Daily Archives: March 8, 2020

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Cuomo Attacks C.D.C. Over Delays in Testing

Coronavirus in N.Y.: Cuomo Attacks C.D.C. Over Delays in Testing

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo criticized the federal government on Sunday for delays in allowing private laboratories in New York State to test for the coronavirus. At a news conference, Mr. Cuomo also announced 16 new confirmed cases of the virus, bringing the total number in New York State to 106. …

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How an Ebola Drug Might Fight COVID-19

News Picture: How an Ebola Drug Might Fight COVID-19

Latest Infectious Disease News THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — An Ebola drug that’s proven effective against some coronaviruses may also work against the new COVID-19 coronavirus, scientists say. Remdesivir was developed by Gilead Sciences in response to the 2014 West African Ebola virus epidemic. “We know …

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Coronavirus spreads in Washington state, but local officials confirm no cases in Spokane County

Coronavirus spreads in Washington state, but local officials confirm no cases in Spokane County

Local health officials said Sunday there are no positive cases of coronavirus in Spokane County, though the virus continues to spread in Washington state. Initially, the Washington Health Department reported 136 total cases of the virus on Sunday, including one case in Spokane County. Within an hour, that case was …

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Tyrrell Hatton holds on for Arnold Palmer Invitational victory | Sport

“That” European Tour has delivered once again. A week after Paul Azinger caused an international incident with snippy comments about the ability or otherwise of Europe’s best players to prevail in the United States, Tyrrell Hatton offered the perfect response. On yet another gruelling afternoon at Bay Hill, Hatton claimed …

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Allergy Rates Surprisingly Similar Across the U.S., Study Finds

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FRIDAY, March 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Wherever you live in the United States, allergy rates are mostly the same, but young children in southern states are more likely to suffer allergies than their peers in other places. That’s the finding of a government study that looked at blood-test data …

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Putin sparks an oil price war and US companies may be the victims

Putin sparks an oil price war and US companies may be the victims

Vladimir Putin just sparked what could end up being one of the ugliest oil price wars in modern history, and American oil and gas companies may be the victims. This weekend Saudi Arabia dropped the oil bomb. It not only cut its forward crude price to Chinese customers by as …

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Eddie Jones’s antagonistic personality should be of concern to the RFU | Sport

At some stage in the next fortnight Eddie Jones will sit down for dinner with the Rugby Football Union’s chief executive, Bill Sweeney, to discuss the future. There will be no shortage of agenda items, not least the fall-out from a tempestuous Anglo-Welsh contest which at times was more like …

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How Deadly Is Coronavirus? What We Know and What We Don’t

How Deadly Is Coronavirus? What We Know and What We Don’t

When the head of the World Health Organization said this week that the new coronavirus’s death rate was an estimated 3.4 percent, the figure seemed to shock both experts and President Trump. What a 3.4 percent death rate looks like: “I think the 3.4 percent number is really a false …

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California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing

News Picture: California Declares State of Emergency as Cruise Ship Held Offshore for Coronavirus Testing

Latest Infectious Disease News By E.J. Mundell and Robin FosterHealthDay Reporters THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) — California declared a state of emergency Wednesday as health officials kept a cruise ship linked to the state’s first coronavirus death from docking in San Francisco. The U.S. Coast Guard …

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