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Beijing on Friday sharply criticised the United States for warning American citizens to avoid China.(Reuters image)

China slams US for travel warning over Coronavirus

Agence France-Presse | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 10:35 PM IST
The US State Department has raised its warning alert to the highest level, telling Americans to avoid China.
A couple wear masks to prevent contracting coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)
A couple wear masks to prevent contracting coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea.(REUTERS)

Wuhan Coronavirus: No hot meals, blankets, magazines as airlines step up fight on virus

Bangkok | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 30, 2020 12:30 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers on some flights to China will have to make do without hot meals, blankets and newspapers, as airlines step up measures to protect crew and travellers from a new virus that has killed more than 130 in the country.
Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory expert and head of the health commission team investigating the outbreak of the new coronavirus, visits the Jinyintan hospital, where the patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China January 19, 2020.(REUTERS)
Zhong Nanshan, a respiratory expert and head of the health commission team investigating the outbreak of the new coronavirus, visits the Jinyintan hospital, where the patients with pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus are being treated, in Wuhan, Hubei province, China January 19, 2020.(REUTERS)

Coronavirus outbreak could peak in 10 days, says top Chinese health expert

Hindustan Times, Beijing | By Sutirtho Patranobis
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 10:12 AM IST
Zhong Nanshan was the first to confirm last week during an interview with China Central Television that the new coronavirus can be transmitted between humans.
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers wearing face masks arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(AP)
Wuhan Coronavirus: Passengers wearing face masks arrive at Tribhuwan International airport in Kathmandu, Nepal.(AP)

Decoding Coronavirus: Awareness and precautions are key

Hindustan Times | By Dr KK Aggarwal
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 04:18 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus: Akin to a normal flu, it can spread during the incubation period and before the onset of symptoms.
Wuhan Coronavirus : Masked health professionals check the driver of vehicle at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Wuhan Coronavirus : Masked health professionals check the driver of vehicle at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)

5 deadly viruses that the world faced in the last few years

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 02:07 PM IST
Wuhan Coronavirus has so far claimed 106 lives in China and an increasing number of confirmed cases are being reported each day.
Wuhan Coronavirus: Masked health professionals and police officers stand at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)
Wuhan Coronavirus: Masked health professionals and police officers stand at a screening checkpoint on a highway toll station on the outskirts of Shanghai, China.(Bloomberg)

What led to the outbreak of the Wuhan Coronavirus

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2020 01:47 PM IST
The situation has triggered panic but the World Health Organization (WHO) has not yet declared the novel Wuhan Coronavirus to be a public health emergency.
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