Coronavirus latest: WHO could announce global health emergency over human transmission

Chinese officials took an extra step Sunday to extend the Lunar New Year holiday three extra days to cut down on group gatherings. Russia does not have any confirmed cases of the new virus but the Russian government has set up a task force to ... More..

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Coronavirus: China Women quarantined in Brisbane hotel over health fears
by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus: China Women quarantined in Brisbane hotel over health fears

Air Canada has cancelled some flights to China over the coming weeks, while several other airlines said they were reducing the number of flights to the country as demand for travel to the area drops because o...More..

by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus crisis: Evacuation flight diverted to USA airbase as airlift gets underway

Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Wednesday said he supported states making their own decisions after the NSW government advised parents to keep children away from school if they'd visited China in the past ...More..

by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Chartered jet flies Americans from China to U.S., report says

Other evacuees seated near him also seemed relieved but exhausted. The man took part last Tuesday in a training session at his workplace that also included an employee of the same company visiting from China...More..

2nd case of coronavirus now confirmed in Toronto
by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

2nd case of coronavirus now confirmed in Toronto

Chief medical officer of health Dr. David Williams said Monday the woman tested positive for the virus at Ontario's public health laboratory. Of the 21 cases under investigation in Ontario, 15 have tested neg...More..

by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus: Australia to quarantine evacuees on Christmas Island

World Health Organization spokesman Christian Lindmeier says officials also have considered possible alternatives to the evacuation of foreigners from China to ensure no infections are imported back to their ho...More..

Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 132; Hong Kong restricts travel to China
by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus: Death toll climbs to 132; Hong Kong restricts travel to China

Henry said the man is well enough that he "does not need hospitalization", but is being kept in isolation at his own residence. Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne said more than 600 Australians had registe...More..

Coronavirus case may have reached northern Indiana
by | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Coronavirus case may have reached northern Indiana

They were directed to remain in home isolation. A man in his 40s returned from Wuhan City, China last week, where he travels regularly for work. 28 de enero de 2020, 13:3Beijing, Jan 28 (Prensa Latina) Chin...More..

2 patients in Southern California confirmed to have virus from China
by | Tuesday, January 28, 2020

2 patients in Southern California confirmed to have virus from China

The outbreak of the corona virus and fears of an increase in the infection rate have forced tourist destinations across China to close, and alerted airlines and hotels during the lunar new year when hundreds of...More..

KDHE investigating possible coronavirus case in Douglas County
by | Tuesday, January 28, 2020

KDHE investigating possible coronavirus case in Douglas County

The two patients were tested out of an abundance of caution after going to a health-care facility with compatible symptoms, said Dr. Brent Roussin, Manitoba's chief public health officer. He has had "a small nu...More..

Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 80, More Cases Confirmed In US
by | Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Coronavirus Death Toll Hits 80, More Cases Confirmed In US

However, at this time in the US, this virus is not spreading in the community. The infectious disease was discovered from a cluster of pneumonia outbreaks in Wuhan. Airlines, resorts and other companies that ...More..

Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital receives first case of coronavirus
by | Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital receives first case of coronavirus

In Canada, close contacts are asked to self-isolate at home so public health officials can observe if they get symptoms or not. In a conference call Thursday , Theresa Tam, chief public health officer of Can...More..

Coronavirus cases rise in US
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Coronavirus cases rise in US

A US-bound flight is scheduled to leave Wuhan on Tuesday with consular staff and some American citizens. The overall number of confirmed cases in China is 2,744 while more than 300 are critically ill. Trans...More..

China Builds Hospital Within 6 Days for Coronavirus Patients
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

China Builds Hospital Within 6 Days for Coronavirus Patients

He died on Monday of respiratory failure. In a sign of the mounting official concern, Premier Li Keqiang visited the ground-zero province of Hubei to oversee containment efforts in Wuhan, a city of 11 million...More..

Possible coronavirus case tests negative
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Possible coronavirus case tests negative

The person had no close contact with anyone after getting off at the North Carolina airport and was wearing a mask at all times at the airport. The governor's office says with travelers expected to return to ...More..

More Canadian cases of coronavirus 'would not be unexpected'
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

More Canadian cases of coronavirus 'would not be unexpected'

The man in his 50s had travelled to Wuhan, China, and is now in stable condition at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Officials say the man was taken - by ambulance - Thursday to Sunnybrook Health ...More..

Cashless ban highlights New York's unbanked problem
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Cashless ban highlights New York's unbanked problem

In 2013 close to 12% of the city's population were completely unbanked, ' he said. "DCWP encourages anyone who needs help opening a bank account, reducing debt, strengthening their credit score , or more to ...More..

Canada gears up to protect against coronavirus
by | Monday, January 27, 2020

Canada gears up to protect against coronavirus

Dr. Barbara Yaffe, Ontario's associate chief medical officer of health, said a man in his 50s had travelled to Toronto from China on Wednesday, went to Toronto's Sunnybrook Hospital on Thursday, and was in stab...More..

