China to step up coronavirus countermeasures ahead of Lunar New Year holiday

China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fears the virus could spread to other countries. The National Health Commission said on...

China reports 139 new cases of pneumonia as coronavirus spreads to new regions

China on Monday reported 139 new cases of pneumonia over the weekend, caused by the outbreak of a new coronavirus strain that medical experts are still struggling to understand. Beijing's Daxing health commission confirmed two new cases of coronavirus, while...

China reports 139 new cases of pneumonia, 3rd death as coronavirus spreads

An outbreak of coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities reported on Monday, with 139 new cases found over the weekend as well a third reported death. The Daxing health commission in the capital Beijing said it...

China reports sharp rise in new cases of pneumonia, 3rd death as coronavirus spreads

An outbreak of coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, with a third death reported and the total number of people infected topping 200, Chinese authorities said on Monday. The Daxing health commission in the capital Beijing said it had...

China reports 17 more cases of new strain of coronavirus

Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries on alert during a key holiday period. In total, 62 cases of the novel coronavirus...

China reports 4 more cases of new strain of coronavirus

China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread during a key holiday period. The new virus,...

Why flu season could make it harder for doctors to diagnose vaping-related illness

A 20-year-old man shows up in a U.S. emergency room with flu-like symptoms.  He's hospitalized for four days before leaving, against medical advice, only to return to the ER with chest pain, fever and shortness of breath.  By this point...

Thailand reports 2nd infection with new coronavirus from China

Thailand has found a second case of a new Chinese coronavirus, authorities said on Friday, as they ramped up checks on Chinese visitors, nearly a million of whom are expected for Lunar New Year holidays next week. The latest patient...

U.S. to screen passengers for new China coronavirus at 3 airports

The United States will begin screening at three major airports people coming from central Chinese city of Wuhan for the newly-identified coronavirus that has killed two people and infected at least 40 more in China, public health officials said on...

Hidden cameras capture misinformation, fundraising tactics used by anti-vaxx movement

They came from across North America, paying $200 each to attend the ritzy event in Washington, D.C., hoping to snag selfies with some of the biggest names in the anti-vaccination movement. For the anti-vaccination activists gathered in the U.S. capital...
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