Tenerife, Spain hotel on coronavirus lock-down as Italian spreads Europe’s COVID-19 outbreak

Madrid — A tourist hotel in the Canary Islands was placed in quarantine Tuesday after an Italian doctor staying there tested positive for the new coronavirus, evidence that the epicenter of the outbreak in Europe is spreading with vacationing Italians. The doctor hailed from Italy’s north, which has registered most of Italy’s 283 More...

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By admin On Thursday, February 27th, 2020
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Amazon cracks down on face mask price gouging as coronavirus fears grow

The price of disposable face masks is spiking online as Americans gird for a widening outbreak of the coronavirus. Consumer demand for the medical accessory appears to be surging even as government officials More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Paisley Cogsdill, South Carolina 7-year-old, dies 1 minute into tonsil surgery, parents say

CLINTON, S.C. — Parents of a 7-year-old South Carolina girl said she died one minute into a surgery to have her tonsils removed. Paisley Elizabeth Grace Cogsdill died Friday at a medical center in Greenwood, More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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British teen hospitalized after eating nothing but chicken nuggets for 15 years

istockphoto (CBS) Talk about being a picky eater. A British teenager reportedly has eaten “practically nothing” but chicken nuggets More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 26th, 2020
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Iran sees lowest voter turnout since 1979 amid coronavirus outbreak

Last Friday’s parliamentary elections saw the lowest voter turnout in Iran since the Islamic Revolution that brought the country’s ruling clerics to power more than 40 years ago. The election — More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 25th, 2020
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South Korea and Italy race to contain outbreak as virus fears hit stocks

South Korea was racing Tuesday to contain the largest outbreak of the new coronavirus outside China, as the COVID-19 disease claimed more lives there and spread farther in Italy — Europe’s first significant More...

By admin On Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Coronavirus cases in Italy largest number outside of Asia; South Korea on “red” alert

South Korea’s president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases, ordering officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring More...

By admin On Sunday, February 23rd, 2020
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Epic, the software company that’s changed the sharing of medical records (including, probably, yours)

The self-described “Intergalactic Headquarters” of Epic, located in the middle of the farm fields of Verona, Wisconsin, doesn’t look typical for a medical software company. It’s as much More...

By admin On Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
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South Korea reports an eight-fold jump in viral infections

South Korea on Saturday reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections in four days to 433, most of them linked to a church and a hospital in and around the nation’s fourth-largest city, where health More...

By admin On Friday, February 21st, 2020
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Health care the top concern for Nevada’s Culinary Workers Union going into Saturday’s caucuses

“CBS This Morning” explores how issues on the campaign trail actually affect people around the country with our series Every State has a Story.  Almost 15 percent of workers in Nevada belong to More...