Singapore's 1st coronavirus case is a Wuhan man

Tedros said he is following China's decision to close down public transport in the Chinese city of Wuhan to try to stop the outbreak from spreading. Authorities in Wuhan also made it mandatory to wear a mask in public places, according to state... More..

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Oman's health ministry issues statement on New Coronavirus outbreak in China
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Oman's health ministry issues statement on New Coronavirus outbreak in China

Some 700 miles away from Wuhan, Beijing also confirmed two cases of infection early on January 20, and Guangdong Province in southern China confirmed one case. Although experts say the new virus does not ...More..

Asia Minute: New Mystery Virus Reported Outside China
by | Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Asia Minute: New Mystery Virus Reported Outside China

The patient was identified as a Japanese man in his thirties who recently travelled to Wuhan , a city in central China where the pneumonia-like virus was first identified. "This is something on our radar, it...More..

Sepsis accounts for 1 in 5 deaths worldwide
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Sepsis accounts for 1 in 5 deaths worldwide

Tex Kissoon, a professor at UBC Faculty of Medicine's department of pediatrics and executive medical director of Global Health for Women and Children at BC Children's Hospital. Rudd - an assistant professor of ...More..

Nine More Minnesotans Die From Flu
by | Sunday, January 19, 2020

Nine More Minnesotans Die From Flu

A study in today's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report on the CDC website found the early pediatric infection rate in Louisiana to be "primarily caused by influenza B/Victoria lineage viruses". A total of ...More..

Oklahoma Reports the First Pediatric Flu Death of the Season
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

Oklahoma Reports the First Pediatric Flu Death of the Season

There were f 203 flu-related deaths in the state previous year, the department says, and there were more than 9,000 positive cases of the virus reported. In addition, Radin notes they picked Fitbit because they...More..

Major U.S. Airports to Screen for Novel Virus From China
by | Saturday, January 18, 2020

Major U.S. Airports to Screen for Novel Virus From China

His death follows that of a 61-year-old man in Wuhan who died of the disease on January 9. In rare cases, animal coronaviruses can also evolve and infect people. The outbreak comes ahead of the lunar new year h...More..

Democrat Marianne Williamson ends presidential campaign
by | Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Democrat Marianne Williamson ends presidential campaign

A spiritual adviser who's written self-help books, who often spoke of love as the ideal strategy for challenging President Donald Trump in November, is the 14th Democratic candidate to quit the race. Willia...More..

WI child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state
by | Monday, January 13, 2020

WI child dies of flu; hundreds hospitalized in state

The season started in October and runs through May. "In Canada we've had several back-to-back seasons of moderate to severe epidemics for the past few years", she said. "We've got a kind of smorgasbord of the...More..

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak
by | Sunday, January 12, 2020

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak

Although there are still many questions to be answered, the announcement indicates that researchers are making some progress. A previously unknown type of pneumonia was registered in the country, which Chin...More..

Flu season hit hard in Pennsylvania
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

Flu season hit hard in Pennsylvania

Larry Givner, professor of pediatric infectious diseases at Wake Forest Baptist Health. Cough , sore threat, runny or stuffy nose, muscle or body aches, headaches and fatigue. "The flu is serious and can be de...More..

First flu-related death reported in Lexington
by | Saturday, January 11, 2020

First flu-related death reported in Lexington

Health Department Spokesman Kevin Hall noted the flu-related death occurred in a person over 50 who had underlying health conditions. Almost 10 million Americans have been sickened by the flu virus so far thi...More..

Free Flu Shots in South Texas
by | Friday, January 10, 2020

Free Flu Shots in South Texas

The week prior, there were more than 200 confirmed cases and more than 400 people sought treatment for similar symptoms, according to Eric Schneider, Hays County's epidemiologist. On Jan. 20, the Dr. Martin Lut...More..

Patriots Veteran Hints at Retirement Following Playoff Loss to Titans
by | Monday, January 06, 2020

Patriots Veteran Hints at Retirement Following Playoff Loss to Titans

The Patriots couldn't capitalize though, after being forced to punt on the subsequent drive, and also failed to come up with a key forced fumble against Tannehill in the first half that also could've swung mome...More..

Chinese health officials investigating Wuhan pneumonia cases amid SARS rumours
by | Saturday, January 04, 2020

Chinese health officials investigating Wuhan pneumonia cases amid SARS rumours

The health commission said all patients have received treatment in isolation and the city was tracking people who had come into close contact with the patients. Hong Kong's Secretary for Food and Health, Sophia...More..

2 more deaths reported as flu cases continue to increase
by | Wednesday, January 01, 2020

2 more deaths reported as flu cases continue to increase

Reports have now been received from 66 of the state's 67 counties, up one from the week before. Reports from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District for the week of December 8-14 and from Texas Departm...More..

Trump's apparent frustration with impeachment trial simmers over holidays
by | Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Trump's apparent frustration with impeachment trial simmers over holidays

Twitter told The Associated Press that an outage with one of its systems caused tweets on some accounts, including Trump's, to be visible to some but not others. Notably, his tweets also argued that there w...More..

OR child dies of flu-related illness: health officials
by | Wednesday, December 25, 2019

OR child dies of flu-related illness: health officials

Anne O'Keefe, senior epidemiologist. "You are far more likely to be exposed to the flu in the next two months than you were during the past two months", he said. County officials also said the percentage of p...More..

Minnesota off to active flu season
by | Saturday, December 21, 2019

Minnesota off to active flu season

For the fifth week in a row the state reported "widespread activity" of the virus, with increases seen across SC. One flu-related death was reported in the state during the week of December 8-14, according to...More..

Union's tentative agreement means Democratic debate to proceed as scheduled
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Union's tentative agreement means Democratic debate to proceed as scheduled

Amy Klobuchar and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg are all scheduled to participate in the debate at LMU's Gersten Pavilion. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, Sen. Notably, though, Sanders is the candidate ...More..

Court strikes down Obamacare's individual mandate as unconstitutional
by | Friday, December 20, 2019

Court strikes down Obamacare's individual mandate as unconstitutional

The law forced those without health insurance to purchase it. By a 2-1 vote, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans agreed with Texas and 17 other red states that the key part of the law is unconst...More..

LifeLabs told B.C. gov’t about breach in October: health minister
by | Thursday, December 19, 2019

LifeLabs told B.C. gov’t about breach in October: health minister

The data breach notification goes on to say that the personal data for up to 15 million customers was accessed by an unauthorized user. LifeLabs said that the compromised database included health card numbe...More..

CDC: Contact with pet store puppies linked to infections in 30 people
by | Thursday, December 19, 2019

CDC: Contact with pet store puppies linked to infections in 30 people

Twelve of the cases are linked to Petland, a national pet store chain. PHOTO: A puppy in pet shop window. 'Upon receipt of relevant information, Petland will endeavor to determine the sources of infection, ...More..

If impeachment and 2020 don't stop Trump, nothing will
by | Wednesday, December 04, 2019

If impeachment and 2020 don't stop Trump, nothing will

According to testimony and a rough transcript of a July phone call by Trump to the Ukrainian president, Trump wanted Ukraine to announce investigations that would harm his political rival, Democrat Joe Bid...More..

by | Sunday, November 24, 2019

King County man diagnosed with E. coli linked to romaine

At least 40 people in 16 states have been infected from the contaminated lettuce, including 28 hospitalizations. USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) also late Friday warned against consuming an...More..