Coronavirus Bay Area

Travis Coronavirus Cases Treated In Contra Costa, Sonoma Counties As CDC Warns Of PandemicHealth officials in Contra Costa and Sonoma counties on Tuesday confirmed four cases of coronavirus were being treated at local hospitals as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned of the growing risk of a global pandemic.
Alameda Woman Returns Home From Extended Trip On Quarantined Coronavirus CruiseChristina Kerby of Alameda is finally home after a cruise with her mother through the South China Sea was disrupted by the coronavirus epidemic.
Coronavirus Forces Cancellation Of Bay Area Metal Bands' Milan Tour StopA concert by Bay Area thrash=metal bands Testament, Exodus and Death Angel scheduled for Milan in Italy Tuesday night has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns in the region.
Pelosi Tours San Francisco's Chinatown To Quell Coronavirus Fears House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked through San Francisco's Chinatown District Monday, attempting to quell fears about the current outbreak of the coronavirus that has kept customers out of shops and restaurants and tourists away from the streets.
Silicon Valley Stocks Battered; Coronavirus Fear Tumbles Stock Market By Over 1,000 PointsThe growing coronavirus outbreak that has forced Silicon Valley's tech giants to cancel plans to attend trades shows and impacted their supply chain from China took aim at their share prices Monday as the stock market took a major tumble.
WHO: Gilead Sciences Drug May Help Treat Coronavirus SymptomsAn official from the World Health Organization said that Gilead's drug remdesivir is showing signs that it may be able to help treat the deadly coronavirus.
Travis Coronavirus Cruise Ship Victims Warned To Be Ready To MoveFederal health officials were scrambling Monday to find a medical destination to send Diamond Princess evacuees, who are quarantined at Travis Air Force Base, for treatment when they are diagnosed with the coronavirus.
World Health Officials Deliver Ominous Warning About Spread Of CoronavirusWith clusters of coronavirus cases showing up around the world outside of China, the World Health Organization has issued a ominous warning about stopping the growing spread of the disease.
Judge Blocks Transfer of Coronavirus Patients From Travis AFB to Orange CountyA federal judge on Friday granted a temporary restraining order to block the transfer of coronavirus patients from Travis Air Force Base to Costa Mesa in Orange County.
Major Sponsors Pull Out of Big Cybersecurity Conference in San FranciscoThe RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco is a major cybersecurity event but, this year, big sponsors are pulling out amid coronavirus concerns.
Orange County City Sues to Block Transfer of Travis AFB Coronavirus PatientsCosta Mesa is trying to block as many as 70 confirmed coronavirus patients at Travis Air Force Base from being transferred to the city.
Wuhan Airlift Coronavirus Evacuees Quarantined At Travis Air Force Base ReleasedAll of the 234 people evacuated from China and quarantined at Travis Air Force Base have been released after remaining free of the new coronavirus, according to officials from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
California Tells 7,600 People To Self-Quarantine Over Concern Of Coronavirus SpreadPeople in California who have recently returned from visiting China are being asked to stay home for the rest of the month to help stop the spread of the new coronavirus.
New Confirmed Coronavirus Cases In Humboldt, Sacramento CountiesHumboldt County health officials have announced that they were treating their first confirmed case of coronavirus and a second person was being tested for the illness.
Coronavirus Turns Redwood City Couple's Dream Cruise Into Quarantine ChaosRick and Kathy Wright of Redwood City are back in the U.S. after a weekslong quarantine ordeal aboard the Diamond Princess but they're not together. Kathy is quarantined in Fairfield and her husband is being treated for the novel coronavirus in San Francisco.
Palo Alto Woman Back From Coronavirus Quarantine Says Local Businesses Taking A HitA Palo Alto woman never got the coronavirus, but she's paying the price for being quarantined. She says her small business and others in the South Bay are taking a hit over fears of the novel virus.
Santa Clara County Health Officials Say No New Confirmed Coronavirus CasesNo new novel coronavirus cases have been reported in Santa Clara County and few new details about the virus are known publicly, county public health officials told a Board of Supervisors committee at a hearing Wednesday.
Possible Coronavirus Cases Among Cruise Ship Evacuees At Travis Increases To 12Health officials from the CDC confirmed Wednesday that a total of 12 patients evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan to Travis Air Force Base have been isolated at Bay Area hospitals with possible coronavirus symptoms.
Diamond Princess Passengers Leave Ship In Japan; Shipmates Remain In Coronavirus Quarantine At TravisWhile their shipmates airlifted to Travis Air Force Base began their third day of a 14-day quarantine, the remaining passengers aboard the Diamond Princess were allowed to leave the ship Wednesday in Japan.
Case Of Coronavirus, Possible Second Case Under Quarantine In NapaA single confirmed case of novel coronavirus evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan is currently under isolation at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, according to health officials.
Wuhan Evacuees Released From Travis Coronavirus Quarantine, Begin To Journey HomeWuhan evacuee Yanjun Wei hugged her baby daughter and husband tightly. She had dreamed of the day her family would be united ever since she and her two small children were airlifted out China and taken to Travis Air Force base to undergo a 14-day coronavirus quarantine.
Misguided Virus Fears Hitting Asian American Businesses In Bay Area, NationIn major U.S. cities, Asian American businesses are seeing a remarkable decline in customers as fear about the viral outbreak from China spreads.
Coronavirus Evacuees Get Ready To Return Home As More Arrive At Travis AFBSamuel Roth will travel to Travis Air Force Base to pick up his wife and two young daughters, ages 5 and 11 months on Tuesday, as their 14-day quarantine wraps up.
Cruise Ship Evacuees With Coronavirus Airlifted To Nebraska Hospital The Diamond Princess evacuees who were flown to Travis Air Force Base and tested positive for coronavirus have been airlifted to a special isolation unit the University of Nebraska Medical Center, officials said.
Apple Warns Investors That Coronavirus In China Will Cut iPhone Production, SalesApple Inc. is warning investors that it won't meet its second-quarter financial guidance because the viral outbreak in China has cut production of iPhones.
Trump Tariff Fears Replaced By Coronavirus Concerns At Port Of OaklandWhile the Port of Oakland continues to bustle with activity and both import and exports have increased, the international effects of the coronavirus has shipping officials casting a wary eye to the future.
Travis Air Force Base Prepares For Coronavirus Airlift Of Diamond Princess PassengersAs nearly 230 evacuees near the end of their federally mandated coronavirus quarantine, officials at Travis Air Force base were preparing Saturday for another wave -- this one American passengers from the Diamond Princess cruise ship.
Feds Employ 'Early Warning System'; San Francisco Flu Patients To Be Tested For CoronavirusCalling it an "early warning system," Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced Friday that flu patients in San Francisco, Seattle, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago would also undergo testing for the coronavirus.
IBM Pulls Out Of Major San Francisco Tech Conference Over Coronavirus Fears Days after a major mobile technology conference was cancelled in Spain, IBM announced Friday it would not be sending any of its employees to San Francisco for the upcoming RSA gathering of top cyber security experts over fears of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus Video Reports

