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.
Oakland Holds Community Workshop As Coronavirus Fears Impact Chinatown BusinessesHealth officials in Alameda County are trying to assuage fears over the novel coronavirus outbreak by holding a workshop Tuesday evening to prevent panic. Businesses in Oakland's Chinatown have reported sales drops.
Chinese Scientists Ask For Patent On Gilead Sciences Drug To Fight CoronavirusScientists in the city at the center of China’s virus outbreak have applied to patent a drug made by U.S. company Gilead Sciences Inc. to treat the disease.
Gilead Sciences Testing Antiviral Drug To Treat CoronavirusThere is no cure for the deadly Wuhan coronavirus, but several big biotech companies are hoping they can treat the symptoms with existing antiviral medications.
Travis AFB in Fairfield Named One of 4 U.S. Bases for Quarantined Coronavirus EvacueesAs the nation's 8th case of coronavirus was confirmed on Saturday, Travis Air Force Base in Fairfield was tapped to be one of four U.S. military bases on standby to house overseas travelers who may need to be quarantined.
Apple Temporarily Closes All China Stores Amid Coronavirus OutbreakApple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as the new coronavirus spreads rapidly and the death toll in that country rose to 259 on Saturday.
Santa Clara County Health Officials Confirm First Bay Area Coronavirus CaseOfficials with the Santa Clara County Public Health Department on Friday received confirmation from the CDC that an adult male resident of the county has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Flu Often Overlooked As Fears Of Coronavirus RiseThe fear of the novel coronavirus is spreading through the Bay Area like a wildfire.
US Reports 1st Case Of Person-To-Person Spread Of Wuhan CoronavirusFor the first time in the U.S., the new virus from China has spread from one person to another, health officials said Thursday.
3 People In Monterey County Tested For Wuhan CoronavirusThe Monterey County Health Department confirmed on Wednesday that three people in the county have been tested for the Wuhan coronavirus.
Santa Clara Co. Rapid Response Teams Ready If Coronavirus Hits Bay AreaThough Santa Clara County health officials are reporting no cases of the Wuhan coronavirus in the area as of Tuesday, they are preparing with rapid response teams in the event that it does arrive in the Bay Area.
Facebook Among Companies Banning China Travel Amid Coronavirus OutbreakFacebook, Ford and other high-profile companies have told their employees not to travel to China as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread.
Amid Coronavirus Exodus In China, San Francisco Man Stays BehindAs hundreds of Americans prepare to evacuate Wuhan, the central Chinese city at the heart of a new virus outbreak that has killed over 100, San Francisco native Doug Perez is staying behind.
San Francisco Officials Outline Preparations For Wuhan CoronavirusOfficials with San Francisco's Department of Public Health were doing their best on Monday to quell misconceptions about the Wuhan coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Wuhan Airlift Of State Department Personnel Rerouted To Southern CaliforniaSan Francisco officials Monday said a planned airlift of State Department personnel out of Wuhan, China, has had its route changed from a landing in the Bay Area to a touchdown in Ontario.