Sunday July 12-th, 2020

China virus death toll rises to 56, total cases near 2,000 China virus death toll rises to 56, total cases near 2,000

The French firm, which makes brands including Peugeot and Citroen, said in a statement the evacuation was being "implemented in full cooperation with the Chinese authorities and French consulate general" and involved 38 people made up of staff memb...

China's Hubei province reports 13 new coronavirus deaths

Chinese troops arrive with medical supplies at Wuhan Tianhe Airport in Wuhan. Saturday's Lunar New Year celebrations were dampened in China by fears over the coronavirus outbreak, and travel restrictions affecting 46 million people. Following a...

NY colleges on coronavirus alert as classes begin NY colleges on coronavirus alert as classes begin

Travel agencies have been told to halt all group tours, the state-owned English-language China Daily newspaper reported, citing the China Association of Travel Services. The city is rushing to build a 1,000-bed hospital by Monday, state media said....

Canada prepares for the new coronavirus Canada prepares for the new coronavirus

Peter Donnelly of Ontario Public Health. "If a case comes here, and it is likely that we will have one here, it will always be as usual". China has quarantined the city and locked down other cities in central Hubei province, affecting more than 30 mi...

Vaping may not help with smoking cessation: US report Vaping may not help with smoking cessation: US report

The New York Times said a new Adams report called on smokers to use smoking cessation methods that have been shown to be effective and have not referred to e-cigarettes. "Americans who quit cigarettes can add as much as a decade to their life expe...

Hong Kong activates highest level of response to new coronavirus pneumonia Hong Kong activates highest level of response to new coronavirus pneumonia

There are fears the transmission could accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, which began today, although many have cancelled their plans, with airlines and railways in China providing fr...

USA to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China amid coronavirus outbreak USA to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China amid coronavirus outbreak

Japan 's health authorities confirmed a third case on Saturday. "We're taking extra, extra precautions", she said. We are contacting many people and we don't want them to be unduly alarmed. Almost all of those who died were in the Wuhan region,...

1st case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago, CDC says

All arrivals from the rest of China - including Hong Kong and Macau - must fill out health declaration forms on arrival. The official death toll from the coronavirus in China has jumped to 41 from 26 a day earlier, as local media reported...

Second US case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago Second US case of coronavirus confirmed in Chicago

Health leaders from around the world are continuing to monitor the spread of the coronavirus , now responsible for the deaths more than 2 dozen people in China . Authorities say it is unlikely they actually have the virus. The US has also reporte...

India first responder to fight emergency health crisis in Maldives India first responder to fight emergency health crisis in Maldives

Maldives Government had requested India for MR Vaccine after the outbreak of measles disease in Maldives. This is not the first time, India has responded to an emergency in the Maldives. In 1988, India responded to an SOS from the then President Ma...

Malaysia confirms 3 cases of novel coronavirus Malaysia confirms 3 cases of novel coronavirus

More than 1,300 people have been infected globally, as health authorities around the world scramble to prevent a global pandemic. Vietnam confirmed two cases of the virus on Thursday. "The government is checking all people who are complaining o...

Chances of Canadian virus outbreak low, says official, as China widens lockdown Chances of Canadian virus outbreak low, says official, as China widens lockdown

The Chinese embassy in India has started two hotlines to assist people following the outbreak of coronavirus in China which has so far claimed 25 lives. Fact sheets are also being prepared, she said. De Villa stressed the importance of good hygie...

Six more people die from flu in North Carolina Six more people die from flu in North Carolina

There have been an estimated 13 million flu illnesses , 120,000 people hospitalized, and 6,600 flu deaths so far, according to the CDC. Monica Bharel in a statement. Larry Madoff, medical director of the Office of Infectious Disease and Laboratory S...

China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates China battles coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

One of the patients is an unnamed student in Texas, who came down with a respiratory issue two weeks after traveling from Wahun. Wuhan , China (population over 11 million, bigger than New York City) and nearby towns are under travel restrict...

Work to start on three possible China virus vaccines: CEPI

It's an incredibly hard time frame, but we'll do our best. Even with three simultaneous worldwide efforts underway to create vaccines for China's deadly new virus, the process could take months, according to an global epidemiology group funding t...

No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio No cases of coronavirus reported in Ohio

Of the four people, already one case has proven negative, and three are still pending, according to health officials. The SCDOH is taking proactive preparedness precautions by monitoring the situation, enhancing disease surveillance, working with are...

Passenger who arrived at LAX tested due to concerns about lethal coronavirus Passenger who arrived at LAX tested due to concerns about lethal coronavirus

The first case in the country was reported this week in Washington state. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories . The United Nations health agency announced the decision after independent experts spent two days assessing informatio...

Health unit monitoring China-based coronavirus Health unit monitoring China-based coronavirus

Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa made the comment during a news conference alongside other public health officials on Friday morning. "I ask members of the public to rely on evidence-informed, credible sources of information when you'r...

Pregnant Woman, Two Doctors Die As Kano Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak Pregnant Woman, Two Doctors Die As Kano Confirms Lassa Fever Outbreak

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu said poor hygiene was responsible for the spread of the disease, added that the government had stepped up efforts to sensitize the populace about the disease through massive community awareness creation in the state.

US Child Flu Deaths on the Rise

Chelcy was hit by the influenza B strain of the flu, which hit "atypically early" this season, according to medical experts. Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea, though this is more common in children than adults. Five of these had the linea...

Coronavirus Must Be Reported Now in Ohio Coronavirus Must Be Reported Now in Ohio

The CDC recommends family physicians consider pneumonia related to the outbreak in patients who present with severe respiratory symptoms and who have traveled to Wuhan since December 1, had onset of illness within two weeks of returning and who do ...

'Regular Screening Saves Lives From Cervical Cancer' 'Regular Screening Saves Lives From Cervical Cancer'

Lincolnshire CCGs are reminding people that cervical cancer can kill, yet regular screening helps save thousands of lives every year. Schott says persistent HPV infections can cause head and neck cancers and cancers of the sexual organs.

With new nCoV case in Chicago, US says no travel to Wuhan With new nCoV case in Chicago, US says no travel to Wuhan

The patient, a woman in her 60s, is hospitalized in Chicago , and is reportedly doing well. Precautions include washing hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, keeping living conditions in the dorms clean and avoiding close contact with...

China's National Health Commission Says 9 Deaths From Coronavirus Outbreak Confirmed China's National Health Commission Says 9 Deaths From Coronavirus Outbreak Confirmed

Providers who suspect an instance of coronavirus are asked to report it to their local medical health officers immediately. Guards at Wuhan's airport pointed electronic thermometers at travellers. CDC officials said they have begun tracking down ...

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...

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