Coronavirus: 99 more cases confirmed on cruise ship - live news
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as Japan warns outbreak ‘entering new phase’. Follow latest updatesRussian court orders woman who fled quarantine back to hospitalWhat is coronavirus and what should I do if I have symptoms?Tokyo marathon cancels mass race over coronavirus scareShare your experiences5.23pmGMTChina ’s president Xi Jinping spelled out his plan to contain the coronavirus crisis at a meeting of the core Chinese leadership today, Reuters reports.In the speech, Xi admitted there were “shortcomings” in China’s emergency response systems and said local officials would be punish...
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14 passengers on US charter flights evacuating the Diamond Princess have tested positive for coronavirus
The passengers are among the more than 300 people removed from the ship, which is docked off the Japanese port city of Yokohama, and flown to military bases in the United States. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Coronavirus Updates: Evacuated Americans Carried Virus From Cruise Ship to Airplane
Fourteen passengers, who were believed to be well before they were evacuated from a cruise ship in Japan on Monday, were found to be infected before boarding a charter plane to the United States. (Source: NYT Health)
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Coronavirus: Rescue plan 'considered' for Britons trapped on cruise
The Foreign office is contacting the 74 people trapped in Japan to ask if they want to fly home. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
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First Russian citizen is diagnosed with COVID-19
A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has been diagnosed with COVID-19 (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, 14 with coronavirus
More than 300 American passengers have been flown home from a cruise ship after two weeks under quarantine off Japan, including 14 found to have coronavirus who were kept isolated on the flight. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Rise in coronavirus infections prompts Japan to limit public crowds
Japan canceled the emperor's birthday celebrations next week as it moved on Monday to limit crowds to contain the spread of the coronavirus, and said it will close the Tokyo Marathon to all but elite professional runners. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Americans evacuated from coronavirus-hit cruise ship return to US
Passengers flown from Japan after being stuck onboard now face 14 days in quarantineCoronavirus - live updatesTwo charter flights carrying cruise ship passengers from Japan have landed at military bases in California and Texas, with passengers facing a quarantine period to ensure they do not have the Covid-19 virus that has been spreading thoughout Asia.A plane carrying American passengers touched down at Travis air force base in northern California shortly before 11.30pm local time (0730 GMT) on Sunday. A second flight arrived at Lackland air force base in Texas about two and a half hours later.Continue reading... (Source...
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Trading quarantines, Americans from cruise land in US
Two charter flights carrying passengers from a cruise ship that was quarantined in Japan amid a virus crisis have landed in the United States (Source: ABC News: Health)
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Russia says citizen aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship has coronavirus
A Russian woman who was on board the Diamond Princess cruise liner docked in Yokohama, Japan, has tested positive for coronavirus following examinations by the Japanese authorities, the Russian Embassy to Japan said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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U.S. State Dept. says fourteen test positive for coronavirus from cruise ship in Japan
Fourteen U.S. citizens tested positive for the new coronavirus during the evacuation of over 300 U.S. nationals and their family members from a quarantined ship in Japan, the U.S. State Department said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Australia to evacuate more than 200 citizens from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
Australia will evacuate more than 200 of its citizens onboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Additional 99 virus infections confirmed on cruise ship in Japan: reports
An additional 99 people on a quarantined cruise ship off Yokohama have been confirmed to have been infected with the coronavirus, Japanese media reported on Monday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Passenger Confirmed to Have Coronavirus After Leaving Cruise Ship That Docked in Cambodia
A passenger on a cruise ship that was denied entry from several countries amid concerns about the spread of a deadly coronavirus was confirmed to be infected with the novel coronavirus after she and her husband disembarked when the ship was allowed to dock in Cambodia. The confirmation of an infection on the ship has raised concerns about the virus’ further spread, and authorities are scrambling to confirm if other passengers might be infected, potentially spreading the virus to countries it has not yet reached. The 83-year-old American woman, who had been on board the Holland America Line ship the Westerdam, was s...
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U.S. Passengers Evacuate Quarantined Cruise Ship in Japan
Americans boarded two flights chartered by the State Department and headed to the United States after the number of coronavirus cases aboard the Diamond Princess grew to 355. (Source: NYT Health)
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Coronavirus updates: US flies out its Diamond Princess passengers as China cases pass 70,000 – live news
Global death toll reaches 1,775 with first case in Taiwan, as Canada prepares to airlift its citizens from Japan cruise ship. Follow live news and latest updates2.53amGMTThe economics research firm Capital Economics, has published some very interesting graphs which appear to show just how substantially activity in China has reduced as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.The first graph shows road congestion across 100 Chinese cities in the weeks before and after the lunar new year, comparing figures from the four years to 2020.2.29amGMTA fifth evacuation flight of Japanese citizens from Wuhan has landed in Tokyo.It landed...
