Monday September 28-th, 2020

2 more coronavirus cases in Singapore; tally rises to 18 2 more coronavirus cases in Singapore; tally rises to 18

All are Chinese nationals from Wuhan. All of the confirmed cases in Singapore are from Wuhan, the capital of the Hubei province. They are now warded in an isolation room at the National Centre for Infectious Diseases (NCID), it said in its latest...

Canada won't declare national emergency over coronavirus Canada won't declare national emergency over coronavirus

Dr. David Williams, Chief Medical Officer of Health for Ontario, made the announcement at a news conference on Friday afternoon. The woman has been self-isolated in her home and both patients are being monitored by Toronto Public Health.

Coronavirus: UK confirms first two cases as outbreak spreads globally Coronavirus: UK confirms first two cases as outbreak spreads globally

The two people are members of the same family, the Chief Medical Officer for England , Professor Chris Whitty, said . Staff, other patients and the general public would not be at risk, he said and health officials were tracing those who had been ...

Coronavirus arrives in United Kingdom as two people test positive for disease

The two patients are members of the same family, the department said , adding that local authorities are identifying any contacts the patients had to prevent further spread. Chinese health officials said this morning that the death toll in the count...

US Senate votes against calling witnesses in Donald Trump's impeachment trial US Senate votes against calling witnesses in Donald Trump's impeachment trial

The tweet was accompanied by a graphic that includes a photo of Romney, the CPAC logo, and the words "Not invited: Mitt Romney". Two other members of the party who were on the fence - Sens. "A trial is supposed to be a quest for the truth". The w...

WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Global Health Emergency WHO Declares Coronavirus Outbreak a Global Health Emergency

Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus made the declaration Thursday after the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus convened by teleconference. Implement a compre...

Health experts warn China travel ban would hinder coronavirus response

Health officials say he recently returned from Wuhan , China and was isolated soon after he got to the U.S. Health officials in the country confirmed the Philippines' first death from the virus - the first outside mainland China . The Philipp...

India's Second Coronavirus Case In Kerala, Patient In Isolation At Hospital India's Second Coronavirus Case In Kerala, Patient In Isolation At Hospital

The girl student who was infected with coronavirus in Kerala has been shifted from Thrissur General Hospital to the isolation ward of Thrissur Medical College due to security reasons. The flight is bound for Delhi. Four Indians could not board ...

Health officials: Two people in Oklahoma test negative for coronavirus

In a statement Saturday, Kansas Health Secretary Lee Norman said the patient has been released from the hospital and "remains in good health". At this point, there are no other persons in Oklahoma who meet the established criteria for testing.

Coronavirus: US confirms eighth case with quarantine in effect Coronavirus: US confirms eighth case with quarantine in effect

The death toll had increased by 45 compared to the previous day. It comes as the Philippines reported the first death related to a new virus outside of China . The hospital, where the man was treated, and local healthcare officials said that all "...

Philippines reports first death related to coronavirus outside of China

To try and monitor people's health, custom authorities have ordered temperature checks at all exit-entry points in Beijing, according to the official news agency Xinhua. Any such ban would come on top of moves by major US airlines halting flights to ...

US Senate Moves Final Trump Impeachment Vote to Wednesday

The US President is set to be acquitted on all charges on Wednesday, the day after he delivers a State of the Union address. The vote blocked an appearance by former national security adviser John Bolton - or anyone else with potentially relevant k...

Research suggests it is never too late to stop smoking Research suggests it is never too late to stop smoking

The new study further corroborates with findings of previous studies which revealed smokers significantly reduced their chances of having lung cancer the day they quit smoking. There are about 47,000 cases of lung cancer in the United Kingdom each ye...

China virus toll surges to 304 deaths, over 14,300 infections China virus toll surges to 304 deaths, over 14,300 infections

Authorities in the Philippines confirmed two cases of the virus including the man who died and a 38-year-old female who had traveled from Wuhan to the Philippines with the victim. In South Korea, residents near two quarantine centers in Asan and Jinc...

Coronavirus declared public health emergency in US

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Saturday that all travelers from mainland China allowed into Australia had to be quarantined for 14 days. Dr Rabi Abeyasinghe, WHO Representative in the Philippines, has confirmed at a press briefing Saturday th...

Coronavirus Declared Global Health Emergency Coronavirus Declared Global Health Emergency

According to WHO's latest data, there are now 7,834 confirmed 2019-nCoV cases, including 7,736 in China, representing nearly 99% of all reported cases worldwide. The sixth case was confirmed Thursday in a Chicago resident , the spouse of the first co...

8th Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In The U.S. Amid Skyrocketing Outbreak 8th Case Of Coronavirus Confirmed In The U.S. Amid Skyrocketing Outbreak

MPH, said in the press release, also sent to Yahoo Lifestyle by a representative of the Massachusetts Department of Public Health . According to a report from the Boston Herald , the University of MA in Boston confirmed February 1 that the...

First NYC resident to be tested for coronavirus

The person has coughing and other symptoms. Testing is expected to take 36 to 48 hours. "This is exactly what we prepared for and we thank everyone for taking all the right steps", said Health Commissioner Dr. They're sending a sample to the CDC to...

China extends Lunar New Year holiday as new virus toll rises China extends Lunar New Year holiday as new virus toll rises

Authorities in the US, Nepal, France , Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam and Taiwan confirm cases over the following days. The government has said most of the fatalities involved people already weakened by pre-existing health ...

Coronavirus: Dog face mask sales on rise in China Coronavirus: Dog face mask sales on rise in China

Governments across the world are calling for calm as citizens rush to secure face masks to guard against transmission. "Everybody is wearing masks, from medical staff to ordinary people, and the masks are disposed of every day, so the demand for ma...

CDC confirms 8th coronavirus case in the U.S.

The Boston man had sought medical care soon after his return to MA. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced on Thursday that the first person-to-person spread of the new coronavirus in the United States has been reported be...

USA tells its citizens 'do not travel' to China because of coronavirus USA tells its citizens 'do not travel' to China because of coronavirus

The vast majority of deaths have been in Hubei Province, of which Wuhan is the capital. New cases are being reported every day around the world , spurring cuts to travel, outbreaks of anti-China sentiment in some places and a surge in demand for p...

China virus toll surges to 259 deaths, nearly 12000 infections

The new restrictions begin Sunday afternoon. Americans returning from China will be allowed into the country, but will face screening at select ports of entry and required to undertake 14 days of self-screening. While a large portion of the disea...

Australia, US Impose Travel Restrictions Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

Meanwhile, South Korea and India flew hundreds of their citizens out of Wuhan , the city at the center of an area where some 50 million people are barred from leaving in a sweeping anti-virus effort. The government said they would be quarantined...

Coronavirus scare: Centre bans exports of masks

So, in essence, it would be a waste of time to wear one but there is no harm in doing it. The question is, are masks really needed?8,100 people globally have fallen sick and officials say over 170 have died, mostly the old and sick. Interestingly t...

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