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Communities around China threaten to cull residents' pets due to coronavirus...
Residential committees, village officials and companies from various provinces have issued the order after receiving instructions from their superiors to tackle the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 18:38 UTC
Coronavirus Outbreak Size: Scientists Estimate Over 75,000 Infected...
If you've been keeping a close eye on the progress of the coronavirus outbreak over the past month or so, one thing that probably gave you a little peace of mind is the relatively low number ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 01:05 UTC
Are packages from coronavirus-hit China safe to handle?...
As the deadly coronavirus continues to spread across the world, you may be wondering: Do imported goods from China pose a health risk?
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 19:17 UTC
Coronavirus: Delta, American Airlines, United temporarily suspend all flights to China amid outbreak concerns...
United, the largest carrier to U.S. carrier to China, announced Friday that it will suspend flights from Feb. 6 until March 28.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 19:00 UTC
True China coronavirus cases number could be 10 times official figure: Study...
The true number of coronavirus cases at the epicenter of the outbreak could be 10 times higher than what Chinese officials have reported, according to new research.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 18:57 UTC
Coronavirus latest: Outbreak epicenter Hubei suffers deadliest day...
The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Chinese health authorities
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 03:30 UTC
WHO Declares Coronavirus a Global Health Emergency...
The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus outbreak that has spread from China to 18 other countries a global health emergency.Thursday's announcement from Geneva means the WHO regards the outbreak as an
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 21:16 UTC
UN: Africa's locust outbreak needs $76M 'by, actually, now'...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The worst locust outbreak that parts of East Africa have seen in 70 years needs some $76 million to help control and the money is
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 18:16 UTC
Locust invasion size of Moscow hits East Africa, threatening food supply...
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Desert locusts, the most ravenous species of locust, consume their body weight in food — about two grams every day and can travel up to 150 km a day
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-30 18:15 UTC
Coronavirus cases in China top SARS as evacuations begin...
The number of confirmed cases jumped to 5,974, surpassing the 5,327 in mainland China during the SARS outbreak in 2002-2003.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-29 17:03 UTC
WHO Admits Serious Mistake In Risk Assessment Of Coronavirus...
The World Health Organization (WHO) admitted that it has made a mistake in its risk assessment report of the current status of the novel coronavirus. According to the agency, the risk level of the disease is much higher than what was stated in the report.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-29 05:40 UTC
Coronavirus cases approach 3,000, death toll jumps above 80: Everything we know...
Nearly 3,000 people have contracted the novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV, and 81 deaths have been reported.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:07 UTC
'Draconian' travel curbs needed to stop global epidemic of coronavirus, scientists warn...
Governments need to implement 'draconian' travel curbs to stop a mystery coronavirus in China becoming a global epidemic, a team of experts mapping the outbreak said Monday.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:04 UTC
Chinese officials crack down on wildlife markets as coronavirus outbreak nears 3,000 cases...
In western markets, shoppers can buy beef, chicken, pork, and, if they're lucky, perhaps some duck or bison. But the options in China can be a bit more exotic. Vendors in small city markets often sell wild animals including rodents, yak, snakes and ev
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:02 UTC
More than 2,000 now infected with coronavirus; 56 dead in China...
The World Health Organization this week stopped short of calling the outbreak a global health emergency.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-26 07:14 UTC
Coronavirus outbreak: Video shows dead bodies in halls of China hospital...
Disturbing new video shows dead bodies piling up in the hallways of a hospital in China, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spiral out of control. The images from inside Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the deadly viral outb
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:37 UTC
Video appears to show bodies covered by sheets in crowded Wuhan hospital hallway...
Startling footage has emerged from a hospital at the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in central China, apparently showing bodies covered by sheets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:35 UTC
Expert says coronavirus is spread through eyes as killer disease 'shuts down China'...
Wang Guangfa, who contracted Coronavirus but since recovered, says protective eye wear as well as mouth masks are a must
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:34 UTC
In early days of coronavirus outbreak, China reportedly detained journalists spreading information...
Multiple reports say that journalists were detained and threatened with arrest while reporting on the new coronavirus that was beginning to spread in Wuhan.Multiple reports say that journalists were detained and threatened with arrest while reporting on t
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:33 UTC
34 US Troops Had Brain Injuries From Iran Attack...
The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in this month's Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base, and that half of the troops have returned to their military duties.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 19:09 UTC
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