China's Hubei province reports 93 new coronavirus deaths

Although new confirmed cases have declined in many of China's provinces, the country's leading epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan warned earlier that the outbreak may peak around late February and some mega cities like Beijing , Shanghai and Guangzhou s... More..

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by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Coronavirus study prompts optimism despite death toll rise

There had been a further 1,807 cases detected in Hubei , the epicentre of the outbreak, taking the total in the province to 59,989. The United States, with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC...More..

Coronavirus: Schools to be advised not to close over suspected cases
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Coronavirus: Schools to be advised not to close over suspected cases

Of the new deaths, 100 were from Hubei Province, three in Henan, and two in Guangdong. The U.S. State Department said in a statement early Monday that two chartered planes with more than 300 U.S. And the re...More..

Coronavirus outbreak: India to send medical supplies to Wuhan
by | Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: India to send medical supplies to Wuhan

In the past 24 hours, China had reported 2,051 new cases, including both lab-confirmed results and cases based on clinical observation, usually a chest scan. Hubei and its provincial capital Wuhan , where the...More..

Americans return to U.S. after two weeks on coronavirus-affected cruise
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Americans return to U.S. after two weeks on coronavirus-affected cruise

Most of the lethal cases have been reproted in the mainland China. - Hubei Province reported 1,933 new confirmed cases and 100 new deaths Sunday. The global count now shows more that 71,200 of contamination...More..

China coronavirus cases pass 70000 as World Health Organization mission gets underway
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

China coronavirus cases pass 70000 as World Health Organization mission gets underway

As per the Chinese government, the new death toll now stands at 1765. On the same day, Chinese health authorities said 1,425 new patients were discharged from hospital, bringing the total number of recovered ...More..

Coronavirus: China official says efforts working as infections dip
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Coronavirus: China official says efforts working as infections dip

Some 60 million people in that area and other parts of China are under lockdown in a bid to prevent the virus from spreading further. Meanwhile, the state-run China Central Television reports, citing Wang X...More..

Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus
by | Monday, February 17, 2020

Hubei bans vehicle traffic to curb spread of coronavirus

The letter added that "passengers and crew members (on board the Diamond Princess ) are at high risk of exposure" to the virus and the government was therefore "chartering these flights to minimize the risks t...More..

Federal appeals court affirms lower court ruling striking down Arkansas work requirement
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Federal appeals court affirms lower court ruling striking down Arkansas work requirement

The opinion for the three-judge panel's unanimous decision was authored by Ronald Reagan appointee, Senior Judge David Sentelle . Arkansas' plan went into effect in June 2018, requiring most Medicaid ...More..

Second wave of Flu hits United States kids hard this year
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Second wave of Flu hits United States kids hard this year

It has been estimated that there has been a least 26 million cases of the flu, 250,000 people have been hospitalized, and 14,000 deaths in the USA since the flu season began. But they aren't considered as risky...More..

Coronavirus: New infections fall for third day, almost 70000 people infected
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

Coronavirus: New infections fall for third day, almost 70000 people infected

There were 1,843 fresh cases in hard-hit Hubei province, where the outbreak first emerged in December and spiralled into a nationwide epidemic. So far, the TCM has been administered towards the treatment of m...More..

France announces 1st death of coronavirus patient in Europe
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

France announces 1st death of coronavirus patient in Europe

Out of the 5,090 new cases, 3,095 were diagnosed in this manner. Amid criticism over the handling of the crisis, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for tighter policing to protect social stability, while ...More..

First Victim of the Coronavirus in Europe
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

First Victim of the Coronavirus in Europe

The warning comes as the first European death from a coronavirus patient was announced today. Buzyn said the Chinese man, originally from Hubei province, the center of the outbreak, arrived in France on J...More..

European death: France announces first coronavirus death outside Asia
by | Sunday, February 16, 2020

European death: France announces first coronavirus death outside Asia

All the previous deaths outside mainland China due to COVID-19, the disease the virus causes, were in Asia: one each in Japan , the Philippines and Hong Kong . The World Health Organization has called the...More..

US announces 15th coronavirus case, this one in Texas evacuee
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

US announces 15th coronavirus case, this one in Texas evacuee

The patient who tested positive was evacuated from Wuhan, the epicenter of the virus, and isolated at a hospital near Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland. Many are government employees and their families who are un...More..

Pressure grows on United Kingdom to airlift citizens on coronavirus-stricken ship
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Pressure grows on United Kingdom to airlift citizens on coronavirus-stricken ship

More than 3,700 people on board the Diamond Princess have been quarantined on the cruise ship since February 4 . A special CDC team will assess the health of the U.S. The U.S. government said Americans aboar...More..

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist DIES in French hospital
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

First coronavirus death in Europe: Chinese tourist DIES in French hospital

The new case - announced on Wednesday evening - is the first to be identified in London. "I was informed yesterday night of the death of a Chinese tourist aged 80, who was hospitalised in Bichat Hospital, P...More..

