Medicine


US announces mandatory quarantines, entry ban over Coronavirus
- February 01, 2020

Americans who have traveled to other parts of mainland China will be subject to home quarantine for 14 days. Experts say there is significant evidence the virus is spreading among people in China, and World Health Organization noted with its emergency declaration Thursday it was especially concerned that some cases overseas also involved human-to-human transmission. (more...)
Vietnam suspends all China flights Vietnam suspends all China flights
- February 01, 2020

With the number of confirmed infections increasing, the pilots wanted to secure a restraining order to prevent more services departing to the region. The reduced flights were reportedly to stay in effect until April 30. Accordingly, a handful of U.S. airlines are pulling back on flights to and from the Chinese mainland. "In response to the continued drop in demand for travel to China and the US Department of State's decision to raise its China travel advisory to a Level 4, we have ... (more...)
China virus death toll rises to 259, infections surge
- February 01, 2020

The chief official of the Communist Party in Wuhan, the central city with 11 million inhabitants, where the virus first appeared in December, expressed "remorse" on Friday because the local authorities were acting too slowly. People in China have so far angered local officials in Wuhan and Hubei, but the crisis could challenge President Xi Jinping, who described the epidemic as a "demon" that China can defeat. (more...)
USA officials prepare for a coronavirus pandemic, declare 'public health emergency'
- February 01, 2020

The majority of cases of the virus, now referred to as 2019-nCoV as researchers work to understand more about this version of coronavirus , are in China , stretching outwards from Wuhan. The ban does not apply to passport holders and travellers to Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China and Singapore's main rival financial hub in Asia. (more...)
Will a Face Mask Protect You From Coronavirus?
- February 01, 2020

Some companies have required them for employees. Masks have been commonly used in some countries when wearers are sick, fighting allergies or on days when air pollution is bad. As cases of coronavirus rise, some people are doing all they can to try to protect themselves against the potentially deadly virus - and the face mask industry is booming because of it. (more...)
London resident is fourth Canadian to contract coronavirus London resident is fourth Canadian to contract coronavirus
- February 01, 2020

Dr. Bonnie Henry said health officials are now at a critical phase in the response to the coronavirus after China took restrictive measures to try and control the outbreak. Ontario's chief medical health officer David Williams says initial testing in Ontario showed the woman was negative for the virus, but later tests at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg came back as "weakly" positive. (more...)
Coronavirus: First cases in United Kingdom confirmed
- February 01, 2020

The two patients are in a high effect infectious disease unit in Newcastle, the chief medical officer confirmed. York Central MP Rachael Maskell said: "I have just had a teleconference with Public Health England, the council and York Outer MP concerning the incident of Novel Coronavirus , and can confirm that action is being taken to contact people who have had contact with the patients". (more...)
USA declares coronavirus public health emergency after imposing quarantines
- February 01, 2020

Most are in countries close to China, including Japan, South Korea and Nepal, but France, Italy and the United Kingdom have all also confirmed cases of coronavirus. County health officials have issued a quarantine order for one of the passengers who tried to leave the base the day prior, according to a statement. (more...)
Special Air India Flight from Wuhan With 324 Indians Lands in Delhi Special Air India Flight from Wuhan With 324 Indians Lands in Delhi
- February 01, 2020

Officials said the Indian Army has created the facility near Manesar where the students can be monitored for any signs of infection for a duration of two weeks by a qualified team of doctors and staff members. After 14 days, persons with no symptoms will be allowed to go home with their detailed documentation. In India, the case was reported from the southern Kerala province. (more...)
A Third Ontarian Has Reportedly Contracted Novel Coronavirus A Third Ontarian Has Reportedly Contracted Novel Coronavirus
- February 01, 2020

The patient is a woman in her 20s in London who had recently visited an affected area in China. "This is part of the science of the way that we develop rapid tests for a response to a new pathogen that we are just learning about", she said. (more...)
Facebook Removing Fake Cures, Conspiracy Theories On Coronavirus Facebook Removing Fake Cures, Conspiracy Theories On Coronavirus
- February 01, 2020

Social networks Facebook and Instagram will remove fake information about the Chinese coronavirus , for example, conspiracy theories regarding the spread of the virus . The update comes after Twitter and Google have also announced initiatives to combat conspiracy theories and other inaccurate information about the coronavirus. (more...)
CDC issues quarantine orders to prevent spread of novel coronavirus
- February 01, 2020

There are about 4 million Chinese Americans living in the US, so "please do not assume that just because someone is of Asian descent that they have this new coronavirus ". Singapore has reported 13 cases of the virus - all travellers from the Chinese city of Wuhan at the centre of the outbreak - while nearly 10,000 cases have been reported globally. (more...)
'Extremely obese' owl sheds some pounds after being too fat to fly 'Extremely obese' owl sheds some pounds after being too fat to fly
- January 31, 2020

In social media sites articles, the rescue and also preservation team clarified that on evaluating the bird, called a " little owl ", they uncovered she was "extremely obese"- about a 3rd much heavier than they would certainly anticipate a huge healthy and balanced woman little owl to be. (more...)
Investors get bullish after World Health Organization lauds China's coronavirus response
- January 31, 2020

The update came on Friday, the day after the World Health Organization declared the new coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency . The first instance of person-to-person transmission of the coronavirus in the US was confirmed Thursday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. (more...)
United States life expectancy up for first time in four years, statistics show United States life expectancy up for first time in four years, statistics show
- January 31, 2020

And while deaths from heroin and prescription opioids are down, public health authorities are anxious by increasing death rate from the artificial opioid fentanyl- which increased 10 percent considered that 2017- in addition to drug and methamphetamine. (more...)
Ontario to announce new case of novel coronavirus: province's 3rd, Canada's 4th
- January 31, 2020

The sources, who are not authorized to discuss the case publicly, tell The Canadian Press the latest case is in London, Ont. "In discussion and collaboration with local public health unit, the decision was made to discharge him home to be with his wife", Leis said. (more...)
Purell accused of making unverified claims about product Purell accused of making unverified claims about product
- January 31, 2020

The agency's directive comes as the USA contends with an early start to the flu season and amid global concerns about the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 100 people in China . "Intransigent integrity is a core value of our family-oriented, purpose-oriented business and we apply this principle to everything we do", Williams added. (more...)
China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 213, health officials say China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 213, health officials say
- January 31, 2020

According to the NHC, as of 30 January, there are 9,692 confirmed cases of the Wuhan coronavirus infection in 31 provinces across China , with 1,527 people in critical condition and 213 dead. Popular holiday and shopping destination Singapore barred Chinese from traveling there, becoming the first Southeast Asian nation to do so. China's U.N. (more...)
Two people in Britain test positive to coronavirus
- January 31, 2020

The announcement came as Britain prepares to receive 87 of its citizens it has evacuated from Wuhan , the Chinese city at the centre of the epidemic which has so far killed 213 people. Later on Friday, a plane carrying 83 Britons from Wuhan is due to land at the Brize Norton RAF base in Oxfordshire. According to MailOnline , passengers were reportedly made to fill out questionnaires quizzing them on their current health and travel history, including who they had travelled with. (more...)
US advises no travel to China, where virus deaths top 200 US advises no travel to China, where virus deaths top 200
- January 31, 2020

Wuhan is the centre of the outbreak of the new coronavirus, which is believed to have jumped from wild animals at a city market into humans. And people were leaving and entering Hubei by foot over a bridge spanning the Yangtze river, a Reuters witness said. (more...)

« previous 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 next »