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Dow Futures Plunge After Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket To 60,000 Dow Futures Plunge After Coronavirus Cases Skyrocket To 60,000
- February 13, 2020

The 2,015 new confirmed cases took China's total to 44,653. But from my reading, it's likely that this huge jump in new confirmed cases reflects an adjustment of calculations, rather than a massively steep increase in actual new cases. carriers that have suspended China routes. China on Thursday appointed the former Shanghai mayor as its top party official in central Hubei, the province hardest-hit by a viral outbreak that has infected more than 45,000 people worldwide. (more...)
China removes top political leader of coronavirus epicentre: state media China removes top political leader of coronavirus epicentre: state media
- February 13, 2020

Health officials reported 14,840 new cases-reversing several days of declines in official new diagnoses in the province. "It is important that these also be counted", she told Reuters. Japan's health ministry announced Thursday that 44 more people on a cruise ship quarantined in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo, have tested positive for COVID-19. (more...)
World Health Organization says 'way too early' to predict end of novel coronavirus
- February 13, 2020

Since its emergence in the central province of Hubei in December, the COVID-19 virus has killed more than 1,350 people and infected tens of thousands. "Outbreaks can bring out the best and worst in people". COVID-19, also known as coronavirus , presents symptoms consistent with a respiratory infection. (more...)
World Health Organization names coronavirus Covid-19 as China, Japan report rise in infections
- February 13, 2020

The new classification system of COVID-19 was meant to ensure that "patients can receive standardized treatment according to confirmed cases as early as possible to further improve the success rate of treatment", according to the Hubei Province Health Commission. (more...)
London sees first coronavirus case in Chinese national London sees first coronavirus case in Chinese national
- February 13, 2020

Keith Willett with the UK's National Health Service confirmed that Walsh was no longer contagious. On Wednesday morning 39 more cases of the virus were confirmed on board a cruise ship in the Japanese port of Yokohama, with 3,700 passengers and crew on board. (more...)
NMC Health: short-seller says offers "hard to believe"
- February 13, 2020

While disclosing preliminary buyout approaches from KKR and GK Investment on Monday, NMC said its co-chair and founder BR Shetty had stepped back from its board after he informed NMC of potentially inaccurate reporting of his holdings. Ludo Bammens, a spokesman for KKR, wasn't immediately available for comment. NMC Health shares took a hit back in December, when USA short selling firm Muddy Waters accused NMC Health of manipulating its balance sheet to understate debt, which the company ... (more...)
World Health Organization names deadly viral disease from China as 'COVID-19' World Health Organization names deadly viral disease from China as 'COVID-19'
- February 12, 2020

Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada's chief public health officer, reiterated Tuesday that the risk to people in Canada - including people living near CFB Trenton in Ontario, where individuals who were repatriated from China are living under quarantine - remains low. (more...)
Coronavirus in China may be over by April, says expert Coronavirus in China may be over by April, says expert
- February 12, 2020

That was the lowest daily rise in new cases since late January. Besides, amid optimism that the coronavirus epidemic in China might soon reach its peak and would likely to ease by March or April, the regional pan-European STOXX 600 gained as much 0.9 per cent to notch a new record closing high of 428.30. (more...)
Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary
- February 12, 2020

Biden's point reflects an argument former candidate Julián Castro made late previous year: That the first two states in the Democratic nomination schedule, Iowa and New Hampshire, are far whiter than the rest of the U.S.as a whole. As the results began to come in, Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur who created buzz for his presidential campaign by championing a universal basic income that would give every American adult $1,000 per month, suspended his 2020 bid. (more...)
Coronavirus detection app launched here's how to use it Coronavirus detection app launched here's how to use it
- February 12, 2020

China has rolled out a mobile app " close contact detector ", enabling people to check whether they were at the risk of catching the novel coronavirus . Hong Kong-based technology lawyer at the law firm DLA Piper Carolyn Bigg told the BBC: "In China, and across Asia, data is not seen as something to be locked down, it's something that can be used". (more...)
World Health Organization says novel coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months
- February 12, 2020

