The world grateful for Chinese health workers' efforts to fight coronavirus: WHO chief10 Feb, 2020
"I am in awe of the thousands of health workers in China, especially in Hubei, who are caring for patients and gathering data on 2019 novel coronavirus for scientific analysis, while under immense pressure," said Dr. Tedros on Twitter.
Mainland China virus cases rise again after earlier decline10 Feb, 2020
China’s health ministry said another 3,062 cases had been reported over the previous 24 hours, raising the Chinese mainland’s total to 40,171. Monday’s rise was a turnaround from a significant reduction in new cases reported Sunday, less than 2,700, that briefly prompted optimism prevention methods such as a strict quarantines may be working.
Trains, flights, ferries cancelled as high winds batter UK09 Feb, 2020
At least 10 rail companies in Britain sent out “do not travel” warnings, and nearly 20 others told passengers to expect delays.
China’s virus death toll surpasses SARS but new cases fall09 Feb, 2020
In China, some 2,656 new virus cases were reported in the 24 hours ending at midnight Saturday, most of them in the central province of Hubei, where the first patients fell sick in December. That was down by about 20% from the 3,399 new cases reported in the previous 24-hour period.
Supervisory Commission to probe issues involving Dr Li07 Feb, 2020
Li’s death triggered an outpouring of millions of comments on China’s social media platforms as well as concerns from the international community.
India arrests top Kashmiri leaders under controversial law07 Feb, 2020
Mehbooba Mufti and Omar Abdullah were arrested as their six-month-old detention ended Thursday, a top civil administrator and top police officers said. They spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorized to talk to reporters.
Japan finds 41 more cases on ship as virus alarm doctor dies07 Feb, 2020
Before Friday’s 41 confirmed cases, 20 passengers who were found infected with the virus were escorted off the Diamond Princess at Yokohama near Tokyo. About 3,700 people have been confined aboard the ship.
Not guilty: Senate acquits Trump of impeachment charges06 Feb, 2020
The outcome Wednesday followed months of remarkable impeachment proceedings, from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s House to Mitch McConnell’s Senate, reflecting the nation’s unrelenting partisan divide three years into the Trump presidency.
China opens new hospitals for virus patients, deaths top 56006 Feb, 2020
A first group of patients was expected to start testing a new antiviral drug, as China also moved people with milder symptoms into makeshift hospitals at sports centers, exhibition halls and other public spaces.
EU to allocate funds, supplies for China to help fight virus06 Feb, 2020
The European Chamber has provided support to regulators procuring medical devices overseas, such as searching for relevant international standards and ensuring suppliers have permission to sell overseas.
Chinese hospitals discharge 1,153 recovered patients of coronavirus infection06 Feb, 2020
Wednesday saw 261 people walk out of the hospital after recovery, the National Health Commission said in its daily report.
China cuts tariffs on $75B of US imports in trade truce06 Feb, 2020
The cuts follow last month’s signing of a “Phase 1” agreement toward ending a long-running tariff war over Beijing’s technology ambitions and trade surplus. Both sides have made conciliatory gestures but the lingering dispute threatens to chill global economic growth.
Trump barrels into 2020 campaign, emboldened after acquittal06 Feb, 2020
Republican senators voted largely in lockstep to acquit Trump, relying on a multitude of rationales for keeping him in office: He’s guilty, but his conduct wasn’t impeachable; his July telephone conversation with Ukraine’s president was a “perfect call”; there’s an election in 10 months and it’s up to voters to determine his fate.
China Focus: Chinese cities on move to bail out epidemic-hit businesses05 Feb, 2020
Starting on Sunday, cities including Shanghai, Beijing, Qingdao and Suzhou have rolled out policies to support small and medium-sized enterprises by reducing their burdens of loans, rent and social security payments.
Trump uses State of Union to campaign; Pelosi rips up speech05 Feb, 2020
The partisan discord was apparent for all to see as the first president to campaign for reelection while facing impeachment vigorously made his case for another term: Republican legislators chanted “Four More Years.” House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ripped up her copy of Trump’s speech as he ended his address.
Wuhan to convert gymnasium, exhibition center into temporary hospitals04 Feb, 2020
The hospitals will serve as temporary medical sites with functions of emergency treatment and clinical testing.
Coronavirus outbreak not yet pandemic - World Health Organization04 Feb, 2020
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease, according to the WHO.
11-month-old baby cured of novel coronavirus04 Feb, 2020
Gao said the family visited Wuhan, the center of the novel coronavirus epidemic, from Jan 10 to 12 and they returned to Zhongshan on Jan 21.
Coronavirus Outbreak: China builds hospital in 10 days (With Photos)03 Feb, 2020
The hospital, specialised for treatment of the victims of epidemic was constructed in Wuhan of Hubei Province in just 10 days.