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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 02, 2020 - 12:10 pm
A person in New York City is the first to be tested for the coronavirus, the new disease that has killed hundreds in China.
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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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Rebekah Sager
January 19, 2020 - 11:34 am
Centers for Disease Control announced that they will begin deploying staffers at U.S. airports to check passengers arriving from Wuhan, China for symptoms of a mysterious new and deadly virus. The more than 100 staffers will be positioned at LAX, New York City's John F. Kennedy International...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
NEW YORK (WCBS 880) -- A sample tested in Manorville, Long Island found a mosquito was carrying the triple E virus, or the Eastern equine encephalitis virus. Suffolk County health officials said Thursday that they are asking New York State to "confirm a declaration of an Imminent Threat to Public...
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Doctor With Stethoscope
October 13, 2018 - 2:13 pm
Doctors are warning parents about a new virus going around that mimics strep throat.
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