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Portugal probes party that may have spread virus

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Portugal probes party that may have spread virus Portugal probes party that may have spread virus Credit: CC0 Public Domain Portuguese prosecutors said Saturday they had launched an investigation into a birthday party attended by scores of people which could have led to many new coronavirus infections. Prosecutors in the …

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    German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death

    German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death 1

    Medical staff in carry the first person infected with the coronavirus in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia out of an ambulance into the Liver and Infection Center of the University Hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP) Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday …

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      China probes pneumonia outbreak for SARS links: state media

      China probes pneumonia outbreak for SARS links: state media 2

      China is investigating an outbreak of atypical pneumonia that is suspected of being linked to SARS, the flu-like virus that killed hundreds of people a decade ago, state media reported Tuesday. A team of experts from the National Health Commission were dispatched Tuesday to Wuhan, in central China’s Hubei province, …

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        Consumer watchdog agency probes Juul and 5 more vaping firms

        Consumer watchdog agency probes Juul and 5 more vaping firms 4

        Credit: CC0 Public Domain Federal consumer watchdogs have ordered Juul and five other vaping companies to hand over information about how they market e-cigarettes, the government’s latest move targeting the industry. The announcement Thursday from the Federal Trade Commission comes amid a nationwide crackdown on e-cigarettes as politicians and health …

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          Delaware probes 3 possible cases of vape-related lung issues

          Delaware probes 3 possible cases of vape-related lung issues 5

          Credit: CC0 Public Domain Delaware health officials are investigating three possible cases of severe lung disease related to the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping. News outlets report the state health department is urging residents to stop vaping as cases of lung disease possibly linked to e-cigarettes pop up across …

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            US probes link between vaping and lung disease as patient dies

            US probes link between vaping and lung disease as patient dies 6

            Credit: CC0 Public Domain A patient who had recently been vaping has died in the US after developing severe lung disease, officials said Friday, as authorities scrambled to find the cause behind almost 200 more potential cases. “Yesterday we received a report of the death of an adult who had …

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