Scramble to contain coronavirus as infections spread in Europe AFP

A Greek woman who recently returned home from northern Italy became Greece's first case and is being closely monitored, while authorities have ordered the closing of one school in Thessaloniki, the health ministry said. He described China's colle... More..

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European nations report first virus cases with Italy link
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

European nations report first virus cases with Italy link

Most cases were in mainland China, but more cases are being reported across at least 39 other countries. For the first time, the number of new cases officially reported outside China has exceeded new cases re...More..

Trump to hold White House news conference on coronavirus Wednesday
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump to hold White House news conference on coronavirus Wednesday

CNN are doing everything possible to make the Caronavirus look as bad as possible, including panicking markets, if possible. Despite the government input, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar refu...More..

Trump says United States 'very, very ready' for coronavirus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Trump says United States 'very, very ready' for coronavirus

The coronavirus' rapid spread in Iran , Italy, South Korea and elsewhere left alarmed governments and people across the globe rushing on Thursday to implement emergency measures. The emergence of hundreds of...More..

Sen. Hawley to introduce Coronavirus bill aimed at securing medical supply chain
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sen. Hawley to introduce Coronavirus bill aimed at securing medical supply chain

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is taking alternative steps to determine if Chinese-made products meet federal safety standards due to complications related to the coronavirus outbreak, department off...More..

Australia to close schools, cancel sports in event of coronavirus outbreak
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Australia to close schools, cancel sports in event of coronavirus outbreak

While accepting coronavirus will have a significant impact on the Australian economy, Morrison urged locals to continue to spend in a bid to limit the impact. It has jumped to about 30 countries and territori...More..

An expert reflects on the COVID-19 outbreak
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

An expert reflects on the COVID-19 outbreak

To put the case numbers in context of population size, China has a population of 1.4 billion, and the world population is 6.3 billion. Two of the main reasons for the rapid increase in the number of cases are...More..

Coronavirus Kills 52 More In China, Death Count Rises To 2,715
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus Kills 52 More In China, Death Count Rises To 2,715

And while there are no specific treatments for COVID-19, earlier supportive care may help, too. More than 40 nations and locations exterior mainland China have documented infections. Pui Jeng Leong, a media...More..

Hinchingbrooke School issue coronavirus advice
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Hinchingbrooke School issue coronavirus advice

Switzerland , Austria and Croatia have also confirmed their first cases of the virus in their countries. The Irish Rugby Football Union had not yet responded last night to say if the game would be axed.The H10 ...More..

Sanders’ path has echoes of Trump’s 2016 campaign
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Sanders’ path has echoes of Trump’s 2016 campaign

It is reported by CNN . Sanders, an independent senator from Vermont and self-avowed democratic socialist, rode a wave of support across age, race and ideology to capture 47% of the county convention delegat...More..

Ontario Confirms Positive Case of COVID-19
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Ontario Confirms Positive Case of COVID-19

She went into self-isolation after being discharged from hospital. Officals said her symptoms included a cough, sore throat, body aches and occasional fever. "We will have details and communicate to the publi...More..

CDC: Americans should prepare for coronavirus crisis in US
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

CDC: Americans should prepare for coronavirus crisis in US

The first participant is an American who was evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked in Japan. Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., said officials warned of a "very strong chance of an extremely ser...More..

United Kingdom warns against travelling to Italian coronavirus towns
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

United Kingdom warns against travelling to Italian coronavirus towns

Hancock said the advice applies in particular to those flying home from the Coronavirus-hit areas quarantined by the Italian government - whether they show flu-like symptoms or not - adding that if there any Un...More..

Europe scrambles to contain virus as epidemic spreads beyond Italy
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Europe scrambles to contain virus as epidemic spreads beyond Italy

About 50,000 residents in the towns under lockdown have been told to stay home and avoid social contact, while schools, shops and businesses - apart from chemists - have been closed and festivities and sporting...More..

Travel to South Korea restricted for military, civilians because of coronavirus scare
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Travel to South Korea restricted for military, civilians because of coronavirus scare

South Korea has an advanced medical system, a free press and a strong culture of public accountability, and observers say that its health statistics can be treated with confidence. Japanese officials said they ...More..

Secretive Church at Centre of South Korea's Explosive Coronavirus Outbreak
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Secretive Church at Centre of South Korea's Explosive Coronavirus Outbreak

The number of countries imposing entry bans on travelers who recently visited South Korea's southeastern city of Daegu and the nearby county of Cheongdo is on the rise, Seoul's foreign ministry said Wednesd...More..

San Fran declares emergency despite just one confirmed COVID-19 case
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

San Fran declares emergency despite just one confirmed COVID-19 case

However, a patient in Northern California may represent the first US coronavirus case in which the infected person had no known contact with another infected person and had not traveled out of the country. Se...More..

by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Americans should prepare for ‘significant disruption’ from coronavirus outbreak — CDC

Health officials on Wednesday confirmed that a new coronavirus case of unknown origin has been diagnosed in Solano County and is now being treated in Sacramento County. Sonia Angell. "This has been an evolv...More..

