The World Health Organization said Monday it remained unclear if the deadly coronavirus spreading in China and beyond is contagious during its incubation period, before symptoms appear. The virus, which can cause a pneumonia-like acute respiratory infection, has in a matter of weeks killed more than
The death toll from the new coronavirus in China rises to over 100. Meanwhile, Hong Kong has cut rail links to mainland China.
Marijuana vape pens seized from illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, California authorities said Monday.
While the death toll for the new coronavirus has crossed 100 people people in China and put the world on edge, it is not spreading in the U.S., health officials said in news conference Monday. "We understand that many people in the Unites States are worried about this virus," said Dr. Nancy
A woman who used e-cigarettes for only six weeks was hospitalized and placed in a medically induced coma — and doctors say vaping is to blame.
China's capital on Monday recorded its first death from a deadly coronavirus as it struggles to contain a rapidly spreading disease that has sparked global alarm, with countries scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the epicentre of the epidemic. The fatality in Beijing raises the death toll
A fifth U.S. case of the new coronavirus that has killed more than 50 people in China has been confirmed in Southern California.
As the deadly coronavirus spreads globally and new cases appear in the U.S., drugmakers say they could have a vaccine ready in three months.
China on Sunday expanded drastic travel restrictions to contain a viral epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000, as the United States, France and Japan prepared to evacuate their citizens from a quarantined city at the outbreak's epicentre. China has locked down the hard-hit
Hong Kong's Disneyland announced it was shutting its doors on Sunday until further notice over the deadly virus outbreak in central China, a day after city authorities classified the crisis as an emergency. Ocean Park, a rival amusement park on Hong Kong's main island, said it was also closing
As the US closed its Wuhan consulate, Chinese President Xi Jingping warned of a "grave situation" in the rapid spread of the coronavirus
Scientists are drawing on past experience with SARS and MERS epidemics to determine the best way to handle the Wuhan coronavirus crisis.
Critics are concerned that Netflix's "The Goop Lab" is peddling "pseudoscience." But this isn’t the first time the streaming service has created controversy with its health documentaries.
China has ordered nationwide measures to identify and immediately isolate suspected cases of a deadly virus on trains, aeroplanes and buses, as the death toll and number of patients has skyrocketed. Inspection stations will be set up and passengers with suspected pneumonia must be "immediately
Fifteen people died from coronavirus in Wuhan, China on Friday, bringing the death toll to 41 people, Chinese officials said.
France on Friday confirmed three patients there had contracted the new coronavirus -- the first cases reported on that continent -- after a second U.S. case was reported in Chicago earlier in the day. The Chicago resident, a woman in her 60s, had traveled to Wuhan, China, in late December. The patient
As an outbreak of a new coronavirus continues to grow in China and spread to other countries, the question of how the disease originated remains. A new study in the Journal of Medical Virology hypothesizes that the disease, officially 2019-nCov, likely lives and grows in snakes. The many-banded krait
Two cases of the coronavirus have been "confirmed" in France, the first in Europe, French Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said on Friday. The first case involved a patient in hospital in the southwestern city of Bordeaux while the other was in Paris, the minister told reporters. Both had recently
A new case of Wuhan coronavirus has been confirmed in Chicago, Illinois. An epidemiologist talks to Yahoo Lifestyle about how to stay safe.
The World Health Organization said it needs more information before it is ready to declare a public health emergency as the coronavirus spreads globally.
A new coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, has now spread to the US and other countries. Here's what to know about symptoms, treatment and more.
In first Surgeon General report on quitting smoking in 30 years, Dr. Jerome Adams urged people at any age to quit smoking for another decade of life.
Americans are getting lonelier and jeopardizing their health as more join the gig economy or skip the commute to an office, a new report says
Brazilian and American researchers have confirmed the popular belief that stress and anxiety cause grey hair. The idea that an emotionally traumatic event or period of intense stress can cause hair greying is widespread. To unravel this mystery, the study's authors conducted experiments on laboratory