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New York coronavirus cases increase to 33

New York coronavirus cases increase to 33

close Video Surgeon general says risk to Americans from coronavirus remains low, urges public to prepare not panic Eighty percent of coronavirus infections do not require hospitalization, says U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a total of 33 positive coronavirus cases in New York state. Previously, the

Chinese province reports 17 new coronavirus infections imported from Iran

Chinese province reports 17 new coronavirus infections imported from Iran

BEIJING (Reuters) - The northwestern Chinese province of Gansu has confirmed 17 new coronavirus cases imported from Iran, bringing the total imported cases to 28, the province’s health authorities said late on Friday. The 17 new patients were among quarantined passengers who entered the provincial capital of Lanzhou on commercial flights from Iran

Italy coronavirus deaths near 200 after biggest daily jump

Italy coronavirus deaths near 200 after biggest daily jump

ROME (Reuters) - The death toll from an outbreak of coronavirus in Italy has risen by 49 to 197, the Civil Protection Agency said on Friday, the largest daily increase in fatalities since the contagion was uncovered two weeks ago. Italy is currently reporting more deaths from the virus than any other country in the world and the government this week

Don’t use vodka to sanitise hands – it probably won’t protect you from coronavirus and could damage your skin

Don’t use vodka to sanitise hands – it probably won’t protect you from coronavirus and could damage your skin

WITH people urged to wash their hands to stop coronavirus spreading, panicked shoppers have been rushing to buy hand sanitisers. But the sudden stockpiling has left many supermarket shelves completely bare and some have been turning to homemade solutions. Read our coronavirus live blog for all the latest news and updates Don’t make your own hand sanitiser

EU fails to persuade France, Germany to lift coronavirus health gear controls

EU fails to persuade France, Germany to lift coronavirus health gear controls

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU officials sought in vain on Friday to persuade France, Germany and other European countries to lift controls on the export of protective medical gear, which officials said could hurt the bloc’s collective effort to fight the coronavirus. Countries including Germany, France and the Czech Republic have announced bans on exports

Twelve asymptomatic coronavirus cases registered on Nile cruise ship

Twelve asymptomatic coronavirus cases registered on Nile cruise ship

CAIRO (Reuters) - Twelve asymptomatic cases of the coronavirus have been registered on board a Nile cruise ship, the World Health Organization (WHO) and Egypt’s health ministry said on Friday. Asymptomatic cases are those who carry the virus but display no symptoms of illness such as fever. There were no further details from the WHO about the 12 individual

Coronavirus facts: what's the mortality rate and is there a cure?

Coronavirus facts: what's the mortality rate and is there a cure?

What do we know about the virus now? The Covid-19 virus is a member of the coronavirus family that made the jump from animals to humans late last year. Many of those initially infected either worked or frequently shopped in the Huanan seafood wholesale market in the centre of the Chinese city of Wuhan. Unusually for a virus that has made the jump from

LabCorp makes coronavirus test available for ordering in U.S.

LabCorp makes coronavirus test available for ordering in U.S.

(Reuters) - Diagnostics company Laboratory Corp of America Holdings said on Thursday it will make its coronavirus test available for ordering by healthcare providers from 6 p.m. ET, as the U.S. government ramps up efforts to increase diagnostic capabilities. The news comes as Quest Diagnostics Inc and OPKO Health Inc also said they would be able to

Number of Coronavirus Cases in South Korea Rises to 6,284, Deaths Increase to 42

Number of Coronavirus Cases in South Korea Rises to 6,284, Deaths Increase to 42

The number of people infected with coronavirus in South Korea has risen to 6,284, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday. At least 42 have died so far, it added. "The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CEO Eun-Kyung Chung) said that as of 6 March, the total cumulative number of patients [confirmed with coronavirus]

How to talk to your children about coronavirus from toddlers to teens – to stop the spread of germs

How to talk to your children about coronavirus from toddlers to teens – to stop the spread of germs

DEADLY coronavirus is continuing to sweep through the UK – with cases jumping to 163 and a second patient feared to have died from the killer bug. And as the outbreak progresses, parents are being faced by questions from their toddlers and teens who are concerned about Covid-19 . Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates It’s important