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UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

UK says China has questions to answer over coronavirus outbreak

Britain said on Monday that China has questions to answer over the information it shared about the novel coronavirus outbreak, but refused to comment on reports that a US-led intelligence consortium ...

Portugal to move asylum seekers to vacant tourist flats after hostel virus outbreak

Portugal to move asylum seekers to vacant tourist flats after hostel virus outbreak

Portugal will test 500 asylum seekers for the coronavirus and move some into apartments left empty by tourists, after an outbreak at an immigrant hostel last week prompted scrutiny of overcrowded conditions ...

MoPH issues guidelines for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak

MoPH issues guidelines for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak

The Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) has issued guidance for older adults in view of the Covid-19 outbreak.

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

'Too early' to lift UK lockdown but coronavirus outbreak peaking, minister says

The United Kingdom's novel coronavirus outbreak is starting to peak but it is too early to lift the lockdown because the virus would ‘run rampant’ if the government eased social distancing measures ...

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

UN announces preventive measures to prevent coronavirus outbreak

The United Nations has announced several important preventive measures related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) and aim to prevent and contain the disease if something happens.

Avoiding hugs, OPEC officials greet with their feet amid virus outbreak

Avoiding hugs, OPEC officials greet with their feet amid virus outbreak

When OPEC ministers descend on Vienna to decide oil production policy, their meetings are usually accompanied by displays of brotherhood between the men in charge of a third of global crude supplies.

Desert locust outbreak the worst in decades in eastern Africa: FAO

Desert locust outbreak the worst in decades in eastern Africa: FAO

Along with climate shocks, conflict and acute food insecurity, the East Africa region now faces a hunger threat from desert locusts, top UN relief officials warned, saying action now, will avert a major food crisis later.

WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency

WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency

The World Health Organization declared on Thursday that the coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern.

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food.

Airline industry braces as China’s virus outbreak sparks fear globally

Airline industry braces as China’s virus outbreak sparks fear globally

Fears that China’s latest coronavirus outbreak could disrupt travel industry, aviation in particular, are widespread, even as airlines gear up following the threat of a new coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China.

China reports new cases in Wuhan virus outbreak

China reports new cases in Wuhan virus outbreak

Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new coronavirus strain in the central city of Wuhan.

US warns citizens in China about pneumonia outbreak

US warns citizens in China about pneumonia outbreak

The US State Department warned Americans in China about an outbreak of pneumonia in the central city of Wuhan believed to be caused by a new strain of coronavirus, which has killed one person.