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How to prepare for coronavirus in the United States: 10 questions answered

How to prepare for coronavirus in the United States: 10 questions answered

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. “Our aggressive containment strategy here in the United States has been working and is responsible for the low levels of…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

Klobuchar explains what she was thinking in heated debate moment captured in photo

Klobuchar explains what she was thinking in heated debate moment captured in photo

Sen. Amy Klobuchar said she thought she might have gotten hit in the middle of a heated exchange between businessman Tom Steyer and former Vice President Joe Biden during Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate. “That moment with those two, they were going at it and I stood there,” the Minnesota Democrat recalled on Wednesday night during…MORE

Biden shares story of faith with pastor who lost wife in 2015 Charleston shooting

Biden shares story of faith with pastor who lost wife in 2015 Charleston shooting

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reflected on how personal tragedy has affected his faith while connecting Wednesday night with a pastor who lost his wife in the 2015 mass shooting at a church in Charleston, South Carolina. The Rev. Anthony Thompson’s wife, Myra, was one of nine African Americans killed by a white supremacist at…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

Lori Vallow, mother of missing children, will be returned to Idaho

Lori Vallow, mother of missing children, will be returned to Idaho

The mother of two children who have been missing for months has decided not to fight extradition from Hawaii to Idaho. Lori Vallow, 46, was arrested last week and faces multiple charges, including two felony counts of desertion and nonsupport of children, according to a criminal complaint filed in an Idaho court. Vallow chose to…MORE

Trump claims coronavirus is only partially responsible for stock market plummet

Trump claims coronavirus is only partially responsible for stock market plummet

President Donald Trump claimed Wednesday that concerns over the novel coronavirus are only partially responsible for the US stock market plunge this week, insisting that the dive is also related to the Democratic presidential debate that took place after markets plunged. “I think it took a hit for maybe two reasons. I think they look…MORE