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Medicine Japan confirms first case of infection with new China coronavirus
Author: 0 Japan confirms first case of infection with new China coronavirus

No additional cases have been detected since January 3 in China . The work of the World Health Organization and the Chinese authorities in containing the new coronavirus will be made more complicated by the Spring Festival, also known as the Chinese New Year, which begins on January 25, and sees hundreds of millions criss-crossing the country.

Medicine U.S. to screen passengers for China mystery virus
Author: 0 U.S. to screen passengers for China mystery virus

The Chinese virus is a coronavirus , a large family of viruses that can cause infections ranging from the common cold to severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS , a highly infectious virus that originated in China in 2002 and eventually travelled to 37 countries, killing 774 people.

Medicine Cass Public Health hosts walk-in flu clinic
Author: 0 Cass Public Health hosts walk-in flu clinic

During the last five flu seasons, only one influenza-related death occurred among children in Idaho, according to the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare. State officials say that so far, 622 people have been hospitalized for the flu and flu-related complications. "We've got a kind of smorgasbord of the respiratory viruses out there now", said Skowronski.

Medicine China reports 1st death from new type of coronavirus
Author: 0 China reports 1st death from new type of coronavirus

The commission added that no new cases had been detected since January 3. "Once we get the genetic information, we should be able to conduct our own checks on the patient who is showing symptoms", the KCDC said . Authorities have closed the seafood market. The health authorities said they have been monitoring 739 contacts of people who became sick, including 419 health workers, but none of them appear to have contracted the virus.

Medicine China confirms more cases of mystery viral pneumonia
Author: 0 China confirms more cases of mystery viral pneumonia

The infected patients have been quarantined along with 121 people who had been in close contact with them, the statement read. The outbreak prompted authorities in Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia to take emergency measures, including stricter health control at borders and temperature screenings on all flights from Wuhan, in China's central Hubei Province, where the outbreak originated.

Medicine A Child Is Oregon's First Flu Death
Author: 0 A Child Is Oregon's First Flu Death

The first influenza-related adult death (over 65 years of age) was reported last week in Douglas County. Locally, there are thousands of flu-related hospitalizations and an estimated 70 to 500 deaths from flu in King County every year. Eighty percent of these deaths occurred in unvaccinated children. Denver Health has dealt with 197 of the reported cases in Colorado. "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.

Medicine U.S. authorities approve Ebola vaccine
Author: 0 U.S. authorities approve Ebola vaccine

Although cases of the deadly disease are extremely rare in the U.S., infections have been acquired by those travelling to the country from affected areas, and health care workers who have fallen ill after treating people with Ebola . The drug, which was developed by Merck & Co., has a record of 100% effectiveness when it is administered a minimum of 10 days before exposure to the virus.

Medicine 'The facts are clear': Pelosi announces full impeachment vote next week
Author: 0 'The facts are clear': Pelosi announces full impeachment vote next week

Republicans on the committee accused Democrats of overplaying their hand and said there were no crimes alleged in the impeachment articles. "That is a crime", Sensenbrenner said. On Wednesday, the president and senior Republicans appeared to be coalescing around the idea of a shorter proceeding in that chamber. If one or more of the articles are adopted, the Senate would then hold a trial to consider removing Trump.

Author: 0 Supreme Court lets abortion ultrasound law stand

The federal appeals court in Cincinnati upheld the Kentucky law, but its sister court in Richmond, Virginia, struck down a similar measure in North Carolina. The panel said the court reaffirmed its 1992 ruling that a compelled informed-consent disclosure is constitutional as long as it is truthful, not misleading, and relevant to the patient's decision.

Medicine CHCC observes World AIDS Day; encourages NMI residents to know their status
Author: 0 CHCC observes World AIDS Day; encourages NMI residents to know their status

For many years, Criselda has been an HIV/AIDS ambassador. He emphasised that reaching the global 90-90-90 target of eradicating HIV required a strategy that places people at the Centre of the response to HIV. Many people living with HIV in Africa and the Middle East, however, don't have regular access to ART services. The president's tweet on World AIDS Day said the program to end AIDS in 10 years that he announced in February has begun.

Medicine Vitamin E acetate, THC may be to blame for vaping illnesses
Author: 0 Vitamin E acetate, THC may be to blame for vaping illnesses

Andrew Cuomo said in a statement on Friday. In the CDC analysis, THC was detected in 23 of 28 patient samples of lung cells, including from three patients who said they did not use THC products. Vitamin E acetate has been highlighted as a huge concern by proponents of vaping for months, and once people began falling ill it seemed like the most likely culprit.

Medicine Warren: Medicare for All plan will not raise middle-class taxes 'one penny'
Author: 0 Warren: Medicare for All plan will not raise middle-class taxes 'one penny'

Her plan is built on transferring to the government 98% of the $8.8 trillion she estimates that employers will spend on private insurance for their employees. 12. Medicare for All would extend the program to cover all Americans, including at least 24 million who are now uninsured, eliminating the need for private health insurance.

Medicine Buttigieg jumps to second in Iowa State University/Civiqs poll
Author: 0 Buttigieg jumps to second in Iowa State University/Civiqs poll

Based exclusively on these numbers, it appears that efforts to tie the Bidens to allegations of corruption in Ukraine have not only not hurt the former Vice President's political prospects, they may have helped him. Biden, meanwhile, apologized for calling the impeachment inquiry into then-President Bill Clinton a "partisan lynching" after condemning President Donald Trump for calling the current inquiry a "lynching".

Medicine Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer
Author: 0 Minot Police Department shows support for breast cancer

BRA day is meant to raise awareness of breast cancer screening, alert women to breast cancer symptoms, and to encourage women to conduct regular self-examinations. Several types of radiation do affect the chest and cause breast cancer , and men have a larger chance of getting this. "I had two sisters that passed from breast cancer and I really just want to be here to support it", said Debbie Duate.

Medicine Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases
Author: 0 Mysterious outbreak of vaping-related illnesses jumps to 530 cases

There have been vaping-related illnesses in 38 states and one USA territory, the CDC said. More than half of these diagnoses have been among people younger than 25, Schuchat said, and 16% have been among those younger than 18. People who became ill experienced cough, shortness of breath and chest pain, and in some cases, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and abdominal pain, health officials said.

Medicine Auto strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses
Author: 0 Auto strike idles more than 50 GM factories and warehouses

The union wants better wages and health care, as well as job security and profit sharing. The statement went on to describe $7 billion worth of investments and 5,400 new jobs as part of GM's offer. Aside from standard new vehicle and engine programs, GM specifically named electric pickup truck introductions and a union-represented battery cell production site.