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Coronavirus: First possible person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California

Coronavirus: First possible person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday confirmed a possible first person-to-person transmission of COVID-19 in California in a patient who is identified as a member of
Korean Air crew member who flew to Los Angeles has coronavirus: Reports

Korean Air crew member who flew to Los Angeles has coronavirus: Reports

A Korean Air flight attendant has tested positive for coronavirus, and they worked on flights between Seoul and Los Angeles, South Korean media outlets reported on Wednesday afternoon U.S. time. The
CDC: 'coronavirus is inevitable.' Trump: 'not inevitable.'

CDC: 'coronavirus is inevitable.' Trump: 'not inevitable.'

“The risk to the American people remains very low,” Trump said, flanked by VP Pence and US public health officials.
Coronavirus: Italy Region Head Says 'Discriminatory' Nations Shouldn't Be in EU

Coronavirus: Italy Region Head Says 'Discriminatory' Nations Shouldn't Be in EU

The populist League president of a region with the highest Coronavirus cases has slammed EU states for discriminating against his region.
CDC tells Americans to brace for coronavirus

CDC tells Americans to brace for coronavirus

WHO's insights from China suggest that the virus can be contained.
Could the US Contain a Coronavirus Outbreak?

Could the US Contain a Coronavirus Outbreak?

The World Health Organization has urged other nations to learn from China's handling of the Covid-19 epidemic. But would an aggressive quarantine work here?
'Mission: Impossible 7' filming postponed due to coronavirus outbreak in Italy

'Mission: Impossible 7' filming postponed due to coronavirus outbreak in Italy

Due to a recent COVID-19, or coronavirus, outbreak in Italy, film production of "Mission: Impossible 7" has been put on hold. The studio was scheduled to do a three-week shoot in Venice, Italy, but a
WHO tries to calm talk of pandemic, says the word “does not fit the facts”

WHO tries to calm talk of pandemic, says the word “does not fit the facts”

Meanwhile, US coronavirus cases hit 53 as more cruise passengers test positive.
What a Pandemic in America Might Look Like

What a Pandemic in America Might Look Like

Don't freak out about the prospect of outbreaks in American cities—here's everything you need to know about how it would really go down.

Samsung temporarily shuts down phone factory following coronavirus case

Samsung's coronavirus problems extend beyond people steering clear of phone stores. The company has closed a phone factory in Gumi, South Korea until February 24th after confirming that a factory
New study says poop may be responsible for rapid coronavirus spread

New study says poop may be responsible for rapid coronavirus spread

As the medical community continues to focus on the spread of the coronavirus and resulting disease Covid-19, researchers are hunting for clues to explain its rapid spread in China and isolated regions
Two passengers from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship die in Japan

Two passengers from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship die in Japan

First deaths from the onboard outbreak, which is the largest outside of China.
Americans on coronavirus cruise ship barred from US after failed quarantine
Global Death Toll from COVID-19 Surpasses 2,000, Though China Maintains Outbreak Slowing Down

Global Death Toll from COVID-19 Surpasses 2,000, Though China Maintains Outbreak Slowing Down

More than 2,000 people have died from the ongoing outbreak of the novel SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus which causes a disease known as COVID-19, CNN reported on Tuesday, citing the latest figures including an
Coronavirus claims life of Chinese hospital director, causes mass confusion

Coronavirus claims life of Chinese hospital director, causes mass confusion

The 51-year-old director of a hospital in Wuhan, China, has died after being infected with the virus that his hospital staff is working so hard to contain and treat. Liu Zhiming's death was reported,
Coronavirus outbreak on Diamond Princess hits 454; 14 infected Americans return
Americans trapped on cruise ship with coronavirus get to go home

Americans trapped on cruise ship with coronavirus get to go home

Once back, the cruise passengers will be subject to a 14-day federal quarantine.
There’s yet another case of coronavirus in the United States

There’s yet another case of coronavirus in the United States

While the coronavirus outbreak continues to explode in areas of China, the number of confirmed infections outside of China continues to rise at a much slower rate. Now, with all eyes on what could be
China: 116 new coronavirus deaths in Hubei

China: 116 new coronavirus deaths in Hubei

China's government health commission in Hubei province reported on Friday that the daily death toll from coronavirus rose by 116. The Hubei province health commission did not report the total number