WHO and US discuss cooperating on Ebola threat

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Wednesday he had a very good discussion with Azar last week and the American official assured me of US continued commitment to support the fight against Ebola. Continue Reading

China refutes 24 ‘lies’ by US

China has issued a lengthy rebuttal of what it said were 24 preposterous allegations by some leading U.S. politicians over its handling of the new coronavirus outbreak. Continue Reading

WHO insists it hid nothing on coronavirus

The World Health Organization insisted Monday that it sounded the alarm on the novel coronavirus right from the very start and had hidden nothing from Washington about the deadly pandemic. Continue Reading

Coronavirus cases rise to 78 in China

China reported 78 new confirmed cases, including 74 imported infections, while the death toll from the novel coronavirus increased to 3,277 after seven more fatalities were confirmed from the COVID-19, health officials said today. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Trump suspends travel from Europe to US for 30 days

President Donald Trump has announced he is suspending all travel from Europe, excluding the UK, to the US for the next 30 days to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus that has claimed 37 lives and infected 1,300 in the country. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: Toll rises to 563 in China

The death toll in China’s novel coronavirus outbreak went up to 563 as 73 people died on Wednesday, the highest one-day fatalities so far, while total confirmed cases rose sharply to 28,018, Chinese health officials said today. Continue Reading

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from Wuhan in AI plane

A special Air India plane landed here this morning after evacuating 324 Indian nationals from the novel coronavirus-hit Wuhan and another flight of the airline would leave the national capital for the Chinese city in the afternoon, officials said.
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Coronavirus: Death toll touches 170 in China

The nationwide death toll from China’s novel coronavirus epidemic has jumped to 170 with 38 more fatalities reported mainly from the worst-affected central Hubei province, the government said today, while confirming more than 1,700 new infections. Continue Reading