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Australia’s coronavirus pandemic plan: mass vaccinations and stadium quarantine | World news

Governments may order mass vaccinations of entire suburbs, cities or groups of people; sports stadia may be sequestered as quarantine sites; and police could be ordered to guard critical medical supplies under Australia’s pandemic health plans. Under worst-case scenarios being contemplated by state and federal governments, forecasts say a pandemic outbreak could last up to […]

Global Coronavirus Outbreaks Worry Experts, as U.S. Cases Reach 34 | Health News
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Global Coronavirus Outbreaks Worry Experts, as U.S. Cases Reach 34 | Health News

By E.J. Mundell and Robin Foster, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) SATURDAY, Feb. 22, 2020 (HealthDay News) — Outbreaks of “untraceable” cases of coronavirus in multiple countries around the world are raising the real possibility of a pandemic, public health experts say. Clusters of cases arising in South Korea, Iran, Italy and Canada with no clear ties […]

Cruise ships to house Wuhan medical staff
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Cruise ships to house Wuhan medical staff

South Korean health officials spray disinfectant in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in the southeastern city of Daegu on February 21, 2020. Jung Yeon-je | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 4:22 pm: South […]

U.S. Coronavirus Cases Reach 34: CDC | Health News
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U.S. Coronavirus Cases Reach 34: CDC | Health News

By E.J. Mundell and Robin Foster, HealthDay Reporter (HealthDay) FRIDAY, Feb. 21, 2020 (HealthDay News) — The number of coronavirus cases among Americans jumped to 34 Friday, as U.S. health officials reported that more passengers who were evacuated from a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the virus. “We have 13 U.S. […]