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CDC Warns It’s Time to Start Preparing for Coronavirus in the U.S.

Claudia Greco/AGF/ShutterstockShutterstock The CDC warned Americans this week that they should prepare for the new coronavirus, named COVID-19, to disrupt their lives. The New York Times quotes the director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Disease, Nancy Messonnier, M.D. as saying “We are asking the American public to prepare for the expectation that… Read More »

Wuhan Coronavirus: C.D.C. Identifies First U.S. Case in Washington State

A man in his 30s in Washington State is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus, the first confirmed case in the United States of a mysterious respiratory infection that has killed at least six people and sickened hundreds more in Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Tuesday. Federal officials also announced expanded… Read More »

Why The Drop In U.S. Cancer Death Rate Has Nothing To Do With President Trump

WASHINGTON, DC JANUARY 9: U.S. President Trump appeared to suggest that his administration was in … [+] some way responsible for the recent drop in U.S. cancer death rates. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) Getty Images Yesterday, the American Cancer Society released a report showing that the overall death rate from cancer in the U.S.… Read More »