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How healthy is your neighborhood for your child? Take a look New research ranks every neighborhood in the US on measures that contribute to a child's healthy development, such as education, environment and healthcare. | 2 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Wednesday morning news briefing: Prince Harry's war with paparazzi Read full story for latest details. | 2 hours, 59 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China virus toll rises to nine as pandemic fears grow The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.
Reuters | 3 hours, 23 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hong Kong commerce secretary says city on high alert to deal with coronavirus The Hong Kong government is on high alert to deal with a new flu-like coronavirus that has killed nine people in mainland China, the city's commerce secretary, Edward Yau, told Reuters at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday.
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North Korea suspends foreign tourism over coronavirus fears: tour companies Several foreign tour operators said North Korea will ban foreign tourists starting Wednesday due to the spread of a new coronavirus in China, which has killed nine people and spread to several countries.
Reuters | 3 hours, 43 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Singapore extends coronavirus screening to all inbound China flights Singapore authorities on Wednesday started screening all passengers arriving on flights from China as the city-state stepped up measures to combat transmission of the fast-spreading flu-like coronavirus.
Reuters | 3 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Macau confirms first Wuhan virus case, tightens screening in casinos The Chinese-ruled gambling hub of Macau confirmed on Wednesday its first case of pneumonia linked to an outbreak of a newly identified coronavirus and tightened temperature screening measures in casinos and around the city.
Reuters | 3 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Veterans to benefit from new rail card as Minister says former service personnel are not 'mad, bad and sad' Read full story for latest details. | 4 hours, 21 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
China virus could hit oil prices by $3/bbl: Goldman Goldman Sachs said a potential drop in oil demand from top energy consumer China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus could hurt crude prices by about $3 per barrel, countering concerns about Middle East supply disruptions.
Reuters | 4 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Boxing qualifiers set for Wuhan nixed over health fears: media Qualifying boxing matches for Asia and Oceania for the 2020 Olympic Games that were set to take place in China's Wuhan next month have been canceled due to fears over the new flu-like coronavirus, Japan's Kyodo news agency said on Wednesday.
Reuters | 4 hours, 44 minutes ago | comment? | recommend