Health


US confirms its eighth case of coronavirus; Pentagon to provide quarantine housing US confirms its eighth case of coronavirus; Pentagon to provide quarantine housing
- February 03, 2020

There are bogus text messages circulating claiming there has been a confirmed case of the deadly novel coronavirus in Ellis County and Barton County. A recent New England Journal of Medicine study documented the first case of coronavirus transmission from a patient who did not have symptoms to another person. (more...)
First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines First coronavirus death outside China reported in Philippines
- February 03, 2020

A second batch of Indians , 323 people from Wuhan along with seven citizens of the Maldives arrived in New Delhi on Sunday morning, Indian Envoy to China Vikram Misri has confirmed. Zhejiang has 661 confirmed infections, with 265 of those in Wenzhou, according to the government. According to a new model study published on Friday in The Lancet, the numbers are far above the official figures. (more...)
Is the response to the coronavirus enough? | China Is the response to the coronavirus enough? | China
- February 03, 2020

President Rodrigo Duterte approved a temporary ban on all travellers, except Filipinos, from China and its autonomous regions. The trading and manufacturing centre of Wenzhou, with almost 10 million people in coastal Zhejiang province, confined people to their homes, allowing only one family member to venture out every other day to buy necessary supplies. (more...)
Novel Coronavirus Update - Death Toll at 304
- February 03, 2020

So far, eight cases of the fast-spreading virus have been confirmed in the United States, health officials said. A hospital specially built to handle coronavirus patients in Wuhan is expected to open on Monday, just 10 days after construction began. (more...)
The ninth case of coronavirus confirmed in U.S. The ninth case of coronavirus confirmed in U.S.
- February 03, 2020

The flu-like coronavirus , which is believed to have originated in a market that traded illegally in wildlife in Wuhan, the provincial capital of Hubei, has so far resulted in 259 deaths in China, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. (more...)
Coronavirus death in Philippines said to be first outside China
- February 03, 2020

The World Health Organization declared the outbreak an global emergency. All but one of the deaths have been in mainland China . The cases have been reported also in Thailand, Japan, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, the U.S., France, Germany, North Korea, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Vietnam, Italy, Spain, Sweden, the U.K., Russia, Nepal, Cambodia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Finland and India. (more...)
United Kingdom confirms first two coronavirus cases United Kingdom confirms first two coronavirus cases
- February 02, 2020

We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. A Health Ministry spokesperson said by phone that the two infected people were not on board the plane that transported the evacuees from Wuhan , the Chinese city at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak. (more...)
US Confirms 8th Case of Coronavirus; Boston Man Who Traveled to Wuhan US Confirms 8th Case of Coronavirus; Boston Man Who Traveled to Wuhan
- February 02, 2020

The MDPH stated the Centers for Disease Control notified local and state agencies of this positive test result on Friday night. Officials from the Massachusetts Department of Public Health said the decision to place the patient under self-isolation, rather than a hospital quarantine, was consistent with recommendations from the U.S. (more...)
U.S. bans travellers from virus-hit China U.S. bans travellers from virus-hit China
- February 02, 2020

Philippines' Health Secretary Francisco T. Duque III gave his condolences to the deceased patient's family and wants to emphasize for the public "that this is an imported case with no evidence of local transmission". Ongoing measures include travel bans and evacuations. The number of deaths in Hubei from the outbreak had risen to 294 as of the end of February 1, with a total of 9,074 cases, the majority in the capital city Wuhan, where the virus is thought to have emerged late a year ago ... (more...)
Almost 10,000 infected with coronavirus, including 3 in Canada Almost 10,000 infected with coronavirus, including 3 in Canada
- February 02, 2020

The patient later admitted herself to University Hospital after showing symptoms, where she was swabbed and sent home. A subsequent test at the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg showed she was "weakly positive" with the illness. She will remain in self-isolation in her home until she is cleared by public health officials, Mackie said. Her symptoms were mild and she recovered within three days. (more...)
New Zealand vs India 5th T20I scorecard New Zealand vs India 5th T20I scorecard
- February 02, 2020

