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Overnight flight evacuates 201 Americans out of Wuhan


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 09:00:28 -0500

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Some 201 Americans have left the epicenter of China's coronavirus outbreak on a U.S. government chartered flight. But hundreds still remain in Wuhan. The Trump administration is considering suspending all U.S. flights to and from mainland China while some major airlines have already canceled all China flights. Carter Evans breaks down the global effort to contain and combat the virus.

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FDA: Purell doesn't prevent the flu — or Ebola


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:56:40 -0500

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Regulators warn manufacturer against claiming that its hand sanitizer products can protect against viruses.

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Evacuees on flight from Wuhan clear 1st coronavirus checks in U.S.


Created: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 08:50:47 -0500

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The coronavirus outbreak that started in central China has left at least 132 people dead and infected thousands around the world.

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"Pharma Bro" Shkreli charged with price-fixing


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:42:00 -0500

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FTC accuses imprisoned executive and a pharmaceutical firm of scheme to control jacked-up price of toxoplasmosis drug.

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Coronavirus misinformation spreads on Facebook


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 18:07:00 -0500

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Social media network has blocked only some users' posts that falsely claim U.S. is withholding a cure to deadly virus.

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New Hampshire voters worried about trade war and "Medicare for All"


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 17:14:51 -0500

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The 2020 presidential campaign marks a big milestone for the state of New Hampshire, it's the 100th year the first presidential primary will be held there

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Banks and tech firms tell employees to avoid traveling to China


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 16:00:48 -0500

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From Facebook to Goldman Sachs, big companies are taking measures to limit employees' exposure.

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Should Americans worry about coronavirus?


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 13:19:22 -0500

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The CDC issued its strongest travel warning, urging Americans to cancel all non-essential trips to China.

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What is the coronavirus from China and what are the symptoms?


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 11:43:00 -0500

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Officials in China and around the world are racing to contain the spread of a deadly new strain of virus.

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CDC issues strongest coronavirus warning yet


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 09:10:44 -0500

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The CDC has issued its strongest travel warning yet, urging Americans to avoid all non-essential travel to China, where more than 100 people have died after getting the coronavirus. The virus has infected more than 4,500 and spreads from person to person. Health officials are investigating more than 100 possible cases in the U.S. Dr. Jon LaPook explains the threat on "CBS This Morning’s” Morning Rounds.

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Wisconsin family trapped in Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 08:07:18 -0500

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The United States will evacuate some Americans in Wuhan on a flight out of the quarantined city Wednesday morning.

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Wisconsin man hopes family can escape Wuhan as coronavirus panic grows


Created: Tue, 28 Jan 2020 07:56:35 -0500

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A Wisconsin man is doing everything he can to get his wife and two children out of Wuhan, China, as the coronavirus death toll climbs to 106. The family is three of about 1,000 Americans stuck in the quarantined city. Ramy Inocencio reports on their chances of escape as many hold out hope for boarding the U.S. Embassy’s upcoming flight on Wednesday.

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U.S. embassy evacuates American citizens from Wuhan amid coronavirus outbreak


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:34:41 -0500

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The U.S. embassy in China is evacuating American citizens from Wuhan, the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak. More than 1,300 cases have been reported in the country and at least 41 people have died. In the U.S., 63 patients have been tested in 22 states. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Americans urged not to travel to China over coronavirus concerns


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 20:03:51 -0500

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The U.S. State Department is raising its travel warning over the deadly coronavirus, urging Americans not to travel to China. At least five cases have been confirmed in the U.S. Adriana Diaz has the latest.

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Dow down another 460 points on China virus fears


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 17:25:00 -0500

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Emerging impact of China's coronavirus on overseas travel and business wipes out the Dow's gains so far for 2020.

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Wuhan citizens "freaking out" over coronavirus, American stranded in city says


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:46:02 -0500

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The U.S. government is racing to evacuate Americans from Wuhan, China, where the deadly coronavirus outbreak began. The virus has now killed more than 81 people in China. Ramy Inocencio spoke with one American stranded in the city, who said citizens are "freaking out a little bit more than normal."

