Five people in the United States — two in Southern California and one each in Arizona, Washington state and Illinois — have been diagnosed with the respiratory virus that has killed 80 people and sickened at least 2,744. Symptoms include mild to severe respiratory illness, including fever, cough and difficulty breathing, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. … [Read more...] about US to evacuate staff in Wuhan, center of virus outbreak, on flight to SFO
“We simply want it unlocked. The CDC will want it unlocked, and it has full discretion to use that $85 million as it sees fit,” Schumer said. “While the present risk is low, you can never be too careful when it comes to something as deadly and virulent as this virus.” … [Read more...] about Schumer Calls For Faster Funding To CDC As 5th U.S. Coronavirus Confirmed In U.S.
Coronavirus: Timeline of the deadly virus in China and worldwide Pneumonia-like virus hits Wuhan On December 31, 2019, China notifies the World Health Organization of a string of respiratory infections in the city of Wuhan, home to some 11 million people. The root virus is unknown and disease experts around the world begin working to identify it. The strain is traced to a seafood market in the city, which is quickly shut down. Some 40 people are initially reported to be infected. … [Read more...] about Foreigners seek evacuations as China races to contain deadly outbreak
The epidemic has revived memories of the SARS outbreak that originated in China and killed nearly 800 as it spread around the world in 2002 and 2003. Its spread has come amid China's busiest travel period of the year, when millions crisscross the country or head abroad for the Lunar New Year holiday. … [Read more...] about China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 80
National Chocolate Cake Day 2020 Sprinkles You can get a German Chocolate Cake topped with caramel and laced with coconut and pecans at Sprinkles for a limited time. The chocolate cake will be available from January 20 through February 2. Sprinkles has locations in Arizona, California, D.C., Florida, Illinois, Nevada, New York, and Texas, and you can find your nearest Sprinkles online. … [Read more...] about National Chocolate Cake Day: Limited-Time Cakes at Sprinkles, Baked by Melissa, Susie Cakes, Gigi’s Cupcakes