First Wisconsin Novel Coronavirus Case Confirmed02/09/2020 04:00Officials said the individual recently came into contact with someone with the virus during a trip to China.The 12th US case of coronavirus was confirmed in Wisconsin on Wednesday, announced state officials in a conference call with reporters. Immediate health risk to the general public in Wisconsin is low, the state health department said...
Michael Bloomberg doubles advertising spending after the Iowa Caucus debacle02/08/2020 08:39In the wake of an Iowa caucus debacle that has so far produced no victor, former NY mayor Mike Bloomberg authorized his advisers Tuesday morning to double television spending for his own presidential campaign, as his advisers have become more bullish on his odds of success."Thank you for making me feel like I was back in New York City", Bloomberg quipped...
China starts clinical trial for remdesivir medicine in coronavirus treatment02/08/2020 05:35While it has not been officially approved yet, at the request of treating physicians, "who have weighed the risks and benefits of providing an experimental drug with no date in 2019-nCoV", the company has provided Remdesivir for use in a few patients infected with the novel coronavirus.Reuters reported that the Wuhan Institute of Virology of the China Academy of Sciences, based in the city where the outbreak is believed to have begun, said it had applied for a patent on Gilead's remdesivir to treat the virus...
Not guilty: Split Senate acquits Trump of impeachment02/07/2020 04:00Dr Bonnie Henry, the provincial health officer, said the latest case is a woman in her 50s who lives in the Vancouver area.Pelosi said the president's decision to not shake her hand had nothing to do with her later ripping up his speech."As you know, this week we had the State of the Union that is required by the Constitution of the United States", Pelosi said Thursday at her weekly press conference on Capitol Hill...
About 350 Americans arrive from China on 2 flights amid coronavirus outbreak02/07/2020 04:00Most virus cases in the world remain in China, where 491 people have died and 24,363 more are sick, the World Health Organization reported Wednesday.Now, as the Christmas Island detention centre fills up, it's considering Plan B: sending them to mining camps in the Outback.The planes landed at Travis Air Force Base, between San Francisco and Sacramento and another at Miramar Marine Corps Air Station near San Diego...