Coronavirus Threatens Supply of Cheap Tat, Warns Primark Owner
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus Threatens Supply of Cheap Tat, Warns Primark Owner

The group said it usually stocks up before the Chinese New Year , which means that there should be no short-term issues. It said the China sugar campaign was completed in January before the coronavirus pandemi...More..

Possible coronavirus treatment clinical trial begins in United States
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Possible coronavirus treatment clinical trial begins in United States

There are no proven treatments or vaccines for the new and mysterious virus, which has infected more than 80,000 people worldwide and killed more than 2,700, with the overwhelming majority of cases in China. Th...More..

San Francisco Mayor Declares Local Emergency Over Coronavirus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

San Francisco Mayor Declares Local Emergency Over Coronavirus

The mayor added that by declaring the local emergency, it would help the city mobilize city resources and personnel to create an efficient emergency response should the coronavirus come to the city. Grant C...More..

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus: South Korea confirms huge rise in cases

While markets had largely brushed aside fears of long-term economic damage from the virus, a steady drip of new cases in countries beyond China has kept concerns alive. Authorities have highlighted that a lar...More..

Appeals Court Upholds Title X 'Gag Rule'
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Appeals Court Upholds Title X 'Gag Rule'

The rules ban taxpayer-funded clinics from making abortion referrals and prohibit clinics that receive federal money from sharing office space with abortion providers - a rule critics said would force many to f...More..

Coronavirus cases emerging faster outside China WHO
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Coronavirus cases emerging faster outside China WHO

Travel in Europe is also sure to be severely impacted as Milan, Italy , the center of the new infections in that country, is a major travel hub for the Continent, the research agency said. The country has ...More..

Getting The Flu And Coronavirus Facts Straight
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Getting The Flu And Coronavirus Facts Straight

An outbreak of Influenza A, which is considered more severe, followed. The flu shot is typically given to people six months and older. "What we are seeing now is influenza B and influenza A", Madoff sai...More..

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

Eight people have died from the virus there, and President Moon Jae-in over the weekend raised the country's virus alert to the highest "red" level. On Monday, Downing Street insisted the United Kingdom was "...More..

China's Hubei province reports 96 new virus deaths
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

China's Hubei province reports 96 new virus deaths

In total, China has reported 75,569 cases to the World Health Organization, and 2,239 deaths, Tedros said. The death toll in China from the new coronavirus outbreak rose by 109, the National Health Commissi...More..

Heathrow Airport chaos: Plane delayed as passenger panics over Italy coronavirus
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Heathrow Airport chaos: Plane delayed as passenger panics over Italy coronavirus

All three were elderly people, two of whom had serious underlying conditions but Italy's government is not taking any chances. In China, there have been over 75,500 reported cases of the virus, resulting in...More..

Ex-Marine, 62, Beats Guinness World Planking Record
by | Thursday, February 27, 2020

Ex-Marine, 62, Beats Guinness World Planking Record

The record-breaking feat, which Guinness officially announced last week, caps almost a decade of planking for the former Marine and Drug Enforcement Administration officer, who trained for hours each day to r...More..

Death toll from COVID-19 in China approaching 2,600
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Death toll from COVID-19 in China approaching 2,600

The deaths of two people from Covid-19 forced the postponement of three Serie A matches, with numerous new cases represented the first infections in Italy acquired through secondary contagion. Hubei's figures...More..

China reports 648 new cases of coronavirus, 97 more deaths
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

China reports 648 new cases of coronavirus, 97 more deaths

The outbreak is threatening to put a dent in the global economy, with China paralysed by vast quarantine measures and major firms such as iPhone maker Apple and mining giant BHP warning it could damage bottom...More..

Seventh case of COVID-19 diagnosed in B.C.
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Seventh case of COVID-19 diagnosed in B.C.

Both are in stable condition and in isolation in the Fraser Valley. She said the latest case contracted the virus while in close contact with the sixth case , while in the Fraser Health region, which stret...More..

Toronto Another Case of Coronavirus In Toronto News Centre
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Toronto Another Case of Coronavirus In Toronto News Centre

Toronto's medical officer of health says the woman had been in China since late a year ago, had travelled to Wuhan - the epicentre of the outbreak - before it was quarantined, then went elsewhere in the count...More..

Eight UK performers quarantined after evacuation from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Eight UK performers quarantined after evacuation from coronavirus-stricken cruise ship

On Friday, 11 Israeli nationals returned home after evacuation from the ship and one of them tested positive for the disease. British couple David and Sally Abel, from Northamptonshire, who were on the cruise...More..

Bernie Sanders Celebrates His Nevada Caucus Victory In Texas
by | Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Bernie Sanders Celebrates His Nevada Caucus Victory In Texas

Bernie Sanders , as he has risen in the polls and has won the popular vote in the Iowa , New Hampshire and Nevada contests. But, of course, we don't have a national primary but rather a weird system of...More..