Canada's first 'presumptive positive' case of coronavirus found in Ontario

Canada has confirmed its first case of 2019-nCov, the SARS-like virus that has already swept across China and found its way to the United States and Europe. Some coronaviruses spread between animals, some pass between animals and people, and others g... More..

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First Case of Coronavirus From China Reportedly Confirmed in Singapore
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

First Case of Coronavirus From China Reportedly Confirmed in Singapore

Since China reported the emergence of a new coronavirus at the end of December, the SARS-like virus has infected more than 500 and killed 17. The outbreak has prompted Beijing to effectively quarantin...More..

How Apple Watch may get you a discount on that gym membership
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

How Apple Watch may get you a discount on that gym membership

Right now, you'll have to live in certain locations in order to get access to the new Apple Watch Connected features. Here's what it be fundamental to know. The YMCA will hook you up with free classes for y...More..

China's says 444 new confirmed cases of coronavirus
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

China's says 444 new confirmed cases of coronavirus

Prof Whitty said there was a "fair chance" cases will emerge in Britain as the overall number reported around the world climbed to more than 1,200, including 41 deaths, all in China . She said the flight detai...More..

Province sets up special website dedicated to China's coronavirus outbreak
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Province sets up special website dedicated to China's coronavirus outbreak

According to related sources on Saturday, . Authorities have since imposed transport restrictions on almost all of Hubei province, which has a population of 59 million. "It does raise people's anxiety", said...More..

Six more people die from flu in North Carolina
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Six more people die from flu in North Carolina

The juvenile, who lived in Worcester County, tested positive for influenza B, officials said in a news release. "Every flu season is different, but January and February are usually the high point of the flu s...More..

Mass quarantines like in China will not happen in Canada: authorities
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

Mass quarantines like in China will not happen in Canada: authorities

Horracio Arruda, Quebec's director of public health, said earlier in the week that six travellers from China had landed in Quebec with symptoms associated with the illness. Investigations are ongoing to learn m...More..

CDC Reports 13 Million Flu Cases Thus Far in 2019-20 Season
by | Saturday, January 25, 2020

CDC Reports 13 Million Flu Cases Thus Far in 2019-20 Season

However, CDC officials said the two types of influenza B are similar, so the vaccine should still be useful. Montana health officials are monitoring the situation, but say they're not "overly-worried". "Inf...More..

Cuomo says state officials probing potential cases of coronavirus
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Cuomo says state officials probing potential cases of coronavirus

In a photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, people wearing masks shop for vegetables at a market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, on Thursday. What are the fears for Lunar New Year? Shangha...More..

Missouri Health Department urges health care providers to monitor for coronavirus symptoms
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Missouri Health Department urges health care providers to monitor for coronavirus symptoms

The flight landed at LAX at approximately 6:45 p.m. Wednesday and was greeted by firefighters and Los Angeles police. Although Texas and CDC officials did not provide any identifying information about the pat...More..

Scientists Finally Pin Down Why Stress Turns Our Hair Gray
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Scientists Finally Pin Down Why Stress Turns Our Hair Gray

Scientists have long understood that gray hair is the result of the natural aging process, certain pigment/follicle disorders, and stress . It's said that Marie Antoinette's hair turned white the night befo...More..

Chances of Canadian virus outbreak low, says official, as China widens lockdown
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Chances of Canadian virus outbreak low, says official, as China widens lockdown

Nearly 30 million people and 10 cities in China are now facing travel restrictions. Dr. George Diaz, Section Chief of Infectious Diseases at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett, gives an update on th...More..

9 people screened for deadly coronavirus at Boston’s Logan International Airport
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

9 people screened for deadly coronavirus at Boston’s Logan International Airport

Early identification of symptoms, isolation of patients who present with possible coronavirus cases, ensuring that hospitals have the right personal protective gear for nurses and doctors, and clear lines of co...More..

New drug reportedly limits cancer spreading
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

New drug reportedly limits cancer spreading

The researchers explained that the T-Cell is an immune cell that can scan the body to assess whether there is a threat that needs to be eliminated but unlike other immune cells in the body, this one could attac...More..

Singapore schools ask for holiday travel details as China virus spreads
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Singapore schools ask for holiday travel details as China virus spreads

The strict measures in and around Wuhan are aimed at reducing the number of new cases coming out of the epicentre "to zero", said Gao Fu, head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Deepeni...More..

New China virus: United Kingdom 'to monitor arriving air travellers'
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

New China virus: United Kingdom 'to monitor arriving air travellers'

Most cases have been in Wuhan but the virus has also spread to other Chinese cities. The WHO and the Chinese authorities are believed to be exploring the possibility that the source of the coronavirus may...More..

Virus in Chinese outbreak is closest to one from bats, not snakes
by | Friday, January 24, 2020

Virus in Chinese outbreak is closest to one from bats, not snakes

He warned that the restrictions could hamper efforts to move medical supplies and personnel-and also scare infected people away from seeking care. "But it has not yet become a global health emergency ". He r...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

What Started Coronavirus Outbreak in China? Snakes Most Likely Source, Experts Believe

That appeared to be an over-reaction, since no restrictions were placed on trucks carrying supplies into the city, although many Chinese have strong memories of shortages in the years before the country's recen...More..

