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New virus: Over 86,000 infected globally, over 2,900 deaths...
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A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 86,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures, based on WHO a
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-03-01 06:01 UTC
Flights: How to disinfect your plane seat to beat coronavirus - expert tips to stay safe...
CORONAVIRUS has spread to more and more countries after those who tested positive travelled abroad. If you have a flight booked, how can you best protect yourself as coronavirus sweeps Europe?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-28 20:18 UTC
France warns against handshakes as corona infections soar...
French authorities on Friday recommended that people refrain from shaking hands to prevent infection from the coronavirus as the number of confirmed cases jumped by 19 to 57.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-28 20:14 UTC
Pope falls ill after meeting crowd wearing masks in St. Peter's Square, Vatican says...
More than 400 people have contracted coronavirus and 12 have died of it in Italy, in the worst contagion of the virus so far recorded in Europe
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-27 16:04 UTC
Can Lysol and Clorox products kill the novel coronavirus? The answer is . complicated...
The disinfectants are thought to be effective against the novel coronavirus. But until tests confirm this, its ability to kill the novel coronavirus has not been scientifically proven.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 21:05 UTC
Stocking up to prepare for a crisis isn't 'panic buying'. It's actually a pretty rational choice...
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Recent days have brought reports of shoppers clearing out supermarket shelves from Wuhan and Hong Kong to Singapore and Milan in response to the spread of coronavirus. This behaviour is often described as "panic buying". However, the research show
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 20:38 UTC
Hong Kong budget: HK$120 billion relief package includes HK$10,000 handout for each permanent resident, full guarantee for small business loans...
Hong Kong permanent residents aged 18 and above will each receive a cash handout of HK$10,000 (US$1,200) in a HK$120 billion relief deal rolled out by the government to ease the burden on individuals and companies, while saving jobs, the Post can reveal.F
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-26 04:41 UTC
Coronavirus latest updates: WHO mission director warns world is 'simply not ready'...
Expert tells nations to access the expertise of China and prepare for a potential pandemic as the outbreak spreads across Europe
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 23:53 UTC
The violence in Delhi is exploding— at least 10 dead, a mosque burnt, and journalists attacked is making rest of India anxious...
The riot in India's national capital is spiralling out of control. Latest reports indicate that a mob set a mosque on fire and attacked journalists too. The
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-25 17:22 UTC
U.S. says considering range of responses to China's expulsion of U.S. journalists...
WASHINGTON — The United States is considering a range of responses to China's "egregious act" in expelling three U.S. journalists, a spokesman for White House National Security Council (NSC) said on Monday. Beijing said on Thursday it mi
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 22:02 UTC
Nation bans consumption of wild animals...
The outbreak of the novel coronavirus, which is widely believed to have originated in wild animals, has prompted China's top legislature to roll out a swift decision to comprehensively ban the eating of wildlife across the country.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 21:25 UTC
Trump seeks presidential moment in rally with 100,000 Indians...
NEW DELHI/NEW YORK -- Even for U.S. President Donald Trump, whose love of big crowds is famous, a crowd of more than 100,000 was a first.In his first
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:31 UTC
Philippine Catholic Church takes measures against COVID-19 during Lent...
In a liturgical guideline, the Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) suggested that for Ash Wednesday ashes be sprinkled on the crown ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:31 UTC
Trump Announces Military Deal With India, Expresses Optimism For Trade Pact...
President Donald Trump said Monday the United States will sign an agreement to sell $3 billion worth of U.S.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-24 20:12 UTC
Coronavirus death toll in Iran is the largest outside China...
The coronavirus death toll in Iran rose Sunday to eight — the largest outside of China — prompting neighboring countries to close their borders with the Mideast nation as panic over the outbreak mounts. The number of people currently infected
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-23 18:22 UTC
Health officials worry as untraceable virus clusters emerge...
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In the coronavirus outbreak, it's not the rising numbers that are worrying experts: It's that they can't trace where some disease clusters started
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:54 UTC
Coronavirus incubation could be as long as 27 days, Chinese provincial government says...
A 70-year-old man in China's Hubei Province was infected with coronavirus b...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:52 UTC
China brings in seven cruise ships to house Wuhan medical workers...
China is bringing in seven cruise ships to house medical workers in Wuhan, state media said on Saturday, at a time when such ships are under scrutiny after hundreds of passengers on the Diamond Princess liner in Japan contracted the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-22 07:51 UTC
Life in China under the coronavirus threat...
"This city of 21 million looks like a ghost town. No one goes out. Or very few. And it has been like that for three weeks." “Food is hard to find. Most restaurants are not open. Grocery store shelves are quickly emptied. I am very concerned by all the restaurant workers who cannot earn any money
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-17 21:43 UTC
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