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White House urges aggressive strategy for Santa Clara County

White House urges aggressive strategy for Santa Clara County

Video: How the coronavirus is different from other pandemics. CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the media. As health officials declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus infections a pandemic Wednesday, the White House recommended new preventive measures for Santa Clara County that would further limit public activity in …

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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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Officials confirm 5 cases of coronavirus in Houston area, including 4 in Harris County

Officials confirm 5 cases of coronavirus in Houston area, including 4 in Harris County

UPDATE (March 6, 12:33 p.m.): Officials are reporting a second case of the new coronavirus in the city of Houston, the sixth in the Houston area. Local health officials Thursday confirmed four more cases of the new coronavirus, all in Harris County, as the feared disease began taking hold in …

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Officials confirm four cases of coronavirus in Harris County

Officials confirm four cases of coronavirus in Harris County

Local health officials Thursday confirmed four more cases of the new coronavirus, all in Harris County, as the feared disease began taking hold in the Houston area. The new cases involved four people in their 60s who were exposed to the virus during a trip to Egypt last month also …

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Washington county with 31 coronavirus patients advises ALL residents to work from home

Residents of King County, Washington, where 31 people have tested positive for coronavirus and nine people have died, are being advised to work from home to avoid possible exposure to the killer strain. Two women wearing masks are seen leaving the Life Care Center in Kirkland, where the majority of the state

Residents of a Washington county where 31 people have tested positive for coronavirus and nine people have died are being advised to work from home to avoid possible exposure to the killer strain.  Public health officials in King County, which includes Seattle and is home to over 2.2 million people, …

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Los Angeles County declares coronavirus emergency with 6 new cases

Los Angeles County declares coronavirus emergency with 6 new cases

Los Angeles County on Wednesday declared a health emergency as the number of coronavirus cases increased to seven, with six new cases in the county. None of the new cases are connected to “community spread,” officials said. All individuals were exposed to COVID-19 through close contacts. The additional cases were …

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LA County sheriff says eight deputies took photos of Kobe Bryant crash scene | Sport

Los Angeles county sheriff Alex Villanueva said eight deputies allegedly took or shared graphic photos of the Kobe Bryant helicopter crash scene, but he ordered them deleted. “That was my No 1 priority, was to make sure those photos no longer exist,” Villanueva told NBC News for a story Monday. …

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‘Miracle’ outcome: Missing Palo Alto couple found alive in Marin County

‘Miracle’ outcome: Missing Palo Alto couple found alive in Marin County

An elderly Palo Alto couple missing near Inverness since taking a hike on Valentine’s Day were found alive Saturday morning, to the surprise of authorities and scores of volunteer searchers who had begun to believe that neither hiker had survived. “This is a miracle,” Sgt. Brenton Schneider, a spokesman for …

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Coffeyville, Kansas medical debt: County in rural Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt

Coffeyville, Kansas medical debt: County in rural Kansas is jailing people over unpaid medical debt

There is at least one issue a divided electorate can come together on this election year: A recent poll finds 90% of those surveyed agreed on the importance of making health care more affordable. Millions of Americans remain uninsured. As Meg Oliver reports in partnership with ProPublica, some people are …

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