The virus was officially also named "COVID-19" at a conference in Geneva held by the World Health Organisation, where the body's chief said that countries had a chance of stopping its global spread. "The problem of human-to-human transmission has not yet been resolved". Speculation that higher-level officials could be sacked has simmered, but doing so could spark political infighting and be a tacit admission of responsibility. (more...)
China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new infections fall China virus death toll tops 1,100 as new infections fall
- February 12, 2020

IMAGE: Teller Report People have a misconception with the name 'coronavirus'. The announcement came as the death toll in mainland China has now reached more than 1,000, after 108 people died from the virus on Monday - the highest daily toll since the outbreak began late a year ago in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. (more...)
1,000 Indeed Dublin Staff Asked To Work From Home Over Coronavirus Fears 1,000 Indeed Dublin Staff Asked To Work From Home Over Coronavirus Fears
- February 12, 2020

Employees in the Dublin offices of one of Ireland's biggest multinational companies, Indeed, have been told to work from home due to concerns that a staff member may have been exposed to the coronavirus . There are now eight confirmed cases. "The Irish health system is now operating a containment strategy in line with global practice, and all our efforts are focused on identifying suspected cases as they arise and initiating measures to prevent onward transmission of the virus". (more...)
Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months, World Health Organization says Coronavirus vaccine could be ready in 18 months, World Health Organization says
- February 12, 2020

Apart from that, the National Health and Health Commission had received a total of 44,653 confirmed cases, while 451,462 close contacts had been tracked and 185,037 people were under medical observation. Shares in Hong Kong rose 0.9% to a three-week high. It said the USPS said can no longer accept items destined for China "until sufficient transport capacity becomes available". (more...)
Coronavirus: UK man infected after conference here says he's recovered Coronavirus: UK man infected after conference here says he's recovered
- February 12, 2020

The news comes as it was revealed today that two prison inmates at Bullingdon Prison, Oxfordshire, are being tested for coronavirus and are now being kept in isolation. Walsh represented his Servomex natural gas analytics company at the Grand Hyatt Singapore sales conference on January 20-22. Mr Walsh travelled to the French Alps before returning to London from Geneva on an EasyJet flight carrying more than 100 people. (more...)
Trump's budget slashes Amtrak funding, phases out long-distance routes Trump's budget slashes Amtrak funding, phases out long-distance routes
- February 12, 2020

But another tax cut by the Trump administration would only further widen the country's mounting deficit, which surpassed $ 1 trillion for the calendar year in 2019. Under the Trump budget, US federal spending would fall from 21.6 percent of GDP this year to 18.4 percent in 2030. So, there's $4.8 trillion in this budget. (more...)
Andrew Yang Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race Andrew Yang Drops Out of 2020 Presidential Race
- February 12, 2020

While the results from the New Hampshire primary are still being reported , Yang is on track for another disappointing turnout with almost 20 percent of precincts reporting. Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang speaks during a campaign event at Hopkinton Town Hall on February 9, 2020 in Hopkinton, New Hampshire. (more...)
Coronavirus 'imminent threat' to public health Coronavirus 'imminent threat' to public health
- February 12, 2020

The Department of Health said the four people newly-diagnosed contracted the virus in France. Meanwhile, health secretary Matt Hancock told MPs in the Commons that new funding was being launched immediately "to support any urgent works the NHS needs for the coronavirus response, such as the creation of further isolation areas and other necessary facilities". (more...)
Surviving the Final Hours in New Hampshire Surviving the Final Hours in New Hampshire
- February 12, 2020

Bernie Sanders and former mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. The presidential campaigns for Sen. "There are a number of people who have run and have dropped out already who are completely capable and confident to be a vice president or a secretary of defense or secretary of state or national security adviser, et cetera", he said. (more...)
Japan's halt of regular HPV vaccine could cause thousands of cancer deaths Japan's halt of regular HPV vaccine could cause thousands of cancer deaths
- February 12, 2020

On the contrary, reaching 90 percent HPV vaccine coverage in adults between 26 and 45 years old was found to have little effect on the cases of cervical cancer . It was found that among females between the ages of 15 to 19-who had received one to three doses of the HPV vaccine-the rates of preinvasive cervical disease were significantly lower than unvaccinated adolescent girls. (more...)

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