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United Kingdom confirms first coronavirus cases as outbreak spreads globally United Kingdom confirms first coronavirus cases as outbreak spreads globally
- January 31, 2020

The declaration's real power, however, lies in its ability to rally the worldwide community to fight global health emergencies. A grey-haired man wearing a face mask lies dead on the pavement at ground zero of China's coronavirus epidemic , a plastic shopping bag in one hand. (more...)
Are You Comfortable Sharing Your Mental Health Story? Are You Comfortable Sharing Your Mental Health Story?
- January 31, 2020

The Trudeau family has had their own experiences dealing with mental health issues. If you have a loved one or a friend who is dealing with issues, be a friend, show you care and ask how they're doing. Social media platforms are buzzing today, as people right across the country are participating in the Bell Let's Talk Day . Lachapelle says, adding "we'd like to see us take another step forward every year to improve the awareness, but also to better educate about all the programs that are ... (more...)
Google Temporarily Shutting Down All China Offices
- January 31, 2020

The offices in mainland China focus on sales and engineering for its advertising business. As for employees in China or employees with immediate family members returning from China, they have been advised to return home as soon as possible and to work from home for at least 14 days from their departure date. (more...)
China sends flights to take Wuhan citizens home from Thailand, Malaysia China sends flights to take Wuhan citizens home from Thailand, Malaysia
- January 31, 2020

An Illinois woman who has coronavirus infected her husband - the first confirmed case transmitted from person to person in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. The moves come with concern growing in Japan about the spread of the virus in the country, where 14 cases have been identified so far. A declaration of a global emergency typically brings greater money and resources, but may also prompt nervous governments to restrict travel and trade to ... (more...)
United States travel warning as virus toll tops 200
- January 31, 2020

State Department issued a "do not travel" advisory for China. The news comes after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Thursday that the husband of an IL woman with Wuhan coronavirus is now infected with the illness - the first confirmed case of person-to-person transmission in the United States. (more...)
How the China Coronavirus Spread: Full Timeline
- January 31, 2020

Airlines began cancelling flights servicing China on Wednesday, and more followed suit on Thursday. The infected man in his 60s from Chicago is the husband of a woman who had previously traveled to China and was confirmed as having the virus. (more...)
World Health Organization declares global emergency over coronavirus from China
- January 31, 2020

Health officials reported Thursday that China now has more than 8,000 confirmed cases. Some airlines have suspended flights to China, and some have limited flights because of a drop in demand. It is believed to have spread to humans from wild animals sold at a market in Wuhan, a city in central China. More cases expected: Researchers at Imperial College London have estimated that at least 4,000 people were infected in Wuhan by January 18, nearly a week before the lockdown of the city ... (more...)
Queensland man the latest to be diagnosed with coronavirus Queensland man the latest to be diagnosed with coronavirus
- January 31, 2020

Several countries, including the United States and Japan, have already flown some of its citizens home from the virus epicentre. Dr Young said Queensland Health would update the Rockhampton community if there was a confirmed case in the Central Queensland Hospital and Health Service area. (more...)
World Health Organization declares the coronavirus outbreak an 'international emergency'
- January 31, 2020

Another concern is that there is now no means of treatment for the virus; Stevens said, "There's no actual specific treatment for coronavirus". Many countries ramp up their security provisions at airports and limit Chinese arrivals in a bid to curb the spread of the risky outbreak, while also attempting expeditiously to evacuate tourists from the virus-hit territories. (more...)
Owl found too fat to fly by Suffolk Owl Sanctuary in Saxmundham
- January 31, 2020

The soggy owl was found in a ditch in the county in early January and, in these circumstances, wildlife rescue centres generally find that birds are carrying injuries, or occasionally have become waterlogged. "When staff analyzed and weighed against the bird, she had been" a somewhat chunky" 245 g, according to the band's social websites. "She absolutely gorged herself and got very fat". (more...)
World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus International Health Emergency World Health Organization Declares Coronavirus International Health Emergency
- January 30, 2020

