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Monday, Feb 17, 2020

World health organization

Feb 15, 2020 20:22
Tedros told the Munich Security Conference in Germany he was encouraged by actions China had taken to slow the spread of virus but was still concerned about the increasing number of cases. read more
Feb 14, 2020 07:21
The World Health Organization on Thursday had said that a sharp rise in reported COVID-19, (official name for coronavirus) cases in China was due to a change in counting methods and it did not represent a big shift in the epidemic. read more
Feb 12, 2020 16:53
Most of the deaths and majority of cases have been in central Hubei province, whose capital, Wuhan, is the epicentre of the outbreak. Some 56 million have been placed under lockdown in the province. read more
Feb 12, 2020 10:31
Adding to the concerns over the impact of the epidemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned earlier on Tuesday of a global threat potentially worse than terrorism. read more
Feb 11, 2020 05:31
Tedros, who met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing last month, returned with an agreement on sending an international mission. It took nearly two weeks to get the green light from the Chinese government on the team, led by Canadian emergency expert... read more
Feb 10, 2020 16:52
The first coronavirus patient, a girl student from Thrissur who returned from Wuhan, is on the path to recovery. Her latest sample, in fact the fifth one, is also negative, doctors at the Thrissur Medical College Hospital said adding one more result... read more
Feb 09, 2020 04:57
The toll is now higher than the global number of deaths caused by the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) virus, which killed 774 people in 2002-2003. read more
Feb 08, 2020 15:49
The UN health agency’s official temporary name for the disease, which it has designated as a global health emergency, is “2019-nCoV acute respiratory disease”. read more
Feb 06, 2020 18:18
It will help childless couples, while ensuring that the surrogate mother, and the child, do not suffer read more
Feb 05, 2020 22:15
The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends that people frequently wash hands, cover mouth and nose when sneezing or coughing, and avoid close contact with those who are sick. read more
Feb 05, 2020 06:32
Japan quarantined the vessel carrying 3,711 people and was testing those onboard for the virus after a former passenger was diagnosed with the illness after disembarking in Hong Kong. read more
Feb 03, 2020 13:01
The most-active copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange, iron ore on the Dalian Commodity Exchange and crude oil on the International Energy Exchange all fell by the maximum daily limit at the open, with copper down 7% and crude oil and iron... read more
Feb 03, 2020 10:10
The events added to deepening concern about the potential for the virus to spread, as governments around the world closed their borders to people from China. read more
Feb 03, 2020 10:02
The 57 confirmed new deaths was the single-biggest increase since the virus was detected late last year in the central city of Wuhan, where it is believed to have jumped from animals at a market into humans. read more
Feb 02, 2020 06:35
The coronavirus’ rapid spread in two months prompted the World Health Organization on Thursday to declare it a global emergency. read more