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China’s new virus outbreak needs further testing after ‘hypothesis’ on cause: WHO

GENEVA (Reuters) – The origins of a new cluster of coronavirus infections in Beijing are uncertain, World Health Organization officials said on Monday, but the claim that it might have been caused by imports or packaging of salmon was not the “primary hypothesis”. Several districts of the Chinese capital put up security checkpoints, closed schools… Read More »

6 kids dead, 12 sickened in viral outbreak at New Jersey pediatric center

An outbreak of a viral illness has killed six pediatric patients and sickened 12 others at a New Jersey rehabilitation facility as health officials continue to investigate the cause. The Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, located in Haskell, has been instructed by the state’s health department not to admit any new patients until the… Read More »