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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)
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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)
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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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A woman displays pangolin scales on February 17, 2016 in Mong La, Myanmar.
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Holly Quan
February 12, 2020 - 9:28 am
A San Francisco-based endangered species rescue group is sounding the alarm over a possible carrier of the coronavirus .
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A medical worker learns how to wear masks during a medical training session at People's Hospital of Chengmai County, south China's Hainan province, Feb. 11, 2020.
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Doug Sovern
February 11, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Santa Clara County has extended its state of emergency declaration after two residents were diagnosed with the coronavirus.
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February 10, 2020 - 8:42 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The first confirmed case of novel coronavirus has been found among hundreds of people who were evacuated from China to military bases around the United States, it was reported Monday. The adult and three other evacuees had been in hospital isolation after showing symptoms of the...
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