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16m Updated Coronavirus: Britons returning from northern Italy told to self-isolate
Several schools send pupils and staff home after they return from skiing trips in the country.
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Pupils in Cornwall told to self-isolate after ski trip to coronavirus-hit Lombardy region of Italy19m Updated Pupils in Cornwall told to self-isolate after ski trip to coronavirus-hit Lombardy region of Italy
Students at Truro's Penair School turned up for classes this morning but were sent home following their excursion to Ponte di Legno in Lombardy over the half-term last week.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Officials Warn Americans to Brace for Likely Outbreak19m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Officials Warn Americans to Brace for Likely Outbreak
New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic, even as the spread in China appears to be slowing.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Warns Americans to Brace for Likely Outbreak57m Coronavirus Live Updates: C.D.C. Warns Americans to Brace for Likely Outbreak
New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic, even as the spread in China appears to be slowing.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran’s President Accuses Enemies of Sowing Panic1h 18m Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran’s President Accuses Enemies of Sowing Panic
New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic.
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‘I Felt Like Crying’: Coronavirus Shakes China’s Expecting Mothers1h 25m ‘I Felt Like Crying’: Coronavirus Shakes China’s Expecting Mothers
Pregnant women describe a lonely, sometimes terrifying experience navigating the country’s overburdened health care system during the outbreak.
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Finding cure for rare form of brain cancer in dogs may be key to treating humans, study suggests1h 26m Finding cure for rare form of brain cancer in dogs may be key to treating humans, study suggests
A new study from Jackson Laboratories in Bar Harbor, Maine, has found that glioblastoma samples from canine patients were similar to the same tumors found in adults and children with the cancer.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Case in Canary Islands Locks Down 1,000 Resort Guests1h 38m Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Case in Canary Islands Locks Down 1,000 Resort Guests
New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic.
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Former Marine , 62, reclaims Guinness World Record title by planking for more than 8 hours1h 43m Updated Former Marine , 62, reclaims Guinness World Record title by planking for more than 8 hours
George Hood, 62, of Naperville, Illinois - the former Guinness World Record holder for planking reclaimed his title on February 15 by planking for 8 hours, 15 minutes and 15 seconds.
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1h 50m Updated What is coronavirus and what are the symptoms?
The virus is spreading around the world, but what is it, how can we be protected and can it be stopped?
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Tests Positive2h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran’s Deputy Health Minister Tests Positive
An Italian doctor staying at a resort in the Canary Islands was also feared to have the virus. New outbreaks in Asia, Europe and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic.
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2h Updated Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down
An Italian doctor staying at the hotel, which has hundreds of guests, tested positive on Monday.
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Life expectancy grinds to a halt in England for the first time in 100 YEARS5h Updated Life expectancy grinds to a halt in England for the first time in 100 YEARS
Professor Sir Michael Marmot, a leading expert on public health, said the widening gap between the rich and poor in England is to blame. Those in poor areas are actually dying younger, he said.
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5h Coronavirus: Will I get paid if I self-isolate?
Health Secretary Matt Hancock says Britons returning from locked-down Italian towns must self-isolate.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Spanish Hotel Locked Down Amid Outbreak Fears6h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Spanish Hotel Locked Down Amid Outbreak Fears
An Italian doctor staying at a resort in the Canary Islands has tested positive for the virus. New outbreaks in Europe, Asia and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic.
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Mental-Health Researchers Ask: What Is ‘Recovery’?6h Updated Mental-Health Researchers Ask: What Is ‘Recovery’?
There are many ways to measure mental distress. But it’s far harder to predict, or even describe, the improvement that often follows.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Concerns Over Outbreak at Spanish Hotel7h Coronavirus Live Updates: Concerns Over Outbreak at Spanish Hotel
An Italian doctor staying at a resort in the Canary Islands has tested positive for the virus. New outbreaks in Europe, Asia and the Middle East are renewing fears of a coming global pandemic.
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American coronavirus cases rise to 53 with six newly-diagnosed people in Texas7h Updated American coronavirus cases rise to 53 with six newly-diagnosed people in Texas
President Donald Trump insisted the United States is in 'very good shape' in regards to coronavirus, as the White House on Monday sent lawmakers an urgent $2.5 billion plan to address the outbreak.
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The Distorted Reflections of an Eating Disorder8h The Distorted Reflections of an Eating Disorder
The mirror became a cruel optical illusion: I kept crunching, tucking, sweating and squatting, but my reflection just got uglier.
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8h How to Quarantine at Home
If you live with others, sleep in separate rooms. Keep windows open. Get an indoor pet.
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8h Updated A visual guide to the outbreak
Key maps and graphics explaining how the Covid-19 virus has spread and how it is being dealt with.
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University student who beat breast cancer at 22 begs young women to check for lumps8h Updated University student who beat breast cancer at 22 begs young women to check for lumps
Ellie Graham, from Liverpool, discovered a pea-sized lump after experiencing shooting pains in her right side last summer. She was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer.
