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Trump Regime Overruled CDC, Flew Coronavirus-Infected Americans on Plane With Healthy People: Report

The U.S. State Department overruled the advice of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), choosing to bring 14 Americans who were infected with the new coronavirus back from Japan, according to the Washington Post. The new report raises serious questions about the U.S. government’s decisions at a time…Read more...
Tags: Japan, Science, Prisons, Washington Post, Cdc, China, Wuhan, Pandemics, U S State Department, Centers for Disease Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Anne Schuchat, Outbreaks, Gordon Chang, Diamond Princess, Coronavirus

Below the Radar: The Gun Safety Board and Research Act of 2019

Warning Take Action Call Protest United States – -( Sometimes, legislation intended to attack the Second Amendment doesn’t go after our rights directly or indirectly. Yet it can still be a threat, and it warrants strong opposition because the effects will be used in future attacks. This legislation, though, often will fly under the radar because of its indirect approach. This is the case with HR 4177, the Gun Safety Board and Research Act of 2019, introduced by Representative Ma...
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How companies are working around Apple’s ban on vaping apps

Apple banned vaping apps in November 2019. Since then, the company has said very little about its decision, leaving many companies upset and confused about its blanket prohibition. Three months later, companies are working around Apple’s ban. Here’s how they’re doing it. Apple’s wide-sweeping ban on vaping affected apps from Juul, Pax and many others, including apps that calculate electrical resistance because they can be used to build vape components. It appears to have hit the cannabis indu...
Tags: Iphone, Apple, Android, TC, Apps, Smoking, Tech, Smartphone, Cannabis, Juul, Centers for Disease Control, Pax, DaVinci, Electronic Cigarettes, Juul Pax

Email scammers are taking advantage of coronavirus fears to impersonate health officials and trick people into giving up personal information

Security researchers have identified multiple phishing scams that aim to capitalize on people's fear of COVID-19, the disease caused by the Wuhan coronavirus. Scammers pose as authorities like the Centers for Disease Control or World Health Organization in order to trick people into handing over their personal information. The WHO has released an advisory warning people to avoid fraudulent emails about coronavirus. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As the death toll from the...
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China Reports Over 15,000 Coronavirus Cases in Single Day Using New Diagnostic Guidelines

China reported 15,152 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, according to state broadcaster Xinhua, the largest jump in a single day and up significantly from the few thousand confirmed cases China typically reports daily. Chinese health authorities also reported 254 new deaths, the largest number in a single day…Read more...
Tags: Science, Cdc, China, Fda, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Xinhua, Centers for Disease Control, Hubei Province, Scott Gottlieb, Ying Yong, Jiang Chaoliang, Coronavirus, Covid 19

5 Evacuees At Travis AFB Who Were Isolated After Showing Signs Of Coronavirus Test Negative

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE (CBS13) – Health officials say the handful of passengers isolated after being flown to Travis Air Force Base have tested negative for the coronavirus. A total of 233 Americans evacuated from the Wuhan region of China – the heart of the coronavirus outbreak – are being quarantined at Travis Air Force Base. RELATED: What Does It Mean To Be Quarantined? And Who Pays For It? Of that number, the Centers for Disease Control said five passengers had been under isolation and underg...
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Aila confirmed to head DHHL, first person in Hawaii is quarantined in coronavirus prevention, bill would prohibit Red Hill fuel tanks, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Coffee beans on drying floor in Ka'u ©2020 All Hawaii News all rights reserved Hawaii Lawmakers Are Showing A Little Love For Kona Coffee. A bill that would require coffee labeled with a Hawaiian name contain at least 50% Hawaii-grown beans has so far faced no opposition. Civil Beat.Aila confirmed as head of DHHL. William Aila won confirmation as chairman of the Department of Hawaiian Home Lands on Monday by a 21-3 vote of the state Senate. He will serve through Dec. 21, 2022. Star-Advert...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Senate, China, Singapore, Fbi, Hawaii, House, Associated Press, Pearl Harbor, North Shore, Waikiki, James Comey, Kauai, Maui, Hubei

These 5 tools for tracking the coronavirus provide up-to-date information to help you see which areas are most affected

The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed more than 900 people and infected at least 40,000. The virus can pass from person to person, and experts are rushing to study it and stop it from spreading further. Some tools are emerging that track the virus, and help people determine if they might have been exposed. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The death toll of the coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed over 900, and the virus has...
Tags: Cdc, China, Trends, Taiwan, Who, Baidu, Jeff Bezos, Johns Hopkins, World Health Organization WHO, Centers for Disease Control, Wuhan China, Lauren Sánchez, Johns Hopkins CSSE

Stay calm about coronavirus threat

Information about the coronavirus that first appeared in China is spreading across the internet faster than the virus itself, leading to worldwide alarm about an outbreak that has infected nearly 8,000 people and led to more than 170 deaths so far, mostly in Asia. A few cases have been identified in the United States as public-health officials try to sort fact from fiction. Before donning a face mask and stocking up on food and supplies, it would be wise to take a deep breath, look at credible i...
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Coronavirus: Is there a faster test to see if I have it?

