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A group of officials including member of the Orange County Board of Supervisors Michele Park Steele, from third left, Rep. Harley Rouda, Assemblywoman Cottie Petrie-Norris and Costa Mesa Mayor Katrina Foley, hold a news conference in Costa Mesa, Calif., Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to the Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the outbreak. (Mindy Schauer/The Orange County Register via AP)
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February 23, 2020 - 7:09 pm
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — A court temporarily blocked the U.S. government from sending up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine after local officials argued that the plan lacked details about how the community would be protected from the...
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San Francisco General Hospital said Feb. 20, 2020 that potential patients with coronavirus would be treated in isolation rooms like this one.
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February 21, 2020 - 5:00 pm
More than a dozen patients sick with COVID-19 have been transferred to Bay Area hospitals from Travis Air Froce Base in Fairfield. KCBS Radio got an exclusive look at the isolation rooms Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital would use to treat patients infected by the coronavirus outbreak.
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A box of the overdose antidote Naloxone Hydrochloride sits on a counter at a Walgreens store on February 2, 2016 in New York City.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 21, 2020 - 9:59 am
As overdose deaths continue to rise in San Francisco, a citywide project is working to tackle the problem by teaching people how to administer a life saving drug.
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A homeless man sits on the sidewalk on May 17, 2019 in San Francisco.
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AP News
February 19, 2020 - 6:00 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to make it easier for the government to force psychiatric treatment for people with mental illness and expand statewide a still-developing test program that allows officials to more easily take control over those deemed unable to care for themselves...
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A passenger who disembarked from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship peeks out of a bus window Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Yokohama, near Tokyo. Hundreds of passengers began leaving the cruise ship Wednesday after the end of a much-criticized, two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of a new virus among passengers and crew. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
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February 19, 2020 - 5:17 pm
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quarantine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew. The quarantine's flop was underlined as Japanese authorities announced 79 more...
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Covered California Executive Director Peter Lee
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Margie Shafer
February 19, 2020 - 12:28 pm
California has opened a special enrollment period to encourage residents to get health insurance through Covered California before filing taxes.
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Matt Bigler
February 19, 2020 - 9:48 am
A Santa Rosa family who lost their home, winery and cat in the 2017 Tubbs Fire, now are enduring unfriendly treatment from neighbors who are suspicious of their health following a trip to China.
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Passengers stand on the top deck of the MS Westerdam while the cruise ship is docked in Sihanoukville, Cambodia Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of spreading the deadly virus that began in China has taken a dark turn after a passenger released from the ship tested positive for the virus. (AP Photo)
AP News
February 17, 2020 - 5:13 pm
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of spreading a new disease took an unfortunate turn after a passenger later tested positive for the virus. News over the weekend that an 83-year-old...
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In this image from a video taken on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, U.S. passengers who evacuated off the quarantined cruise ship the Diamond Princess and officials wait for the takeoff of a Kalitta Air airplane bound for the U.S., at Haneda airport in Tokyo.(Cheryl and Paul Molesky via AP)
AP News
February 17, 2020 - 10:18 am
TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — More than 300 American cruise ship passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were being quarantined at military bases in California and Texas on Monday after arriving from Japan on charter flights overnight. One plane carrying cruise...
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Holly Quan
February 13, 2020 - 8:10 am
A second evacuee from China who is currently held in San Diego has tested positive for COVID-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus.
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