The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak rose again on Tuesday but Chinese and international health officials sought to calm global nerves, citing a study showing most cases are mild and warning against excessive measures to contain the epidemic. Nearly 1,900 people have now died and more than
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Tuesday (18 February) confirmed four new cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore, bringing the total to 81.
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A Filipina has become the first domestic helper to contract the coronavirus in Hong Kong, and the Chinese-ruled city's 61st case overall, health authorities said on Tuesday.
In a sprawling medical compound an hour's drive from downtown Shanghai, doctors are employing a patchwork of coronavirus treatments in a race to save victims of an epidemic for which there is still no established cure. The Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center is the designated facility for coronavirus
The deadly new coronavirus is up to 20 times more likely to bind to human cell receptors and cause infection than severe acute respiratory syndrome (Sars), a new study by researchers at the University of Texas at Austin has found.The novel coronavirus and Sars share the same functional host-cell receptor
Chinese health authorities have released an omnibus study of more than 70,000 confirmed or suspected coronavirus cases that suggests the epidemic was in decline by last week, but the scientific paper’s authors cautioned that infections could spike after people return to work following the extended Lunar
BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China reported its fewest new infections of coronavirus since January and its fewest deaths for a week, but the World Health Organization said data suggesting the epidemic had slowed should still be viewed with caution. Apple Inc warned that its sales would suffer because
Most people infected by the new coronavirus in China have mild symptoms, with older patients and those with underlying conditions most at risk from the disease, according to a study by Chinese researchers. The disease has now killed nearly 1,900 people and infected more than 72,000 in China since it
More than 300 Americans rescued from a cruise ship quarantined off Japan because of the new coronavirus arrived back in the United States Monday for two more weeks of medical seclusion, as concern rose over passengers who dispersed around the globe after leaving another ship in Cambodia. The COVID-19
China’s health authorities on Tuesday reported 1,886 new coronavirus cases and 98 deaths on the mainland, taking the totals to 72,436 and 1,868 respectively by midnight on Monday. Hubei province, the outbreak’s epicentre, reported 93 of the deaths and 1,807 of the new cases – of which 1,600 were in the
Thirteen US citizens deemed "high risk" for the deadly new coronavirus are being treated at a federally designated facility in the University of Nebraska following their evacuation from a cruise ship in Japan, officials said Monday. A total of 338 Americans were flown home from the Diamond
Chinese health officials Monday urged patients who have recovered from the coronavirus to donate blood so that plasma can be extracted to treat others who are critically ill. Drugmakers are racing to develop a vaccine and treatment for the epidemic, which has killed 1,770 people and infected over 70,500
The latest data provided by China on people infected with coronavirus indicates a decline in new cases but "every scenario is still on the table" in terms of the epidemic's evolution, the World Health Organization said on Monday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director-general, said that
The individuals had tested negative for the virus before they were evacuated from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship, officials said Monday.
SINGAPORE — The Ministry of Health (MOH) on Monday (17 February) confirmed two new cases of the novel coronavirus in Singapore including a one-year-old baby, bringing the total to 77.
Ecco a cosa NON credere (Virus creato nel laboratorio di Wuhan): La città focolaio, Wuhan, ha un centro di ricerca su virus e batteri di massima sicurezza.Il laboratorio non è mai stato segreto ed è frutto di collaborazioni internazionali.Le notizie riguardanti la creazione e la diffusione accidentale
A team of medical experts from the World Health Organisation (WHO), including specialists from the US, will visit Beijing and the Chinese provinces of Guangdong and Sichuan from Monday to assess the country’s efforts to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus, according to the Chinese foreign ministry.But
The outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has added a new and intensifying source of tension to an already fractured relationship with the United States.With threats to public health, transport, and the global economy looming, it was no surprise that the two countries would clash as the epidemic that
A US cruise operator is working to track down hundreds of passengers who disembarked a luxury liner in Cambodia after one traveller was later diagnosed with the deadly new coronavirus. The Westerdam was at sea for two weeks during which it was barred from Japan, Guam, the Philippines, Taiwan, and Thailand
While the death toll from the coronavirus continues to rise, some cured patients, carrying flowers and wearing face masks, have been emerging from Chinese hospitals.There were two notable ones on February 7 in Liyang, in central China’s Hunan province – the northern neighbour of Hubei, the outbreak’s
Organisers of China's biggest car show announced Monday the event was the latest to be postponed due to the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. More than 70,000 people have been infected by the epidemic, which started in central Hubei province and has spread across China. The outbreak has claimed