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'The worst is yet to come': Global stocks plummet as fears mount of a coronavirus pandemic

'The worst is yet to come': Global stocks plummet as fears mount of a coronavirus pandemic

7 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Global stocks tumbled on Wednesday as investors braced for the novel coronavirus to escalate into a global pandemic. The flu-like illness has infected more than 80,000 people...
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Expert reaction to Public Health England's announcement of a new surveillance system for early detection of COVID-19

9 minutes ago   |   Science Media Centre

Public Health England have announced a new surveillance system for the early detection of COVID-19. Prof Jonathan Ball, Professor of Molecular Virology, University of...
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STAT Plus: This CEO running clinics for Apple and Facebook wants to ‘flip' the primary care model

29 minutes ago   |   STAT

It's been two years since tech behemoth Amazon launched its joint venture in health care with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase. Called Haven , the initiative is aimed at...
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Opinion: Will the newest pill for HIV prevention fuel progress - or profits?

29 minutes ago   |   STAT

Four decades after the HIV epidemic began, there's finally hope it might end. Indeed, “Getting to Zero” - meaning zero new HIV infections - is a slogan used by the World Health...
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Opinion: The FDA in the 2020s: move forward, don't stand still

29 minutes ago   |   STAT

Federal regulatory agencies can't stand still. They must evolve with industries they regulate. No agency faces more pressure to do this than the Food and Drug Administration...
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3 Fugitive Baboons Captured In Sydney After Running Amok Near Hospital

29 minutes ago   |   Huffington Post

Three baboons briefly escaped from a truck en route to a hospital in Sydney on Tuesday and roamed the streets, prompting a police response, huge reaction on social media and a...
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France has recorded its first death from the coronavirus, as infections spread further across Europe

France has recorded its first death from the coronavirus, as infections spread further across Europe

36 minutes ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

A 60-year-old French citizen died of the coronavirus in a Paris hospital on Tuesday night, the country's health minister said. The person is the country's first death from the...
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Mum urges parents to trust instincts after son's ‘clumsiness' turned out to be a sign of cancer

Mum urges parents to trust instincts after son's ‘clumsiness' turned out to be a sign of cancer

38 minutes ago   |   Metro

This mum is saying parents should trust their instincts when it comes to the the health of their children A mum had a ‘gut instinct' that something was wrong when she noticed...
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Coronavirus latest: New app could help manage the deadly virus as pandemic fears rise

Coronavirus latest: New app could help manage the deadly virus as pandemic fears rise

47 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS are a large family of viruses that cause illnesses ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. More and more cases of people being diagnosed with the...
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Coronavirus symptoms: How do you know if someone has the virus? Signs to watch out for

Coronavirus symptoms: How do you know if someone has the virus? Signs to watch out for

47 minutes ago   |   Daily Express

CORONAVIRUS is infecting more and more people every day. Thirteen cases have now been confirmed in England, including four cases from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. How do...
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Coronavirus: Cases At Tenerife Hotel Double As Guests Remain On Lockdown

Coronavirus: Cases At Tenerife Hotel Double As Guests Remain On Lockdown

A Tenerife hotel has been struck by two more cases of coronavirus as guests remain on lockdown. Two more people visiting from Italy tested positive on Tuesday, the Spanish... Read more ...

The top 6 moments from the South Carolina's chaotic Democratic debate

The top 6 moments from the South Carolina's chaotic Democratic debate

Everyone went after Sen. Bernie Sanders, as expected, but the Senator from Vermont delivered forceful defenses of his positions. Sen. Elizabeth Warren again attacked former... Read more ...

Top health officials are warning coronavirus will spread in the US...

Top health officials are warning coronavirus will spread in the US - challenging Trump's claim the virus is contained

Top health officials said on Tuesday that the spread of the coronavirus is "inevitable" and said the virus could severely disrupt the lives of ordinary Americans. "It's not a... Read more ...

Kudlow says the US has contained the coronavirus - while another White House...

Kudlow says the US has contained the coronavirus - while another White House official warns against such simplifications

The US has contained the coronavirus within its borders and avoided "economic tragedy," White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Tuesday. Alex Azar, the... Read more ...

West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham confirm extent of Tomas Soucek injury following Liverpool defeat

West Ham United have this afternoon provided an update on the fitness of Tomas Soucek, on the back of the injury picked up by the midfielder versus Liverpool. West Ham... Read more ...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a...

Video shows Iran's deputy health minister coming down with coronavirus at a press conference

A video shows the moment that Iran's deputy health minister started coming down with coronavirus at a press conference on Monday. The press conference was held to dispel claims... Read more ...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness...

A 62-year-old former Marine who planked for over 8 hours to break a Guinness World Record listened to Van Halen to get him through the ordeal

A 62-year-old former United States Marine has broken the world record for the longest time ever spent in the plank position. George Hood, of Naperville, Illinois, held the... Read more ...

Foreign Office updates travel advice for people travelling to Italy

Foreign Office updates travel advice for people travelling to Italy

All travellers have been urged to stay at home even if they have not experienced symptoms Britons returning to the UK from Italy have been urged to self-isolate in a bid to... Read more ...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as...

Iran's deputy health minister has tested positive for the coronavirus, as the country struggles with one of the worst outbreaks beyond China

Iran's deputy health minister said Tuesday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus. In a video posted to Twitter, and later carried by the Fars state news agency, Iraj... Read more ...

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' as he opens up on...

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' as he opens up on his health and battle with Parkinson's

Ozzy Osbourne says the last year has been ‘f**king hell' after a number of health problems Ozzy Osbourne has come up against a number of health issues in the last year and he... Read more ...