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Saudi Arabia denies case of coronavirus infection

31 minutes ago   |   National Post

RIYADH - A Saudi health ministry affiliate said on Thursday there were no cases of coronavirus in the kingdom, denying earlier reports of an expatriate resident being infected.
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'Too early' to declare coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency, WHO says

33 minutes ago   |   NBC News

"Make no mistake, this is an emergency in China," the director-general of the WHO said.
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Local hospital leader is retiring

45 minutes ago   |   Times Union

GLOVERSVILLE - Laurence E. Kelly, president & CEO of Nathan Littauer Hospital & Nursing Home, will retire effective Oct. 2,according to a statement. His administrative health...
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The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts say. The coronavirus has infected more than 800 people

The Chinese city of Wuhan was a breeding ground for an outbreak, experts say. The coronavirus has infected more than 800 people

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

A coronavirus outbreak has killed 25 people and infected more than 830 in China. It has spread to eight other countries , including the US. The virus originated in Wuhan, a...
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2 new potential US cases of the Wuhan coronavirus are being monitored in Texas and Los Angeles

2 new potential US cases of the Wuhan coronavirus are being monitored in Texas and Los Angeles

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Two suspected cases of the Wuhan coronavirus were detected in Texas and Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The Texas patient was identified as a student at Texas A&M University...
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Global stocks steady as caution on China virus continues; euro hits seven-week low after ECB

1 hour ago   |   Reuters   |   3 articles

Stocks made a barely positive start in early Asian trade on Friday after the world's health body called it a little too early to declare a coronavirus outbreak a global emergency.
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Coronavirus: China confirms 1st death outside epicenter of viral outbreak

1 hour ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

China's National Health Commission says the number of cases of a new respiratory virus has risen to 830 with 25 deaths.
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Tinley Park residents demand massive cleanup at abandoned mental health facility

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Hundreds of acres in Tinley Park have sat abandoned for years since a mental health facility closed, and residents are raising concerns about contaminants including asbestos...
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Thomas Stokes withdraws as candidate to lead Nassau University Medical Center

2 hours ago   |   Newsday

Nassau County Executive Laura Curran said she will meet with remaining candidate John Gupta, a longtime health care executive.
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China coronavirus infections soar to 830, with 25 deaths as WHO says it's too early to declare global emergency

China coronavirus infections soar to 830, with 25 deaths as WHO says it's too early to declare global emergency

2 hours ago   |   RT   |   3 articles

The World Health Organization held off designating a new fast-spreading coronavirus as an international health threat, but did deem it a crisis within China, where the pathogen...
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