China will use a Roche Holding AG arthritis drug to treat some coronavirus patients in severe conditions, health authorities said on Wednesday, as the country … Read more
The median incubation period of the new coronavirus is five to seven days and the maximum 14 days, Du Bin, Chairman of the Critical Care … Read more
Satellite images from NASA show how pollution has cleared over China as the coronavirus outbreak keeps people indoors and factories are forced to close. NASA … Read more
A woman gives birth to a baby girl, with the help of a midwife at the Maternal and Child Hospital of Hubei Province in Wuhan, … Read more
The European Commission is co-financing the delivery of more than 25 tonnes of personal protective equipment to China after the EU Civil Protection Mechanism was … Read more
Armed robbers who stole hundreds of toilet rolls were being hunted by Hong Kong police on Monday, in a city wracked by shortages caused by … Read more
China has quarantined used bank notes to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Chinese central bank announced on Saturday.
Notes will be disinfected … Read more
The Financial Times reports that frontline healthcare workers, patients and international experts have accused China of under-reporting the number of coronavirus victims in the country, … Read more
Mourners pay their respect to Chinese doctor Li Wenliang during a mourning ceremony in Hong Kong, China, 07 February 2020.
Mainland health officials have confirmed … Read more
China has cut tariffs on $75bn worth of imports from the US.
The move comes as trade tensions ease and Beijing tries to cushion the … Read more
Ten more people on a quarantined cruise liner in Japan have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday, as health experts stepped up efforts … Read more
Thousands of pets trapped in the epicentre of China’s deadly coronavirus outbreak are at risk of starving to death, according to animal rescuers and activists.… Read more
A baby in China’s epidemic-hit Wuhan city has been diagnosed with the novel coronavirus just 30 hours after being born, Chinese state media reported … Read more
Companies around the world have warned that a coronavirus outbreak in China could disrupt supply chains or hurt bottom lines as factories and shops shut … Read more
Cruise lines worldwide will deny boarding to passengers and crew who have recently travelled to China, a global industry body said on Monday (Feb 3), … Read more
China said Monday it “urgently needs” protective medical equipment as the death toll in the country from a highly contagious coronavirus passed that of the … Read more
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has announced the closure of 10 out of 13 land and sea border crossings with mainland China in a bid … Read more
British drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline Plc is collaborating with the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) to contribute towards the effort of developing a vaccine for the … Read more
The number of confirmed deaths from China’s coronavirus outbreak has risen to 361, with Hubei province — the center of the outbreak — reporting 57 … Read more
Pilots, flight attendants demand flights to China stop, France confirms sixth case of coronavirus infection
Pilots and flight attendants are demanding airlines stop flights to China as health officials declare a global emergency over the rapidly spreading coronavirus, with American … Read more
The Philippine health officials have confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus in the country.
A 38-year-old Chinese woman, who arrived in the country … Read more
A flight to bring about 200 British nationals back to the UK from coronavirus-hit Wuhan is unable to take off as planned on Thursday.
It … Read more
The World Health Organization (WHO) is to convene its expert committee again on Thursday to discuss whether to declare a global health emergency over the … Read more
Starbucks has closed more than 2,000 outlets in China and cautioned that its annual financial results had been threatened by the coronavirus, highlighting the challenges … Read more
Chinese health official says virus cases in Beijing, risk of infection rising, Russia and China working to develop coronavirus vaccine
The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Beijing and the risk of infection there are on the rise, a health official in the capital city … Read more
As the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus intensifies, the EU Civil Protection Mechanism has been activated following a request for assistance from France to provide … Read more
British Airways halts flights to mainland China as cases increase, Plane carrying US evacuees from China diverted to military air base
British Airways has suspended all flights to mainland China as the number of coronavirus cases in the country surpassed the SARS epidemic.
