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China reports drop in coronavirus cases; scientists warn virus may spread easily

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a dramatic drop in new cases in the province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, while scientists reported the new virus may spread even more easily than previously believed. China’s central Hubei province had 349 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, down from 1,693 a day earlier and lowest since […]

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Quarantined passengers disembark ship in Japan; new China coronavirus cases fall

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of people began disembarking a quarantined cruise ship off Japan on Wednesday as the death toll from the new coronavirus in mainland China passed 2,000 and the number of new cases in the country fell for a second straight day. A member of the media approaches a passenger after he walked […]

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Gyms in China livestream routines as coronavirus keeps patrons away

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – “Stand in front of a chair. Chest up, core tight and square your pelvis,” said Heidi Liu, a pilates instructor at a studio in Shanghai, as she demonstrated a series of poses and stretches. Fitness trainers Katie Xu and Heidi Liu lead exercise classes and stream them live at Pilates ProWorks studio […]

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Coronavirus cases rise again in China as recession looms for Japan, Singapore

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The number of reported new cases of coronavirus in China’s Hubei province rose on Monday after two days of falls, as authorities imposed tough new restrictions on movement to prevent the spread of the disease which has now killed more than 1,700 people. People wearing face masks walk inside a subway station, […]

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‘Western doctors overprescribe drugs’ – Jordan Peterson’s daughter Mikhaila tells RT why he went to Russia for treatment

Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson chose Russia for his detox because the country’s medical industry is less dependent on big pharma than North America’s, his daughter Mikhaila told RT’s World Apart program. Peterson, who rose to fame for his vocal and unapologetic opposition to extreme political correctness, has been struggling with an addiction to the drug […]

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China sees 2,641 new coronavirus cases, 143 deaths, as it struggles to slow spread

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – More than 2,600 new cases were confirmed from a coronavirus outbreak in mainland China, health officials said on Saturday, a day after people returning to the capital from holidays were ordered to quarantine themselves for 14 days. Residents wearing face masks and pyjamas are seen on a street in Shanghai, China, as […]

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UPDATE 3-U.S. states reject $18 bln proposal to settle opioid lawsuits, discussions ongoing -sources

(Updates with state attorneys general sources) Feb 14 (Reuters) – Twenty one states have rejected an $18 billion settlement proposal from three major U.S. drug distributors to resolve lawsuits over their alleged role in the opioid crisis, although settlement discussions continue, according to two sources familiar with the matter. The Wall Street Journal reported on […]

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Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

(Reuters) – Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak: FILE PHOTO: A doctor disinfects the entrance of a community health service center, which has an isolated section to receive patients with mild symptoms caused by the novel coronavirus and suspected patients of the virus, in Qingshan district of Wuhan, Hubei province, China February […]

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Coronavirus death toll leaps in China’s Hubei province, party bosses sacked

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, and Beijing sacked two local leaders after criticism of their handling of the crisis. Workers wearing masks walk outside their dormitory, in an electronics manufacturing factory in […]

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