Health

Adam Warner
January 24, 2020 - 12:06 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – Four people in New York State are "under investigation" for coronavirus, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday afternoon. "The State Department of Health currently has four persons under investigation for novel coronavirus that are under isolation as their cases are being tested...
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WWJ News
January 24, 2020 - 11:21 am
Lipari Foods is again expanding a recall to include more sandwiches that may be contaminated.
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Coronavirus
A disinfection worker wearing protective gears spray anti-septic solution in an train amid rising public concerns over the spread of China's Wuhan Coronavirus at SRT train station on January 24, 2020 in Seoul, South Korea. The number of cases of a deadly new coronavirus rose to over 800 in mainland China as health officials stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the pneumonia-like disease which medicals experts confirmed can be passed from human to human. The number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to twentyfive on Wednesday and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States,Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
Associated Press
January 24, 2020 - 10:49 am
The woman in her 60s returned from China on Jan. 13 without showing any signs of illness.
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Tarrah Gibbons
January 24, 2020 - 10:15 am
The current outbreak of coronavirus has millions on edge about what to expect next. While doctors report this is the same family as the severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) virus, officials can now say it appears to be a new disease. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (...
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WWJ News
January 23, 2020 - 11:19 am
All individuals who may have been exposed are encouraged to obtain testing.
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2019, file photo, an Emirates jetliner comes in for landing at Dubai International Airport in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai International Airport, the world's busiest for international travel, said Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020, that it is taking special precautions to screen the droves of Chinese tourists expected for the Lunar New Year holiday after the outbreak of a pneumonia-like virus that has led to China's lockdown of the entire city of Wuhan. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
Associated Press
January 23, 2020 - 11:07 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airports around the world have begun taking precautions to deal with an anticipated influx of Chinese tourists taking Lunar New Year holidays, just as the outbreak of a pneumonia-like virus in China has prompted officials there to take drastic measures to prevent...
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WWJ News
January 23, 2020 - 8:50 am
A recall has been issued for vape cartridges sold to medical marijuana patients in Detroit.
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KNX 1070
January 23, 2020 - 7:03 am
Now that the deadly coronavirus from China has reached the United States, there's concern about staying healthy while flying. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the risk to the American public of getting the mystery bug is low. Dr. James Cherry, with UCLA's School of Medicine,...
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This Dec. 18, 2019 photo shows generic acetaminophen capsules in Santa Ana, Calif. A fight is coming to California over whether to list acetaminophen, one of the world's most common over-the-counter drugs as a carcinogen, echoing recent high-profile battles for things like alcohol and coffee. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Associated Press
January 21, 2020 - 9:18 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A fight is coming to California over whether to list one of the world's most common over-the-counter drugs as a carcinogen, echoing recent high-profile battles over things like alcohol and coffee. The drug is acetaminophen, known outside the U.S. as paracetamol and used to...
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KNX 1070
January 21, 2020 - 8:48 am
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to announce the first case of coronavirus in the US today. The CDC and Washington state officials say the man is in his 30's and in good condition at a hospital in Everett. A federal source tells CNN the case was reported in Washington...
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