Some 15,000 coronavirus case numbers were added on Wednesday night, the biggest jump seen so far in the outbreak, driven by doctors in the hardest-hit Chinese province changing how they diagnose cases.
Internal documents obtained by the Massachusetts attorney general as part of a new lawsuit are the clearest indication yet that the e-cigarette giant aimed its early advertising at young people who've never smoked.
Experts are making wildly different predictions about the future of the coronavirus. "We are at the blind-men-feeling-the-elephant stage of this outbreak.”
Congressional investigators found that leading e-cigarette maker Juul marketed its products to high schools and Native American tribes with claims that it could help smokers.
"We still have a low risk to the American public. But we want to keep it at a low risk," said NIAID Director Anthony Fauci.
The outbreak has spread to 7,800 total cases, 98 of which are outside of China.
"We expect to see more US cases," federal health officials said.
The first increase in life expectancy since 2014 is largely due to a 4% decline in drug overdose deaths — the first such drop in 28 years.
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"The whole world needs to be on alert," said one expert. "We still have an opportunity to stop this virus."
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Another 62 people in 22 states are being monitored. "We expect to find more cases," the CDC said.
International health officials reported 584 confirmed cases of the pneumonia-like illness and 17 deaths, but stressed that the outbreak was overwhelmingly limited to China.
The virus has reportedly sickened hundreds and killed 17 since the outbreak started in late December.
Drinking water was contaminated in 43 US cities, a new study found.
The outbreak has sickened more than 300 people in China and killed six.
Travelers from Wuhan, China, will be screened for the new coronavirus — linked to two deaths overseas — at airports in San Francisco, New York, and Los Angeles.
“I see no signs of Iran rushing to build a bomb, and doing so would almost certainly not be in their best interest,” said one expert.
Around 1 in 4 high school students has vaped in the last month, according to national surveys.
The report from China confirms the birth of a third genetically engineered baby in the human experiment that scientists have called both botched and dangerous.
Faster cell service may also mean saying goodbye to your accurate three-day forecast.