Monday September 28-th, 2020

Coronavirus: Hong Kong medical workers strike to urge closure of border Coronavirus: Hong Kong medical workers strike to urge closure of border

Hong Kong's Chief Executive, Carrie Lam has announced Monday the closure of all border crossings with mainland China to shut out the coronavirus , except for the Shenzhen Bay joint checkpoint and the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge. The special work a...

68 influenza-associated pediatric deaths reported — CDC 68 influenza-associated pediatric deaths reported — CDC

But an increase in new flu infections began to appear over the past two weeks. The U.S. State Department and the Centers for Disease Control have advised against travelling to China. The CDC advises the public to avoid all non-essential travel to Chi...

Coronavirus: Government launches public health campaign Coronavirus: Government launches public health campaign

The University of York has said the student was not on campus or in student accommodation before or after exposure to the virus. We can all play our part. If you are in Northern Ireland, call your GP. According to the senior official, "the NHS is e...

Disha Patani Has Never Been Proposed She Reveals! Disha Patani Has Never Been Proposed She Reveals!

How can one even live without love? Speaking about her individual experience Disha stated, "I have fallen in love at first sight too". The only time I feel like a girl is when I'm in a relationship. Disha, who is preparing for the release of her ne...

China to open new hospital as coronavirus death toll passes 360 China to open new hospital as coronavirus death toll passes 360

The rapid rise of infections within Wuhan have placed pressure on the region's medical facilities, which failed to provide enough beds, forcing many patients to stay home for quarantine and treatment, state media reports. The G7 countries - Canada, F...

China reports bird flu outbreak China reports bird flu outbreak

Thailand has seen promising results after using a mix of two antiviral drugs, according to a health ministry briefing, reports Bloomberg . H5N1 flu virus is also called bird flu. It does not usually infect humans, although isolated cases have occu...

One of two patients in England with coronavirus is York University student One of two patients in England with coronavirus is York University student

York Barbican. Photograph: YorkMixThe university said the risk is low because it has been established that the student was not on campus or in student accommodation for the period before being exposed to the virus or after. A University of York stude...

China to safeguard markets from coronavirus with cash injection

The latest: The market eased slightly at lunchtime in central China, but stocks were still down by more than 8%. The benchmark Shanghai Composite Index dived 8.73 percent, or 259.83 points, to open at 2,716.70. Foxconn has closed its Chinese facto...

Thai doctors say they've successfully treated Wuhan coronavirus patients with antiviral drugs

Case study Thailand , which has recorded the second-highest number of cases of the rampant infection (18) after China has been seeing a good potential recovery rate, with doctors reporting success rates in treating patients infected with the diseas...

H5N1 bird flu kills 4,500 chickens in central China H5N1 bird flu kills 4,500 chickens in central China

In an already slow-down economy, the bird flu virus can take a toll as it is already dealing with the crisis of coronavirus. Already in 2013 China felt a staggering 6.5billion United States dollars loss due to an outbreak of the bird flu and now ...

U.K.’s health chief slams Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand U.K.’s health chief slams Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle brand

A top British health chief slammed Gwyneth Paltrow's new Netflix series on alternative wellness as potentially risky to viewers. Sir Simon Stevens took aim at the "dubious "wellness" products " being promoted by celebrities on the internet, sa...

Canadian evacuees from China to be quarantined in Trenton

Similar to the Sars pathogen, coronavirus emerged in the Chinese city of Wuhan past year and has been declared a global health emergency by the World Health Organization. A ninth case of the fast-spreading virus was confirmed in Santa Clara, in t...

United States coronavirus cases rise to 11, including husband and wife in California United States coronavirus cases rise to 11, including husband and wife in California

He has been self-isolating since he returned from a trip to Wuhan on January 24, officials say. The new case of the virus follows Friday's news of the Bay Area's first coronavirus diagnose. He's now being treated as an outpatient and has come int...

Two people in Oklahoma under investigation test negative for coronavirus Two people in Oklahoma under investigation test negative for coronavirus

Seasonal influenza kills up to 650,000 people a year worldwide, according to the World Health Organization , and the epidemics cause 3 to 5 million severe cases every year. While the virus has not been identified in Kansas , the state health depart...

1st coronavirus-related death outside of China reported 1st coronavirus-related death outside of China reported

The death toll in China climbed Sunday to 304 and the number of infections rose to 14,380. Chinese authorities have clamped down on travel in the central cities of Wuhan , Huanggang and Ezhou in an attempt to limit the spread of the virus , turnin...

New Chinese city locked down as first virus death overseas reported New Chinese city locked down as first virus death overseas reported

The U.S., Japan, Singapore and Australia have imposed similar restrictions. A White House policy that starts Sunday will prohibit all foreign nationals, other than immediate family of USA citizens and permanent residents, who have traveled to Chi...

9 cases in US, Hubei province reports 56 new coronavirus deaths

While Hubei and some major cities, including Shanghai, extended the holiday, many people were ending their forced vacation. Rabindra Abeyasinghe, the World Health Organization representative to the Philippines , said: "This is the first reported d...

CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in Santa Clara County CDC confirms first case of coronavirus in Santa Clara County

United States taxpayers who've been into the Hubei province of China - in which Wuhan is - over the last 14 times may be quarantined for up to fourteen days in their return. The virus has infected nearly 10,000 people worldwide and killed more than...

Coronavirus death in Philippines marks first outside China

The person who died in the Philippines was a 44-year-old man from Wuhan , according to the World Health Organization, which has declared the epidemic a global health emergency. The CDC has confirmed the 7th case of the disease in the U.S., insig...

Coronavirus: US plans to quarantine 1,000 returnees Coronavirus: US plans to quarantine 1,000 returnees

USA citizens who have been in the rest of mainland China in the 14 days prior will face a health screening at a select number of ports of entry, he said. As of February 2, the coronavirus had killed more than 300 people and infected more than 14,00...

Coronavirus Cases in the UK, Italy Declared a State of Emergency Coronavirus Cases in the UK, Italy Declared a State of Emergency

Women with masks can be seen leaving the apartment hotel after it was put into lockdown on Wednesday night. It is understood that they travelled to the United Kingdom from China recently and are undergoing treatment at the Newcastle Royal Victoria ...

Massachusetts Reports Its First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus Massachusetts Reports Its First Confirmed Case of Coronavirus

The officials said he has had very limited contact with others since his trip back from Wuhan on January 28, but declined to provide further details, according to a media conference briefing on Saturday afternoon. If anyone on the flight needed to be...

First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines

On Sunday, the first death outside China was reported in the Philippines . The World Health Organization has declared an global emergency over the outbreak. A 44-year-old man died after contracting the coronavirus from his friend while they we...

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.

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