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Japan isolates genome of new Coronavirus

Tokyo/Sputnik: Scientists from Japan's National Institute of Infectious Diseases have isolated the genome of the latest strain of coronavirus that originated in China, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.

31-Jan-2020
China: Air India jumbo 747 flies to evac

New Delhi/UNI: An Air India Jumbo Boeing-747 is flying on Friday to evacuate Indians from the locked-down Wuhan, the city at the centre of the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China.

31-Jan-2020
Odisha: Suspected Coronavirus student re

Bhubaneswar/UNI: A student from Phulbani, pursuing his MBBS degree in China, was referred to SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, on Friday after he developed symptoms of the Coronavirus disease .

31-Jan-2020
UK: Two Coronavirus cases confirmed

London/IBNS: The UK on Friday announced that two people have tested positive for Coronavirus in the UK, media reports said.

31-Jan-2020
Vietnam suspends visas to tourists from

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Vietnam’s Public Security Agency asked immigration authorities to suspend visas to tourists from areas affected by the Chinese coronavirus, the government said on its news website on Thursday.

31-Jan-2020
Coronavirus spread now a global emergenc

New York/IBNS: The rise in new coronavirus cases outside China, now constitutes a global health emergency, the World Health Organization’s Emergency Committee declared on Thursday, calling on all countries to take urgent measures to contain the respiratory disease.

31-Jan-2020
Chinese embassy keeps close contact with

New Delhi/UNI: The Chinese Embassy in India is maintaining close communication with the Indian government, holding timely briefings on the development of the epidemic, novel Coronavirus, and China’s efforts in epidemic prevention and control.

30-Jan-2020
China: Coronavirus now claims 170 lives

Beijing/IBNS: The outbreak of Coronavirus in China has now left 170 people dead in the country, triggering panic across the globe.

30-Jan-2020
Stepped-up efforts needed to combat pneu

New York/IBNS: Scaling up pneumonia-related interventions could save the lives of nearly nine million children during the course of the next decade, the United Nations Children’s Fund said on Wednesday.

30-Jan-2020
Coronavirus: First case confirmed in Gul

New York/IBNS: On Wednesday, the World Health Organization (WHO) confirmed that the coronavirus outbreak has now spread to the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The vast majority of cases continue to be declared in China, with more than 6,000 confirmed, 68 of them outside of the country.

30-Jan-2020
Coronavirus: Haryana health dept put on

Ambala/UNI: Following detection of six suspected cases of Coronavirus in Haryana, the Health department has been put on alert to take every possible measure to control the disease.

29-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves Medical Termination of

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971. The Bill will be introduced in the ensuing session of the parliament.

29-Jan-2020
Coronavirus: 806 people under observatio

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: A total of 806 people who came to Kerala from China are under observation for possible exposure to the novel coronavirus in the State, Health Minister KK Shailaja said here on Wednesday.

29-Jan-2020
Manipur : Screening of Novel Coronavirus

Guwahati/IBNS: In view of the recent outbreak of Coronavirus  in China, which may result in infiltration of the virus through the border, the Manipur government and Myanmar government have stepped up screening of Coronavirus in the all bordering entrance and check posts.

29-Jan-2020
Manipur: Health alert sounded fearing sp

Imphal/UNI: Manipur government has started taking up precautionary measures to stop the deadly Coronovirus from reaching Manipur.

29-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves Proposal for Official A

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval for proposal of Official Amendments in the National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019 (NCIM) which is pending in the Rajya Sabha.

29-Jan-2020
Cabinet approves official amendments in

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the official amendments in the National Commission for Homoeopathy Bill, 2019 for amending the Homoeopathy Central Council (HCC) Act, 1973.  Presently, the Bill is pending in Rajya Sabha.

29-Jan-2020
China prepared to assist countries that

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China is prepared to provide all necessary assistance to countries that insist on evacuating their citizens out of Wuhan, the epicenter of the new deadly coronavirus, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Hua Chunying told Sputnik.

29-Jan-2020
South Korea, UK, France offer China assi

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: South Korea, the United Kingdom and France have expressed their readiness to provide China with medical goods to fight the new coronavirus outbreak, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

29-Jan-2020
UAE Health Ministry reports first case o

Doha/(Sputnik/UNI):  The UAE Health Ministry said on Wednesday that the first case of the novel coronavirus, originating in China's Wuhan, was registered in the country.

29-Jan-2020
China: Coronavirus outbreak leaves 132 d

Beijing/IBNS: The death toll in the deadly coronavirus outbreak which has hit life in China has touched 132, media reports said on Wednesday.

29-Jan-2020
Tibet reports first suspected case of no

Lhasa/Xinhua/UNI:  Lhasa, capital of southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region, reported the first suspected case of novel coronavirus pneumonia Wednesday, according to local health authorities.

29-Jan-2020
Cabinet Secretary reviews preparedness o

New Delhi/IBNS: The Ministry of Health and Cabinet Secretariat has been constantly reviewing the situation arising out of Novel Coronavirus outbreak in China, an official state informed on Tuesday.

28-Jan-2020
Coronavirus peak to hit China in 7-10 Da

Beijing/Sputnik:The peak of the new deadly coronavirus outbreak in China will occur in about 7-10 days, but there will be no large-scale growth of the infection, head of the special expert commission of China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) Zhong Nanshan said on Tuesday.

