Coronavirus: What does 20 seconds of hand washing look like?

According to the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ), the virus can be spread person-to-person by standing in close contact to one another, coughing and sneezing. You use hot water, soap, and sing a little song. "Bar soap is still okay if it's the on... More..

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New Zealand records second coronavirus case in woman arriving from Italy
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

New Zealand records second coronavirus case in woman arriving from Italy

Bloomfield said the Government was going "very well" when it comes to the contract tracing for the second Coronavirus case. She is the first New Zealander with the virus to speak out publicly. The partner o...More..

Coronavirus outbreak: Health Ministry issues school advisory
by | Friday, March 06, 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Health Ministry issues school advisory

In a statement, the trust said the victim had underlying health conditions and had been in and out of hospital for non-coronavirus reasons. A total of 3,353 people have now died from the covid-19 illness worl...More..

Coronavirus claims first victim in UK
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus claims first victim in UK

He said that officials are working under the premise that the virus has moved out of the containment phase and there will inevitably be an increase in the near future. Last week, the Foreign Office confirmed a ...More..

Coronavirus fears prompt new federal warning against travel to Iran
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus fears prompt new federal warning against travel to Iran

Henry said the woman had been travelling as part of a group and officials were researching who the woman was in contact with. Confirmed cases from this week have been linked to travel to Iran or Egypt, or in ...More..

US Surgeon General: 'Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS!'
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

US Surgeon General: 'Seriously people- STOP BUYING MASKS!'

Otherwise, the agency says people buying up all the masks are simply depleting the necessary resources for those who may actually need them. It should be worn tightly on a person's face and is meant to protec...More..

Facebook to help combat virus misinformation: CEO Mark Zuckerberg
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Facebook to help combat virus misinformation: CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Google follows Amazon.com Inc. and Facebook, which have also said onsite job interviews are on hold for now. The process has already been initiated, as the first result upon the search of COVID-19 or coronavi...More..

Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of presidential race
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Elizabeth Warren is dropping out of presidential race

Still the longer Warren stayed in the race, the more questions she faced about why she was doing so with little hope of winning - and she started to sound like a candidate who was slowly coming to terms with th...More..

by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

CDC guidelines on how to wash your hands properly

With demands skyrocketing and hand sanitizers flying off shelves, what is one to do if they can't get their hands on hand sanitizers, the internet's answer is to just wash their hands. " Dry your hands using a...More..

House Passes $8.3 Billion Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Coronavirus
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

House Passes $8.3 Billion Emergency Funding Bill to Combat Coronavirus

Soon after the agreement's overall framework was released, but before the legislation's text was unveiled, two Democratic leadership sources told NBC that the House is expected to vote on the deal later in th...More..

12 cases of novel coronavirus in BC
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

12 cases of novel coronavirus in BC

Anyone with underlying conditions like hypertension, heart disease or a respiratory illness could see their condition deteriorate should they contract COVID-19. China, where the epicentre of the outbreak is loc...More..

Coronavirus: China toll 2,943, lowest new cases since the epidemic began
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Coronavirus: China toll 2,943, lowest new cases since the epidemic began

But Dr. Amesh A. Adalja, a senior scholar at Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security, said there is a more ominous message from the Chinese outbreak: "Authoritarian, free-speech restricting, individual rights-...More..

Novel coronavirus death rate higher than first thought, World Health Organization says
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Novel coronavirus death rate higher than first thought, World Health Organization says

It is a unique virus with unique characteristics. More than 3,100 people have died from the new virus, while over 92,000 have been infected across 77 countries and territories, according to AFP's latest toll ...More..

China urges overseas Chinese to stay away as imported virus cases rise
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

China urges overseas Chinese to stay away as imported virus cases rise

Wuhan, Hubei's provincial capital, accounted for 131 of the newly confirmed cases, showing the epidemic persists in the city from which the virus spread across China, amid optimism that the spread outside of Hu...More..

First California Death From Coronavirus; 11 Total Dead in the US
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

First California Death From Coronavirus; 11 Total Dead in the US

There have been 29 confirmed cases in India so far. Gov. Gavin Newsom said the emergency proclamation is meant to help procure supplies and resources quickly. However, there is still a shortage of test ki...More..

World Health Organization says coronavirus is deadlier than seasonal flu, doesn't spread as easily
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

World Health Organization says coronavirus is deadlier than seasonal flu, doesn't spread as easily

But with more data, there is a growing understanding of the virus and how it spreads, he said, stressing that the new virus is "unique". At least 122 countries have not reported any cases. But, there are severa...More..

Dow sinks 2.9% after rate cut fails to stem market’s dread
by | Thursday, March 05, 2020

Dow sinks 2.9% after rate cut fails to stem market’s dread

The European Central Bank and others around the world have already cut rates below zero, meanwhile, which limits their monetary policy firepower. After the stock market extended gains in the session's final...More..

Coronavirus latest: Death toll reaches six in Washington State
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus latest: Death toll reaches six in Washington State

Most of their contacts are also now out of isolation following their 14 day quarantine, and none of them developed any symptoms. Doctors have found that patients most severely stricken by the virus are those ...More..