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9h Updated Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts
The moves come as the number of cases globally passes 80,000, with fears of a possible pandemic.
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10h Updated Coronavirus: Britons returning from Italy told to self-isolate
Anyone returning from north of Pisa is being asked to self-isolate if they have flu-like symptoms.
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10h Could it become pandemic?
How likely is coronavirus to go global and become the next pandemic?
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Macrolide Antibiotics Early in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects12h Updated Macrolide Antibiotics Early in Pregnancy Tied to Birth Defects
Taking antibiotics like erythromycin, clarithromycin or azithromycin early in the course of pregnancy may increase the risk of birth defects.
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Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Sugar High’?12h Updated Is There Such a Thing as a ‘Sugar High’?
Many parents blame sugar for their children’s hyperactive behavior. But the myth has been debunked.
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Outbreak in Northern Italy Poses National Challenge13h Outbreak in Northern Italy Poses National Challenge
China appears to be getting the disease under control, but rapidly expanding outbreaks in Iran, South Korea and Italy are raising fears of a broader epidemic. Milan, usually buzzing with activity, is eerily quiet.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak in Northern Italy Poses National Challenge14h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreak in Northern Italy Poses National Challenge
China appears to be getting the disease under control, but rapidly expanding outbreaks in Iran, South Korea and Italy are raising fears of a broader epidemic. Milan, usually buzzing with activity, is eerily quiet.
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As Fears of a Pandemic Mount, W.H.O. Says World Is Not Ready14h Updated As Fears of a Pandemic Mount, W.H.O. Says World Is Not Ready
The announcement comes as infections surge in Iran, Italy and South Korea. But the number of cases in China has begun to decline — for now.
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16h Updated Coronavirus: World must prepare for pandemic, says WHO
But the UN health body says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet meet the criteria for a pandemic.
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Getting cleared of coronavirus cost a Miami businessman more than $3,00017h Updated Getting cleared of coronavirus cost a Miami businessman more than $3,000
Osmel Martinez Azcue developed flu-like symptoms after returning to Florida from a business trip to China. His new insurance wouldn't cover a flu test and he was charged $3,270.
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18 US cruise evacuees have coronavirus after CDC warned against flying sick people17h Updated 18 US cruise evacuees have coronavirus after CDC warned against flying sick people
Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Thursday that 11 of the Americans at University of Nebraska's quarantine units are positive for the deadly infection.
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Remote-controlled back implant wipes away crippling pain17h Remote-controlled back implant wipes away crippling pain
A new spinal device allows patients to switch between modes of pain relief to target discomfort. Helen Bird, 46, a learning support assistant from Essex, benefited as she tells CAROL DAVIS...
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How gel made from VIAGRA eases painful blisters suffered by cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy17h How gel made from VIAGRA eases painful blisters suffered by cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy
Now scientists have developed a water-based gel containing 5 per cent sildenafil, which, initial research suggests, helps to protect against and treat painful and red skin caused by radiotherapy.
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18h Coronavirus: The race to find the source in wildlife
From animals to humans, how did the deadly coronavirus make the leap? We look at the scientific evidence.
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Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women18h Updated Why the Coronavirus Seems to Hit Men Harder Than Women
Women mount stronger immune responses to infection, scientists say. And in China, men smoke in much greater numbers.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Epidemic Isn’t a Pandemic Yet, W.H.O. Says19h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Epidemic Isn’t a Pandemic Yet, W.H.O. Says
China appears to be getting the disease under control, but rapidly expanding outbreaks in Iran, South Korea, and Italy, following those in China and Japan, are raising fears of a broader epidemic.
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Westerdam Passengers at Low Risk of Coronavirus Infection, C.D.C. Says20h Westerdam Passengers at Low Risk of Coronavirus Infection, C.D.C. Says
The agency does not know why one passenger’s test results were positive, but said there is no risk to fellow travelers.
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New Cases in China Appear to Be Slowing22h Updated New Cases in China Appear to Be Slowing
The number of confirmed new cases in China appeared again to be slowing.
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Super Cushioned Running Shoes Are All the Rage, but Aren’t Foolproof22h Updated Super Cushioned Running Shoes Are All the Rage, but Aren’t Foolproof
Runners wearing maximalist running shoes pound harder and pronate more than in standard shoes.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran Emerges as a New Epicenter23h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Iran Emerges as a New Epicenter
Rapidly expanding outbreaks in South Korea, Iran and Italy, following those in China and Japan, are raising fears of a pandemic.
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23h Updated For China’s Overwhelmed Doctors, an Understanding Voice Across the Ocean
Erjing Cui, a Seattle psychotherapist, volunteers for Yong Xin Kang Yi, a crisis line for medical workers fighting the coronavirus epidemic.
