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Wednesday February 26th, 2020 11:45AM
Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America
Brazil's government has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in Latin America
10:25AM ( 51 minutes ago )
Globe braces for long battle against virus as cases spread
The fight against the new virus is continuing, with crews scrubbing everything from money to buses and quarantines in effect in places from a beachfront resort in the Atlantic to an uninhabited island in the Pacific
10:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
Italy seeks to calm fears in Europe as cases, deaths rise
Italy is seeking to calm fears and rally international support for its efforts to contain the country's virus outbreak even as its death toll rose to 12 and its caseload reached 374
9:28AM ( 1 hour ago )
Iran raises its death toll to 19 amid 139 coronavirus cases
Iranian state television says 19 people have been killed by the new coronavirus amid 139 confirmed cases in the country so far
7:49AM ( 3 hours ago )
Generic drugmakers sold most opioids during overdose crisis
The maker of OxyContin is often seen as the key villain in the opioid crisis that has claimed hundreds of thousands of American lives, but makers of generic drugs shipped far more of the powerful prescription painkillers
7:00AM ( 4 hours ago )
German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death
Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday that a man who contracted COVID-19 is in critical condition
5:39AM ( 5 hours ago )
Peugeot maker sees record profit, but virus clouds horizon
Peugeot maker PSA Group says it has lost 700 million euros in China despite record profits last year
5:35AM ( 5 hours ago )
2nd virus death in France, 1 new infection linked to Italy
A 60-year-old Frenchman has died of the new virus in a Paris hospital, the second virus-related death in France since it emerged in China last year
4:44AM ( 6 hours ago )
German authorities say man with virus in critical condition
Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday that a man who contracted COVID-19 is in critical condition
4:16AM ( 7 hours ago )
AP Health Archive
Health and Medicine
Dems thwart Senate Republicans on 2 abortion-related bills
Senate Democrats have blocked a pair of Republican bills that would ban most late-term abortions and threaten prison for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during abortions
5:42PM ( 17 hours ago )
Senate GOP again thwarted on bills to restrict abortion
Senate Democrats have blocked a pair of Republican bills that would ban most late-term abortions and threaten prison for doctors who don't try saving the life of infants born alive during abortions
5:01PM ( 18 hours ago )
US appeals court upholds Trump rules involving abortions
A U.S. appeals court has upheld Trump administration rules that bar health care providers in the federal family planning program for low-income women from referring patients for abortions
5:37PM ( 1 day ago )
AP Health - Women's health Archive
Women's Health
Childress, Demon Deacons stun No. 7 Duke 113-101 in 2OT
Brandon Childress shook off an awful shooting start, hit a tying 3-pointer late in regulation and helped Wake Forest stun seventh-ranked Duke 113-101 in double overtime
11:34PM ( 11 hours ago )
Haiti health workers say 13 children died in residence fire
Health care workers say a fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit group, killing 13 children
1:26PM ( 1 week ago )
UK man linked to virus spread thanks doctors for recovery
A businessman from England who contracted the new virus from China has thanked Britain’s National Health Service after he recovered
8:29AM ( 2 weeks ago )
AP Health - Children's Health Archive
Children's Health
Japan: 2 former cruise ship passengers with virus have died
Japan's health ministry says two elderly passengers taken off the Diamond Princess cruise ship with the new virus have died, becoming the first fatalities from the virus-stricken vessel
11:15PM ( 6 days ago )
Japan says 2 former cruise ship passengers died from virus
Japan's health ministry confirms that two elderly passengers taken off the Diamond Princess cruise ship have died from the new virus, becoming the first fatalities from the virus-stricken vessel
11:04PM ( 6 days ago )
Virus infects more than 1,700 health workers in China, 6 die
A Chinese health official says more than 1,700 medical workers have been infected by the new virus and six have died
8:49AM ( 1 week ago )
AP Health - Senior Health Archive
Senior Health
Medicaid bought sex offenders' erectile dysfunction drugs
New York's publicly funded Medicaid program paid for $63,000 worth of erectile dysfunction drugs for sex offenders, despite state prohibition
10:03AM ( 8 months ago )
US cancer death rate hits milestone: 25 years of decline
The U.S. cancer death rate has now been falling for 25 years _ an important milestone in the overall decline
4:12PM ( 1 year ago )
LEADING OFF: Trout sits, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer
LEADING OFF: Trout sits on birthday, Taillon and Betts meet post-cancer, Braves and Nats play two
11:20PM ( 1 year ago )
AP Health - Men's Health Archive
Men's Health
Judge halts plan to move virus patients to California city
A judge has put on hold a plan to send up to 50 people infected with a new virus from China to a Southern California city for quarantine
10:09PM ( 2 days ago )