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Tests show new virus lives on some surfaces for up to 3 days
The new coronavirus can live in the air for several hours and on some surfaces for as long as two to three days, scientific tests have found.
2020-03-12 08:23:51
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It's cloudy with a chance of iron rain at hot, faraway world
The mega planet is so hot on the sunny side that iron vaporizes in the atmosphere, then likely condenses on the cooler night side, turning into rain.
2020-03-12 02:45:11
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Why we should keep trying to contain the coronavirus and 'flatten the curve'
The coronavirus outbreak is now a pandemic, but officials won't give up on trying to slow the virus' spread. Here's why containment is still important.
2020-03-12 02:23:52
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What is a pandemic? Does the coronavirus qualify?
The coronavirus outbreak is declared a global public health emergency, but does it qualify as a pandemic? We explain the difference and why it matters.
2020-03-12 00:36:06
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For some doctors, saving lives isn't enough. They write poems about it, too
Life and death, sickness and health. The human condition is the stuff of poetry, and doctors see it every day. Some feel compelled to document it, in verse.
2020-03-11 20:44:25
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Doctor-poets search for the right words to help patients heal
The monitor by the patient's bed wailed, prompting a harried physician to rush into the ICU.
2020-03-11 12:00:32
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Truckers, dockworkers suffer as coronavirus chokes L.A., Long Beach ports cargo
The nation's largest port is hurting. That may be a leading indicator of the pain that's in store for Southern California and the U.S. economy as businesses hunker down to deal with the rapidly expanding new coronavirus.
2020-03-07 16:00:11
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Chaos at hospitals due to shortage of coronavirus testing
Coronavirus testing shortages are breeding chaos at some hospitals. Sick patients and health care workers are going untested, they say.
2020-03-07 02:37:07
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Trump's frustration with coronavirus: He can't make a deal with it
Trump heads to the CDC on Friday as his administration struggles to gain control of spreading coronavirus.
2020-03-06 18:03:15
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On Grand Princess, confusion, missteps reigned as coronavirus spread, passengers say
The Grand Princess cruise ship at the center of a coronavirus outbreak mismanaged a emerging emergency, say several passengers.
2020-03-06 03:05:51
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San Diego faces critical earthquake danger from fault long believed to be inactive
A fault running through the heart of San Diego poses a much more serious threat than previously believed a generation ago.
2020-03-04 22:57:51
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How bad could this coronavirus outbreak get?
When it comes to the coronavirus outbreak, no one can predict the future. But experts look to pandemics of the past for hints about what's to come.
2020-03-04 08:05:25
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Sick of singing 'Happy Birthday' while washing hands to fight coronavirus? Try these pop hits instead
To help prevent the spread of coronavirus, the CDC recommends washing your hands for 20 seconds, or "Happy Birthday" sung twice. Here are 10 way better songs to sing.
2020-03-03 23:33:45
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Hiltzik: COVID-19 could kill the for-profit science publishing model. That would be a good thing
The coronavirus crisis shows how the free sharing of data is crucial in science.
2020-03-03 19:27:37
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Column: The coronavirus crisis exposes the stupidity of Trump's healthcare policies
The coronavirus shows why Trump's healthcare policies are dangerous for all
2020-03-02 20:35:39
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Q&A: I have a cough and fever. Should I get checked for coronavirus?
If you have a cough and slight fever, would a call to the doctor be a sign of panic? Or in the age of coronavirus, would it be prudent?
2020-03-01 14:00:26
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Can pets get the coronavirus? Answers aren't crystal clear
A dog in Hong Kong tested 'weakly' positive for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 but may not have contracted it. What does this mean for pet owners?
2020-02-29 20:25:31
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How daily life in the U.S. will change as the coronavirus outbreak enters a new phase
Once the coronavirus begins to spread, even those who aren't infected will have to deal with school closures, telecommuting and other adjustments.
2020-02-28 18:36:01
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They were already in China's prisons. Now the coronavirus is there, too
More than 500 coronavirus cases have been confirmed across five prisons in three Chinese provinces. Families fear they don't have the whole story.
2020-02-28 14:00:58
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Coronavirus testing is under scrutiny after delays and questions over its effectiveness
Coronavirus testing under scrutiny after delays, questions over effectiveness
2020-02-28 13:00:37
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Lawmakers press health officials on coronavirus preparations
Lawmakers pressed federal health officials on what critics call a sluggish response and problems with testing kits.
2020-02-28 02:05:35
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Trump, seeking to tamp down fears of coronavirus, names Pence to lead response
President Trump insisted that 'the risk to the American people remains very low.'
2020-02-27 03:45:00
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Doctors and nurses fighting coronavirus in China die of both infection and fatigue
Over 3,000 medical workers on the coronavirus frontlines have been infected with the virus, and at least 18 have died. The government calls them martyrs.
2020-02-25 20:46:53
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Medical experts decline to endorse cognitive screening for older adults
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Tuesday declined to endorse cognitive screening for older adults, fueling a debate that has simmered for years.
2020-02-25 18:00:34
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The strange, true story of how Mt. Disappointment got its name
Mt. Disappointment is a perfectly lovely peak in the San Gabriel Mountains above Los Angeles. So why did it get such a terrible name?
2020-02-25 13:00:59
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Hunting for 'marsquakes,' NASA lander finds a surprisingly active red planet
NASA's Mars InSight lander has detected 174 marsquakes, a surprisingly strong local magnetic field and about 10,000 whirlwinds passing over Mars' surface.
2020-02-25 01:06:50
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By decoding the coronavirus genome, scientists seek the upper hand against COVID-19
Today, when a deadly virus explodes out of nowhere, geneticists are indispensable players in the international game of whodunit. Here's how they help.
2020-02-22 16:00:48
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A secretive 'cult' is at the center of a surge of coronavirus cases in South Korea
More than 100 of the new infections were among those who attended services or were affiliated with a branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in the city of Daegu.
2020-02-22 04:51:31
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China's coronavirus conundrum: Stay home, don't get sick, get back to work!
China faces a conundrum: Call people back to work and risk a new explosion of infections, or keep them at home and watch businesses crash.
2020-02-21 22:13:43
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A look behind California's mixed record on lung cancer
California has the third-lowest rate of new lung cancer cases in the country. But nearly a quarter of patients diagnosed with the disease receive no treatment.
2020-02-21 21:17:42
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