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People wearing masks, attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020. The death of a young doctor who was reprimanded for warning about China's new virus triggered an outpouring Friday of praise for him and fury that communist authorities put politics above public safety. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
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February 07, 2020 - 12:00 pm
BEIJING (AP) — China's ruling Communist Party faced public anger and recrimination Friday over the death of a doctor who was threatened by the authorities after trying to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus back in December. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to nearly 640, and the number of...
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A passenger stand outside on the balcony of the cruise ship Diamond Princess anchored at the Yokohama Port Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, in Yokohama, near Tokyo. The 3,700 people on board faced a two-week quarantine in their cabins. Health workers said 10 more people from the Diamond Princess were confirmed sickened with the virus, in addition to 10 others who tested positive on Wednesday. The 10 will be dropped off as the ship docks and transferred to nearby hospitals for further test and treatment. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
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February 06, 2020 - 5:25 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — David Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia. It’s ending with him quarantined in his cabin aboard the Diamond Princess for two extra weeks, eating a “lettuce sandwich with some chicken inside” and...
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Jeffrey Schaub
February 05, 2020 - 4:46 pm
A child who flew in with the 177 other American evacuees from Wuhan, China has been taken to the hospital after contracting a fever.
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Anne Devereux- Mills, left, in a photo on her Facebook account from September 2018.
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Carrie Hodousek
February 05, 2020 - 12:17 pm
San Francisco-based author Anne Devereux-Mills has been working to harness the power of female connection since being simultaneously hit years ago with the loss of her high-powered job and a cancer diagnosis.
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A Japan Airlines worker (C) wears a face mask while working inside a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Jan. 23, 2020.
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February 05, 2020 - 10:32 am
Though no new cases have been diagnosed, there are more signs that the global coronavirus outbreak is affecting daily life in the Bay Area. Americans evacuated from China have been quarantined at a Fairfield military base, Oakland schools have begun telling some students to stay home for two weeks...
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FILE - In this Monday Oct. 7, 2019 file photo, California Gov. Gavin Newsom talking to students during his visit to the Ethel I. Baker Elementary School in Sacramento, Calif. Newsom wants a three-year suspension on physical fitness tests while the state studies whether the current test for children in fifth, seventh and ninth grades can be modified or a new assessment should be drawn up. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File )
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February 04, 2020 - 5:42 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom wants to pause physical education tests for students for three years due to concerns over bullying and the test discriminating against disabled and non-binary students. The move also comes after annual test results show a growing percentage of...
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A customer enters a Walgreens store on June 29, 2017 in San Anselmo.
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February 03, 2020 - 4:36 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Walgreens will pay $7.5 million to settle with California authorities after an employee was criminally charged with impersonating a pharmacist and illegally filling more than 745,000 prescriptions in the San Francisco Bay Area. Kim Thien Le has pleaded not guilty to felony...
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 Travelers arrive to LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal wearing medical masks for protection against the novel coronavirus outbreak on February 2, 2020 in Los Angeles.
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Jennifer Hodges
February 03, 2020 - 9:18 am
The number of people in California with confirmed cases of novel coronavirus has risen as three new patients have been identified, including another revealed Sunday in the Bay Area.
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FILE - This Friday, March 17, 2019 file photo shows the main entrance to March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, Calif. Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus are "very relieved' to be quarantined at March Air Reserve Base, a military base in Southern California for two weeks, one of them said Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. (AP Photo/Amy Taxin, File)
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January 31, 2020 - 4:48 pm
RIVERSIDE, California (AP) — Nearly 200 Americans evacuated from China because of the new virus are "very relieved' to be quarantined at a military base in Southern California for two weeks, one of them said Friday. “All of us really want to stay here and make sure we’re all medically clear and the...
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January 31, 2020 - 1:31 pm
An adult male from Santa Clara County has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the Bay Area's first patient with the deadly illness, according to the public health officials.
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