Health

People stand at their balconies at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
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February 25, 2020 - 10:01 am
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the Canary Islands, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus.
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A woman sick in bed.
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Lynne Adkins
February 25, 2020 - 4:00 am
For millions of Americans, breathing on any day can be a chore, but cold and flu season can make the process much more difficult. Read more here.
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Tourists wearing sanitary masks move a few steps of dance, in downtown Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but posed new threats far beyond. Read more here.
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People wearing sanitary masks walk past the Duomo gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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February 23, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Italian authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice's famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region that is now in the heart of the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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Antionette Lee
February 23, 2020 - 9:28 am
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced on Saturday that he has a tumor on his kidney, and that he will undergo surgery to have it removed next month. Read more here.
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3D render of microscopic view of virus
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2020 - 2:13 pm
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do concerns about the risk of contracting the deadly disease from packages containing goods made in China. Read more here.
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Medical workers wearing protective gears carry a patient infecting with a new coronavirus to a hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
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AP News
February 22, 2020 - 12:21 pm
South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to five and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went into lockdowns as health officials around the world battle a new virus...
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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.
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AP News
February 21, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening global outbreak centered in China and now reverberating elsewhere. Read more here.
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A marijuana plant
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John McDevitt
February 21, 2020 - 3:38 pm
The Pennsylvania Department of Health approved four more clinical registrants to be a part of the state’s first-in-the-nation research program for medical marijuana. Read more here.
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Paul Kurtz
February 21, 2020 - 2:11 pm
Following last spring’s on-campus outbreak, more cases of the mumps have been reported among Temple University students. Read more here.
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