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New Hampshire primary for 2020 United States election begins

New Hampshire primary for 2020 United States election begins Only once in a half-century has a Democrat become the presidential nominee without winning either Iowa or New Hampshire. Bernie Sanders for a number of reasons. Buttigieg says he still has to pinch himself about his performance as just one of those presidential hopefuls. "The sad thing for me personally is that he's such a terrific individual". [Full Article...]

Raimondo to Endorse Billionaire Bloomberg for President

Raimondo to Endorse Billionaire Bloomberg for President How so? By literally doubling what the AP calls the "already massive" amount he was planning to spend on ads, plus doubling his campaign staff to a total of about 2,100. Ahead of the Iowa results, several allies of Mr. Biden suggested that Mr. Bloomberg was overdue for a closer examination from Democratic voters. Strategists involved with the Bloomberg campaign told the Times that the billiona... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus still not almost as deadly as the flu

Coronavirus still not almost as deadly as the flu Leguen. While Messonnier did not provide additional details, a Sunday news release from the San Benito County Health and Human Services Agency said the husband, 57, had recently traveled to Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak. "The really big ones drop very quickly on to surfaces, so if you touched a surface that had a virus and that virus was still alive and you touched your face, you can get ... [Full Article...]

CDC warns coronavirus cases will continue to spread

CDC warns coronavirus cases will continue to spread The virus is said to have emerged late a year ago in a Wuhan market illegally trading wildlife. On the same day, the US State Department raised its travel advisory for China . The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Sunday confirmed an additional case in California. The World Health Organization on Jan 30 declared the accelerating outbreak a global emergency. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: China’s Foreign Ministry criticises United States travel restrictions

Coronavirus: China’s Foreign Ministry criticises United States travel restrictions China has moved to lock down at least three big cities in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has sickened hundreds of people and spread to other parts of the world. This virus was identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China . So far, there are 98 cases in eighteen countries, although all of the deaths that occurred have h... [Full Article...]

People are confusing Corona beer with the coronavirus

People are confusing Corona beer with the coronavirus Health officials in Germany's southeastern state of Bavaria announced Tuesday (link in German) that several new cases they had identified were individuals who were colleagues of an infected person who, according to German physicians , had no history of foreign travel in the 14 days before the onset of symptoms . [Full Article...]

Sanders Responds to Clinton’s ‘Nobody Likes Him’ Comments

Sanders Responds to Clinton’s ‘Nobody Likes Him’ Comments This week Clinton torched Sanders harshly critical comments attacking his likability and the allegedly toxic culture perpetuated by Sanders, his staff, and his supporters. Sanders, who referred to Trump as "the worst president in modern American history", promised to raise the minimum wage, ease restrictions on unions, pass a Medicare-for-all bill, institute Ocasio-Cortez's Green New Deal ... [Full Article...]

Japan confirms case of new Chinese virus, spread is 'concerning'

Japan confirms case of new Chinese virus, spread is 'concerning' On December 31, Chinese authorities briefed the World Health Organization on the Wuhan Outbreak , located 1,000 km north of Beijing in central China . But officials said the virus is not considered highly contagious and just passing by or talking to patients would not be a concern. The danger of human-to-human transmission stays low, Chuang said, as countless individuals, such as medical... [Full Article...]

Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China

Second person dies from mystery Wuhan virus in China One patient in Thailand and another in Japan have been diagnosed with the virus . Several people of China are now affected by this virus and one person has already died. On Friday morning, Thailand said that a 74-year-old Chinese woman had been confirmed to be infected - the second case found in the country, following the discovery of the first case on Monday. [Full Article...]

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak

Wuhan reports one death in latest pneumonia outbreak Besides the evolving situation in Wuhan, all travellers should also be aware of the risk of avian flu when visiting China during the Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, beginning on 25 January 2020. The South China Seafood City food market will be suspended and investigated, Wuhan's health commission said. The Sars epidemic originated in China , infected more than 1,700 people in Hong Kong ... [Full Article...]