China at
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

China at "crucial time" of novel coronavirus prevention, control — China Focus

The new virus was first reported in the central Chinese city of Wuhan last month, but has since spread to at least 30 regions in China, resulting in restrictions on public transport and even tour groups as Ch...More..

by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Statement from Minister of Health Patty Hajdu on Coronavirus

Still, Tam said she expects more coronavirus cases will eventually be reported in Canada. Arrival screens at these airports display messages imploring passengers to alert border security officers if they fe...More..

Fourth US case of coronavirus confirmed in Los Angeles County
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Fourth US case of coronavirus confirmed in Los Angeles County

She encouraged concerned residents to consult official sources of health information amid rumours that the illness had been confirmed in the province, adding that there are many respiratory viruses circulating ...More..

by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

China Focus: China at "crucial time" of novel coronavirus prevention, control

She said in each of France's three confirmed cases, they arrived without a fever. Health officials in Orange County, California , reported that a third case of the virus had been registered in the United S...More..

KDHE provides information on China Coronavirus outbreak Posted Jan 24, 2020
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

KDHE provides information on China Coronavirus outbreak Posted Jan 24, 2020

While majority reportedly left China ahead of the Chinese New Year, around 250 are still stuck in Wuhan , and the Indian government has requested China to permit them to leave the city. The confirmed cases h...More..

Canada's 1st 'presumptive' case of new coronavirus discovered in Toronto
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Canada's 1st 'presumptive' case of new coronavirus discovered in Toronto

French automaker PSA Group said it will evacuate its employees from Wuhan, quarantine them and then bring them to France. After a slow start when the first cases were diagnosed in December, Chinese officials ...More..

Hospital says it has confirmed Canada's 1st coronavirus case
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Hospital says it has confirmed Canada's 1st coronavirus case

Toronto Mayor John Tory said in a statement after reporting the city's first coronavirus case that health officials have made it clear that the risk remains low. At the end of 2002, a coronavirus called severe ...More..

As China scrambles to contain coronavirus, Xi calls situation grave
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

As China scrambles to contain coronavirus, Xi calls situation grave

The death toll in China has climbed to 56, with 2000 confirmed cases and a further 2600 people suspected of being infected. To counter the health threat posed by the virus, the health authorities here said ...More..

Japan will evacuate nationals from China virus city
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Japan will evacuate nationals from China virus city

The novel virus has also sickened almost 2,000 people. China's military has dispatched 450 medics, many with experience combating infectious diseases, to help treat patients in Wuhan, where hospitals are ov...More..

Ritz-Carlton to Host Chinese New Year Celebration
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Ritz-Carlton to Host Chinese New Year Celebration

A tai-chi demonstration will take place at 1:30 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. reading of a story about the legendary monster Nian, which tells the origin of the Chinese New Year . "May this year be one of good lu...More..

California case of coronavirus is 3rd confirmed in US
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

California case of coronavirus is 3rd confirmed in US

There are no confirmed cases of the SARS-like coronavirus in the country yet, but Canadian health officials say they will continue to test individuals with symptoms and screen travellers at global airports. Cor...More..

Coronavirus in France: Two cases confirmed as deadly virus strikes Europe
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Coronavirus in France: Two cases confirmed as deadly virus strikes Europe

The CDC says the risk to the US public remains low, but it's likely more cases will be diagnosed in the coming days as the virus appears to have a two-week incubation period. The World Health Organisation (WHO...More..

What's New In The Evolving Outbreak
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

What's New In The Evolving Outbreak

He told public-health officials he didn't visit an animal market in Wuhan where the virus is suspected to have mutated and spread from animals to humans - a common trait of coronaviruses , and one that epi...More..

China coronavirus: United Kingdom tests come back negative
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

China coronavirus: United Kingdom tests come back negative

A notice from a gas station in Chibi, a city next to Wuhan, said local officials ordered them not serve customers with Wuhan license plates. Most of those who have died from the virus appear to have underlyin...More..

China fortifies virus defences as deaths hit 56
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

China fortifies virus defences as deaths hit 56

It comes as China is begins celebrations of the Lunar New Year, one of the most important dates in its calendar. The World Health Organization on Thursday opted not to declare the outbreak a global health e...More..

Coronavirus: China’s mystery virus that has triggered worry
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Coronavirus: China’s mystery virus that has triggered worry

He immediately called his health care provider and went to a clinic on January 19. On Monday, lab testing confirmed the virus in his system, a never-before-discovered species of coronavirus that's been given ...More..

Coronavirus infection count rises as countries race to contain its spread
by | Sunday, January 26, 2020

Coronavirus infection count rises as countries race to contain its spread

The vast majority of cases have been in and around Wuhan or involved people who visited the city or had personal connections to those infected. This map shows confirmed cases of the virus around the wor...More..