Ngozi Ezike. The declaration of a global emergency triggers recommendations to all countries aimed at preventing or reducing cross-border spread of disease, while avoiding unnecessary interference with trade and travel. 'Before arrival they will be screened for symptoms. Downing Street said the United Kingdom was working "urgently" with Chinese authorities on Thursday to ensure citizens in Wuhan can return on a flight "as soon as possible". (more...)
Third Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Victoria Third Coronavirus Case Confirmed In Victoria
- January 30, 2020

All nine members of the group are being isolated as fears grow over the Wuhan coronavirus , which has killed more than 130 people and infected more than 6000, mostly in mainland China. "Most infections are transmitted by people who have symptoms of disease and that is a very important statement". "The virus did not match any other known virus", World Health Organization said. (more...)
People confusing between Corona beer and coronavirus People confusing between Corona beer and coronavirus
- January 30, 2020

In an unfortunate case of word association, people are apparently confused by a presumed connection between the coronavirus and Corona beer. The deadly coronavirus is confusing Australians, Google search data has shown. In this photo illustration, bottles of Corona beer are shown on June 7, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Corona means "crown" in Spanish, the most commonly spoken language in Mexico. (more...)
Philippines confirms first case of new coronavirus, says health minister Philippines confirms first case of new coronavirus, says health minister
- January 30, 2020

The contagion has spread to more than a dozen countries, with Finland and the United Arab Emirates becoming the latest to report their first cases. Health Ministry officials said only those without symptoms of the flu will be airlifted out of Wuhan, the capital of Hubei, to minimise the chances of the infection spreading to people who have not been exposed to the virus , such as those facilitating the evacuation. (more...)
Officials confirm first case of coronavirus in B.C. Officials confirm first case of coronavirus in B.C.
- January 30, 2020

She says all necessary precautions are being taken and the province has multiple systems in place to prepare for, detect and respond to prevent the transmission of serious infectious diseases. "The BC Centre for Disease Control has a team of experts that support the province's operations in monitoring and controlling communicable and vaccine-preventable diseases". (more...)
China virus toll hits 170, as countries step up evacuation plans China virus toll hits 170, as countries step up evacuation plans
- January 30, 2020

In the case of the 2002-2003 SARS outbreak, for example, most people who became infected ended up in hospital, noted Dr. Gabriel Leung, dean of medicine at Hong Kong University and a veteran of that city's battle against the disease. They would be under watch for 28 days. About 250 French citizens and 100 other Europeans will be flown out of Wuhan on board two French planes this week. (more...)
Coronavirus: Americans Cheer As Evacuation Flight From Wuhan Reaches U.S. Coronavirus: Americans Cheer As Evacuation Flight From Wuhan Reaches U.S.
- January 30, 2020

At the three airports that receive direct fights from China - Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal - information screens in the customs areas have been set up, advising people to self-report to customs officials if they are experiencing any symptoms of the novel coronavirus . (more...)
Harry, Meghan support Canadian mental health campaign Harry, Meghan support Canadian mental health campaign
- January 30, 2020

This special will air on ABC at 10:00pm ET. "As Harry, Meghan and Archie embark on a new life, I am reminded of some poignant words which Princess Diana wrote to me many years ago", Paul, 61, wrote on Instagram, alongside a black-and-white photo of the three royals. (more...)
WHO Warns Visitors Evacuated from China Could Spread Coronavirus WHO Warns Visitors Evacuated from China Could Spread Coronavirus
- January 30, 2020

Japan and the USA evacuated nationals from hard-hit Wuhan city at the centre of the outbreak on Wednesday. Unlike other patients of the viral outbreak in Europe so far, the man contracted the disease without having been to China himself. Details: The World Health Organization announced it will organize the worldwide group "as soon as possible to work with Chinese counterparts on increasing understanding of the outbreak to guide global response efforts". (more...)
Cases of New Coronavirus Registered in All Chinese Regions - Authorities
- January 30, 2020

She was confirmed positive to tests for the virus today. But cases of coronavirus have emerged in more than a dozen other countries, including the US and Canada. As a precaution the U.S.is beefing up its checks on returning worldwide travelers beyond the five airports initially announced to 20 entry points. Victoria's health authorities have confirmed a visitor from Hubei province in China as the third case of coronavirus in the state, bringing the national total to eight. (more...)

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