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Coronavirus
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Erica Brosnan
January 24, 2020 - 12:41 pm
At least four people are currently “under investigation” in New York for the potentially fatal coronavirus, according to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office.
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Adam Warner
January 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Four people in New York State are "under investigation" for coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday afternoon. "The State Department of Health currently has four persons under investigation for novel coronavirus that are under isolation as their cases are being tested...
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 24, 2020 - 10:15 am
The current outbreak of coronavirus has millions on edge about what to expect next. While doctors report this is the same family as the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, officials can now say it appears to be a new disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...
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KNX 1070
January 23, 2020 - 7:03 am
Now that the deadly coronavirus from China has reached the United States, there's concern about staying healthy while flying. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the risk to the American public of getting the mystery bug is low. Dr. James Cherry, with UCLA's School of Medicine,...
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Workers spray disinfectant at a train station in Wuhan in southern China's Hubei province, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning on Wednesday that a new viral illness that has infected hundreds and caused at least nine deaths could spread further. (Chinatopix via AP)
Associated Press
January 22, 2020 - 6:55 pm
BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese city of more than 11 million people planned to shut down outbound flights and trains Thursday as the world's most populous country battled the spread of a new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and killed 17, state media reported. Everyone in the city of Wuhan was...
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Sophia Hall
January 22, 2020 - 3:54 pm
The state Department of Health plans to investigate cancer rates at a Long Island school district, where one school was recently shuttered after students and staff became sick.
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Vaping
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Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 7:28 pm
The sale of flavored vaping products is banned in New Jersey under legislation Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed Tuesday.
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A person walks across the skybridge at Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash. A U.S. resident who recently returned from a trip to central China has been diagnosed with the new virus. Health officials said Tuesday that the man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to the Wuhan area, where the outbreak began. (Olivia Vanni/The Herald via AP)
Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 5:59 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. The man, identified as a Snohomish County resident is in his...
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KNX 1070
January 21, 2020 - 8:48 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce the first case of coronavirus in the US today. The CDC and Washington state officials say the man is in his 30's and in good condition at a hospital in Everett. A federal source tells CNN the case was reported in Washington...
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Vaping
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
January 17, 2020 - 11:29 am
Vaping has claimed two more lives in New York, raising the total number of vaping-related deaths in the state to four.
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