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Global virus epidemic at 'decisive point': World Health Organization chief

Global virus epidemic at 'decisive point': World Health Organization chief Thursday's updates bring mainland China's totals to 78,497 cases, and 2,744 deaths; overall, the virus has infected more than 82,000 people and caused more than 2,800 deaths. A 23-year-old American soldier stationed in South Korea became the first United States service member confirmed to be infected with the virus on Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Cardi B defends Dwyane Wade's daughter against transgender criticism

Cardi B defends Dwyane Wade's daughter against transgender criticism In an Instagram post captioned, "I'm go say it since this pussy ass world ain't go say shit". When we were sitting together during the Chicago Draft, I felt from the moment the Heat chose you and we heard " Dwyane Wade , from Marquette", that this name and that your jersey were going to reach the ceiling! About this, Cardi said that the public was by now speculating that Zaya is a gay boy ... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: China reports 109 new deaths and 397 new confirmed cases

Coronavirus: China reports 109 new deaths and 397 new confirmed cases It also reported 118 more deaths and 231 fewer serious cases, raising those respective totals to 2,236 and 11,633, respectively. Two Iranians who tested positive on Wednesday for the disease have died, while three tested positive on Thursday, taking the total number of confirmed cases in Iran to five, the Iranian health ministry said . [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders campaign compares call for medical records to birtherism

Bernie Sanders campaign compares call for medical records to birtherism Some Democrats fear that the conditions are ripe for a bare-knuckles brawl on national television that could carve new scars into a divided party that must ultimately come together this fall if it hopes to deny Trump a second term. Bloomberg hasn't been on a debate stage since 2009. Questions about Sanders' health have lingered ever since he checked into a Las Vegas hospital with chest discomf... [Full Article...]

Canada decides to evacuate its citizens from Diamond Princess cruise ship

Canada decides to evacuate its citizens from Diamond Princess cruise ship Once in the US, the evacuated passengers will either be quarantined for two weeks at the California base or at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas, The Journal reported. The cruise liner's quarantine is set to end on Wednesday and while some passengers were disheartened at the prospect of more time in quarantine, others were more understanding. [Full Article...]

France reports Europe’s first coronavirus death

He was in a critical condition for several days before dying from a lung infection brought on by the virus. Medical team members leave for Hubei Province at the Haikou Meilan International Airport in Haikou, south China's Hainan Province, Feb. [Full Article...]

Officials swarm SC neighborhood where missing 6-year-old was last seen

Officials swarm SC neighborhood where missing 6-year-old was last seen A homicide investigation is underway. A 6-year-old SC girl who disappeared earlier in the week after getting off her school bus was found dead Thursday, and a homicide investigation has been opened, authorities said. If you have any information that would assist in the investigation, please call the dedicated hotline to the case: 803-205-4444. Faye was a first grader at Springdale Elementa... [Full Article...]

During Iowa Caucuses Bloomberg Campaigns in California

During Iowa Caucuses Bloomberg Campaigns in California In September of 2010, GoLocal reported Bloomberg's endorsement of then-independent candidate for Governor Lincoln Chafee. The decision to skip Iowa, with its 41 pledged delegates, looked prescient Tuesday after the Iowa Democratic Party deprived all candidates of bragging rights by mucking up the caucuses tally so no results were available as of Tuesday morning. [Full Article...]

Trump impeachment trial day 12: All the latest updates

Trump impeachment trial day 12: All the latest updates A two-thirds majority of voting senators would be required to remove Trump from office. The House of Representatives had formally initiated the impeachment proceedings against the president on charges of obstruction of Congress and abuse of presidential powers. [Full Article...]

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online

Facebook fights spread of misinformation about virus online Facebook will target claims flagged by health officials that could harm users who believe them, with a focus on claims that discourage people from getting treatment or "taking appropriate precautions", Jin said. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention show, CNN reported. Similarly, Twitter said in a blogpost Wednesday that it had seen "over 15 million Tweets" on the topic of coronavirus in... [Full Article...]

It's Bell Let's Talk Day

It's Bell Let's Talk Day On Snapchat , each time you send a snap using the Bell Let's Talk filter. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, one in five people in Canada will experience a mental health issue or illness in any given year. Today is the day we at Bell continue the conversation in order to raise funds and awareness of mental health issues across the country. So for the rest of the day, get ... [Full Article...]

Japan confirms first case of new China coronavirus strain

Japan confirms first case of new China coronavirus strain Drosten, one of the co-discoverers of SARS , said the two viruses are so closely related that laboratories that have control samples for SARS in stock can use it to diagnose the new virus, thereby shortening the time needed to Functioning test. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus outbreak: Union Health Ministry issues advisory to travellers visiting China

Coronavirus outbreak: Union Health Ministry issues advisory to travellers visiting China Checks in Thailand will be especially rigorous, health authorities said , as there are a total of eight direct flights a day from Wuhan , the epicentre of the outbreak, to Bangkok, Phuket and Krabi, as well as flights every other day to Chiang Mai. [Full Article...]

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak The Sars epidemic originated in China , infected more than 1,700 people in Hong Kong and killed almost 300. In Singapore, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday that a second suspected case - a 26-year-old China national with pneumonia and travel history to Wuhan - was found not to be linked to the pneumonia cluster in Wuhan. [Full Article...]

Denton County Reports First Flu Death of the 2019-2020 Flu Season

While all Ballad health employees are required to get a flu vaccine, that hasn't stopped many from contracting the virus themselves. In total, Global Positioning System saw 19.4 consulations per 100,000 registered population, up from 16 per 100,000 in the previous week. [Full Article...]

San Diego County flu season death toll reaches 8

San Diego County flu season death toll reaches 8 Leslie Tengelsen, the Idaho Influenza Surveillance Coordinator. However, the ministry stated then that preliminary investigations of the deaths showed the victims as belonging to one or more "risk groups", that is persons made more vulnerable to the virus as a result of an existing condition. [Full Article...]

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine

Merck receives FDA approval for Ebola vaccine Vaccination is essential to help prevent outbreaks and to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading when outbreaks occur, "said Peter Marks , director of the FDA's Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research, in a statement". Severe symptoms may include vomiting, diarrhea, rash, kidney issues, liver issues, and bleeding. The largest individual test was conducted in Guinea during the 2014-2016 o... [Full Article...]

USA lawmakers begin debate over impeachment articles

USA lawmakers begin debate over impeachment articles Two other Democratic leadership sources say they are not planning to whip their members on the floor vote on the articles, meaning they won't twist arms to keep Democrats in line. In addition to Nadler, several other veterans of the impeachment process spoke for and against the articles. During an appearance on MSNBC Wednesday evening, Laurence Tribe, a professor of constitutional law at Harvard... [Full Article...]

Kentucky’s ‘ultrasound-before-abortion’ law left in place by Supreme Court

The ACLU said the Kentucky law has no medical basis and that its sole objective is to coerce a woman into not getting an abortion . The ACLU argued that "display and describe" ultrasound laws violate physicians' speech rights under the First Amendment. [Full Article...]

Kamala Harris out, 15 Dems still in race: Darcy cartoon

Kamala Harris out, 15 Dems still in race: Darcy cartoon Joe Biden said Wednesday he would consider choosing Kamala Harris as his vice president if he wins the Democratic nomination, and suggested several other possible jobs for her. While she's out of the race for the presidential nomination, Sen. "It's a damn shame, frankly, that Kamala Harris's voice is no longer in this race", Booker told BuzzFeed News's "AM to DM". [Full Article...]


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