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Virus cases rise as experts question China’s numbers

Infections and deaths from the new virus in China ballooned for a second straight day Friday, on paper at least, as officials

Amid coronavirus fears, a second wave of flu hits US kids

A second wave of flu is hitting the U.S., turning this into one of the nastiest seasons for children in a decade.

New virus has infected more than 60,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 60,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness

EU health ministers boost preparations to fight new virus

European Union health ministers agreed Thursday to boost preparations and organize a coordinated response to prevent

Virus cases surge after China revises way count is tallied

China reported a surge in deaths and infections from a new virus Thursday after changing the way the count is tallied

China still mostly closed down as virus deaths pass 1,000

The daily death toll in China from a new virus topped 100 for the first time, pushing the total fatalities above 1,000 Tuesday

Global experts study promising drugs, vaccines for new virus

The World Health Organization convened outside experts Tuesday to try to speed the development of tests, treatments

Unions ask: Is it time to rethink school shooting drills?

The nation’s two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday that they can harm

Epilepsy treatment side effect: New insights about the brain

Though Genette Hofmann is still using her brain, last month she donated a bit of it — to science.

Drugs fail to slow decline in inherited Alzheimer’s disease

Two experimental drugs failed to prevent or slow mental decline in a study of people who are virtually destined to develop Alzheimer’s