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Travelers wear face masks as a screen shows a video about the proper way to wear a mask at the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 31, 2020. The U.S. advised against all travel to China on Friday after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak of a new virus that has spread to more than a dozen countries a global emergency. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
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January 31, 2020 - 12:41 pm
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. advised against all travel to China as the number of cases of a worrying new virus spiked more than tenfold in a week, including the highest death toll in a 24-hour period on Friday. The virus has infected almost 10,000 people globally in just two months, a troublesome sign...
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At the terminal that serves planes bound for China, people wear medical masks at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) out of concern over the Coronavirus on January 31, 2020 in New York City.
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Kim Wonderley
January 31, 2020 - 12:02 pm
Although the coronavirus centered in Wuhan, China is getting all the attention, travelers should make sure they are following steps to avoid contracting the flu on their next flight. Here are some suggestions in this week's Road Report .
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Jim Taylor
January 30, 2020 - 4:58 pm
A Marin County father describes the ordeal of his 27-year-old son who is an English teacher enduring the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China.
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A doctor attends to a patient in an isolation ward at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. China counted 170 deaths from a new virus Thursday and more countries reported infections, including some spread locally, as foreign evacuees from China's worst-hit region returned home to medical observation and even isolation. (Chinatopix via AP)
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January 30, 2020 - 2:42 pm
GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has spread to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the number of cases spiked more than tenfold in a week. The U.N. health agency defines an international emergency as...
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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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Margie Shafer
January 27, 2020 - 10:32 pm
San Francisco activated its emergency operations center as a way to prepare for the possible spread of the deadly coronavirus to the city.
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FILE - In this June 8, 2019, file photo, two women smoke cannabis vape pens at a party in Los Angeles. California officials announced Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, that marijuana vape cartridges seized in illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a thickening agent blamed for a national outbreak of deadly lung illnesses tied to vaping. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
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January 27, 2020 - 4:36 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California officials announced Monday that marijuana vape cartridges seized in illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a thickening agent blamed for a national outbreak of deadly lung illnesses tied to vaping. Officials also found that...
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The annual Pro-Life march takes place in San Francisco this weekend.
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All News KCBS Radio
January 24, 2020 - 4:48 pm
As California continues to provide abortion services, the Health and Human Services Department warns the state it will lose federal funding if it does not comply with the obscure Wheldon Amendment in 30 days.
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Coronavirus in Wuhan, China Leaves Dozens Dead, Hundreds Sick
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Tim Ryan
January 24, 2020 - 9:47 am
Officials with the Alameda County Health Department say that 10 patients are "under investigation" for possibly contracting the coronavirus, although so far there are no confirmed case in California.
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