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Hubei province has added "clinical cases" to the count — patients who exhibit all the symptoms of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, but have either not been tested or tested negative.

Secrecy was the strategy for Iowa Democrats when it came to planning the caucus process. Experts say now that decision compounded an environment ripe for manipulation.

The head of CBP says the Seattle field office was "corrected" after it questioned hundreds of Iranian-American citizens at a border crossing. But advocates fear this wasn't an isolated mistake.

Many respiratory illnesses, such as colds and flus, peak in winter, then die down with warmer weather. Some experts wonder if COVID-19 will follow a similar pattern.

Tales of life on a ship quarantined in Japan amid a coronavirus outbreak are hurting bookings for the growing cruise line industry. But the industry has shaken off worse crises, an analyst says.

Brewery waste can throw off the microbes that wastewater plants rely on to remove nitrogen and phosphorus. At least two communities in Montana are using it strategically to treat their water.

As lawmakers consider bills to protect patients against surprise medical bills, doctors have waged a stealth on-the-ground campaign to win over members of Congress. Here's how they did it.

The Pacific Bonsai Museum in Federal Way, Wash., is asking for help in locating two stolen bonsai. Both "priceless treasures" have a rich history going back to the World War II era.

They're testing some drugs developed for other diseases. And they're offering supportive care — doing whatever's possible to keep vital organ systems functioning.

Emerging from the CDC's first quarantine in more than 50 years, one of the evacuees tells NPR that while people are excited, "we're kind of sad saying our goodbyes to each other."




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