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Advice for older Americans as coronavirus spreads

A look at more than 70,000 cases in China found only about 2 percent of cases were in people under 19. Older adults, those 60 and up like Quade should avoid crowds, cruises and long plane trips to avoid the coronavirus, advice that one public health official acknowledged won't be welcomed by many.

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London man second patient to be cured of HIV

The success of that case has been hard to replicate, but now scientists have declared a second person has been cured of HIV , according to a new case report published today in The Lancet HIV . "It was very odd, a very weird place to be". Although he noted the journey was long and full of dark moments, he chose to reveal his identity and tell his story to inspire hope in others.

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Canada reports first coronavirus death as number of infected climbs

Henry says the diagnoses followed an earlier diagnosis of a worker at the care home, making the cases especially concerning as examples of community transmission. Henry said there were seven new confirmed cases in B.C., bringing the total in the province to 46. The risk in Ontario remains low as the cases have been related to travel history.

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Coronavirus in Florida: State universities tell students to stay home

Simon wrote in a message to the campus Wednesday afternoon. A reassessment of the coronavirus situation will be made every week, and extensions to online-only learning will be possible if conditions warrant. On Monday, classes will resume, but they'll be delivered online only. CMU's decision to switch to all online classes follows the cancellation of numerous universities study overseas trips.

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First coronavirus death in B.C. announced; 32 confirmed cases in province

Henry says another health care worker - a woman in her 40's in the Fraser Health Region - has also tested positive for the virus. The five new cases include one health-care worker, two people who are close contacts of an existing case, one person who recently returned from travel to Iran and another who was in Italy recently.

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'Containment zone' set up around coronavirus epicenter in NYC suburb New Rochelle

New York's prisoners are going to ramp up production of state-manufactured hand sanitizer, which will be distributed to schools, state agencies and other government offices, Gov. The temple was locked down after Lawrence Garbuz, a congregant, tested positive for the virus. State courts aren't considering similar measures for now, Cuomo said.


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