Stanford University shifts classes online amid virus fears

Rutgers students living in dorms have been told to clear out as soon as they can. The university directed students who would face financial hardship as a result of the sudden need to move to contact the financial aid office. IL governor J.B. Pritzker... More..

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California reports its first coronavirus death
by | Wednesday, March 11, 2020

California reports its first coronavirus death

In Placer County, three cases were announced, all of them among people who had traveled on the Grand Princess cruise ship from San Francisco to Mexico on February 11-21. Los Angeles County health officials on W...More..

Coronavirus: Two Deaths Reported In Florida
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus: Two Deaths Reported In Florida

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Tuesday outlined a list of requirements for long-term care facilities aimed at helping to stop the spread of the new coronavirus and a nursing home in Issaquah reported the death...More..

by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus deaths linked to Washington state nursing home could be even higher

The results for another 20 residents are still to come Kirkland Life Care CenterThe death toll rose to 19, and three more COVID-19 deaths occurred Monday. The Ida Culver House resident has been hospitalized sin...More..

Human lab rats needed: Would you get infected with coronavirus for $4,500?
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Human lab rats needed: Would you get infected with coronavirus for $4,500?

The Daily Mail has reported that the volunteers will be infected with two common strains of the virus known as 0C43 and 229E which are believed to cause very mild respiratory symptoms. "We've actually all...More..

Coronavirus incubation period is 5.1 days, researchers say
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Coronavirus incubation period is 5.1 days, researchers say

In such a case, people are tend to isolate themselves in order to contain the virus from being spread further. Prof Jonathan Ball, an expert in molecular virology at the University of Nottingham, said the stu...More..

Male associated with Bons contracts Covid-19 virus in Cork
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Male associated with Bons contracts Covid-19 virus in Cork

Five came to light on Sunday, with two involving recent travel to northern Italy. Another case, a female, in the south of Ireland, a healthcare worker is associated with close contact with a confirmed case; o...More..

All temporary hospitals in Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan now shut down
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

All temporary hospitals in Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan now shut down

However, Chinese authorities have ramped up warnings about the risks from foreigners and Chinese nationals travelling to China from viral hot spots overseas such as Iran and Italy. As of the end of Monday, the ...More..

Uber Technologies : Considers Compensating Drivers Affected by Coronavirus
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Uber Technologies : Considers Compensating Drivers Affected by Coronavirus

Following their footsteps, San Francisco-based food delivery system DoorDash and American technology company Instacart have reportedly said that they were in discussions with other companies in the sector to ...More..

Dow Dives More Than 2000 Points; Steep Market Slide Triggered Trading Halt
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Dow Dives More Than 2000 Points; Steep Market Slide Triggered Trading Halt

The Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged more than 2,000 points at one point during the day, or almost 8%, and European markets entered a bear market, registering their heaviest losses since the darkest days ...More..

New Toronto patient with coronavirus was recently in Colorado
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

New Toronto patient with coronavirus was recently in Colorado

He said the woman is now at home in self-isolation and Toronto Public Health is tracing people that she was in contact with. "There has been a notable transmission of COVID-19 at events, such as religious g...More..

Facebook, Instagram ban advertisements selling face masks
by | Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Facebook, Instagram ban advertisements selling face masks

Online sales of virus protection products have grown dramatically, up 817% over the past two months, CBS News Consumer Investigative Correspondent Anna Werner reported on Friday. It now has actually gotten rid ...More..

Canada’s top doctor warns against travelling on cruise ships over COVID-19
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Canada’s top doctor warns against travelling on cruise ships over COVID-19

Officials from Vancouver Coastal Health have been at the home since a heath-care worker there, a woman in her 50s identified as "Case 21", was diagnosed with the virus last week. There's no word on the national...More..

COVID-19 State of Emergency Declared in OR by Governor
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

COVID-19 State of Emergency Declared in OR by Governor

Some schools are closing because of possible COVID-19 exposure. -Evidence of lower respiratory viral infection (viral pneumonia). On Sunday, Vice President for Marketing and Communications Lewellen sent a c...More..

First Cases Of Coronavirus Reported In Pennsylvania
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

First Cases Of Coronavirus Reported In Pennsylvania

More positive tests for the virus, which causes the disease COVID-19, are expected in the coming days and weeks, state officials said. "The confirmation of these presumed positive cases should serve as a remind...More..

Wife of SA’s first coronavirus patient also has virus
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Wife of SA’s first coronavirus patient also has virus

Nine are back in South Africa; the tenth has not yet returned. The second patient is a 39-year-old lady from Gauteng who is a direct contact to the first case from KwaZulu-Natal. The South African government ...More..

‘Bigger than coronavirus’: Oil records biggest price drop in 29 years
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

‘Bigger than coronavirus’: Oil records biggest price drop in 29 years

US crude fell 26% or $10.75 to $30.57 per barrel in electronic trading on the New York Mercantile Exchange. "It's unbelievable, the market was overwhelmed by a wave of selling at the open", said Andy Lipow,...More..

