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Dog with face maske
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CBS News
February 28, 2020 - 2:09 pm
As humans throughout the world grapple with the widespread outbreak of the novel coronavirus, a pet dog has been found to have a "low level" of the virus, a spokesperson for the Hong Kong's agriculture, fisheries and conservation department said in a statement Friday. Dogs, cats and other mammals...
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Trader Fred DeMarco works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. Global stock markets are falling further on spreading virus fears.
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AP News
February 28, 2020 - 1:10 pm
U.S. stocks fell sharply in early trading Friday and were on track for their worst week since October 2008 as the spreading coronavirus threatens to derail the global economy.
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US Drug shortage
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AP News
February 28, 2020 - 9:55 am
Health officials reported the first U.S. drug shortage tied to the viral outbreak that is disrupting production in China, but they declined to identify the manufacturer or the product.
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Rebekah Sager
February 28, 2020 - 8:57 am
According to a CBS transportation contributor, United Airlines is suspending flights from LAX and Houston to Tokyo Narita Airport from March 8 to April 24.
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Britt McHenry
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CBS News
February 28, 2020 - 8:28 am
Britt McHenry, a commentator on Fox News and former ESPN reporter, revealed in a tweet on Thursday that she has a brain tumor. McHenry, 33, said surgery is imminent.
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February 28, 2020 - 8:21 am
A sizable swath of America’s beer-drinking set say they wouldn’t ‘under any circumstances’ buy Corona beer amid the coronavirus outbreak, according to a new survey.
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Henneguya salminicola is a multicellular organism, but it doesn't need oxygen to breathe, scientists say.
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CBS News
February 27, 2020 - 2:48 pm
It has fewer than 10 cells, lives within the muscles of salmon and doesn't have mitochondria. It sounds like science fiction, but researchers say they've recently discovered the first-ever "animal" that doesn't require oxygen to live.
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CBS News
February 27, 2020 - 2:40 pm
As fears over the coronavirus outbreak spread, thousands of Americans are clamoring to buy face masks in an effort to protect themselves, sending prices soaring and leading manufacturers like 3M to ramp up production. However, experts say stocking up on face masks is actually misguided — and there'...
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Tarrah Gibbons
February 27, 2020 - 12:44 pm
The coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. Here is a new map that reveals how the coronavirus has spread around the world.
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Lizzy Buczak
February 27, 2020 - 11:31 am
In light of the recent coronavirus outbreak, the CDC is taking extreme precautions and addressing forms of facial hair. The graphic is essentially a “dos” and “don’ts” guide to facial hair when wearing a face mask.
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