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Hospital staff in protective garments walk at a checkpoint to the Hubei province exclusion zone at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. The banner reads: ‘Committed to the fight to prevent and control the epidemic’. Thomas
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 31,000 as of Friday morning.Total deaths: At least 636 worldwide as of Friday morning  8:3 am Canada Goose says travel restrictions are hurting sales  8:15 am: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says outbreak is not
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 28,000 as of Thursday morning.Total deaths: At least 565 worldwide as of Thursday morning 8:10 am: Russia reportedly rejects OPEC’s proposal to impose further oil cuts Russia is thought to be standing in the
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The view of the WuhanKeting in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. Getty Images This is a live
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American Airlines Boeing 777, departs Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. FG | auer-Griffin | Getty Images American Airlines on Tuesday suspended its Hong Kong service, halting flights to and from Dallas/Fort Worth and Los Angeles through Feb. 20 citing a drop in demand as the coronavirus spreads. The union that represents some 15,000 American
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Police officers in plainclothes raid a medical supply shop for allegedly hoarding and overpricing face masks, as public fear over China’s Wuhan Coronavirus grows, on January 31, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. Ezra Acayan | Getty Images All times below in U.S. eastern standard time. Roughly 2,100 new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in
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A charter flight from Wuhan, China, carrying approximately 200 U.S. citizens, taxis to a stop at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Wednesday morning Jan. 29, 2020. Will Lester | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin via Getty Images U.S. and California health officials confirmed the seventh U.S. case of the coronavirus that has sickened about
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The World Health Organization said the fast-spreading coronavirus that’s infected more than 8,200 across the world is a global health emergency — a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize financial and political support to contain the outbreak. The announcement comes just hours after the U.S. confirmed its first human-to-human transmission of the virus,
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United Airlines on Tuesday said it would suspend dozens of China flights next month because of a “significant decline in demand” to the country as it battles the growing number of coronavirus cases. United has the most service to China of the U.S. airlines. The flight cancellations take effect Feb. 1 and last through Feb.
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A laboratory technician works with a pipette at the Institute of Virology at the Charité Berlin Mitte, where investigations on coronavirus are underway. Christophe Gateau | Getty Images The third U.S. case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Orange County, California, the OC Health Care Agency’s Communicable Disease Control Division announced in a press release
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Health care members make first aid to people as they cover their faces with sanitary masks after the first cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela | Getty Images President Xi Jinping on Saturday warned that the spread of the coronavirus presents a “grave situation,” as officials from central China to
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The suicide rate has surged 40% in the U.S. over less than two decades with blue collar workers — particularly mining, oilfield, construction and auto repair workers — at a significantly higher risk for suicide, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC analyzed suicide rates by industry and
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