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If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

If coronavirus spreads within the US, here’s how daily life might change

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that it’s not a question of if, but when the novel coronavirus will spread in the United States — and communities are urged to prepare for the virus that has already killed thousands and sickened 10s of thousands more worldwide. How could the…MORE

Moodiness or more? How to tell if your kid’s suffering from a mental disorder

Moodiness or more? How to tell if your kid’s suffering from a mental disorder

Children’s lives may not be as hard as adults’ lives, but sometimes their moodiness and sadness are more than just a phase. Around one in six US youth ages 6 to 17 has a mental, behavioral or developmental disorder such as anxiety, depression or attention-deficit/hyperactive disorder, according to a 2019 report in the journal JAMA…MORE

Preparing for a pandemic: What should I buy? Are there places I should avoid?

Preparing for a pandemic: What should I buy? Are there places I should avoid?

Officials at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have warned that the novel coronavirus will spread in US communities, and a case announced on Wednesday might be the country’s first instance of it. Now, health officials say, is the time for people in the United States prepare — for canceled events, closed schools…MORE

Federal health officials investigate E. coli outbreak likely linked to Jimmy John’s

Federal health officials investigate E. coli outbreak likely linked to Jimmy John’s

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced an investigation into a multi-state E. coli outbreak they believe is linked to Jimmy John’s. The announcement comes a day after the Food and Drug Administration accused the sandwich chain of serving unsafe vegetables. In a CDC Food Safety Alert, the health agency says people reported becoming…MORE

New coronavirus case could be first instance of ‘community spread’ in US, CDC says

New coronavirus case could be first instance of ‘community spread’ in US, CDC says

A resident of Solano County, California, who has novel coronavirus might be the first example in the country of “community spread,” a situation in which the patient did not have “relevant travel history or exposure to another known patient,” the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday. The person’s “exposure is unknown,” the…MORE

CDC considering expansion of airport health screenings for novel coronavirus

CDC considering expansion of airport health screenings for novel coronavirus

There are “ongoing” conversations at the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about expanding airport health screenings for the novel coronavirus due to the rapid spread of the infection in Italy, South Korea and Japan, according to an agency spokesperson. Currently, the United States is doing health screenings only for passengers who are flying…MORE

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