James Lee and his wife sought testing shortly for coronavirus after returning home to Oakland from a trip last month to Wuhan, China, the center of the fast-spreading outbreak that has sickened 14,557 and killed 304 in 23 nations as of Sunday. For six hours, they were quarantined in a local urgent care facility and hospital emergency room, not returning home until 1 a.m. Their samples were sent to the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta for testing. Then the couple nervously waited two days t...
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Wuhan Coronavirus Could Test the Trump Administration’s Ability to Respond to a Crisis. Experts are Worried

As a new strain of coronavirus moves from the Wuhan province of China to other parts of the world, including the United States, public health leaders are advising government officials to embrace a deliberate, measured response. But with President Donald Trump at the helm of an often unpredictable administration, infectious disease and epidemic experts tell TIME they’re concerned about which officials will have the President’s ear, and how the Commander-in-Chief will manage his Twitter p...
Tags: News, Cdc, White House, China, Uncategorized, Barack Obama, United States, World Health Organization, Infectious Disease, Smith, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, George W Bush, Wuhan, Trump, Health And Human Services

A Deadly Virus Is Spreading And Has Infected 19 Million Americans So Far — It’s Influenza

(CNN) — The novel coronavirus that’s sickening thousands globally — and at least six people in the US — is inspiring countries to close their borders and Americans to buy up surgical masks quicker than major retailers can restock them. There’s another virus that has infected 19 million Americans across the country and killed at least 10,000 people this season alone. It’s not a new pandemic — it’s influenza. The 2019-2020 flu season is projected to be one of the worst in a decade, according to th...
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"A chartered plane carrying more than 200 Americans from Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China... would be 'handled in a remote location'..."

"... and... medical staff from the United States Centers for Disease Control would check patients in an isolated area. Passengers would remain in a terminal that is not currently being used by commercial carriers or accessible to the public..... [A]ny passengers found to have a cough, fever or shortness of breath... will be further assessed by medical experts...."From "Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Evacuates Citizens From Hot Zone, and Death Toll Mounts/Chinese officials confirmed nearly 6,000 ...
Tags: Health, Law, China, United States, Wuhan, Trump, Centers for Disease Control, Hot Zone, Ann Althouse, Aunty Trump

Americans Evacuated From Wuhan Pass Coronavirus Health Screening Test Upon Return to U.S.

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — A plane evacuating more than 200 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak continued Wednesday on to Southern California after everyone aboard passed a health screening test in Anchorage, where the aircraft had stopped to refuel. All 201 passengers had already been through two screenings in China and were screened twice more in Anchorage by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One passenger received medical attention for a minor injury ...
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Americans Evacuated by Plane From the Epicenter of China’s Coronavirus Outbreak

(SANTA ANA, Calif.) — An airplane evacuating as many as 240 Americans from a Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak departed Wednesday before dawn, and is en route to the U.S., a U.S. State Department official has told The Associated Press. The U.S. government chartered the plane to fly out diplomats from the U.S. Consulate in Wuhan, where the latest coronavirus outbreak started, and other U.S. citizens. The plane will make a refueling stop in Alaska before flying on to Ontario, Cal...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, News, California, Cdc, China, Uncategorized, Los Angeles, United States, Alaska, Associated Press, Wuhan, San Bernardino, Anchorage, U S State Department, Centers for Disease Control

CDC monitoring 20 US airports for virus

The Centers for Disease Control is monitoring for symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus at 20 US airports, the agency said on its website Monday.
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Coronavirus patient identified in Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like coronavirus from China. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said Sunday the infected person presented themselves for care once they noticed that they were not feeling well and is currently receiving medical attention. The person is a returning traveler from Wuhan City, China. The case came on the heels of confirmed cases in Orange County, California, Washington sta...
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Patient in California Is Third in the U.S. Diagnosed with China Virus: Officials

(SANTA ANA, Calif.) — A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. The Centers for Disease Control confirmed a traveler from the Chinese city of Wuhan — the epicenter of the outbreak — tested positive for the virus, the Orange County Health Care Agency announced just before midnight Saturday. The patient is in isolation at a hospital and in good condition, a release from the agency said....
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20 Million on Lockdown As China Halts Travel From Three Cities Over Deadly Virus

Two more cities in China are being placed on lockdown in an attempt by Chinese authorities to control the spread of a deadly new virus called 2019-nCoV and avoid a global epidemic. The SARS-like virus has killed at least 17 people and sickened more than 570, spreading to at least four countries outside China so far.Read more...
Tags: Science, Airports, Cdc, China, Who, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Pneumonia, Epidemic, Sars, Centers for Disease Control, Outbreaks, PHEIC, Pandemic, Huanggang

China Locks Down 11 Million in the Ground Zero City of Wuhan as New Coronavirus Shows Up in U.S.