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U.S. Evacuates Citizens From Quarantined Coronavirus Cruise Ship. What ’s Next For The Evacuees?
U.S. citizens evacuated from the Diamond Princess have left Japan and are on their way back home. What will happen to them now? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Americans quarantined on cruise ship in Japan begin returning home
Dozens of Americans quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan who have not tested positive for the coronavirus are on their way home Sunday. They boarded two planes headed to Air Force bases in California and Florida. However, the situation on board the Diamond Princess is severe as a surge of infections remain. Deborah Patta reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Coronavirus: US evacuates Americans onboard cruise ship
Diamond Princess evacuations begin as China announces death toll in country up to 1,665Hundreds of Americans have been flown out of Japan after leaving the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship on Sunday night, as a further 70 people onboard tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total to 355.The removal of US citizens from the ship, moored at Yokohama, south of Tokyo, came as other countries said they would fly their citizens home just four days before the official quarantine set by Japanese health authorities was set to end.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Cruise Ship Passengers Evacuated From Japan; Taiwan Reports First Death
A 61-year-old man died of the coronavirus in Taiwan. Americans who had been on a cruise ship where some fell ill boarded chartered flights bound for home. (Source: NYT Health)
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Americans disembark from virus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow
American passengers were taken off a cruise liner on Sunday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan, while China said the rate of new coronavirus cases had slowed, calling that proof its steps to fight the outbreak were working. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Virus spreads on cruise ship in Japan, U.S. passengers flying home
Hundreds of passengers were preparing to be evacuated from a cruise ship on Sunday after spending two weeks under quarantine off Japan over the coronavirus, with Americans flying home on chartered evacuation planes early Monday morning. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Italy to evacuate 35 nationals from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
Italy said on Sunday it would evacuate citizens from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, after 355 people from it were found to be infected with the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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South Korea to evacuate Koreans from cruise ship quarantined in Japan
South Korea said on Sunday it would evacuate Koreans from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port of Yokohama, after 355 people from it were found to be infected with the virus. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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An American couple who traveled in the Diamond Princess cruise ship that's docked at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, have had their hopes of coming home dashed. Rebecca Frasure has tested positive for the coronavirus, which means she has to remain in quarantine at a nearby hospital. CNN's Will Ripley reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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U.S. Says It Will Evacuate Americans From Cruise Ship
Passengers and crew members quarantined off Japan were told by the American Embassy that a chartered flight would arrive on Sunday to take them back to the United States. (Source: NYT Health)
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Another 70 people test positive for coronavirus on ship in Japan
Another 70 people on board a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases from the vessel to 355, Japanese health minister Katsunobu Kato said on Sunday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Canada to evacuate passengers from virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship
Canada has chartered a plane to evacuate its citizens onboard the Diamond Princess cruise liner docked in Yokohama, Japan, the Canadian government said in a statement late on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Another 70 people test positive for coronavirus on ship in Japan
Another 70 people aboard a quarantined cruise ship in Japan have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the total to 355 cases, Japanese health minister Katsunobu Kato said on Sunday . (Source: Reuters: Health)
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U.S. to evacuate Americans quarantined on Japan cruise ship due to coronavirus
Aircraft will be used to evacuate Americans quarantined by the coronavirus on a cruise ship in Japan. The voluntary evacuations begin Sunday, even as the virus continues to spread on board. Worldwide, tens of thousands of cases have been confirmed and more than 1,500 have died. Deborah Patta reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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Texas resident becomes 15th U.S. coronavirus case
The CDC announced the U.S.' 15th coronavirus case found in Texas as Chinese officials confirm 64,000 sick with 1,400 dead from the virus. Japan also recently confirmed its first coronavirus death, as President Shinzo Abe vowed to ensure the safety of summer 2020's Tokyo Olympics. Carter Evans is tracking the global response to the worsening outbreak. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
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American couple separated by coronavirus quarantine
An American couple who traveled in the Diamond Princess cruise ship that's docked at the Daikoku Pier Cruise Terminal in Yokohama, Japan, have had their hopes of coming home dashed. Rebecca Frasure has tested positive for the coronavirus, which means she has to remain in quarantine at a nearby hospital. CNN's Will Ripley reports. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
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Pressure grows on UK to rescue citizens from coronavirus-stricken ship
Passengers on Diamond Princess liner ‘disillusioned’ with government over lack of action•All the day ’s developmentsPressure is growing on the British government to airlift citizens stranded on a cruise ship stricken by coronavirus, after a Chinese tourist in France became thefirst person to die from the disease in Europe.The US announced late on Friday that it would be evacuating more than 400 nationals from the quarantined ship, which has had nearly 300 confirmed coronavirus cases, and British travellers called on their government to do the same.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
