Thursday April 9-th, 2020

WHO says China virus not global health emergency WHO says China virus not global health emergency

The train station and the airport in Wuhan , the epicenter of the outbreak , are shut down, and bus, ferry and subway services have been halted. Meanwhile, Chinese authorities are locking down three cities that are home to more than 18 million pe...

Rush To Build Hospital In Wuhan Amid China Coronavirus Outbreak Rush To Build Hospital In Wuhan Amid China Coronavirus Outbreak

Williams, however, said on Friday that the Chinese government has been "most forthcoming" this time around, giving public health agencies a running start as they ready their response to the virus. South Korea and Japan both confirmed their second ...

Coronavirus outbreak prompts China to extend lockdown to 13 cities Coronavirus outbreak prompts China to extend lockdown to 13 cities

Some experts believe the virus is not as risky as the one that caused the 2002-03 outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, which also began in China and killed almost 800 people, or the one that caused Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, whic...

British scientists accidentally discover immune cell that 'may kill all cancer' British scientists accidentally discover immune cell that 'may kill all cancer'

The reason CAR-T and other forms of T-cell therapy for cancer treatment have not been widely adopted is due to cell surface molecules called human leukocyte antigens or HLAs. Researchers extract these cells from blood and "edit" them with gene tran...

S. Korea reports 2nd confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus

Rail stations were largely shut, with few trains stopping in the city, flights were suspended and there were checkpoints on main roads in and out of the city. Twenty-six people have died, including the first two deaths outside Hubei. Heilongjiang p...

China expands lockdowns, building hospital to treat virus China expands lockdowns, building hospital to treat virus

Chinese officials have not said how long the shutdowns of the cities will last. Early identification of symptoms, isolation of patients who present with possible coronavirus cases, ensuring that hospitals have the right personal protective gear f...

China reports 830 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia

The 202 passengers were taken to a special sterile area for a screening of their body temperature by health workers wearing sanitary suits, goggles and masks, but none were found to be suffering from the virus, Dr. Also Friday, the Shanghai governmen...

Japan confirms 2nd new-coronavirus infection Japan confirms 2nd new-coronavirus infection

In the capital, Beijing, major events were canceled indefinitely, including traditional temple fairs that are a staple of vacation, to stop the virus from spreading. The WHO had learned that the public transport suspension in Wuhan and some neighbori...

Passenger flying into LAX quarantined over potential coronavirus Passenger flying into LAX quarantined over potential coronavirus

If coronavirus is confirmed for the man, it would be the first in California. Barbara Ferrer, director of the Department of Public Health, said there have been an average of 40 to 60 passengers daily arriving at LAX from the Wuhan area since the ...

Cooper Tire Scores 100 Percent on 2020 Corporate Equality Index Cooper Tire Scores 100 Percent on 2020 Corporate Equality Index

Airbnb is proud to receive the designation this year, joining more than 680 major USA businesses. Amy Thompson, EVP and Chief People Officer said, "On behalf of our entire team, we are honored to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Foundatio...

Deadly Chinese virus may have 'jumped' to humans from snakes

The city will also close its airport and high-speed rail stations. In an interview with the People's Daily, the Wuhan Health Commission said that there are long queues at fever treatment centres, as well as a "tight situation" in terms of beds avai...

Wuhan on Lockdown As 17 Dead, 571 Infected With Coronavirus

Hours later, neighbouring Huanggang, a city of about 7 million people, and Ezhou announced a similar lockdown. The unknown type of viral pneumonia was first reported in Wuhan in early January and has since been confirmed by China and the World ...

Korea: First case of SARS-like virus confirmed Korea: First case of SARS-like virus confirmed

Upon his return, he was feeling short of breath. 20, there were more than 200 confirmed cases of patients in China and elsewhere with the new strain of coronavirus . The Chinese government is keen to avoid a repeat of SARS, or severe acute respira...

Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak Everything You Need to Know About the Coronavirus Outbreak

Symptoms include cough, fever and sore throat. Yet, he points out: "There might be some more thousands of patients who will be infected". New year celebrations that had been expected to attract hundreds of thousands of people have been canceled....

Harrowing images of Chinese quarantine flood social media amid coronavirus outbreak Harrowing images of Chinese quarantine flood social media amid coronavirus outbreak

A CDC spokesperson said on Wednesday that the woman has experienced slight shortness of breath while walking but is in stable condition. Prof Juergen Haas, a specialist in infectious diseases at the University of Edinburgh , said three of the su...

Three people in Scotland 'being treated for suspected Coronavirus' Three people in Scotland 'being treated for suspected Coronavirus'

That person is a 53-year-old woman from Wuhan. Should the WHO declare the virus a global emergency, member states, including Kenya, will receive an interim response guideline, including how to screen for sick people, test samples, treat patients, c...

China coronavirus: Patients in Scotland tested for coronavirus China coronavirus: Patients in Scotland tested for coronavirus

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told reporters in Geneva. The measure could thwart the travel plans of millions of Chinese citizens celebrating the Lunar New Year holiday. But the authorities will be anxious that the virus will become more potent than s...

So, Stress Really Can Turn Your Hair Gray & Scientists Now Understand Why So, Stress Really Can Turn Your Hair Gray & Scientists Now Understand Why

It was soon discovered that norepinephrine seemed to be triggering the excessive stem cell depletion. When Marie Antoinette changed into once captured for the length of the French Revolution, her hair reportedly grew to change into white overnight....

China shuts down more cities in bid to contain deadly virus China shuts down more cities in bid to contain deadly virus

NSW Health had a team of four nurses and doctors, who wore masks but not full HAZMAT suits, at the airport to interview passengers and ask them if they had any cold-like symptoms before they went through customs. Ghebreyesus, saying the committee w...

HK quarantines man over initial positive test for Wuhan virus HK quarantines man over initial positive test for Wuhan virus

Analysts have predicted that the reported cases will continue to multiply. "Those who disregard the warning will be punished according to relevant laws and regulations", the notice said . To try to contain the contagion, airports, train statio...

China warns virus could spread as death toll rises China warns virus could spread as death toll rises

It said that any travellers from Wuhan will have to land at one of the five airports, where they can be screened. Top officials at the World Health Organization will convene for an emergency meeting in Geneva Wednesday, to decide whether the quic...

Kenya's government on alert following outbreak of mysterious disease in China Kenya's government on alert following outbreak of mysterious disease in China

It had also been shared on Twitter. The Union Health Ministry on Wednesday said 9,156 passengers were medically screened for the Wuhan coronavirus at seven airports in India , PTI reported. The WHO's emergency committee met on Wednesday, January...

Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more widespread than officially reported

Fears that China's latest coronavirus outbreak could disrupt travel industry, aviation in particular, are widespread, even as airlines gear up following the threat of a new coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China. John Wiesman, Washington's Secre...

Separate strains cause twist in fight against flu Separate strains cause twist in fight against flu

Not only do the findings reveal that the flu vaccine reduced hospitalizations associated with the flu by 54%, but they show that giving two vaccine doses to children up to age 8 who have never been vaccinated or only received one dose previously is m...

Marijuana use may be linked to increased risk of heart disease Marijuana use may be linked to increased risk of heart disease

The researchers say some observational studies have suggested a connection between marijuana use and a range of cardiovascular problems, including coronary heart disease , smoking-related cardiotoxicity, arrhythmia and cardiovascular events su...

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