Can wearing a surgical mask protect you from coronavirus infection?

China 01/27/20, 06:48

With the reported death toll in China from coronavirus now at 80, the deadly outbreak that originated in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, is causing concern worldwide, as cases are steadily being reported in many countries. The transmission and spread of the new virus, known as 2019-nCoV, which is linked to the ...

US confirms third patient of coronavirus, a traveler from Wuhan

China 01/26/20, 13:06

A new case of coronavirus was found in California, becoming the third patient in the United States. “The OC Health Care Agency (HCA)’s Communicable Disease Control Division received confirmation from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) this evening [Saturday, Jan. 25] that an Orange County, California, case has tested ...

US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China

China 01/25/20, 14:12

The United States is arranging a charter flight on Sunday, Jan. 26, to bring back its people and diplomats from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The plane, with about 230 passengers, will carry U.S. Consulate diplomats as ...

Taiwan asks WHO to be included in coronavirus updates

China 01/23/20, 17:09

President Tsai Ing-wen, asked the World Health Organization (WHO) not to continue blocking her country, Taiwan, while the outbreak of the new deadly type of pneumonia-like virus that broke out in Wuhan is spreading rapidly in China and beyond. The WHO stopped inviting the island state to its world health events ...

China confirms 9 dead from Wuhan coronavirus, 440 infected

Washington 01/22/20, 05:37

The coronavirus outbreak in the Chinese city of Wuhan has now killed 9 people and infected 440 others across the country, Li Bin, deputy director of China's National Health Commission, said at a Wednesday morning briefing, on Jan. 22 in Beijing. "Basically, do not go to Wuhan. And those in Wuhan ...

First case of SARS-related virus from Wuhan, China detected in the US

News 01/21/20, 20:08

Health officials have detected the first case of infection with the new coronavirus spreading in China, in the United States. The SARS-like virus first became apparent in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China, and it has now begun spreading across China, with around 300 confirmed cases and six deaths from the virus. Other ...

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