Health

A worker wearing a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger at the entrance to a subway station in Beijing, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The new virus accelerated its spread in China, and the U.S. Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Associated Press
January 26, 2020 - 10:00 am
Almost 2,000 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Scientists have identified the illness as a new kind of coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which cause the common cold. Others...
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A security officer wears a hazardous materials suit at a subway station in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. China moved to lock down at least three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts of the world during the busy Lunar New Year holiday. (AP Photo/Yanan Wang)
Associated Press
January 24, 2020 - 8:38 pm
More than 1,200 cases of a new viral respiratory illness have been confirmed in China and elsewhere since an outbreak began last month in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Scientists have identified the illness as a new kind of coronavirus. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses, some of which cause...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 24, 2020 - 5:00 am
The current outbreak of coronavirus has millions on edge about what to expect next. While doctors report this is the same family as the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, officials can now say it appears to be a new disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...
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KNX 1070
January 23, 2020 - 6:03 am
Now that the deadly coronavirus from China has reached the United States, there's concern about staying healthy while flying. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the risk to the American public of getting the mystery bug is low. Dr. James Cherry, with UCLA's School of Medicine,...
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