HONG KONG—The city of 11 million where China’s deadly coronavirus outbreak originated is now under total quarantine, a massive lockdown that marks a dramatic shift from the Chinese government’s previous reaction, which was focused on limiting what the public could learn about the spread of the disease.China’s Deadly Coronavirus Cover-Up Is Getting Worse as First Case Hits U.S.But the move comes after the virus has spread far and wide, including at least one case in the United States. Sixteen peo...
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Doctors Report a Spike in Respiratory Illness That Can Cause Infant Death

The respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV, that babies and older people can get after being around someone who appears to have a cold is not new. But it’s the second leading cause of infant death. The Ohio Department of Health doesn’t track RSV cases because the Centers for Disease Control doesn’t require reporting of it. But Dr. Maria Mejias of Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus says there have been 1,800 cases of RSV since October in her medical center alone. "These numbers are higher co...
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Parents open allergy-conscious Long Beach restaurant after sons’ food struggles

Pretty much everything Sidney and Steve Price did revolved around food. “Our whole life was eating and drinking, enjoying meals with family and friends,” Sidney says. And then their son Brixton was born. He was a preemie, a rashy baby. But it wasn’t until he was 10 months old that Sidney and Steve found themselves at the hospital, their baby engulfed in welts. Tests showed a severe milk allergy. Then a few months later, Sidney made Brixton toast with cashew butter and his throat started swelling...
Tags: Health, Food, News, Children, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Dining, Steve, San Pedro, Brixton, Mickey Mouse, Cooper, Centers for Disease Control, Sidney, Murrieta

A controlled phage therapy to target drug-resistant pathogens

The fight against drug-resistant pathogens remains an intense one. While the Centers for Disease Control's 2019 "biggest threats" report reveals an overall decrease in drug-resistant microbe-related deaths as compared to its previous report (2013) the agency also cautions that new forms of drug-resistant pathogens are still emerging.
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A Mysterious Virus in Central China Has Infected Dozens, Raising Fears of a New Epidemic. Here’s What to Know

An unidentified form of pneumonia has broken out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, prompting authorities to quarantine those infected and raise hospital alerts. Wuhan’s health bureau announced Sunday that close to 60 patients have been diagnosed with the virus, and neighboring Hong Kong has announced suspected cases. (A suspected case in Singapore turned out to be a false alarm.) The mysterious strain has been linked to a seafood market which has been closed for sanitation since Jan. 1....
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Singapore, Uncategorized, Canada, World Health Organization, Wuhan, World Health Organization WHO, Centers for Disease Control, Ministry of Health, Poon, Central China, Yuen, University of Hong Kong, Yuen Kwok

What is the Average Cost of Motorcycle Accident Injuries?

What is the Average Cost of Motorcycle Accident Injuries? One of the most challenging types of speeches that we may be asked to give is a speech that contains numbers. Our audience will be attending our speech in order to learn something. This means that it is going to be our responsibility to do our homework and collect all of the numbers that we are going to need. Once we have our numbers, we’ll need to take the time to make sure that we’ve put our information into a format that our aud...
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Inspector General Report Says ‘No Misconduct’ Found In The Cases of 2 Children Who Died in Border Patrol Custody

The Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General (OIG) has completed two investigations into the deaths of a 7-year-old and an 8-year-old, both from Guatemala, who died in U.S. Border Patrol custody in December 2018. It found “no misconduct or malfeasance by DHS personnel,” the agency announced Friday. The deaths of both children sparked public outcry and protests. Advocates, attorneys and the children’s families later identified the children as 8-year-old Felipe Gómez Al...
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E. coli outbreak linked to romaine grown in Salinas sickens 138 people in 25 states

The Centers for Disease Control reported 138 cases of this strain of E. coli poisoning in 25 states across the U.S.         [Author: Salinas Californian]
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CDC: Pet store puppies may be making people sick

The Centers for Disease Control says pet store puppies may be linked to a multi-state outbreak of an infection that's resistant to multiple drugs. HLN's Robin Meade explains.
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The Centers for Disease Control says pet store pup...

The Centers for Disease Control says pet store puppies may be linked to a multi-state outbreak of an infection that's resistant to multiple drugs. HLN's Robin Meade explains.
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Many Pregnant Women Live Too Far From a Doctor to Get Regular Care. Here’s How Technology Can Help

For anyone who is pregnant, having a hospital delivery room nearby means knowing that when the baby arrives medical assistance will be close at hand. But for too many of those in rural America, this comfort is often no longer available—and it is putting both women and babies at risk. In fact, the United States is the only industrialized nation with an increasing rate of maternal mortality and this problem hits women of color especially hard. The facts are stark. Between 2004 and 2014, 179 r...
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