Health

Medical workers in protective suits move a coronavirus patient into an isolation ward at the Second People's Hospital in Fuyang in central China's Anhui Province, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020.
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February 01, 2020 - 9:21 am
China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and a World Health Organization official said other governments need to prepare for“domestic outbreak control” if the disease spreads in their countries. Read more.
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Quarantine workers in protective suits
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January 31, 2020 - 4:57 pm
The United States on Friday declared a public health emergency and announced significant entry restrictions because of a new virus that hit China and has spread to other nations. Read the latest here.
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A person smoking.
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Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2020 - 4:03 pm
Pennsylvania does not fare well in the American Lung Association's most recent "State of Tobacco" report. Read more here.
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Flu shot
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John McDevitt
January 31, 2020 - 3:59 pm
Cases of the flu are on the rise again in the U.S. Read more here.
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Travelers wearing face masks line up to check in for an American Airlines flight.
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AP News
January 31, 2020 - 1:00 pm
Delta Air Lines and American Airlines said Friday they will suspend all flights between the U.S. and China, making them the first U.S.-based airlines to do so and joining several international carriers that have stopped flying to China as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spread. Read more here.
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A child begins to climb a dresser
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Hadas Kuznits
January 31, 2020 - 10:43 am
Ahead of this weekend's Super Bowl parties, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched a campaign to try to keep kids safe around TVs and furniture. Read more here.
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PHL international terminal
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Tim Jimenez
January 31, 2020 - 7:40 am
The U.S. State Department is now telling Americans they should not travel to China because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Funeral workers disinfect themselves after handling a coronavirus victim.
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AP News
January 30, 2020 - 3:18 pm
The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency after the number of cases spiked tenfold in a week. Read the latest here.
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Saint Christopher's Hospital
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Justin Udo
January 30, 2020 - 3:10 pm
St. Christopher's Hospital nurses are banding together to help coworkers they say are victims of unfair treatment by their employer after employees on maternity leave lost their time off. Read more here.
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
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January 30, 2020 - 12:52 pm
Health officials Thursday reported the first U.S. case of person-to-person spread of the new virus from China. Read more here.
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