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HEALTH: Baby tests positive for Coronavirus just 30 hours after birth.

HEALTH: Baby tests positive for Coronavirus just 30 hours after birth.

HEALTH, INTERNATIONAL
A baby in China's epidemic-hit Wuhan city has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus just 30 hours after being born, Chinese state media reported Wednesday.The infant is the youngest person recorded as being infected by the virus, which has killed nearly 500 people since emerging late last year.CCTV quoted experts as saying it may be a case of "vertical transmission", referring to infections passed from mother to child during pregnancy, childbirth or immediately after. The mother had tested positive for the virus before she gave birth.The official Xinhua news agency reported Monday that a baby born last week to an infected mother had tested negative.The disease is believed to have emerged in December in a Wuhan market that sold wild animals, and spread rapidly as people trav...
HEALTH: “Coronavirus cases top 10,000” America declares public health emergency.

HEALTH: “Coronavirus cases top 10,000” America declares public health emergency.

HEALTH
U.S. officials on Friday declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency. The declaration comes as American officials announced the seventh confirmed case of coronavirus in the country in a patient residing in Santa Clara, California, and Chinese officials announced more than 10,000 confirmed cases.  As a result of the declaration, foreign nationals who have traveled to China in the last two weeks and aren't immediate family members of U.S. citizens or permanent residents will be temporarily banned from entering the country, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Azar also announced that anyone entering the U.S. who has been in China's Hubei province in the last two weeks will be subject to a two-week quarantine.  Earlier Friday,...
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