The Kiwi duo went absolutely mayhem on Shivam Dube and scored 34 runs off his over to switch the momentum towards the hosts. India beat Bangladesh by eight wickets in the second T20 to level the series 1-1. Earlier, the record was held by skipper Virat Kohli for scoring 199 runs against Australia in three T20Is in 2016. India have played 11 matches in the last one month. (more...)
Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in England
- February 02, 2020

Ian Jones, Professor of Virology, University of Reading, said the possibility of further spread is "minimal" as the cases were caught early. Experts say there is significant evidence the virus is spreading among people in China and have noted with concern instances in other countries - including the United States, France, Japan, Germany, Canada, South Korea and Vietnam - where there have also been isolated cases of human-to-human transmission. (more...)
First NYC resident to be tested for coronavirus
- February 02, 2020

The individual is beneath 40 years old and is now in stable condition in the Bellevue Hospital Center in Manhattan, the New York City Department of Health stated. "It's not a question of if, it's a question of when", de Blasio had told reporters at Emergency Management headquarters in Brooklyn. This includes distributing informational flyers in three languages (English, Spanish and Chinese) and combating the spread of misinformation. (more...)
Two people test positive for coronavirus in England
- February 02, 2020

The virus has already spread to 18 other countries outside China . "We can confirm that two patients in England , who are members of the same family, have tested positive for coronavirus ", he said . They are now undergoing treatment at Newcastle Royal Victoria Infirmary. The Isle of Wight NHS Trust has today (Friday) issued advice on the Coronavirus after two cases were confirmed in the UK. (more...)
New study estimates 75,000 in Wuhan infected with coronavirus New study estimates 75,000 in Wuhan infected with coronavirus
- February 02, 2020

Researchers from the University of Hong Kong, where previously created vaccine from calling fatal pneumonia 2019 coronavirus-nCoV, managed to capture unique footage of an infection. In more chilling news, the study also said that large overseas cities which have close transport links to China could also become outbreak centres. (more...)
Will US President Donald Trump be acquitted? Will US President Donald Trump be acquitted?
- February 02, 2020

The witnesses question failed despite an 11th-hour plea by the lead House manager, Adam Schiff, for the Senate to fulfill its role as "the great anchor of the government", in the words of President James Madison. On Friday, just two Republican senators - Mitt Romney of Utah and Susan Collins of ME - joined Democrats in voting to introduce witnesses into the impeachment trial. (more...)
Lawrence patient tests negative for coronavirus, Kansas health officials say
- February 02, 2020

The test results on a third possible coronavirus case in Washtenaw County came back negative, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services said. The public should rethink any unnecessary plans to go to China. Both viruses start off similarly: cough, fever, and in some cases difficulty breathing. (more...)
8th US Case Of Coronavirus Reported In Massachusetts 8th US Case Of Coronavirus Reported In Massachusetts
- February 02, 2020

Majority have been in people who had recently travelled to or were visiting from China's central Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak . Most of the 304 who have died were in that region, but officials have confirmed multiple deaths elsewhere, including in the capital Beijing . (more...)
When Is The Impeachment Trial Going To End?
- February 02, 2020

Bolton is thought to have first-hand knowledge of the president's efforts to pressure Ukraine to investigate a political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden. Chuck Schumer, the Democrat leader in the senate, said: "America will remember this day, a day when the United States senate did not live up to its responsibilities, turned away from truth and instead went along with a sham trial ". (more...)
Annual CT screening for smokers may cut lung cancer deaths Annual CT screening for smokers may cut lung cancer deaths
- February 02, 2020

It's never too late to quit smoking, as a new study shows the lung's ability to heal and regrow damaged cells caused by cigarette smoking, even if they smoked for decades. Dr. Kate Gowers, joint first author from UCL, said: "Our study is the first time that scientists have looked in detail at the genetic effects of smoking on individual healthy lung cells". (more...)

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