PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of spreading the deadly virus that began in China has taken an unfortunate turn after a passenger released from the ship tested positive for the virus.
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has become the first Russian citizen to be diagnosed with COVID-19, Russia said Monday.
Incoming French health minister, Olivier Veran, a lawmaker and doctor, was handed the keys to his new ministry on Monday while it is in middle of dealing with the threat of coronavirus.
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — One of two charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan landed at a California air force base early Monday, starting the clock on a quarantine period at the U.S. military facility to make sure passengers don't have the new virus that's been …
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — A toxic gas leak killed five people and sickened dozens of others in a coastal residential area in Pakistan's port city of Karachi, police said Monday.
BEIJING (AP) — Mainland China on Monday reported a slight upturn in new virus cases and an increase by 105 in deaths caused by the illness for a total of 1,770 since the outbreak began.
BEIJING (AP) — Mainland China sees slight upturn in new virus cases, death toll rises by 105 to 1,770.
BERLIN (AP) — More than 100 Germans evacuated from the hard-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, were set to end their prescribed 14-day quarantine period on Sunday.
SEATTLE (AP) — On his return from China last week, Dr. Ian Lipkin quarantined himself in his basement. His wife now puts his food on the stairs. He’s run out of things to watch on Netflix. At odd hours, he walks in New York's Central Park, keeping 10 feet away from others.
BEIJING (AP) — China reported Sunday a drop in new virus cases for the third straight day.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reports one day suggest the respiratory outbreak in China might be slowing, the next brings word of thousands more cases. Even the experts have whiplash in trying to determine if the epidemic is getting worse, or if a backlog of the sick is finally getting counted.
PARIS (AP) — The French health minister has announced the first coronavirus death in Europe.
PARIS (AP) — French health minister announces first death of a coronavirus patient in Europe.
Jack Eichel snapped his stick over the crossbar in frustration after an empty-net goal sealed a Buffalo Sabres loss, splintering it across the ice. He and other NHL players might want to think twice about sacrificing their sticks in a situation like that for now.
BEIJING (AP) — China reported Saturday a figure of 2,641 new virus cases, a major drop from the higher numbers in recent days since a broader diagnostic method was implemented.
NEW YORK (AP) — A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel in Washington upheld a lower court's decision on Friday that blocked the Trump administration's work requirements for Medicaid recipients.
BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on a new virus that originated in China (all times local):
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s exclusion from the World Health Organization is pitting health concerns against geopolitics during the current crisis over the new illness known as COVID-19.
BEIJING (AP) — China cracked down on the sale of exotic species after an outbreak of a new virus in 2002 was linked to markets selling live animals. The germ turned out to be a coronavirus that caused SARS.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A government watchdog plans to launch a nationwide probe into how telemarketers may be getting hold of seniors’ personal Medicare information, a red flag for potential fraud and waste.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Friday reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new virus, as the death toll neared 1,400.
BEIJING (AP) — China reports 121 more deaths, 5,090 new cases in virus outbreak, raising death toll to nearly 1,400.
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Hundreds of cruise ship passengers long stranded at sea by virus fears cheered as they finally disembarked Friday and were welcomed to Cambodia by the nation's authoritarian leader, who handed them flowers.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico's bid to become the 12th U.S. state to legalize recreational use of marijuana abruptly fell flat after state senators in a Legislature dominated by Democrats rejected a bill that would have forced permission for sales in all of the state's cities and towns.
The weight loss drug Belviq is being pulled from the market because of a slight increased risk of cancer.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A former top official at a highly regarded cancer center in Florida sued his former employer on Thursday, claiming he was unfairly forced out of his job even though he had no part in a controversial effort by China to recruit U.S. researchers for collaborations.
NEW YORK (AP) — Another case of the new coronavirus has been confirmed in a U.S. evacuee from China, this one in a person under quarantine in Texas.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Organizers of the world’s biggest mobile technology fair say the cost of cancelling the annual Mobile World Congress (MWC) is not yet known and that the motivation behind the decision was purely related to health and safety concerns over the virus outbreak from China.
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union health ministers were holding an emergency meeting Thursday on how to prevent the COVID-19 virus from further spreading across Europe.
PARIS (AP) — France's government calculates that the deadly virus outbreak in China will shave at least 1 percentage point off the growth this year of the world's second largest economy, hurting global economic growth too.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Fear. Surprising moments of levity. Soul-crushing boredom.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday appointed the former Shanghai mayor as its top official party chief in central Hubei, the province hardest-hit by a viral outbreak that has infected more than 45,000 people worldwide.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s health ministry said Thursday 44 more people on a cruise ship quarantined near Tokyo have tested positive for the virus that causes the new disease known as COVID-19.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan confirms 44 more cases of COVID-19 on cruise ship being quarantined at port near Tokyo, total now at 218.
SIHANOUKVILLE, Cambodia (AP) — Cruise ship turned away by 4 Asian governments due to virus fear anchors off Cambodia, docking pending for health checks.
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization said although signs are now “extremely positive” in Congo that the Ebola outbreak is winding down, the epidemic remains a global health emergency.
GENEVA (AP) — UN health emergencies chief: "It's way too early" to predict the beginning of the end of China's virus outbreak.
BANGKOK (AP) — The operators of a cruise ship that was barred from docking by four governments over fears of a new virus that originated in China announced Wednesday that it will finally disembark passengers in Cambodia.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U-Haul has an unusual wellness goal for 2020: hiring fewer smokers.
The proportion of people in families struggling to pay medical bills is down, but the number isn't dropping like it used to, according to a big government study.
MOSCOW (AP) — One patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her quarantine and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock.
MOSCOW (AP) — Two Chinese nationals hospitalized with COVID-19 in Russia last month have fully recovered from the disease and were discharged from hospitals this week, officials said.
BEIJING (AP) — China on Wednesday reported another drop in the number of new cases of a viral infection and 97 more deaths, pushing the total dead past 1,100 even as the country remains largely closed down to prevent the spread of the disease.
BEIJING (AP) — Mainland China reports 97 new deaths and a further fall in new cases of the COVID-19 virus.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s health ministry said Wednesday that 39 new cases of a virus have been confirmed on the cruise ship that is quarantined at a Japanese port.
TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s health ministry says 39 new cases of virus confirmed on cruise ship that is quarantined at Japanese port.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A law requiring abortion and medical providers to cremate or bury fetal remains passed the state Senate Tuesday in Utah, one of several states considering similar measures that abortion-rights advocates say stigmatize the procedure.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tenet Healthcare Corporation and its Southern California hospital Desert Regional Medical Center will pay $1.41 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly charged Medicare for implanting unnecessary cardiac monitors in patients, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The cancer charity whose yellow wristbands became a global brand under founder Lance Armstrong is seeking to reinvent itself, years after donations and revenues crashed along with the disgraced cyclist's career.