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Coronavirus live updates: China says death toll hits 213, confirmed cases rise to 9,692

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below in Beijing time. 8 am: China says death toll hits 213, cases rise to 9,692 China’s National Health Commission said there have been an additional 43 deaths and 1,982 new confirmed cases, as of the end of Thursday. That brings the country’s… Read More »

Death toll rises from mysterious lung illnesses linked to vaping, prompting CDC to sound alarms

A customer holds a bottle of flavored vape juice while exhaling vapor from an electronic cigarette at the NXNW Vapor store in Sacramento, California. David Paul Morris | Bloomberg | Getty Images At least three people have died from a mysterious lung illness doctors believe may be caused by vaping — a rising public health… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons on How Robots, Wearable Devices Can Lower Health Costs; Gun Trauma Takes Big Toll On Caregivers, Too

Editorial pages focus on these health care topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Hacking Health Care: How Tech Will Drive Down Costs Human beings are safer today than at any time in history. We live more than twice as long as we did in 1900 thanks, in large part, to advances in technology. But… Read More »