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China’s new coronavirus cases drop, world still scared

02 February, 2020 10:32 am 10:32 am

BEIJING/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China reported on Wednesday its lowest number of new coronavirus cases in two weeks, bolstering a forecast by Beijing’s senior medical adviser for the outbreak in the country to end by April – but fears of further international spread remained. The 2,015 new confirmed cases took China’s total to 44,653. That was … Read More

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Coronavirus outbreak: WHO provides necessary assistance to Pakistan

02 February, 2020 11:35 am 11:35 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – World Health Organization (WHO) has provided necessary assistance to Pakistan to prevent deadly coronavirus outbreak in the country. The assistance includes technical guidance, tools for screening along with laboratory support and management of noval coronavirus cases at federal and provincial levels. According to WHO, it has also provided Infrared thermo guns … Read More

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China locks down epicentre of virus outbreak; nearly 600 infected

01 January, 2020 9:33 am 9:33 am

BEIJING (Reuters) – China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic. The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last … Read More

Yemen cholera outbreak accelerates to 10,000+ cases per week – WHO

10 October, 2018 10:35 am 10:35 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – Yemen’s cholera outbreak – the worst in the world – is accelerating again, with roughly 10,000 suspected cases now reported per week, the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) showed on Tuesday. That is double the average rate for the first eight months of the year, when 154,527 suspected cases … Read More

Eastern Congo Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33: health ministry

08 August, 2018 8:20 am 8:20 am

DAKAR (Reuters) – An outbreak of the Ebola virus declared this week in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is believed to have killed 33 people, the health ministry said . Thirteen cases of the hemorrhagic fever have been confirmed, including three deaths, the ministry said in a statement, adding that suspected cases had been detected … Read More