Lizzy Buczak
July 30, 2020 - 12:40 pm
If you get something in the mail from China that you didn’t order, don’t open it and don’t throw it away. That’s the warning coming from the USDA and agriculture officials after reports of unsolicited packages of foreign seeds in mailboxes. Read on.
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Mystery seeds from China
Kelly Ford
WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 30, 2020 - 9:05 am
Agriculture officials in New York are warning residents against opening or planting mysterious packages of seeds that have been popping up in people's mailboxes all across the country in recent weeks.
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Marisa Jenkins
July 27, 2020 - 6:48 pm
If you get something in the mail from China that you didn’t order, do not open it, and don’t throw it away. Those instructions comenfrom officials in multiple states, as authorities investigate a mysterious case involving shipments of seeds.
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Photo credit AP Photo/David J. Phillip
July 22, 2020 - 10:41 am
China says the U.S. has ordered it to close its consulate in Houston in what it called a provocation that violates international law. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson says the U.S. has already demanded that the consulate cease all operations.
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Coronavirus NYC
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Neil A. Carousso
April 23, 2020 - 7:47 am
China is looking to amplify disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic to exploit political divisions in the United States, according to a report in The New York Times.
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New York coronavirus
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Marla Diamond
April 09, 2020 - 8:06 am
New research suggests the coronavirus was already spreading in the New York area by February and that it primarily came to the region from Europe, not the original epicenter of Asia.
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Cruise Ship Bayonne
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Marla Diamond
February 07, 2020 - 12:55 pm
A cruise ship docked in New Jersey was cleared to leave on Friday, but Royal Caribbean issued a statement saying the vessel’s departure will be delayed until test results for four possible coronavirus cases come back from federal health officials.
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Princeton University
Princeton University
Sean Adams
February 04, 2020 - 10:04 am
As New York City waits for the results on possible cases of novel coronavirus, both Princeton and Cornell are monitoring students. Princeton said Tuesday morning that five students are being assessed, and that none of their students have shown symptoms. At Cornell University, one student is being...
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Rebekah Sager
February 03, 2020 - 3:10 pm
American English teacher John McGory has been stuck in Wuhan, China for the last two weeks since his planned departure. Originally from Youngstown, Ohio, McGory has lived and worked in Wuhan for the last six years, recently finishing a book. He spoke with In-Depth about what it's like being...
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Bellevue Hospital
Anthony Behar
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 02, 2020 - 9:22 pm
A third person is being investigated for coronavirus in New York City, health officials announced Sunday evening.
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