‘Female healthcare workers most distressed during pandemic’

Nurses and female healthcare workers are most at risk of experiencing psychological distress during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to new research. Continue Reading

One die due to pneumonia outbreak

Health authorities in central China reported the first death from a mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has been blamed on a new strain of virus from the same family as SARS. Continue Reading

Hong Kong steps up response to disease from China

Hong Kong authorities activated a newly created ‘serious response’ level as fears spread about a mysterious infectious disease that may have been brought back by visitors to a mainland Chinese city. Continue Reading