Coronavirus precautions urged for Florida nursing homes
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus precautions urged for Florida nursing homes

During a press conference on Monday, the Florida Department of Health said that one patient is an adult male in his 60s in Manatee County and did not have a travel history to countries identified for restricted...More..

Health unit advises public to be prepared for COVID-19
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Health unit advises public to be prepared for COVID-19

Tam said health authorities took the special step of singling out Iran as a country of concern in the coronavirus outbreak because "that is a country with rapidly escalating cases and local transmission. Fo...More..

Second Coronavirus Case Confirmed Here
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Second Coronavirus Case Confirmed Here

The Health Service Executive ( HSE ) attempted to hide the identity of the school from the general public, however, a letter was circulated on social media which named the school. The National Public Health Eme...More..

China guards against imported virus cases as infections decline
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

China guards against imported virus cases as infections decline

Countries like South Korea, Italy and Iran are reporting a growing number of infections. South Korea, which is grappling with the largest outbreak of the virus outside China, has urged citizens to stay indo...More..

United States government under scrutiny over delays in coronavirus testing
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

United States government under scrutiny over delays in coronavirus testing

Nine people have died from the respiratory disease in the U.S., all in Washington state, and more than 100 have tested positive for the virus, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). A...More..

Coronavirus cases top 90,000 worldwide: World Health Organization chief
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus cases top 90,000 worldwide: World Health Organization chief

Mainland China had 125 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infections on Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday, down from 202 cases a day earlier and the lowest since the authority started p...More..

WHO warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

WHO warns of global shortage of medical equipment to fight coronavirus

The death toll on Monday was 52, and the number of cases passed the 2,000 mark. Infections have appeared in 77 other countries and territories, with Ukraine the latest to report its first case. The death toll...More..

Coronavirus: BA and Ryanair cancel flights as bookings drop
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus: BA and Ryanair cancel flights as bookings drop

British Airways , which also operates from Stansted, said it had cancelled hundreds of upcoming flights in March from a number of airports. The airline said in a statement it hopes dropping the change fees wi...More..

Coronavirus Death Estimate Surging Rapidly - Three Times Seasonal Flu Toll
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Coronavirus Death Estimate Surging Rapidly - Three Times Seasonal Flu Toll

The world has entered uncharted territory in its battle against the deadly coronavirus, the United Nations health agency warned, as new infections dropped dramatically in China on Tuesday but surged overseas wi...More..

Diamond Princess cruise passengers quarantined in Texas finally set to go home
by | Wednesday, March 04, 2020

Diamond Princess cruise passengers quarantined in Texas finally set to go home

The woman who sparked the mayor's alarm tested positive for the illness last month after she was evacuated from Wuhan, China , but was released from quarantine Saturday following two negative tests, official...More..

B.C. watching coronavirus in Washington state after deaths; premier, governor speak
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

B.C. watching coronavirus in Washington state after deaths; premier, governor speak

Nathalie MacDermott, an infectious-diseases expert at King's College London. Officials in King County, Washington , on Tuesday confirmed two more deaths and seven more cases of COVID-19 coronavirus . Wash...More..

by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

WELP: Two Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Georgia, Pandemic Panic Ensues

More than 3,000 people have died as of Monday, the World Health Organization said. Worldwide, the death toll has exceeded 3,100, with more than 90,000 total cases in about 70 countries. Kathleen Toomey added th...More..

Coronavirus: Up to fifth of United Kingdom workers 'off sick at same time'
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Coronavirus: Up to fifth of United Kingdom workers 'off sick at same time'

The four-strand plan, to "contain, delay, research, mitigate" the virus, depending on the nature of the outbreak. These are expected to include the power to detain people at the border for the purposes of car...More..

U.S. agency investigating production of faulty coronavirus test kits
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

U.S. agency investigating production of faulty coronavirus test kits

During the agency's review and prior to the determination of the EUA request, FDA recommends that clinical laboratories obtain confirmation of the first five positive and first five negative clinical specimens ...More..

San Antonio mayor declares emergency after quarantine failure
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

San Antonio mayor declares emergency after quarantine failure

The CDC had said it is retesting an individual who was released from isolation at a local healthcare facility on Friday "because the individual met the criteria for release, including two negative test result...More..

Two new coronavirus cases confirmed in Delhi and Telangana
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

Two new coronavirus cases confirmed in Delhi and Telangana

Meanwhile, Rajasthan health minister Raghu Sharma said an Italian tourist has been found positive of Coronavirus in Jaipur. "Their samples are being sent to NIV, Pune for confirmation", the ministry said. Two...More..

US cases of coronavirus rise, health officials focus on increased testing
by | Tuesday, March 03, 2020

US cases of coronavirus rise, health officials focus on increased testing

Syverud will meet Monday afternoon with senior leaders from the SUNY system, the New York State Education Department, the New York State Department of Health and the New York State Legislature to discus...More..