Alameda Woman Talks About Her Ordeal Aboard Quarantined Cruise ShipAndria Borba reports on Alameda woman finally home after extended trip on quarantined cruise ship (2-25-2020)
Speaker Pelosi Visits SF's Chinatown To Show Support Amid Coronavirus FearsAndria Borba reports on Rep. Nancy Pelosi paying visit to San Francisco's Chinatown to allay fears over coronavirus (2-24-2020)
Major Sponsors Pull Out of Big S.F. Cybersecurity ConferenceThe RSA Conference at Moscone Center in San Francisco is a major cybersecurity event but, this year, major sponsors are pulling out amid coronavirus concerns. Betty Yu reports. (2-21-20)
Redwood City Couple's Dream Cruise Becomes Coronavirus NightmareRick and Kathy Wright of Redwood City are back in the U.S. after a weekslong quarantine ordeal aboard the Diamond Princess but the that's about the only good news they've had. Allen Martin reports. (2-20-20)
Palo Alto Woman Back From Coronavirus Quarantine Says Business Taking A HitA Palo Alto woman never got the coronavirus, but she's paying the price for being quarantined. She says her small business and others in the South Bay are taking a hit. Maria Medina reports. (2-19-2020)
Possible Coronavirus Cases Among Cruise Ship Evacuees At Travis Increases To 12Juliette Goodrich reports on increase in possible coronavirus patients evacuated from the Diamond Princess in Japan (2-19-2020)
Case Of Coronavirus, Possible Second Case Under Quarantine In NapaA single confirmed case of novel coronavirus evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan is currently under isolation at Queen of the Valley Medical Center, according to health officials. Andrea Nakano reports. (2-18-2020)
Evacuees Released From Travis Coronavirus Quarantine Finally Head HomeJuliette Goodrich reports on Americans evacuated from China who were quarantined finally leaving Travis AFB (2-18-2020)
Two Groups Of Coronavirus Evacuees Released From QuarantineNancy Chin reports on groups of evacuees headed home after coronavirus quarantine ends (2-18-2020)

Coronavirus Worldwide

Japan Confirms 39 New Coronavirus Cases, 174 Total On Cruise ShipJapan’s health ministry said Wednesday that 39 new cases of a virus have been confirmed on a cruise ship quarantined at a Japanese port.
2 Russians Flee Coronavirus Quarantine, In Dismay At HospitalsOne patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her quarantine and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock.
British Traveler With Coronavirus May Have Exposed DozensA middle-aged businessman from England who vacationed in the Alps has illustrated how the ease of international travel is complicating global efforts to track and contain the new coronavirus that emerged in China.
China's Coronavirus Outbreak Could Disrupt Global Shipping, Supply Chains, Experts WarnMeasures to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak are reducing the number of seaborne vessels and threatening to disrupt global supply chains.
China Coronavirus Cases Rise Again; 65 More On Cruise Ship In JapanMore offices and stores in Beijing and other parts of China finally reopened Monday after the Lunar New Year break was extended to discourage travel and contain the new coronavirus, but many workers and shoppers appeared to stay home.
Spain, UK See New Coronavirus Cases; French Hunt Carriers In AlpsThe U.K. confirmed its fourth case of the new virus from China and Spain reported its second case as European authorities pressed Sunday to contain the spread of the coronavirus by hunting down those who came into contact with infected people.
Where Did They Go? Millions Left Wuhan Before QuarantineFor weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the first wave of China’s great Lunar New Year migration broke across the nation.