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Major cruise lines cancel operations in China


Created: Mon, 27 Jan 2020 15:26:01 -0500

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Royal Caribbean, MSC and other cruise operators have halted trips in China because of the coronavirus outbreak.

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Coronavirus latest: China on alert as deadly virus spreads


Created: Sun, 26 Jan 2020 11:27:46 -0500

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CBS News correspondent Ramy Inocencio has the latest developments out of China on the deadly coronavirus.

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Phoenix woman fights to keep frozen embryos


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 21:57:09 -0500

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The new law says in the case of a divorce, frozen embryos will go to the spouse who intends to use them to have a baby.

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Arizona woman fights to keep frozen embryos


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:58:42 -0500

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An Arizona woman who has dreamed of becoming a mother is considering her next move after the state's highest court ruled against her. She's being held to a contract she signed several years ago. Carter Evans explains.

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Floridians are fighting over sunscreen bans


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 20:31:05 -0500

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Environmentalists say chemicals destroy coral reefs that support tourism, but some state lawmakers see skin cancer danger.

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Chinese officials scramble to build hospital as virus spreads


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:35:22 -0500

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Officials in Wuhan, China, are sccrambling to build a new hospital by the end of next week, to treat the flood of patients. It comes amid the spread of coronavirus, which has killed more than 40 people. Ramy Inocencio reports.

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Second case of coronavirus confirmed in the U.S.


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 19:18:36 -0500

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The battle against a new and deadly virus is kicking into high gear after a second case of coronavirus in the U.S. was confirmed in Chicago. Dean Reynolds reports.

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Coronavirus fears close Shanghai Disney Resort


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:11:00 -0500

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Theme-park operator's move comes as McDonald's temporarily closes outlets in five Chinese cities due to deadly virus.

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Women denied abortions in financial peril years later, study says


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:45:17 -0500

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Economists say women made to carry unwanted pregnancies often end up in poverty.

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Addressing America's high premature birth rate


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 12:26:57 -0500

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Chances are you know someone who was born prematurely. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the rate of preterm births is going up. Last year, one in 10 American babies was born before 37 weeks gestation. Author Sarah DiGregorio ("Early: An Intimate History of Premature Birth and What It Teaches Us About Being Human") talks about one of the biggest public health threats facing this country.

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Coronavirus spreads to 12 possible cases in U.S.


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 11:26:59 -0500

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Ten Chinese cities with a combined population of around 33 million people are now off limits as the coronavirus infects over 800 people around the world. In the U.S., 10 possible cases in California, one in Texas and one in Tennessee are in isolation awaiting CDC test results. Ramy Inocencio explains how people in Wuhan, the center of the outbreak, are dealing with isolation.

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More Americans say they're lonely — blame work and technology


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:58:13 -0500

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A stressful work environment and growing reliance on technology are making people feel more isolated, survey finds.

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Pharmaceutical execs "got away with murder," says mom of overdose victim


Created: Fri, 24 Jan 2020 08:28:43 -0500

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Insys Therapeutics founder John Kapoor was sentenced to five and a half years for his role in bribing doctors to prescribe Subsys.

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CDC issues travel warning over coronavirus


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:10:49 -0500

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is issuing its most urgent travel warning to stop the deadly outbreak of the coronavirus. There are now two more possible cases in the U.S. Carter Evans reports.

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Former Insys CEO sentenced to prison time for pushing opioids


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 22:10:48 -0500

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The former chairman of pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics was sentenced to more than five years in prison for operating a scheme that fueled the opioid crisis. He was also ordered to pay a $250,000 fine. Anna Werner reports.

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Ex Insys exec gets 5 ½ years for pushing opioids


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 20:25:00 -0500

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Former employees said former pharma executive John Kapoor hired attractive women to boost sales of the drug.

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Loneliness survey finds young generations are lonelier than boomers


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:28:13 -0500

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According to a new survey, loneliness is on the rise. Millennials and members of Generation Z reported feeling lonelier than older generations. "CBS Evening News" anchor Norah O'Donnell has more.

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Survey finds younger generations are lonelier than boomers


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 19:17:07 -0500

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The Cigna 2020 Loneliness Index found 61% of adults reported feeling lonely.

