Why Washington health officials fear novel coronavirus may have been quietly spreading

JUDY WOODRUFF: The toll from the coronavirus is edging up tonight across the United States. So far, there are six known deaths, all in Washington state, but there are fears the virus is considerably more widespread than previously known. Lisa Desjardins begins our coverage LISA DESJARDINS: In the greater Seattle area, health officials now question […]

With novel coronavirus deaths rising, health officials face grilling on Capitol Hill

JUDY WOODRUFF: The coronavirus outbreak has claimed more American lives and more American wealth. The death toll reached nine today, with more than 100 diagnosed cases nationwide. And as economic damage spread, Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell announced that the Central Bank is cutting a key interest rate by half-a-point. JEROME POWELL, Federal Reserve Chairman: […]

US declares coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency

The World Health Organization’s decision to declare the 2019 novel coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern, I have today declared that the coronavirus presents a public health emergency in the United States. Beginning at 5pm Eastern Standard Time, Sunday, 2nd February, he United States government will implement temporary measures to increase our abilities […]

How U.S. health officials are responding to the threat of novel coronavirus

JUDY WOODRUFF: And now back to our top story: more questions today about the fate of Americans aboard two cruise ships caught up in the global coronavirus crisis. Amna Nawaz has the latest. AMNA NAWAZ: This is not how Cheryl and Paul Molesky envisioned their cruise vacation. CHERYL MOLESKY, QUARANTINED Passenger: We have been in […]

Iran’s deputy health minister tests positive for COVID-19

amid a rapid uptick in cases around the world Iran’s the Deputy Health Minister has tested positive for the corona virus now the outbreak has spread to more European countries following a surge in Italy and Asia China has reported 77662 in 2663 deaths herpexia with more after being seen coughing sweating and wiping his […]

Hepatitis C | Nucleus Health

If you have Hepatitis C, your liver is inflamed because you have been infected with the Hepatitis C virus. Your liver is the largest organ inside your body and performs many important functions. The functional parts of your liver are called hepatic lobules. Your hepatic lobules filter all of the blood in your body. As […]

Does Dr. Vindi Fit In The Grand Plan? (Off Hours)

Does Dr. Vindi make sense? How does he fit into the overall grand plan set forward by the plot of the clone wars? Well, I personally think that it doesn’t fit into the future Emperor’s designs and the plot bears that out to little surprise. But I’m more interested in why he was included at […]

Cell vs. virus: A battle for health – Shannon Stiles

You’re in line at the grocery store when, uh oh, someone sneezes on you. The cold virus is sucked inside your lungs and lands on a cell on your airway lining. Every living thing on Earth is made of cells, from the smallest one-celled bacteria to the giant blue whale to you. Each cell in […]