The airline, which … Read more
A team of scientists in Australia said on Wednesday they have successfully developed a lab-grown version of coronavirus, the first to be recreated outside of … Read more
The German Health Ministry confirmed late on Tuesday that three further cases of the new dangerous strain of coronavirus have been discovered in Bavaria, increasing … Read more
The Italian foreign ministry has drawn up plans to possibly evacuate Italians from Wuhan, the Chinese city where the deadly new SARS-like coronavirus virus was … Read more
China’s finance ministry and National Health Commission have extended 60.33 billion yuan ($8.74 billion) to help contain a spreading virus, according to a statement on … Read more
The deadly coronavirus that has killed 80 people in China is likely to already be in the UK, according to England’s director for health protection.… Read more
Two suspected cases of coronavirus infection have been quarantined in a Zurich hospital, as Switzerland tightens reporting rules.
Two people are in isolation in a … Read more
More than 2,700 people in China are now said to have been infected by the fast-spreading coronavirus while more countries have reported their first confirmed … Read more
The University of Antwerp and the Catholic University of Leuven have announced that they are suspending authorisation for their students to take part in exchange … Read more
China has warned the ability of the deadly coronavirus to spread is getting stronger as the number infected globally rose to more than 2,000.
The … Read more
Australia Foreign Minister Marise Payne said diplomatic staff are working with Chinese authorities in an effort to get Australian citizens out of the Chinese city … Read more
France is planning to evacuate its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, the French Foreign Ministry said.… Read more
Belgian media are reporting a patient has been admitted to St-Pierre hospital in central Brussels, showing symptoms of the Coronavirus. However the health ministry has … Read more
Canada has confirmed its first “presumptive” case of the deadly coronavirus in Toronto as the number of infections worldwide surpasses 1,900 cases.
Public health officials … Read more
Over 50 people killed in China from virus outbreak, Chinese President warns country is facing a “grave situation”
Fifty-six people have died from the coronavirus outbreak in China as the country’s leader described the accelerating spread of the disease a grave situation.
It … Read more
China said on Saturday that it would suspend all tour groups and the sale of flight and hotel packages for its citizens headed overseas, starting … Read more
Coronavirus death toll reaches 25, as World Health Organisation stopped short of declaring a global health emergency
At least 25 people are dead in China and more than 800 infected as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread throughout Asia and across the … Read more
Experts convened in Geneva by the World Health Organization (WHO) will meet again on Thursday to determine whether novel coronavirus is a Public Health Emergency … Read more
A third Chinese city will go into lock-down in an effort to control the spread of a new virus which has left 17 dead in … Read more
A delegation of Chinese investors has recently visited the Sicilian port of Catania to discuss the possibility of the port developing intermodal capacities for Chinese … Read more
Italy has stepped up its precautionary measures after the outbreak of a new SARS-like coronavirus in China, with alerts being sent out to family doctors … Read more
China closed off a city of more than 11 million people Thursday, halting transportation and warning against public gatherings, to try to stop the spread … Read more
Chinese authorities have urged people to stop travelling in and out of Wuhan, the city at the centre of a new virus outbreak that has … Read more
People arriving at Heathrow from the Chinese city hit by a coronavirus outbreak will enter through a separate area in an attempt to prevent the … Read more
The coronavirus originating in Wuhan, China is not of any particular risk to Turkey, the country’s Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said on Wednesday.
Turkish authorities … Read more
Goldman Sachs said a potential drop in oil demand from top energy consumer China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus could hurt crude … Read more
Chinese virus outbreak prompts extra checks at airports, fever scanners to be set up at Rome’s Fiumicino Airport
Many countries are checking the temperatures of arriving airline passengers and adopting precautionary quarantine procedures in response to a new virus as cases have been … Read more
A man returning from China has become the first person in the US to be diagnosed with a mystery new virus.
Chinese state media say … Read more
China on Monday reported a mysterious SARS-like virus had spread across the country, including to Beijing, raising concerns as millions begin trips for the Lunar … Read more