Four people in Scotland “are tested for coronavirus” | Science

Four people in Scotland are tested for suspected coronavirus after traveling the country from Wuhan to China, according to the head of infection medicine at the University of Edinburgh. The professor. Jürgen Haas said he believed there would be many other cases in other UK cities. He said three cases...

Coronavirus: panic and anger in Wuhan as China orders city blockade | World news

A sense of panic spread to Wuhan when the central Chinese city was secured in an attempt to quarantine a deadly virus believed to have originated there. On Thursday, authorities banned all transportation links from the sprawling city of some 11 million people, suspending buses, the metro system, ferries and...

Vaccine makers draw on the virus-led rally to raise money

Small vaccine developers who saw their stocks take off on Tuesday due to growing concern about the new coronavirus are using the show to raise funds. Novavax Inc. NVAX, -27.80% in 2013 he developed a vaccine for Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome (MERS), which is also a coronavirus. On Tuesday after...

Coronavirus: WHO takes a step back in declaring the public health emergency Science

The World Health Organization has withdrawn from declaring the growing viral pneumonia outbreak in China as a public health emergency of international concern, saying that its committee of experts would meet again Thursday to discuss further evidence from its teams. on the field. "This is a complex and evolving situation,"...

WHO postpones its decision to declare Chinese coronavirus a global health emergency

The World Health Organization postponed the decision on Wednesday if the mysterious coronavirus that killed at least 17 people and made hundreds more sick in China is a global health emergency.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said doctors need more information and asked his committee, which held an emergency meeting in...

Coronavirus: Heathrow to create a separate arrival area Science

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 virus from reaching the United Kingdom, the transportation secretary said. Public Health England is implementing a series of precautionary measures, said Grant Shapps. "There were...

Coronavirus: China unveils measures to curb the spread of “mutant” disease | World news

China said 440 people contracted a mysterious Sars-like virus that killed nine people, while the government has unveiled measures to try to curb the spread of the disease. The Chinese National Health Commission, in its first major press briefing since the outbreak was detected in late December, said that the...

Coronavirus Spreads to Beijing as China Confirms 139 New Cases | World news

China has reported 139 new cases of pneumonia, caused by the outbreak of a new coronavirus strain that medical experts are still struggling to understand, with the first cases reported in Beijing. Beijing's Daxing Health Commission confirmed two new coronavirus cases on Monday. In the southern province of Guangdong, which...

Coronavirus: China reports 17 new cases of mysterious virus similar to Sars | World news

China has reported 17 new cases of the mysterious Sars-like virus on Sunday, three of which are in serious condition, increasing fears ahead of the Chinese New Year's lunar holidays when hundreds of millions of people move to the country. The new coronavirus strain caused alarm due to its connection...