Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news briefing. But so far there has been… Read More »

Coronavirus live updates: Virus hits small business owners, Iran says two test positive for virus

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total confirmed cases: More than 75,200 Total deaths: At least 2,000 9:15 am: Plugable Technologies warns the worst of its supply disruption won’t hit for months Bernie Thompson, CEO and founder of Plugable Technologies, which sells USB, Bluetooth… Read More »

Some coronavirus test kits shipped to states are not working as expected, the CDC says

As a result, the CDC is remaking parts of the test kits after some produced inconclusive test results. The kits were sent to the states to speed up the testing process, the CDC’s Nancy Messonnier told reporters Wednesday. The states found out the flaw during the verification process. For quality control, when states get any… Read More »

Brooklyn fugitive with warrant out suspected of having coronavirus held in JAIL

Brooklyn fugitive who went to China before trying to cross the border from Canada into the US is under watch for coronavirus symptoms in JAIL Kevin Qiu, 42, attempted to cross Canadian border into the US  He told Border Patrol agents he had recently traveled to China, from where the current outbreak of coronavirus that’s… Read More »

California couple with coronavirus were admitted to a hospital with worsening symptoms

California couple with coronavirus were admitted to a hospital ‘equipped for a higher level of care’ after their symptoms took a turn for the worse just hours after diagnosis Late Sunday night, a couple with coronavirus in San Benito, California, was rushed to the University of San Francisco, Parnassus for treatment  Both people are 57,… Read More »