Seven New Cases Of Coronavirus In The Republic Of Ireland
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Seven New Cases Of Coronavirus In The Republic Of Ireland

Three new cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in Northern Ireland. It's believed a case in Cork is the country's first community transmission, and the man is now being treated at Cork University Hospital...More..

Washington state coronavirus cases top 100, including 16 deaths
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Washington state coronavirus cases top 100, including 16 deaths

Several people who visited Life Care Center over the past few weeks told The Associated Press that they didn't notice any unusual precautions and weren't asked about their health. He died on March 2. This cas...More..

Tennessee Democrats Weathered The Storms To Vote For Joe Biden
by | Monday, March 09, 2020

Tennessee Democrats Weathered The Storms To Vote For Joe Biden

Across the Super Tuesday states, there were early questions about Sanders' claims that he is growing his support from his failed 2016 presidential bid. Highlighting the past record of Biden, he said the race wi...More..

How to watch the South Carolina Democratic debate
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

How to watch the South Carolina Democratic debate

Confronted with his diminishing support among black voters during the tenth Democratic debate on Tuesday, Biden insisted he had " worked like the devil to earn the vote of the African American community ", vowi...More..

Number of United Kingdom coronavirus cases rises by 46 to 209
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Number of United Kingdom coronavirus cases rises by 46 to 209

Health secretary Matt Hancock has promised the government will do everything it can to "contain" COVID-19 as "public safety is my top priority". The emergency legislation is expected to also include measures ...More..

Alberta confirms 2 new presumptive cases of COVID-19
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Alberta confirms 2 new presumptive cases of COVID-19

Albertan health officials just confirmed the first case of novel coronavirus in their province. Alberta's chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw will provide an update on the new cases, as well a...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Three new cases of Coronavirus in Northern Ireland

However the United Kingdom remains in the "containment" phase of tracing coronavirus cases to prevent it spreading in the community, England's deputy chief medical officer has said. Children in particular shoul...More..

Alberta’s second COVID-19 presumptive case in Edmonton-zone
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Alberta’s second COVID-19 presumptive case in Edmonton-zone

John Smith said the vessel would likely dock Sunday afternoon and that people needing "acute medical treatment" would be taken to health-care facilities in California. The patient, who is in his 40s, is recover...More..

5 more people from Kerala test positive for coronavirus; under observation
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

5 more people from Kerala test positive for coronavirus; under observation

The minister added that the three people did not share their travel history at the airport and were not screened. This particular family arrived on a Qatar Airways flight from Venice to Doha and from there reac...More..

King County, WA: 11th COVID-19 death recorded
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

King County, WA: 11th COVID-19 death recorded

In total, 206 people had tested positive for Covid-19 as of 7am on Saturday, an increase of 42 from 164 cases confirmed on Friday. Despite various reports, the family says although the 83-year-old tested posi...More..

3rd Quebecer tests positive for COVID-19 after trip to France
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

3rd Quebecer tests positive for COVID-19 after trip to France

The person followed their recommendation and self-quarantined at home before getting tested at a hospital in the Montérégie region, near Montreal. Earlier on Thursday, the provincial ministry announced a seco...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Australia ramps up epidemic preparation as third man dies of coronavirus

In a statement released by NSW Health, it was confirmed that the school will be closed for one day to enable the school community and health officials to work through a containment strategy. "We have everything...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Latest update on Coronavirus Covid-19

The fifth case of Covid-19 confirmed this Friday relates to a male in the south of the country and is again associated with travel but not to an affected region. The National Public Health Emergency Team met to...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Maine CDC: Mainers being tested for coronavirus

Meanwhile on Monday, it was reported that the CDC had also stopped disclosing the number of confirmed cases by states on the daily map of "States reporting cases of COVID-19 to CDC", replacing the number with t...More..

Coronavirus spreads in Washington as reported deaths hit 16
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Coronavirus spreads in Washington as reported deaths hit 16

The same ship, though, was used for a San Francisco-to-Hawaii cruise from February 26 to Saturday; it visited each of the four main Hawaiian Islands. Rep. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency over the c...More..

Nebraska Reports First Coronavirus Case | 1040 WHO
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Nebraska Reports First Coronavirus Case | 1040 WHO

The patient is a Douglas County woman who was traveling through the United Kingdom. Her symptoms remained relatively mild until Thursday, he said. "She is very seriously ill", Dr. There are 19 health departme...More..

by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Alberta woman home after cruise first presumptive case of new coronavirus

An Edmonton-area man is the second reported presumptive case of the novel coronavirus in Alberta, the province's chief medical officer of health confirmed Friday. The same ship, now hosting a new set of passeng...More..

Global coronavirus cases pass 100000; USA deaths hit 17
by | Sunday, March 08, 2020

Global coronavirus cases pass 100000; USA deaths hit 17

Only three cases, all imported from overseas, were reported outside of Hubei province, of which Wuhan is the capital, in Beijing and the north-west province of Gansu. Also on Friday, 24 imported cases of nove...More..