Officials Investigating Suspected Case Of Coronavirus In Brazos County
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Officials Investigating Suspected Case Of Coronavirus In Brazos County

Contrasting with its secrecy over the 2002-03 Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) that killed almost 800 people, China has this time given regular updates to try to avoid panic as millions travel for the...More..

What is the Mysterious SARS-like Virus in China?
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

What is the Mysterious SARS-like Virus in China?

Macao, a former Portuguese colony that is a semi-autonomous Chinese city, reported one case Wednesday. The outbreak came at a particularly mobile time for Chinese people, with millions on the move to be with ...More..

In unprecedented move, China locks down megacity to curb virus spread
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

In unprecedented move, China locks down megacity to curb virus spread

The emergency committee will meet again from 1100 GMT on Thursday, after its chair, Didier Houssin, said the experts were split over declaring a public health emergency. The unidentified patient, who is in ...More..

U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court declines to fast-track Obamacare appeal

Instead, a lower court judge will reconsider how much of the 2010 health care law should fall after Congress eliminated the law's tax penalty on most Americans who did not have health care coverage. The decisio...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Harrowing images of Chinese quarantine flood social media amid coronavirus outbreak

A Chinese man living in Ho Chi Minh City was infected by his father who travelled to Vietnam on January 13 from the Chinese city of Wuhan. The decision comes as the director-general of the World Health Organ...More..

by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

Wuhan on Lockdown As 17 Dead, 571 Infected With Coronavirus

According to the study, there is a possibility that these snakes were sold in the Wuhan Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market that could have then transferred the virus to humans. "We were looking at a local outbrea...More..

WHO Experts Postpone Decision on Coronavirus as a Global Risk
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

WHO Experts Postpone Decision on Coronavirus as a Global Risk

States have been asked to review their preparedness, identify gaps and strengthen core capacities in the area of surveillance, laboratory support and in particular, hospital preparedness in terms of isolation a...More..

People who had contact with man with virus to be monitored
by | Thursday, January 23, 2020

People who had contact with man with virus to be monitored

For now, the Center for Disease Control has declared the immediate health risk the virus poses to the American public to be low . The virus has since fanned out and the tallies are changing rapidly. Queens...More..

Residents of China's Wuhan Banned From Leaving City Over Coronavirus Outbreak
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Residents of China's Wuhan Banned From Leaving City Over Coronavirus Outbreak

World Health Organization says it is split on the decision and needs more information before making recommendations on how best to handle the virus - specifically in China where the virus originated. Get The B...More..

Millions With Heart Disease Use Pot, Risking Harm
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Millions With Heart Disease Use Pot, Risking Harm

Using data collected through the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 2015 to 2016, the researchers estimate that of the 89.6 million adults in the USA who had at some point used m...More..

by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

NHS Calls for Loot Box Ban; Ubisoft to Restructure Editorial Team

In a report titled Gaming the System, a 16-year-old Federation Internationale de Football Association player specifically said that loot boxes were like gambling: "You could lose your money and not get anything...More..

China reports 17 new coronavirus pneumonia cases
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

China reports 17 new coronavirus pneumonia cases

It said the number of cases rose because of "increased searching and testing". So far this month, two men in their sixties have died of breathing problems in Wuhan following the outbreak of a pneumonia-like i...More..

Coronavirus death toll climbs to nine, Chinese authorities say
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Coronavirus death toll climbs to nine, Chinese authorities say

China has taken solid measures to resolutely curb the spread of the virus, and has released the whole genome sequencing of the novel coronavirus, which will help scientists and health authorities across the wo...More..

Humans Can Spread New Coronavirus That Killed 6 People
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Humans Can Spread New Coronavirus That Killed 6 People

On the call, CDC officials said they have screened more than 1,200 passengers since those efforts began on January 17. He is feeling well but remains in isolation at Providence Regional Medical Center, "out o...More..

Flu Hits Young People Hard This Season
by | Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Flu Hits Young People Hard This Season

Department of Health statistics show nearly 15 percent of recent ER visits in central Washington have been for treatment of flu-like symptoms. The latest death was revealed in a weekly report from the healt...More..

Burna Boy makes Michelle Obama's workout playlist for 2020
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Burna Boy makes Michelle Obama's workout playlist for 2020

This isn't the first time Burna Boy has appeared in any playlist from the Obamas. It also included a list of cool songs which consists of Frank Ocean , Meek Mill and Alicia Keys . The couple recently scor...More..

New T-cells ‘raise prospect of universal cancer therapy’
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

New T-cells ‘raise prospect of universal cancer therapy’

But the team said they have "enormous potential". T-cells are a type of lymphocyte ( white blood cell ) that develop in the thymus gland (hence the name). Tests upon mice with leukaemia - in which the animals...More..