Thursday July 9-th, 2020

China coronavirus death toll exceeds 1000, officials sacked China coronavirus death toll exceeds 1000, officials sacked

On Wednesday, China reported the lowest number of confirmed cases since January. China's censors had allowed criticism of local officials but have begun cracking down on reporting of the outbreak, issuing reprimands to tech firms that gave free r...

China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new infections fall China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new infections fall

Health officials called it a precautionary measure and sought to assuage fears of an epidemic, dismissing similarities to the SARS community outbreak at the Amoy Gardens housing estate in 2003. Professor Gabriel Leung, chair of public health medici...

Quarantined evacuees require oversight in fresh request against CDC Quarantined evacuees require oversight in fresh request against CDC

Shortly after the girl had been discharged, the CDC advised her that her test results were mislabeled because of pseudonyms used for privacy reasons, and she, in reality, tested positive for the virus, according to a local health officer with kno...

World Health Organization says 'way too early' to predict end of novel coronavirus World Health Organization says 'way too early' to predict end of novel coronavirus

The new cases include 13,332 that were confirmed via imaging scans. (From left) World Health Organization ( WHO ) Health Emergencies Programme head Michael Ryan, WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and WHO Chair of Emergency Committee...

Coronavirus could infect 60% of global population, expert warns Coronavirus could infect 60% of global population, expert warns

A previous study of the rate the virus is spreading, with those infected passing it on to 2.5 others, suggested 60 to 80 percent of the world's population could be infected, Epidemiologist Professor Gabriel Leung said. And World Health Organization...

Coronavirus: 'Way too early' to predict end of outbreak, World Health Organization says Coronavirus: 'Way too early' to predict end of outbreak, World Health Organization says

The shakeup - following Beijing's decision to dispatch top officials to the hardest hit province of Hubei - represented the biggest political fallout so far from an outbreak that has killed more than 1,300 people and generated intense anger among Chi...

World Health Organization names coronavirus Covid-19 as China, Japan report rise in infections

World Health Organization director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in Geneva that the numbers "must be interpreted with extreme caution", adding: "This outbreak could still go in any direction". Although no passengers have fallen ill on boar...

Covid 2019: Death toll rises to 1,110 in China

Xi chaired a meeting of the ruling Politburo Standing Committee on Wednesday after figures showed that the number of new cases had dropped for a second straight day. However, he emphasised caution, saying it was "far too early today to try to predict...

The World Health Organization Named The New Coronavirus The World Health Organization Named The New Coronavirus "COVID-19"

The huge jump came as local officials said they were broadening their definition for COVID-19 cases. Without enough facilities to handle the number of cases, Wuhan has been building prefabricated hospitals and converting a gym and other large space...

Smartphone apps not accurate enough to spot all skin cancers Smartphone apps not accurate enough to spot all skin cancers

The final analysis included nine studies that evaluated six different identifiable smartphone apps. But they could be harmful, particularly if false reassurance leads to delays in people seeking medical advice. They point out that both SkinVision and...

China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new cases fall China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new cases fall

More than 740 people have been discharged from Chinese hospitals over the past 24 hours. China's leadership touted "positive results" Wednesday from efforts to contain the new coronavirus epidemic, but warned it still faced a "large-scale war" ag...

Coronavirus reaches London: Ninth person diagnosed in UK Coronavirus reaches London: Ninth person diagnosed in UK

Perhaps the most infamous example of a super-spreader was the case of Mary Mallon, better known to most as "Typhoid Mary". "As soon as I knew I had been exposed to a confirmed case of coronavirus I contacted" health officials in the United Kingd...

No new cases of novel coronavirus been detected in B.C. No new cases of novel coronavirus been detected in B.C.

This week's christening comes as the coronavirus death toll surpasses 1,000; more than 43,000 cases have been reported in China and overseas. But in a positive development, the number of new cases has fallen in Hubei for two straight days, a...

WHO 'encouraged' by improved Ebola situation in DRC WHO 'encouraged' by improved Ebola situation in DRC

United Nations health agency experts meet today to decide whether the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo should still be considered a global health emergency, following a sharp decline in reported cases. He said he would be travelling...

Ontario Confirms Resolved Case of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus

In London's case, health officials had said the woman had visited the affected region of China, arriving in Toronto on January 23 and travelling home to London in a private vehicle. Williams adds, "I want to reassure everyone that the risk from 2019 ...

China's new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1100 China's new virus cases fall again, deaths now exceed 1100

WHO had earlier given the virus the temporary name of "2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease" and China's National Health Commission this week said it was temporarily calling it "novel coronavirus pneumonia" or NCP. Meanwhile, Japan's health ministry...

New coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near New coronavirus cases fall, experts disagree whether peak is near

The 2,015 new confirmed cases took China's total to 44,653. Coronavirus infections in China may be over by April, its senior medical adviser said on Tuesday, but the death toll passed 1,000 and the World Health Organization warned of a "very grave"...

USA elections: Bernie Sanders wins early New Hampshire primary USA elections: Bernie Sanders wins early New Hampshire primary

Sanders, a 78-year-old self-described Democratic socialist, came just ahead of former mayor Pete Buttigieg in the New Hampshire primary, NBC News and the Associated Press reported. "Two of them", said Biden. Two in 10 said Trump's impeachment by ...

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 1016 Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 1016

China has launched an app for people to check if they've crossed paths with anyone infected with the Wuhan coronavirus . People identified as being at risk have been advised to stay at home and inform local authorities. The app defines " close ...

Raging coronavirus from China named COVID-19 by WHO

WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus also reportedly said that although 99 per cent of cases are in China , where it remains "very much an emergency", it also "holds a very grave threat for the rest of the world". It comprises of the common flu, Sev...

NMC confirms bid approaches from KKR, GK Investment

B.R. Shetty, H.E. Mr Saeed Mohamed Butti Mohamed Khalfan Al Qebaisi and Mr Khaleefa Butti Omair Yousif Ahmed Al Muhairi have been incorrectly reported historically to the Company and the market, ' the statement said. The company has said the allegati...

Coronavirus Kills 1,110 In China, Number Of Cases Rise To 44,200 Coronavirus Kills 1,110 In China, Number Of Cases Rise To 44,200

A man is pictured wearing a medical mask in the Red Square in Moscow, Russia . "The present outbreak of lower respiratory tract infections, including respiratory distress syndrome, is the third spillover, in only two decades, of an animal coronav...

World Health Organization envisages curbing Wuhan coronavirus outbreak World Health Organization envisages curbing Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

The new coronavirus that began in China past year has already killed over 1,000 people and the number of infected has already crossed 40,000. "You are seeing more cases because we are detecting more cases and also because it's a backlog of cases th...

World Health Organization chief: Europe cases could be 'bigger fire' World Health Organization chief: Europe cases could be 'bigger fire'

As the Chinese continue to try and get to grips with the deadly outbreak, the World Health Organization finally announced the coronavirus will be named Covid-19. Personnel in protective gear prepare to evacuate residents from a public housing build...

Employees At Dublin Office Sent Home Due To Fears Of Coronavirus Employees At Dublin Office Sent Home Due To Fears Of Coronavirus

The news comes as the head of the World Health Organisation (WHO) warned that the discovery of confirmed cases of coronavirus in people who have not travelled to China might be just the " tip of the iceberg ". The worry is that several staff member...

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