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Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas

Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas

(Reuters) - Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, which is spreading quickly. Wuhan, a city of 11 million in the province of Hubei and the epicentre of the outbreak is in virtual lockdown and much of Hubei, home to nearly 60 million people, is under some

Germany plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan: Der Spiegel

Germany plans to evacuate citizens from Wuhan: Der Spiegel

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will become the latest country to evacuate its citizens from China’s coronavirus-struck Wuhan region, with the German air force repatriating 90 Germans living in the area, Der Spiegel magazine reported on Monday. The epidemic, which originated in Wuhan city, has claimed 81 lives in China so far and has affected more than

With equal care, African American and white men have same prostate cancer survival

With equal care, African American and white men have same prostate cancer survival

(Reuters Health) - When it comes to prostate cancer, African American men have similar survival rates to white counterparts if they have equal access to healthcare, a new study suggests. Earlier research has found African Americans are twice as likely to die from prostate cancer as whites, and the reasons may include diagnosis when the disease is more

J&J CEO questioned over stock sale ahead of story on asbestos in Baby Powder

J&J CEO questioned over stock sale ahead of story on asbestos in Baby Powder

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Alex Gorsky on Monday faced questions from plaintiffs lawyers over the timing of his sale of company stock, as he testified for the first time in a jury trial over allegations that the company’s Baby Powder causes cancer. Gorsky told the jury that he had sold company shares in November

Acceleron's pulmonary hypertension treatment meets main goal, shares soar 79%

Acceleron's pulmonary hypertension treatment meets main goal, shares soar 79%

(Reuters) - Acceleron Pharma Inc ( XLRN.O ) said on Monday its investigational treatment for a rare, deadly lung disease called pulmonary arterial hypertension met the main goal in a mid-stage trial, sending its shares surging 79%. The treatment, sotatercept, showed significant reduction in pulmonary vascular resistance versus placebo at week 24. It

Britain offers to help its citizens leave Chinese province due to coronavirus

Britain offers to help its citizens leave Chinese province due to coronavirus

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain has offered to help its citizens leave China’s Hubei Province where the coronavirus outbreak began. “We are working to make available an option for British nationals to leave Hubei province,” the British Foreign Office said on Monday. The Foreign Office said British citizens should call +86 (0) 10 8529 6600 if they required

Taiwan ups Chinese visitor curbs, to stop mask exports

Taiwan ups Chinese visitor curbs, to stop mask exports

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan on Monday tightened curbs on Chinese visitors to the island amid the coronavirus outbreak and said it will make sure people are not breaking a temporary ban on exporting face masks. Taiwan, which has close economic and cultural links with China even though political ties are strained, has reported five cases of the coronavirus

Yelp expanding alerts for restaurants with low health scores

Yelp expanding alerts for restaurants with low health scores

close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 27 Fox News Flash top headlines for Jan. 27 are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. Bad restaurant scores are about to get more in your face than ever. Yelp users in certain cities will have an easier time avoiding restaurants with low health score ratings . The company recently expanded

Kids who eat their greens regularly boost their brain-power, study finds

Kids who eat their greens regularly boost their brain-power, study finds

KIDS who eat their greens are likely to see a boost in brainpower, studies show. The veg is rich in iron which increases grey matter in an area essential for thinking and memory. Children who eat vegetables are more likely to boost their mental abilities as they contain iron, which helps memory and thinking Alamy Supplements containing the nutrient

Despite insurance gains, more people in the U.S. can't afford doctors

Despite insurance gains, more people in the U.S. can't afford doctors

(Reuters Health) - A growing number of Americans find it too expensive to see doctors even though more people have health insurance, a U.S. study suggests. Over the past two decades, the proportion of adults without insurance dropped to 14.8% from 16.9%, the study found. But during this same period, the proportion of adults unable to afford doctor