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Infected doctor worked at three clinics

A doctor who worked at three medical clinics while potentially infectious with coronavirus is in isolation. The Victorian health department announced on Saturday the GP was one of eight of the latest COVID-19 cases. The male GP is asymptomatic and caught the virus from a close contact, who also showed no symptoms. RELATED: China’s coronavirus… Read More »

These Canadians who caught novel coronavirus say they barely knew they were infected

For Canadian Craig Lee, possibly the worst symptom of the new coronavirus came on a bus that took him to a Japanese quarantine centre. Wrapped up in a winter coat, wearing a face mask and surrounded by other cruise-ship passengers, he felt decidedly claustrophobic. But through the 16 days after Lee first tested positive for… Read More »

The measles infected nearly every child in the US — until the vaccine was introduced

Cheryl Healton remembers the look on her mother’s face when the then 8-year old was diagnosed with measles in 1961. “I could tell by her reaction that my life was at risk,” said Healton, now 66 and the dean of New York University’s College of Global Public Health. It was. While measles is best known… Read More »