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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar led a press briefing Tuesday laying out the agency's strategy for preventing the novel form of coronavirus from taking hold in the U.S. Alex Brandon/AP hide caption

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As China's Coronavirus Cases Rise, U.S. Agencies Map Out Domestic Containment Plans

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Tove Skaftun, the chief nursing officer for the Community Health Center of Snohomish County, points out a sign warning people who could have been exposed to the new coronavirus from China to identify themselves. Will Stone for NPR hide caption

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What Is Postpartum Depression? Recognizing The Signs And Getting Help

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Mortars hit a restaurant in the U.S. Embassy compound in Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday night, according to Iraqi officials. The embassy is seen here earlier this month. Reuters hide caption

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When Insurance Won't Cover Drugs, Americans Make 'Tough Choices' About Their Health

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Local health workers across the U.S. have been reaching out to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for guidance on how to screen, manage and treat potential cases of coronavirus. Currently, testing for the virus must take place at the CDC. Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images hide caption

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As more cases continue to be confirmed, health officials and medical works in Wuhan, China, and throughout the country ramp up efforts to contain the spread. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Damage at the al-Asad military base in Iraq, days after a missile attack by Iran. The barrage was in retaliation for the U.S. killing of a top Iranian general in a drone strike in Baghdad on Jan. 3. Ayman Henna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Roughly 1 in 10 infants were born prematurely in the U.S. in 2018, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The drug Makena is widely prescribed to women at high risk of going into labor early, though the latest research suggests the medicine doesn't work. Luis Davilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A Chicago woman in her 60s is the second U.S. citizen to become infected with the dangerous new coronavirus, health officials said. Tami Chappell/Reuters hide caption

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2nd U.S. Case Of Wuhan Coronavirus Confirmed

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