $2,800 per election - further signs that Sanders is well-positioned to keep up his current fundraising pace.

Medicine Canada Reports First Case of Vaping Related Illness
Author: 0 Canada Reports First Case of Vaping Related Illness

To date, federal public health authorities have reports of 530 cases in 38 other states and one US territory. An eighth vaping-related death has been reported as the number of vaping-related breathing illness surpass more than 530. Dr. Nirav Shah, Maine CDC director, said the case highlights the risks and uncertainty about the short- and long-term effects of vaping. The states of MI and NY in recent weeks have banned flavored e-cigarettes, which many experts say are targeted at ...