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Irish election produces an earthquake as Sinn Fein tops poll...
Ireland braced for weeks of political uncertainty Monday after an earth-shaking election that saw the Irish Republican Army-linked party Sinn Fein — long shunned by its bigger rivals — take the largest share of votes.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:53 UTC
13 Japanese airports to suspend flights to mainland China...
Regular flights between mainland China and at least 13 regional airports in Japan will be completely suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, operators of the ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:47 UTC
Scientists discover mysterious virus with no recognisable genes...
Bizarre organism found in amoebae in Brazil is named after mythical sea siren
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:45 UTC
Funeral Home Worker in Wuhan, Epicenter of Coronavirus: We Are Working 24/7 to Cremate Bodies...
Workers at crematoriums in Wuhan City, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, say that their workload has increased ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 05:54 UTC
Billionaire Whistleblower: Wuhan Coronavirus Death Toll Is Over 50,000...
A Chinese billionaire and whistleblower who lives in U.S. exile says Wuhan crematoriums working 24x7 have burned 50,000 coronavirus victims.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 05:51 UTC
Coronavirus is airborne, Chinese official confirms...
An official in Shanghai confirmed the virus also travelled through aerosol transmission, which means it can float a long distance through the air and cause infection later when it is breathed in.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 04:39 UTC
'Most devastating plague of locusts' in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns...
Somalia declared the outbreak a national emergency. The U.N. it has the potential "to be the most devastating plague of locusts in any of our living memories.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:23 UTC
Coronavirus 'likely stays infectious on surfaces for up to 9 days'...
(STUDY FINDS) -- BOCHUM, Germany — As the number of patients infected with the novel coronavirus continue to rise out of Wuhan, China, as well as in the United States, the world is watching with bated breath as scientists from all over the globe wor
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:10 UTC
Coronavirus: Official death rate of 2% 'vastly underestimated' – mortality much HIGHER...
CORONAVIRUS may be much more lethal than official figures suggest, with many medical experts suggesting the current mortality rate of two percent is naively low and doesn't account for the lag between infection rates and final recovery or death from t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 18:09 UTC
Truth silenced again: An outspoken citizen is missing in Wuhan days after another died...
As people across China mourned the death of a whistleblower doctor in an almost unprecedented outpouring of grief and anger on Thursday, little did they know that another truth-teller of the coronavirus outbreak was being silenced. Chen Qiushi, a citizen
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 07:51 UTC
Chinese Communist Party Purge Begins over Coronavirus...
A Chinese teenager with cerebral palsy dies from neglect after his family is quarantined due to the Wuhan virus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-08 21:25 UTC
U.S. citizen in China dies from coronavirus; Confirmed cases globally rise to nearly 35,000...
A 60-year old U.S. citizen diagnosed with the illness died at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan, China on Thursday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-08 21:10 UTC
Doctors ‘ignored’ spread through eyes...
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Medical experts have warned the coronavirus can spread through the eyes and people especially doctors aren't doing enough to protect themselves.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:41 UTC
Coronavirus: Singapore urges calm after panic buying hits supermarkets amid outbreak fears...
The government has come out to assure Singaporeans that there is an ample supply of essentials, after the raising of the risk assessment level of the novel coronavirus situation in the city state sparked panic buying at supermarkets.Photos of long queues
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:40 UTC
Hundreds of miles from Hubei, another 30 million Chinese are in coronavirus lockdown...
Four big cities in Zhejiang, one of the country's most prosperous regions, are now at a standstill as Communist leaders struggle to contain the deadly outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:39 UTC
Doctored Screenshots Claim China’s Coronavirus Deaths Over 24,000...
There have been claims that a data leak by website Tencent shows that deaths due to coronavirus have crossed 24,000.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:35 UTC
Coronavirus live updates: China's death toll rises to 636 as total cases cross 31,000...
Most of those who died on Thursday were from Hubei — the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 00:47 UTC
Doctor who sounded the alarm on nCoV dies after contracting virus from patient...
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The Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm on the deadly novel coronavirus (2019 n-CoV) has died weeks after contracting the virus from one of his patients.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 00:43 UTC
Taiwan says China feeding WHO wrong information about virus cases on island...
China is providing the World Health Organization (WHO) with wrong information about the number of coronavirus cases in Taiwan, the island's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after the WHO published incorrect case numbers earlier this week.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:25 UTC
China halves tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods, as coronavirus outbreak escalates...
China announced on Thursday that it will halve tariffs on $75 billion worth of US imports, as the world's two largest economies continue to step back from a years-long trade war that has hurt both countries and dented global growth. The move comes as
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:24 UTC
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