New US coronavirus case may be 1st from unknown origin

NEW YORK (AP) — A new coronavirus case in California could be the first in the U.S. that has no known connection to travel abroadRead More

New SW Miami-Dade clinic among local hospitals taking steps to prevent coronavirus spread

The administrators of a newly opened clinic in Southwest Miami-Dade are among the hospitals in South Florida that are taking necessary steps to stop theRead More

Fear of virus’ spread leads to mask shortages in South Florida

Fears of the coronavirus’ spread throughout the world has led to a mask shortage in South Florida, as people prepare for a possible outbreak inRead More

South Florida school districts, hospitals take precautions amid virus’ spread

The leaders of Miami-Dade and Broward counties’ school districts are taking precautions, such as having hand sanitizer readily available, as they prepare for a possibleRead More

Pope observes usual Ash Wednesday customs in time of virus

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis celebrated the Ash Wednesday ritual that marks the opening of the Catholic Church’s Lenten season in traditional fashion whileRead More

Trump urges calm even as US reports worrisome new virus case

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the new respiratory virus sweeping the globe isn’t inevitable even asRead More

Globe battles virus as cases multiply outside China

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Crews scrubbed everything from money to buses, military bases were on high alert and quarantines were enforced Wednesday from aRead More

Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s government confirmed on Wednesday that a 61-year-old Brazilian man who traveled to Italy this month has Latin America’s firstRead More

US testing begins for possible coronavirus treatment as health experts predict virus will spread

(CNN) — Hope for treating the novel coronavirus could be on the horizon, as the first US study of a drug to treat the illness is underway.Read More

South Korean virus cases jump again, 1st US soldier infected

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The number of new virus cases in South Korea jumped again Wednesday and the first U.S. military soldier tested positive,Read More