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Coronavirus Live Updates: Xi Began Fighting Virus Earlier Than Known
Chinese state media released evidence that the country ’s leader, Xi Jinping, issued internal orders about the coronavirus epidemic in early January, about two weeks before his first public remarks. (Source: NYT Health)
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U.S. to evacuate Americans from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
The United States said on Saturday it will send aircraft to Japan to bring back American passengers on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, where the most coronavirus infections outside China have occurred. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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U.S. to evacuate Americans aboard cruise ship quarantined at Japan port
The United States said it would send an aircraft to Japan to bring back U.S. passengers on the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess, where the most coronavirus infections outside China have occurred. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Another 67 people test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan
Another 67 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said on Saturday. (Source: CBC | Health)
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Federal government to evacuate Canadians on board quarantined cruise ship
The Canadian government said Saturday it was sending a chartered plane to repatriate the Canadians stuck on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been quarantined in Japan due to coronavirus. (Source: CBC | Health)
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Federal government to bring home Canadians on board quarantined cruise ship
The Canadian government said Saturday it was sending a chartered plane to repatriate the Canadians stuck on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship, which has been quarantined in Japan due to coronavirus. (Source: CBC | Health)
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Japan coordinating with U.S. on departure of Americans from ship
Japan said on Saturday it was coordinating with the U.S. government for American citizens to leave the quarantined cruise ship Diamond Princess and return home on U.S.-chartered flights. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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Another 67 people test positive for coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan
Another 67 people have tested positive for the coronavirus on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, Health Minister Katsunobu Kato said on Saturday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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What went wrong on the Diamond Princess? Why cruise ships are a hotbed for viral outbreaks
The decision to quarantine some 3,700 people on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan amid an outbreak of coronavirus is unprecedented. But experts say it's also likely doing more harm than good. (Source: CBC | Health)
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Relationship between air temperature parameters and the number of deaths stratified by cause in Gifu Prefecture, Japan - Bando M, Miyatake N, Kataoka H, Kinoshita H, Tanaka N, Suzuki H, Katayama A.
OBJECTIVE: It is well known that air temperature is closely related to health outcomes. We investigated the relationship between air temperature parameters and the number of deaths stratified by cause in Gifu prefecture, Japan. METHODS: The number ... (Source: SafetyLit)
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U.S. To Evacuate Citizens From Quarantined Coronavirus Cruise Ship In Japan
The U.S. is the first nation to announce that it will evacuate its citizens from the Diamond Princess cruise ship where over 200 people have contracted COVID-19 (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
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Japanese man diagnosed with coronavirus after visiting Hawaii
Hawaii health authorities began a search on Friday for anyone who may have had close contact with a Japanese tourist who fell ill on the island of Oahu and tested positive for a new coronavirus soon after returning to his home country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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U.S. to evacuate American citizens aboard quarantined cruise ship in Japan: WSJ
The U.S. State Department will evacuate some American citizens and their families aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship, the biggest cluster of coronavirus infections outside China, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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DOH: Japanese man who visited Hawaii tests positive for coronavirus
A Japanese man who recently visited the Islands on vacation and has since returned to Japan has been confirmed as testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), state officials announced in a briefing Friday afternoon. "What we know at this time is that an adult male traveler was in Hawaii from Jan. 28 through Feb. 7 and that when he returned to his home in Japan, it was confirmed that he had the COVID-19 virus," said Gov. David Ige at the briefing. Ige, along with state health director Bruce… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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DOH: Japanese man who visited Hawaii tests positive for coronavirus
A Japanese man who recently visited the Islands on vacation and has since returned to Japan has been confirmed as testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19), state officials announced in a briefing Friday afternoon. "What we know at this time is that an adult male traveler was in Hawaii from Jan. 28 through Feb. 7 and that when he returned to his home in Japan, it was confirmed that he had the COVID-19 virus," said Gov. David Ige at the briefing. Ige, along with state health director Bruce… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
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Coronavirus Not Spreading'Dramatically' Outside China Except on Cruise Ship -WHO Coronavirus Not Spreading'Dramatically' Outside China Except on Cruise Ship -WHO
Cases of coronavirus are not rising dramatically outside China apart from passengers on a cruise liner now quarantined off a Japanese port, a senior World Health Organization official said on Thursday.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
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After first death, Japan pledges more containment effort; cases increase
Japan on Friday vowed to step up testing and efforts to contain the spread of a new coronavirus after suffering its first death and finding new cases, including a doctor and at least one taxi driver, in different parts of the country. (Source: Reuters: Health)
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