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How South Korea’s Coronavirus Outbreak Got so Quickly out of Control

Buses and subways in Seoul, the normally crowded South Korean capital, were unusually quiet on Monday, and social media was filled with posts with the hashtag “work from home.” South Koreans work some of the longest hours in the world, and companies tend to frown on allowing employees to telecommute. This drastic departure from the conventions of corporate culture are a sign of how the country is scrambling to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. The country’s public health authorities...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, News, North Korea, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, Moon, State Department, Kim, Seoul, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Ji, Daegu, Jeju, Jung


Is the Coronavirus Outbreak a Pandemic Yet?

It’s now clear that the epidemic was never going to be contained. What’s next?
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, News, China, Singapore, Iran, Hospitals, United States, Italy, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Influenza, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Politics And Government, Donald J


COVID-19 and Travel: Answers to Travelers' Questions

With COVID-19 disease upending plans and commerce globally, expert advice on how to think about traveling now.
Tags: Cruises, News, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Far East, South and Southeast Asia and Pacific Areas, Airlines and Airplanes, Travel and Vacations, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus Spreads as New Cases Double in South Korea

The spike raised fears that another Asian country was losing control over the rapid spread of the virus, making it more difficult to avert a global pandemic.
Tags: South Korea, News, Epidemics, World Health Organization, Viruses, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Donald J, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Trump Was Furious That Passengers With Coronavirus Were Brought Back to U.S.

Among the passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship who were flown back were 14 American citizens who tested positive for the virus. The move took Mr. Trump by surprise.
Tags: Cruises, Japan, News, United States, Epidemics, State Department, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Trump, Health and Human Services Department, Donald J, Evacuations and Evacuees, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV






‘All Hands on Deck’: Health Workers Race to Track Thousands of Americans Amid Coronavirus

Local health departments around the United States are scrambling to monitor thousands of people returning from travel in China and elsewhere. Among the tasks: daily calls, emails, texts.
Tags: News, China, United States, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Quarantines, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Costa Mesa asks court to stop relocation of patients diagnosed with coronavirus to Fairview Development Center

The city of Costa Mesa is seeking a court injunction to stop plans it said it learned of for relocating dozens of patients diagnosed with the coronavirus from Travis Air Force Base in Northern California to the Fairview Development Center on Harbor Boulevard. The request to stop the plan was filed Friday, Feb. 21. Named in the filing are the Department of Health and Human Services, Department of Defense, U.S. Air Force, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the California Governor’s Of...
Tags: News, Cdc, Sport, Soccer, Community, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Northern California, Foley, Costa Mesa, Hassan, Fairview, Travis Air Force Base, Katrina Foley, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories OCR, Top Stories PE


Fairview Development Center in Costa Mesa considered for housing coronavirus patients, city asks court for injunction

Costa Mesa officials are asking a federal court to block possible plans to house patients who have been exposed to coronavirus at the Fairview Development Center. The city filed a request for a legal injunction on Friday, Feb. 21, after learning a day earlier that Fairview was being considered by federal and state officials as a quarantine site. State Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris, whose district includes Costa Mesa, said other sites are also under consideration.  It wasn’t immediately clea...
Tags: News, California, Cdc, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, Community, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Foley, Costa Mesa, Hassan, Fairview, Health and Human Services Agency, Katrina Foley, Harbor Boulevard, Top Stories LADN


Verizon just became the third major sponsor to pull out of one of the biggest cybersecurity events of the year over coronavirus fears (VZ, T, IBM)

Verizon has become the third major company to pull out of the RSA Conference, one of the biggest cybersecurity events of the year, over coronavirus concerns. AT&T left the trade show on Thursday and IBM pulled out last Friday – 14 sponsors and exhibitors have now withdrawn. The Mayor of San Francisco – which has no confirmed cases – issued a statement urging conference-goers to "set an example to prevent fear, rumors, and misinformation." Telecom giants' pullout of cybersecurity trade show fol...
Tags: Verizon, Facebook, Asia, London, Congress, California, China, Singapore, US, San Francisco, Trends, Barcelona, Canada, United States, Ibm, Rsa


Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

The contagion “represents a tremendous public health threat,” said one federal health official.
Tags: News, United States, Epidemics, State Department, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Infections, Hubei Province (China, Your-feed-science, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Coronavirus: US flew infected Americans home against CDC instructions, report says

Despite the objections of US health officials, the US State Department ultimately decided to evacuate Americans infected with coronavirus on a plane with healthy people, putting them at risk of infection.The Washington Post reports that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention argued to keep 14 people infected with the flu-like respiratory illness in Japan, where they were docked with the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, instead of sending them back to the US and susbsequently dou...
Tags: Japan, News, Washington Post, Cdc, US, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, US State Department


AT&T is joining IBM in pulling out from one of the biggest cybersecurity conferences of the year over coronavirus fears (IBM, MSFT, T)

AT&T has become the second big company to withdraw from one of cybersecurity's largest events, the annual RSA Conference, which is set to open next week in San Francisco. Other big companies like Microsoft and Cisco say they are still in, but monitoring updates.  San Francisco has no confirmed cases of the virus, but security conference cancellations follow Facebook pulling a marketing summit in the city.  The RSA conference organizers have said that it will provide "ample hand sanitizers" and...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Asia, Microsoft, California, China, Singapore, US, San Francisco, Trends, Cisco, Barcelona, United States, Bill Gates, Ibm, Rsa


Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women

Women mount stronger immune responses to infection, scientists say. And in China, men smoke in much greater numbers.
Tags: Hong Kong, News, China, Research, Immune System, Blood Pressure, Harvard University, Middle East, Epidemics, National Institutes of Health, Viruses, Mice, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Testosterone, Yale University, Clayton


Coronavirus: CDC issues new travel notices for Hong Kong, Japan

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued new advisories on Wednesday for travelers going to Hong Kong and Japan due to coronavirus.
Tags: Hong Kong, Japan, News, Cdc, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hong Kong Japan


Cruise Passenger Whose Coronavirus Infection Went Undetected Shows It May Not Be Possible to Stop the Outbreak From Spreading

Just the rumor that there could be coronavirus aboard the Westerdam led five ports to deny the luxury cruise ship entry earlier this month. When Cambodia finally agreed to let the vessel dock at Sihanoukville on Feb. 13 , the Holland America cruise line and public health officials took precautions to determine if anyone on board was infected with the deadly disease. The ship had already been at sea for 12 days, toward the end of what experts believe to be the incubation period f...
Tags: Travel, Japan, News, China, Uncategorized, Taiwan, Malaysia, Middle East, Cambodia, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Holland America, Sihanoukville, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine


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...
Tags: Microsoft, Cdc, Trends, Who, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Wuhan, Trustwave, Don, Centers for Disease Control, Trustwave Holdings


Vape Shops Face a Choice: Close or Rebrand?

Hundreds of stores are stocked almost entirely with flavored nicotine products that will soon be illegal to sell in New Jersey.
Tags: News, Marijuana, New Jersey, Nicotine, E-cigarettes, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Altria Group Inc, Law and Legislation, Menthol, Smoking and Tobacco, Teenagers and Adolescence, Respiratory Diseases, Juul Labs Inc, Darth Vapor, Adam Mitrani


South Korea Posts Surge in Coronavirus Cases Tied to Church

(Bloomberg) -- Confirmed coronavirus cases in South Korea have more than doubled within a day, with a surge tied to a fringe religious sect whose members may have contracted the virus from a single person.South Korea’s Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a statement Thursday that of the 31 new confirmed cases, 24 attended the “same Korean cult” with at least five of them having an “epidemiological link“ to a patient confirmed with the coronavirus earlier this week.The Temple of th...
Tags: South Korea, News, Bloomberg, Seoul, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Daegu, KCDC, Moon Jae, Jihye Lee, Peter Pae, Shincheonji Church of Jesus, Kazunori TakadaFor


A Hunt for Clues in Hawaii After a Tourist Couple Falls Ill With Coronavirus

A couple visiting Waikiki Beach tested positive for the virus after returning to Japan. Public health officials are investigating to see if anyone else was exposed.
Tags: Japan, News, Hawaii, Viruses, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu (Hawaii, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV


