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President Donald Trump, and first lady Melania Trump, step off Air Force One upon arrival, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Trump is returning from India. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
AP News
February 26, 2020 - 9:31 am
By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he'll discuss the coronavirus threat at a White House news conference Wednesday, a day after he sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S. Trump tweeted that representatives from the...
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This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. (NIAID-RML via AP)
(NIAID-RML via AP)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 1:42 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press Eds: UPDATES: Adds graphic. With AP Photos.; With AP Photos. A wide share of Americans are at least moderately confident in U.S. health officials’ ability to handle emerging viruses, and more express concern about catching the flu than...
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In this Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, photo, medial workers wearing protective gears move a patient suspected of contracting the new coronavirus from an ambulance to the Kyungpook National University Hospital in Daegu, South Korea. (Kim Jong-un/Yonhap via AP)
(Kim Jong-un/Yonhap via AP)
AP News
February 20, 2020 - 9:39 am
By KIM TONG-HYUNG and HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged its 2.5 million people to stay inside as infections linked to a church congregation spiked. The death was...
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This 1964 photo made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a lung tissue specimen from a patient with adenocarcinoma of the lung. (Dr. Ellis/Emory University, Department of Pathology/CDC via AP)
(Dr. Ellis/Emory University, Department of Pathology/CDC via AP)
WRVA News
January 08, 2020 - 12:03 pm
By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Researchers on Wednesday reported the largest-ever one-year decline in the U.S. cancer death rate, a drop they credited to advances in lung-tumor treatments. The overall cancer death rate has been falling about 1.5% a year since 1991. It fell 2.2%...
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Jeff Katz
November 18, 2019 - 3:51 pm
President Donald Trump made an unscheduled visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on Saturday afternoon, and the Left is speculating wildly. Plenty of "real" reporters and "serious" journalists joked about potential health problems for the president and didn't pull punches when...
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AP News
September 18, 2019 - 5:21 pm
By CARLA K. JOHNSON AP Medical Writer A cheap, daily pill that combines four drugs has been tested for the first time in the United States to see if it works as well among low-income Americans as it has in other countries to treat conditions leading to heart attacks and strokes. Experts said the...
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AP News
September 10, 2019 - 1:14 pm
By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans without health insurance edged up in 2018 — the first evidence from the government that coverage gains from President Barack Obama's health care plan might be eroding under President Donald...
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AP News
August 29, 2019 - 12:17 pm
By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health officials issued a national warning Thursday against marijuana use by adolescents and pregnant women, as more states legalize the increasingly potent drug for medicinal and recreational use. Health and Human Services...
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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 2:08 pm
By DON BABWIN Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois health officials said Friday that a patient who contracted a serious lung disease after vaping has died, which could make it the first death in the United States linked to the smoking alternative that has become popular with teens and young...
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August 02, 2019 - 3:43 pm
By MARCUS LIM Associated Press MIAMI (AP) — Officials have declared a public health emergency over the rising number of hepatitis A cases in Florida, the latest part of the country dealing with outbreaks of the liver disease. Florida Surgeon General Scott Rivkees declared an emergency Thursday to...
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