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Booze companies use ads to target teens, study finds23h Booze companies use ads to target teens, study finds
Using the US Surgeon General's criteria for how Big Tobacco used its marketing and advertisements to get kids hooked on smoking, New York University scientists found booze firms do it too.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Warns the World Is Unready for Global Spread24h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: W.H.O. Warns the World Is Unready for Global Spread
Rapidly expanding outbreaks in South Korea, Iran and Italy, following those in China and Japan, are raising fears of a pandemic on multiple continents.
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25h Updated Coronavirus: World should prepare for pandemic, says WHO
But the UN health body says the coronavirus outbreak does not yet meet the criteria for a pandemic.
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‘All Hands on Deck’: Health Workers Race to Track Thousands of Americans Amid Coronavirus25h ‘All Hands on Deck’: Health Workers Race to Track Thousands of Americans Amid Coronavirus
Local health departments around the United States are scrambling to monitor thousands of people returning from travel in China and elsewhere. Among the tasks: daily calls, emails, texts.
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25h Updated Religious Groups in China Step Into the Coronavirus Crisis
In temples, mosques and churches, China’s believers have been eager to fight the virus. Not all their efforts have been well received.
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New Genomic Tests Aim to Diagnose Deadly Infections Faster25h Updated New Genomic Tests Aim to Diagnose Deadly Infections Faster
Rapid genomic tests are poised to change the way doctors diagnose and treat infections, but their cost may limit widespread use.
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Warning over circumcision ritual after four babies contract herpes25h Warning over circumcision ritual after four babies contract herpes
Since September, four infants in New York City have contracted herpes linked to the metzitzah b'peh ceremony, in which a Jewish clergyman uses his mouth to remove blood from the incision.
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26h FA guidelines: Children to no longer head footballs during training
The training guidelines are effective immediately but do not recommend a heading ban during matches.
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Coronavirus: cruise ship evacuees put on plane with infected26h Updated Coronavirus: cruise ship evacuees put on plane with infected
A scientist at the University of Reading said there was no foolproof way of protecting people on a bus from a virus which can circulate in the air and that drivers were at risk of catching the illness.
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Laboratory monkeys are infected with a lethal coronavirus in vaccine hunt26h Updated Laboratory monkeys are infected with a lethal coronavirus in vaccine hunt
Researchers at the US National Institutes of Health tested an experimental antiviral drug, first created for Ebola, on 18 rhesus macaques.
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26h Updated Children banned from heading footballs during training
The training guidelines are effective immediately but do not recommend a heading ban during matches.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreaks Raise Fears of Pandemic26h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: Outbreaks Raise Fears of Pandemic
South Korea reported hundreds of new infections, and Iran said at least 12 people there had died. In Europe, Italy is working to contain a spike in cases.
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27h Updated Coronavirus: Rapid spread raises fears of global pandemic
More infections are reported around the world as governments struggle to contain outbreaks.
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How to Build Healthy Habits27h Updated How to Build Healthy Habits
It’s not about willpower. Good habits happen when we set ourselves up for success. Our new challenge will show you how.
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Man screams down sex clinic getting a genital wart on his penis treated30h Man screams down sex clinic getting a genital wart on his penis treated
Marco, 30, from Italy, went to The Sex Clinic about a lump under his foreskin. The doctor, Sarah, was able to treat Marco on the day by freezing his wart. But she banned sexual contact for two weeks.
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DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Should I wear gloves and a mask when flying?32h DR MICHAEL MOSLEY: Should I wear gloves and a mask when flying?
Today, DR MICHAEL MOSLEY asks whether it is necessary to wear a mask and use gloves when passing through an airport due to the risk of picking up an illness.
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Debating the Value of PSA Prostate Screening32h Debating the Value of PSA Prostate Screening
In many men identified as having prostate cancer following PSA screening, the disease is neither aggressive nor likely to kill them before something else does.
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When a Teenager’s Irregular Periods Are Cause for Concern32h When a Teenager’s Irregular Periods Are Cause for Concern
One common cause is polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, which is difficult to diagnose in adolescents.
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Milk and Juice Are Not as Needed as You Might Think32h Milk and Juice Are Not as Needed as You Might Think
There are reasons to question an expert panel’s recommendations for children.
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34h Coronavirus: North Korea quarantines foreigners
Meanwhile, South Korea has quarantined 7,700 troops after an outbreak in the military.
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Two MILLION more people could become diabetic by 202535h Two MILLION more people could become diabetic by 2025
The number of people with 'pre-diabetes' - those on the brink of type 2 diabetes and who must take urgent action - has leapt from an average of 1.3million to almost two million in only a year.
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South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level36h Updated South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level
The move empowers the government to lock down cities, as Italy imposes its own regional lockdown and cases rise in Iran.
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Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level37h Updated Coronavirus Live Updates: South Korea Raises Threat Alert Level
The move empowers the government to lock down cities, as Italy imposes its own regional lockdown and cases rise in Iran.
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