Health


China sees 242 coronavirus deaths, almost 15,000 new cases in one day
- February 13, 2020

Health authorities in Hubei announced an additional 242 deaths and 14,840 cases of the virus, known officially as Covid-19, as of Thursday morning, the largest single-day rise since the epidemic began and nearly ten times the number of cases confirmed the previous day. (more...)
Remains found believed to be woman who was dumpster diving Remains found believed to be woman who was dumpster diving
- February 13, 2020

Her vehicle was found unattended in a service drive behind a row of businesses in Burlington, and police determined the vehicle had not been reported stolen. Burlington police worked with officials to determine that the truck that serviced the Alamance Crossing dumpsters on January 30 brought the waste to a landfill about 80 miles north. (more...)
Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in London Coronavirus: First case of Covid-19 confirmed in London
- February 13, 2020

More than 43,000 people have contracted the virus, with the vast majority in China. The victim is a woman and is on her way to hospital, The Guardian reported . Steve Walsh , a businessman and scout leader from Hove in East Sussex, said he was glad to be back with his family in a statement after being discharged, having been kept under quarantine at Guy's Hospital in London. (more...)
China virus death toll passes 1,110 China virus death toll passes 1,110
- February 13, 2020

In the port city of Tianjin, just southeast of Beijing , a cluster of cases has been traced to a department store in Baodi district. New addition of lung imaging has been termed as "clinically diagnosed cases" in the tally of cases to make it easier for these patients with lung infections to receive treatment early. (more...)
US Confirms 13th Case of Coronavirus in The Country US Confirms 13th Case of Coronavirus in The Country
- February 13, 2020

Christopher Braden, Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ). The very first case was validated by the CDC onMonday Both people were lady amongst the 232 Americans left from Wuhan, China , recently and also flown to Marine Corps Air Station Miramar to finish a 14- day government quarantine. (more...)
Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near
- February 13, 2020

The UN health agency on Wednesday cautioned it was "way too early" to say whether COVID-19 might have peaked or when it might end, following a drop in new cases. Hundreds of infections have been reported in dozens of other countries and territories, but only two people have died outside mainland China: one in Hong Kong and another in the Philippines . (more...)
Expert warns coronavirus could infect 60% of world's population Expert warns coronavirus could infect 60% of world's population
- February 13, 2020

The World Health Organisation said while the coronavirus may be over in China by April, it's now the world's biggest threat. Professor Gabriel Leung , chair of public health medicine in Hong Kong, made the comments while en route to a meeting of the World Health Organisation. (more...)
Coronavirus: Infections surge by 14840 in China, with 242 new deaths Coronavirus: Infections surge by 14840 in China, with 242 new deaths
- February 13, 2020

They've put together a global call to action to tackle coronavirus , which they've now renamed COVID-19. "CO" stands for corona, "VI" for virus and the "D" for disease. At the end of a two-day meeting aimed at speeding the development of new tests, drugs and vaccines for the new virus, World Health Organization said scientists had agreed upon a set of global research priorities but warned it could still take considerable time before any licensed products might be available. (more...)
World Health Organization names coronavirus Covid-19 as China, Japan report rise in infections
- February 13, 2020

Christopher Braden of the CDC at a Tuesday news conference. Only those who come in direct contact with COVID-19, such as health care providers or immediate family members of those confirmed infected with the virus should use those devices. (more...)
Virus death toll surges as China changes count method
- February 13, 2020

A second person evacuated from Wuhan to a USA military base near San Diego has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, raising the tally of confirmed cases in the United States to 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday. (more...)
First new virus case found among evacuatees from China to US First new virus case found among evacuatees from China to US
- February 13, 2020

The detainees were isolated from base personnel - who were not at increased risk of infection - and were not allowed to leave a fenced area, officials said. The group, which faced numerous health screenings both in China and during their trip and quarantine, has now been "medically cleared", health officials said Tuesday, clearing the way for them to leave the March Air Reserve Base in Southern California. (more...)
Over 60 suspected cases of coronavirus tested in Ireland Over 60 suspected cases of coronavirus tested in Ireland
- February 13, 2020

Outside the province, the number of new patients has declined for the past week. But the World Health Organization (WHO) has likened the epidemic's threat to terrorism and one expert said that while it may be peaking in China, this was not the case beyond. (more...)
Americans quarantined in California for coronavirus to be released Americans quarantined in California for coronavirus to be released
- February 13, 2020

The 195 individuals were housed at the March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif., as an "aggressive" but "preventative and precautionary step" to minimize the potential spread of the virus, CDC officials have said. He added, "People who have not developed symptoms will have successfully completed their quarantine and will be free to leave the base". The March air base group was limited to a fenced quarantine area where only official medical staff were allowed to enter. (more...)
Coronavirus 'super spreader' released from London hospital Coronavirus 'super spreader' released from London hospital
- February 13, 2020

She said the virus had been "passed on in China" and the patient had been transferred to a specialist NHS centre at Guy's and St Thomas' in London , CNN reported . The Chinese Grand Prix due to take place in Shanghai on April 19 has also been cancelled. The hospital continues to operate as normal, a spokeswoman for the department said. (more...)
How do you know if you have heart disease: Know your risks How do you know if you have heart disease: Know your risks
- February 13, 2020

Certain foods can influence blood pressure, triglycerides, cholesterol levels and inflammation, all of which can increase risk of heart disease . High blood pressure , or hypertension , is when blood pumps too forcefully throughout the body. (more...)
NMC Health reveals KKR, GK approaches, founder Shetty steps back
- February 13, 2020

They include vice chairman Khaleefa Butti Omair Yousif Ahmed Al Muhairi. NMC's share price been in free-fall since hedge fund Muddy Waters trained its sights on the FTSE 100-listed group in mid-December, with a comprehensive report that voiced concerns about NMC financial statements. (more...)
The coronavirus finally has an official name. Here's how it was chosen The coronavirus finally has an official name. Here's how it was chosen
- February 12, 2020

The illness was first reported in December and connected to a food market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak has largely been concentrated. Henry says 371 people in the province have been tested for the virus as of last Friday and the results showed numerous cases included seasonal viruses such as influenza B, which she says is affecting young people particularly this year. (more...)
WRAPUP 7-Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near WRAPUP 7-Coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near
- February 12, 2020

People wearing face masks walk at Longtan Park, as the country is hit by an outbreak of the new coronavirus, in Beijing, China February 11, 2020. More than 1,100 people have died from the virus in mainland China. With travel curbs, lockdowns and production suspensions all affecting China's economy, many were trying to calculate and predict the probable impact. (more...)
New Hampshire Primary 2020 Livestream New Hampshire Primary 2020 Livestream
- February 12, 2020

With 84 percent of precincts in, Sanders is leading with 26 percent of the vote followed by former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg who has 24.3 percent, according to data released by CNN Tuesday. Despite an embarrassing defeat that raised questions about her path forward, Warren vowed to move trudge on. He was traveling to South Carolina Tuesday as he bet his candidacy on a strong showing there later this month boosted by support from black voters. (more...)
Chinese hospitals discharge 4740 recovered patients of coronavirus infection Chinese hospitals discharge 4740 recovered patients of coronavirus infection
- February 12, 2020

NHCPRC pointed out that the phrase "having contact" with the infected means working with or sitting next to them. To use the app, users need to sign up by scanning a QR code on their smartphones via apps including WeChat, Alipay, or QQ. The Chinese government developed an app that lets users check whether they are at risk of infection from the novel coronavirus spreading across the country. (more...)

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