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First U.S. coronavirus patient had at least 16 close contacts


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 14:13:18 -0500

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The officials stressed that the risk to the public remains low.

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Coronavirus drives up sales of masks and rubber gloves


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:51:54 -0500

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Companies offering workers up to five times their pay to ramp up mask production as the deadly coronavirus spreads.

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Chinese city quarantines 11 million as virus spreads


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:05:26 -0500

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The virus has infected more than 500 people. At least 17 have died.

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Women at greater risk of developing high blood pressure than men earlier in life, study says


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 11:36:07 -0500

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A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association reveals that women are more likely to develop high blood pressure earlier in life and at a faster rate than men. Dr. Janette Nesheiwat joins CBSN to discuss the findings of the study.

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Nebraska surgeon lets patients pay their bills with volunteer work


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:39:12 -0500

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Nebraska surgeon Demetrio Aguila served across Asia for eight years as an air force doctor before realizing he could make an impact closer to home. After seeing patients in his clinic who could not pay for treatment, he began a program that offers them the option to pay for surgery by volunteering for local humanitarian groups. Meg Oliver shows how the plan is paying off in our series A More Perfect Union.

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Nebraska doctor lets patients pay for surgery by volunteering


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 09:18:15 -0500

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Surgeon Demetrio Aguila and his staff calculate the number of volunteer hours required based on the complexity of the surgery.

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China locks down city of Wuhan, new details about U.S. coronavirus victim emerge


Created: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 07:53:33 -0500

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Transportation hubs in Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, are closed to stop people from leaving after the virus has already killed at least 17 people in China and infected nearly 600 others in at least six other countries. Ramy Inocencio just barely got out of Wuhan and shares new details on the U.S.’s one confirmed victim.

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Chinese city quarantines 11 million as virus spreads


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 22:33:29 -0500

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The Chinese city of Wuhan is going under quarantine to contain the new and deadly coronavirus. As Ramy Inocencio reports, health officials are considering declaring an international health emergency.

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Coronavirus case discovered in U.S. as China death toll rises to 9


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 17:49:31 -0500

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The deadly coronavirus that took nine victims in China has now been discovered inside the U.S. after a Washington state resident in his 30s recently returned from the epicenter of the outbreak, Wuhan. Carter Evans is in Everett, Washington, where the man is quarantined in a hospital.

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Drugmaker says it is working on coronavirus vaccine


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:44:17 -0500

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Shares of Novavax surged after the biotech announced that it is developing a potential treatment for the virus.

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Planned Parenthood leader speaks out on Roe v. Wade anniversary


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 15:13:00 -0500

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Alexis McGill Johnson warned that the impact of an upcoming Supreme Court case could "effectively gut Roe."

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As coronavirus spreads, doctor says "be proactive" but don't panic


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 10:32:22 -0500

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The World Health Organization has called a meeting Wednesday to decide whether China's coronavirus is a global health emergency.

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Coronavirus: Threats, symptoms, and what precautions you can take


Created: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 08:45:01 -0500

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The coronavirus has spread to several countries and now has three U.S. airports screening for it. Dr. Tara Narula joins "CBS This Morning" to share the CDC’s latest updates, as well as what the virus looks like and what you can do to try and stay safe.

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Coronavirus virus case found in the U.S.


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 19:44:55 -0500

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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case in the U.S. of the deadly coronavirus. Health officials said a man in Washington state has the same virus that sickened about 300 people in China. Mark Strassmann reports.

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CDC confirms first U.S. case of coronavirus


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 18:01:00 -0500

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A man in Washington state is sick from the virus after returning from a trip to China.

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Deadly virus spreads from mainland China to Taiwan as death toll rises to 6


Created: Tue, 21 Jan 2020 15:54:02 -0500

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Doctors in China now say the coronavirus can be transmitted from person to person as the death toll from the illness rises to six victims. Taiwan has reported its first sign of the disease: a woman who had visited Wuhan, where officials designated nine hospitals as treatment centers in an effort to contain the deadly virus. Ramy Inocencio reports from Wuhan, where scientists are trying to figure out how to contain the outbreak.

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