Flawed coronavirus test kits sent to Hawaii, Hawaiian Electric earnings jump 33.7%, Hawaiian group sues over Mauna Kea access road, Florence Puana dies at 100, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Legal observers on Mauna Kea access road on July 20, 2019 ©2020 All Hawaii News Hawaiians sue over use of Mauna Kea Access Road. Three Native Hawaiian beneficiaries sued the state today claiming that it has violated the Hawaiian Homes Commission Act by using Mauna Kea Access Road without any compensation. Star-Advertiser.Lawsuit questions state’s authority over Maunakea Access Road. A Native Hawaiian advocacy group has sued the state for its management of the land around the Maunakea Acce...
Tags: Travel, Japan, Obama, Barack Obama, Hawaii, Tokyo, Associated Press, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Big Island, Hawaii Island, North Shore, Kauai, Josh Green, State


Successful Aging: I’m worried my spouse is depressed. What should I do?

I am concerned about my 83-year old husband. He has arthritis and a well-managed heart condition. Neither of these are of great concern to me. What worries me is his mood. He is sleeping a lot, not shaving, his appetite has changed and just seems down and out. I am sure he is depressed. Unfortunately, he is not one to go to a doctor just to chat. Is this part of normal aging? Any suggestions? R.N. Dear R.N. You have reason to be concerned. Contrary to some public opinion, depression is not ...
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Tale Of Two Economies: 14% Of Americans Can’t Pay Medical Bills, 401(K)s Hit Record Highs

(CNN) — Call it a tale of two economies. Two new studies paint a contradictory picture of Americans’ personal finances. One found that tens of millions of Americans can’t afford their medical bills, just as news dropped that 401(k), IRA and 403 (b) balances reached a record high last year. The major US stock market averages are near record highs and it shows in 401(k) accounts. Fidelity Investments reports the average balance in a Fidelity 401(k) topped $112,000 in the fourth quarter of 2019. Fo...
Tags: News, Cdc, US, Fidelity, Ira, Federal Reserve, Donald Trump, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Gallup, Fidelity Investments, U.S. Economy, Cable News Network Inc, WarnerMedia Company


With the novel coronavirus continuing to make head...

With the novel coronavirus continuing to make headlines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invited the media inside its state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center on Thursday.
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Inside the CDC's coronavirus war room

With the novel coronavirus continuing to make headlines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention invited the media inside its state-of-the-art Emergency Operations Center on Thursday.
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L.A. officials fear anti-Asian racism amid coronavirus worries

Los Angeles County officials urged the public to resist yielding to anti-Asian stereotypes, panic and misinformation on Thursday, Feb. 13, all related to unfounded fears that the coronavirus may be spreading in the Southland. At a news conference in downtown Los Angeles, community leaders emphasized that the risk to most people outside China remains very low, and winter flu remains a more immediate threat. However, the common sight along city streets of people wearing white medical masks is fuel...
Tags: Business, News, California, China, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, United States, San Diego, World Health Organization, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Hubei, Los Angeles County, Southland, Solis


Flu kills 12,000 in 4 months. Is coronavirus panic overblown?

The 2019-2020 flu season, which began in late September, is estimated to have already killed 12,000 to 30,000 people in the U.S., according to the CDC.The death toll for the new strain of coronavirus remains far lower, prompting some people to argue that the public's concern about coronavirus is misplaced.Still, there are valid reasons to be concerned about the new virus. The new coronavirus has so far killed more than 1,300 people around the world, and it's infected at least 15 people in the...
Tags: Health, Medicine, Buzzfeed, California, Cdc, White House, China, New York City, Virus, Maine, Innovation, Anthony Fauci, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Don, Mount Sinai Health System, Roxanne Khamsi


The 15th US case of coronavirus is an evacuee at an Air Force base in Texas

The 15th case of the novel coronavirus in the United States is one of the evacuees at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
Tags: Texas, US, Cnn, United States, Air Force, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Lackland Air Force Base


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