No more yearly flu shots? Scientists may have developed a ‘universal’ vaccine

No more yearly flu shots? Scientists may have developed a ‘universal’ vaccine Officials add that it's not too late to get the flu shot but residents who've yet to do so should act fast, as it takes "about two weeks for the vaccine to provide protection". A child in the western part of the state died in December from complications associated with influenza infection. Flu cases are particularly widespread across the state this season. [Full Article...]

Tom Brady Responds To Retirement Talk After New England Patriots' Playoff Defeat

Tom Brady Responds To Retirement Talk After New England Patriots' Playoff Defeat A pick six for the six-time Super Bowl champion won't boring his accomplishments, but it was a hard one to swallow in a Patriots playoff season that ended far earlier than has become normal. Brady ended what may be his infamous final scene completing 20 of 37 passes for 209 yards and no touchdowns. The Titans resisted making him a featured back for his first three seasons because. [Full Article...]

Chinese Health Authorities Confirm 44 Cases of Mystery Viral Pneumonia in Wuhan

Chinese Health Authorities Confirm 44 Cases of Mystery Viral Pneumonia in Wuhan A odd pneumonia-like infection that first popped up in the Chinese city of Wuhan just days ago is beginning to spread, with the total number of infected individuals climbing from 27 to at least 44. On Tuesday, unverified information that circulated widely on the Chinese internet claimed the cause of the illnesses was SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome, a viral respiratory disease that in... [Full Article...]

Georgia health agency warns of widespread flu, urges shots

Georgia health agency warns of widespread flu, urges shots According to Young, 95% of early flu cases are usually predominantly Influenza A and 5% are usually Influenza B. This season, Young said about 2/3 of the cases Denver Health has seen are Influenza B - and no one knows why. As a comparison, during the 2017-2018 flu season, ILI activity began to increase in November, reaching an extended period of high activity during January and February, and remai... [Full Article...]

Minnesota off to active flu season

Minnesota off to active flu season The New Mexico Health Department said usually, only 50% of New Mexicans get flu shots. "We use a threshold of 5% absenteeism, and we're seeing much higher levels than that", said Kris Ehresmann, director of the state Health Department's infectious disease division. [Full Article...]

Appeals court rules individual mandate in Obamacare unconstitutional

Appeals court rules individual mandate in Obamacare unconstitutional The "cowardice" Bagley mentioned referred to the Court's possibly purposeful failure to perform any kind of analysis as to whether Obamacare can survive without the individual mandate - instead choosing to send the case back to the U.S. There were a few small positive nuggets for ACA supporters in the ruling . They charged that when Congress eliminated the financial penalty for not having insuran... [Full Article...]

CDC Reports Outbreak Of Bacterial Illness From Pet Store Puppies

CDC Reports Outbreak Of Bacterial Illness From Pet Store Puppies Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned. The CDC has not yet identified one common supplier of puppies. While most cases will clear on their own without antibiotics, in some cases, people may require medication or hospitalization. [Full Article...]

Republican release 110-page ‘prebuttal’ ahead of vote on Trump impeachment inquiry

Republican release 110-page ‘prebuttal’ ahead of vote on Trump impeachment inquiry The panel's Democratic majority has not yet released its own report on the inquiry. A vote on adopting the report is scheduled for Tuesday evening. The Democrats impeachment case is so week that the Senate should dismiss it without a trial, just as a court can dismiss an indictment where the grand jury minutes fail to support its being returned. [Full Article...]

Philippines reports first case of lung injury from e-cigarettes

Adults who do not now use tobacco products should not start using e-cigarettes. The first is always to consider a reaction to e-cigarettes in someone presenting with an atypical respiratory illness. We know they contain significantly fewer of the harmful chemicals, which can cause diseases related to smoking, but we still don't know the long term impact on the heart and circulation , or other a... [Full Article...]

Vitamin E acetate may be to blame for vaping illnesses, CDC says

Vitamin E acetate may be to blame for vaping illnesses, CDC says Our long national vaping injury nightmare might be turning a corner. Doctors still don't know how to treat the illness that has been dubbed "EVAL" (short for 'e-cigarette or vaping product use associated lung injury) beyond supportive therapy like putting patients on respirators and, perhaps, steroid treatment. [Full Article...]