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Qatar confirms first case of coronavirus

Doha/IBNS: Qatar on Saturday confirmed the first case of coronavirus infection in the country.

29-Feb-2020
S Korea confirms 813 more cases of COVID

Seoul/Xinhua/UNI:  South Korea confirmed 813 more cases of the COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total number of infections to 3,150.

29-Feb-2020
Turkey suspends flights to Italy due to

Ankara/UNI: The Turkish Airlines on Saturday announced the suspension of its flights to Italy due to coronavirus outbreak that has so far claimed 14 lives in the European country.

29-Feb-2020
Kochi: Man admitted in Medical College H

Kochi/UNI:  A 36-year-old man, who was admitted to the government Medical College Hospital, at Kalamassery here with suspected coronavirus infection, died on Saturday, though he was tested negative for the disease.

29-Feb-2020
China's Hubei reports 423 new coronaviru

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Hubei Province, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, reported 423 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 45 new deaths on Friday, the provincial health commission said Saturday.

29-Feb-2020
Bill Gates says COVID-19 could be once-i

New York/Xinhua/UNI: COVID-19 could be a once-in-a-century pathogen and the world should respond effectively, said Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, in an article published Friday in The New England Journal of Medicine.

29-Feb-2020
New US coronavirus case confirmed in San

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: A new case of the coronavirus has been confirmed in Santa Clara County in northern California, the Washington Post reported.

29-Feb-2020
Chinese ambassador calls for China-US co

Washington/Xinhua: UNI: Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai called on Beijing and Washington to cooperate to address global challenges, warning against "political virus" disseminated by politically-motivated people.

29-Feb-2020
Five people who contacted coronavirus-in

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Five people who contacted a coronavirus-infected citizen of Iran during his transit stay in Moscow have been hospitalized to the Russian capital’s infectious diseases hospital, the virus was not found in them, the center for monitoring and control of the coronavirus situation reported.

29-Feb-2020
Coronavirus COVID-19 risk increased to â

New York/IBNS: Countries must act quickly and robustly to contain the coronavirus COVID-19 epidemic, the World Health Organization said on Friday, as it raised the global risk assessment of the infection to “very high”.

29-Feb-2020
Coronavirus cases in France double to 38

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in France has risen to 38, Minister of Social Affairs and Health Olivier Veran said Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
650 coronavirus cases confirmed in Italy

Rome/Xinhua/UNI: A total of 650 coronavirus cases have been confirmed in Italy, an increase by 122 cases compared to the previous count provided by authorities at midday Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
Apple CEO optimistic about China putting

San Fransisco/Xinhua/UNI:  Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook is optimistic that the coronavirus epidemic is getting under control in China as the number of infections continues to fall, the FOX Business Network reported Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
S.Korea confirms 256 more cases of COVID

Seoul/Xinhua: South Korea confirmed 256 more cases of the COVID-19 on Friday, raising the total number of infections to 2,022.

28-Feb-2020
Novel Coronavirus death toll in mainland

Bejing, Feb 28 (Sputnik) - The death toll from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in mainland China has risen by 44 to 2,788, the number of confirmed cases has increased by 327 to 78,824, the state health committee said Friday.

28-Feb-2020
Number of Coronavirus Disease Cases in S

Moscow/Sputni/UNI: The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Spain has risen to 23, El Pais newspaper reported.

28-Feb-2020
No country should make ‘fatal’ mista

New York/IBNS: All countries should do more to prevent the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus and none should make the “fatal” mistake of assuming that it won’t be affected,  UN health agency chief, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said on Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
Smoking and drinking link to recreationa

New York/IBNS: The use of alcohol and tobacco by young people and children is closely linked to the use of illicit drugs, a UN-backed narcotics control body warned on Thursday.

28-Feb-2020
As many as 112 Wuhan evacuees including

New Delhi/UNI: As many as 112 evacuees including 36 foreigners, who arrived from the Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan in China, were taken to makeshift quarantine facility of Indo Tibetan Border Police’s (ITBP) at Chhawla here on Thursday.

27-Feb-2020
NATCONPH 2020 to focus on ‘Emerging Tr

Kolkata/IBNS: The two-day 10th National Conference on Pharmacy & Healthcare (NATCONPH 2020) would be hosted by School of Health Sciences, NSHM Knowledge Campus, Kolkata, at the Eastern Zonal Cultural Centre, Kolkata, from  Feb 28.

27-Feb-2020
COVID-19: More new virus cases outside C

New York/IBNS:  The number of new COVID-19, or coronavirus, infections outside China has outpaced those inside the country for the first time, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).

27-Feb-2020
First coronavirus case confirmed in Gree

Athens/UNI: Greece on Wednesday announced the country's first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus, local media reported.

26-Feb-2020
Number of COVID-19 cases rises to 32 in

Taipei/Xinhua/UNI: The total number of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infection cases in Taiwan has increased by one to 32, according to the island's epidemic monitoring agency Wednesday.

26-Feb-2020
Refrain from non-essential travel to Rep

New Delhi/IBNS:  At a time when fresh cases of coronavirus outbreak are being reported from several other nations apart from China, Indians are advised to refrain from non-essential travel to Republic of Korea, Iran and Italy, the government advised people in its Travel advisory. 

26-Feb-2020
Coronavirus: Demand for N95 masks, hand

Kolkata/IBNS: Amid the massive Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak across the globe, which has already claimed 2,698 lives majorly in China and other parts of the world, the demand for protector N95 face masks and hand sanitizers are at its peak in major Indian cities, including Delhi, Mumbai, Kochi, Kolkata, Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad, reports said.