First coronavirus death outside Asia as China toll leaps past 1500
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

First coronavirus death outside Asia as China toll leaps past 1500

The virus has infected more than 67,000 people globally. WHO , which has declared the Coronavirus outbreak as a global health emergency, has stated that it poses a "very grave threat for the rest of the wo...More..

At rally, Trump supporters find someone new to 'lock up'
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

At rally, Trump supporters find someone new to 'lock up'

On Wednesday, the Senate voted to acquit President Donald Trump on two articles of impeachment and marked the inevitable and historic end to a bitterly fought, divisive impeachment trial that will reverbera...More..

Wuhan flu outbreak may be due to new virus from Sars family
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Wuhan flu outbreak may be due to new virus from Sars family

Academic Xu Jianguo at the Chinese Academy of Engineering, who led the team, told Xinhua that tests on samples from patients found 15 positive results of the new coronavirus . Ho Pak-leung, head of the Uni...More..

China records over 5000 coronavirus cases within 24 hours
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

China records over 5000 coronavirus cases within 24 hours

As the number of individuals identified as having had close contact with those diagnosed with coronavirus (COVID-19) rose to over half a million, those who have recovered from the disease are being urged to...More..

London COVID-19 patient attended conference with 250 people
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

London COVID-19 patient attended conference with 250 people

Labour MP for Nottingham South Lilian Greenwood, who also spoke at the summit, tweeted that she had received PHE's letter and had made a decision to cancel appointments. As Public Health England investigates th...More..

Death toll in China epidemic surges past 1,500
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Death toll in China epidemic surges past 1,500

More than 25,000 doctors from all parts of China have, meanwhile, arrived in the province of Hubei to help their colleagues fight the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Deputy Director of the NHC Wang Hesheng said ...More..

World Health Organization encouraged by fight against DRC EBOLA outbreak
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

World Health Organization encouraged by fight against DRC EBOLA outbreak

The WHO declared the DRC's Ebola outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern in mid-July after the first confirmed case was discovered in Goma, a city of almost 2 million people on the bor...More..

London subway could be breeding ground for coronavirus - United Kingdom doctors
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

London subway could be breeding ground for coronavirus - United Kingdom doctors

Dr Chow, a PHE consultant in health protection, told the BBC: "While the degree of contact conference delegates may have had with the case is unlikely to have been significant, we have taken a precautionary a...More..

Las Vegas Culinary Union announces endorsement
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

Las Vegas Culinary Union announces endorsement

It's offered softer criticism of Massachusetts Sen. They also urged Democrats across the board - both Sanders supporters and Warren supporters - to come together to "defeat one of the most serious threats to pe...More..

World Health Organization says novel coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months
by | Saturday, February 15, 2020

World Health Organization says novel coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months

The world health body also said that it had activated a UN Crisis Management Team, to be led by Dr Mike Ryan that will help the organisation focus on the health response while the other agencies could bring t...More..

Virus cases rise as experts question China's numbers
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Virus cases rise as experts question China's numbers

More than 580 cases have been confirmed outside mainland China, including the first infection on the African continent, reported Friday in Egypt. Experts and African leaders have expressed concern that should t...More..

Delhi hospital keeping two suspected COVID-19 cases in isolation
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Delhi hospital keeping two suspected COVID-19 cases in isolation

Megahed went on to say that the patient tested positive for coronavirus but hasn't shown any symptoms, adding that WHO was notified of the case immediately and that preventive measures were taken in coordinat...More..

by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Can I get coronavirus from products shipped from China?

Hubei, the Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, reported 4,823 additional confirmed cases for Thursday, according to a statement from Hubei's health commission. The biggest cluster o...More..

by | Friday, February 14, 2020

China coronavirus toll increases to 1380

China has reported another sharp rise in the number of people infected with COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus , as the death toll neared 1,400. Checkpoints were set up around the commune, according t...More..

Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Cuomo says he'll ask Trump to reverse move on Global Entry

Andrew Cuomo prepare to meet at the White House on Thursday for a tête-à-tête on immigration. "They said, 'I'm burning down the house anyway, '" Cuomo said. "Cuomo must assert that we will not compromise our...More..

by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Doctors warn London Underground could exacerbate the spread of coronavirus

Nine cases of coronavirus have now been confirmed in the United Kingdom , as it spreads to England's largest city. In a separate statement, NHS strategic incident director, Professor Keith Willett, announc...More..

Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months: World Health Organization chief
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months: World Health Organization chief

World Health Organization chief scientist Soumya Swaminathan said the forum was fortunate to have doctors from the Chinese Centre for Disease Control and Prevention to present online research data already initi...More..

DHHR Confirms: W.Va. Child Died Of The Flu
by | Friday, February 14, 2020

DHHR Confirms: W.Va. Child Died Of The Flu

There have been no deaths in the US attributed to the 2019 novel coronavirus. So far it is unknown if coronavirus spreads via touching a surface an infected person has touched and then touching their own face...More..