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Coronavirus outbreak prompts Virginia school to cancel visit of Chinese exchange students

A middle school in Northern Virginia this week canceled a visit of 21 Chinese exchange students and their chaperones amid the China-linked coronavirus outbreak that’s sickened more than 500 and killed at least 17. 

2 United Airlines passengers examined over coronavirus concerns at Chicago O’Hare

Two United Airlines passengers on a flight from Shanghai were examined upon arrival in Chicago O’Hare for exhibiting possible coronavirus symptoms Tuesday.

After deadly virus outbreak in China, CDC announces ‘enhanced health screenings’ at 3 major US airports

Screenings for passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, will begin at airports in San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.

Baby dies of sepsis after hospital sent him home twice, mom claims

A British mother of a 5-week-old baby boy who died of sepsis claims doctors at the hospital where he was taken largely dismissed her son’s symptoms and sent him home twice prior to his death.

Case of monkeypox confirmed in England after patient had traveled to Nigeria: officials

At least one person in England has been diagnosed with a rare viral infection known as monkeypox, Public Health England (PHE) confirmed on Wednesday. 

More than 1,000 Indiana hospital patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis after sterilization failure

A sterilization technician at a northern Indiana hospital failed to properly disinfect surgical tools, possibly affecting some 1,200 patients who underwent surgery at the facility in recent months, the hospital said this week.