25-Feb-2020
Kuwait suspends flights to SKorea, Thail

Doha/Sputnik/UNI: Kuwait's Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended flights to and from South Korea, Thailand, and Italy in order to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus.

25-Feb-2020
COVID-19 not yet a pandemic, says UN hea

New York/IBNS: While a sudden increase in new cases of COVID-19 is of concern, the spread of coronavirus is not yet a pandemic, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

25-Feb-2020
China reports 508 new confirmed cases of

Beijing/Xinhua/UNI: Chinese health authority said Tuesday it received reports of 508 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 71 deaths on Monday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.

25-Feb-2020
Fourth coronavirus related death reporte

Rome/Sputnik: Italy’s northern Lombardy Region has registered the third death from the new coronavirus, officially called COVID-19, which brings the total number of dead in Italy to four, Lombardy’s Councilor for Welfare Giulio Gallera said on Monday.

24-Feb-2020
Over 760 coronavirus cases registered in

Seoul/Sputnik: The number of people infected with the new coronavirus has gone up 763 in South Korea, with seven deaths from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) registered in the country, according to the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

24-Feb-2020
Death toll from Coronavirus in Mainland

Beijing/Sputnik: The death toll from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has gone up to 2,442 in mainland China, with the total number of registered cases standing at 76,936 according to the country’s National Health Commission.

23-Feb-2020
First fatality of coronavirus disease re

Rome/Sputnik/UNI:  The first fatal case of the coronavirus disease, officially called COVID-19, has been registered in Italy, media reported.

22-Feb-2020
S Korea confirms 142 more cases of COVID

Seoul/Xinhua/UNI:  South Korea confirmed 142 more cases of the COVID-19 on Saturday, raising the total number of infections to 346.

22-Feb-2020
Chinese leader thanks Microsoft founder

Beijoing/Sputnik/UNI:  Chinese President Xi Jinping has written a thank-you letter to Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his spouse, Melinda, for their support of the global efforts against the COVID-2019 disease outbreak.

22-Feb-2020
Peng Yinhua: Wuhan doctor dies of corona

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: At a meeting room-turned memorial hall at a Wuhan hospital, doctors and nurses wrote down their memories of Peng Yinhua on three notebooks before rushing back to treat patients infected with the novel coronavirus.

22-Feb-2020
China's Liaoning, Gansu lower coronaviru

Lanzhous/Shenyang/Xinhua/UNI: The two Chinese provinces of Liaoning and Gansu have lowered their emergency response from first-level to third-level after having reported no new coronavirus case.

22-Feb-2020
Wuhan to complete nucleic acid tests for

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, will conduct nucleic acid tests for all elderly care institutions by Feb. 28 as some confirmed and suspected cases were reported in the facilities, local authorities said Saturday.

22-Feb-2020
Indian advises citizens to avoid all non

New Delhi/IBNS: The Cabinet Secretary chaired a high-level meeting to review the status, actions taken and preparedness of States/UTs regarding management of Novel Coronavirus (COVID19), here on Saturday.

22-Feb-2020
Simple urine test could improve early de

New York/IBNS: A new study conducted by researchers from the United Nations health agency revealed that bladder cancer mutations can be detected in urine up to 10 years before clinically diagnosing the disease.

21-Feb-2020
Coronavirus death toll in mainland China

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI:  The number of people, who have been infected with a new coronavirus across mainland China, has reached 75,465, with 2,236 patients having died, the National Health Commission said on Friday.

21-Feb-2020
COVID-19 cases confirmed in east China p

Jinan/Xinhua/UNI:  A total of 207 infection cases of novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, have been confirmed in an east China prison, according to a press conference held by the Shandong provincial government Friday morning.

21-Feb-2020
Coronavirus-hit Hubei greenlights 23 vir

Wuhan/Xinhua/UNI: Central China's Hubei Province, the center of COVID-19 outbreak, launched 23 projects on the research of the novel coronavirus, the provincial science and technology department said.

21-Feb-2020
S Korea confirms 100 more cases of novel

Seoul/Xinhua/UNI: South Korea on Friday confirmed 100 more cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 204.

21-Feb-2020
Japan confirms 3 new Coronavirus cases,

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Three additional people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Japan, and they are located in the western prefecture of Wakayama, the national NHK broadcaster reported on Tuesday, citing local health officials.

18-Feb-2020
Mainland China's death toll from coronav

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The death toll in mainland China from the novel coronavirus outbreak has increased by 98 over the past 24 hours and has reached 1,868, the Chinese state health committee said on Tuesday.

18-Feb-2020
Russian national confirmed infected with

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A Russian national aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise liner has been diagnosed with the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Russian embassy in Japan confirmed on Monday.

17-Feb-2020
South Korea confirms 30th case of corona

Seoul/Sputnik/UNI: South Korea on Monday confirmed the 30th case of infection with the new type of coronavirus in the country, according to the South Korean Health Ministry's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC).

17-Feb-2020
Death toll from coronavirus in China’s

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The number of people who have died from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Chinese province of Hubei has gone up to 1,696, regional health authorities report, with 100 new deaths having occurred in the past 24 hours.

17-Feb-2020
UAE Reports 9th Case of Coronavirus Infe

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: The United Arab Emirates' Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) on Sunday announced it has detected a ninth case of coronavirus infection in the country.

17-Feb-2020
All Bangladeshi evacuees from Wuhan go h

Dhaka/Xinhua/UNI: All 312 Bangladeshi evacuees from the central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus outbreak, have been released from a 14-day quarantine in the capital of Dhaka.

16-Feb-2020
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