A coronavirus is one of a number of viruses that cause diseases in mammals and birds. In humans, the viruses cause respiratory infections, including the common cold, which are typically mild, though rarer forms such as SARS, MERS and COVID-19 can be lethal. Symptoms vary in other species: in chickens, they cause an upper respiratory disease, while in cows and pigs coronaviruses cause diarrhea. There are no vaccines or antiviral drugs to prevent or treat human coronavirus infections.
The new coronavirus has been officially named as Covid-19, the World Health Organisation said. This stands for Coronavirus disease 2019, a press conference held in Geneva was told. WHO director general..
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As the death toll from the Coronavirus increases, the EU Commission Is trying to send the message about the worrisome situation, but also to confirm that the EU is ready to confront the epidemic.View..
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With the highly contagious Coronavirus gripping the globe, many Chinese travelers can't visit the country's museums right now. Museums around China have been forced to temporarily close their doors due..
The head of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday, state television said, becoming the second prominent Chinese.. WorldNews - Published
Over two dozen trade fairs and industry conferences in China and overseas have been postponed due to travel curbs and concerns about the spread of the coronavirus, potentially disrupting deals worth.. Reuters - Published
When Victoria Beckham sends her models down the London catwalk on Sunday, many of her most important clients will not be sitting in the front row but following from afar as the coronavirus outbreak.. Reuters - Published
BEIJING (Reuters - The new coronavirus has infected 1,700 Chinese health workers and killed six, authorities said on Friday, as businesses struggled to balance containment measures with a return from.. Reuters - Published
SINGAPORE: With the outbreak of deadly Coronavirus in China and other parts of the world, experts suggest that staying at well-ventilated areas can avert infection by the virus. Experts further suggest.. WorldNews - Published
NEW DELHI: Coronavirus has infected more than 43,000 people globally, the latest data from global health authorities showed. Out of them, 42,638 are confirmed cases in mainland China, with the toll.. WorldNews - Published
Japanese wireless carrier NTT Docomo , Sony Corp and California-based chip giant Intel Corp pulled out of the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona on Monday because of the coronavirus outbreak. Reuters - Published
9,452 persons are presently under community surveillance in 32 states and UTs, the ministry said adding that the containment and prevention activities are being taken up on utmost priority. 1,510.. IndiaTimes - Published
China raised the death toll from its coronavirus outbreak to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the SARS epidemic, as authorities made plans for millions of people returning to work.. Reuters - Published
In top news of the day on Sunday, February 9, 2020, death toll in China due to the deadly coronavirus outbreak reached 811. In a letter written to Xi Jinping, PM Modi offered India's assistance to face.. DNA - Published
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Sunday offered India’s assistance to China to deal with the outbreak of novel Coronavirus that has claimed over 800 lives so far. In a letter addressed to Chinese.. WorldNews - Published