28-Jan-2020
Over 80 protesters wanted in Hong Kong e

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  More than 80 protesters whom the Hong Kong authorities suspect of participating in the unrest during anti-government protests have fled the special administrative region to Taiwan, media reported on Monday, citing police sources.

27-Jan-2020
Humanitarian situation in Syria’s Nort

Davos/Sputnik/UNI:  The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) considers the situation in refugee camps in northeastern Syria to be very concerning, ICRC President Peter Maurer told Sputnik.

27-Jan-2020
Growth of Global coronavirus disease rat

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  The growth of the global coronavirus disease rate has started decreasing, as the growth coefficient has dropped to 1.3 after standing at 1.5, the head of the Russian Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare said on Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Coronavirus Outbreak: Chinese Premier Li

Beijing/IBNS:  Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Monday visited Wuhan city in China, the place which is being considered as the centre from where Coronavirus spread.

27-Jan-2020
Five cases of new coronavirus confirmed

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: Five people in the United States, all of whom visited the central Chinese city of Wuhan, have been infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), said an official of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sunday.

27-Jan-2020
China's Hubei reports 371 new cases of n

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Central China's Hubei Province reported 371 new confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and 24 new deaths on Sunday, the provincial health authorities said Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Wuhan authorities closing city borders u

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: Chinese citizens will not be allowed to enter or leave the city of Wuhan, where the current coronavirus outbreak started, until the end of the month, the city’s migration authorities said in a statement on Monday.

27-Jan-2020
Coronavirus outbreak in China: 80 people

Beijing/IBNS: The outbreak of the deadly coronavirus in China has left at least 80 people dead so far, media reports said.

27-Jan-2020
China may start importing protective gea

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China is encountering an acute shortage of face masks and protective clothing to contain the spread of the new coronavirus due to the 40 percent drop in the production volumes during the Lunar New Year holidays and may have to import protective gear, the industry and information technology vice minister, Wang Jiangping, said on Sunday.

26-Jan-2020
Canada: First case of coronavirus identi

Toronto/IBNS:  Ontario’s chief medical officer of health on Sunday confirmed that the first “presumptive” case of coronavirus in Canada has been identified at Toronto’s Sunnybrook hospital.

26-Jan-2020
China: Coronavirus outbreak claims 56 li

Beijing/IBNS: The outbreak of deadly coronavirus in China has claimed 56 lives in the country so far, media reports said.

26-Jan-2020
Portugal registers first suspected case

Lisbon/Sputnik: Portugal has registered the country's first suspected case of the novel coronavirus, media reported, citing the national health ministry.

26-Jan-2020
China tightens measures to curb cross-bo

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Outbound and inbound travelers should voluntarily report to customs officers if they feel sick with the symptoms of fever, cough and difficult breathing, according to China's customs and health authorities.

25-Jan-2020
France confirms three cases of novel cor

Paris/Xinhua: Three cases of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection have been confirmed in France, the Ministry for Solidarity and Health said.

25-Jan-2020
Haiti cholera outbreak ‘stopped in its

New York/IBNS: After a nine-year long cholera outbreak in Haiti that killed close to 10,000 people, this week the country reached the milestone of an entire year free from any new cases of the deadly waterborne disease.

25-Jan-2020
Nepal confirms first coronavirus case

Kathmandu/IBNS: Nepal's health authorities have confirmed the first case of coronavirus infection in the country.

25-Jan-2020
Coronavirus outbreak in China: 41 people

Beijing/IBNS: The death from the outbreak of coronavirus outbreak in China has now touched 41, officials said on Saturday.

25-Jan-2020
Wuhan university hospital in China updat

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  The Wuhan University People’s Hospital in China on Friday released an updated version of their guidelines on how to identify a patient infected with the new strain of coronavirus.

24-Jan-2020
Singapore registers two more cases of ne

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Singapore detected two new cases of the new strain of coronavirus in the country among Chinese nationals who recently arrived from the virus-affected Wuhan, the Health Ministry said on Friday.

24-Jan-2020
Two Chinese tourists in Finland hospital

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI:  Two tourists from China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, have been hospitalized in Finland with suspicion of having contracted the disease that has so far resulted in more than 20 fatalities, media reported Friday.

24-Jan-2020
Death toll from China's Coronavirus reac

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: The number of people, who died from the outbreak of the new type of coronavirus, has risen to 25, with the number of confirmed cases having reached 830, China’s National Health Commission said on Friday.

24-Jan-2020
Second confirmed case of New Coronavirus

Tokyo/Sputnik/UNI: The second confirmed case of new coronavirus has been registered in Japan, media reported on Friday.

24-Jan-2020
Coronavirus is not yet a global health e

New York/IBNS: The head of the UN health agency, WHO (World Health Organization), declared on Thursday that the respiratory disease Novel Coronavirus, is not yet an official Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC), but warned that is an emergency in China.

24-Jan-2020
Nine dead, 440 infected with Corona viru

Beijing/UNI: At least nine people have died and more than 440 infected from a new pneumonia-like virus -- Corona -- that has recently originated in China, media reported on Wednesday.

 

22-Jan-2020
Israeli researchers develop method to re

Jerusalem/Xinhua/UNI: Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need for dialysis in the future, Israel's Sheba Medical Center said Wednesday.

22-Jan-2020
Australia working on countering spread o

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Australian health authorities took a number of measures to counter the risk of a spread of a new type of coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.

22-Jan-2020
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