In January, China effectively shut down Wuhan and placed its 11 million residents in effective quarantine — a move it then replicated in the rest of Hubei province, putting 50 million people in mass isolation.
The coronavirus outbreak, which first emerged in China late last year, has quickly marched across the globe, infecting nearly 200,000 people and killing 7,900 as governments scramble to contain it.
When it comes to women’s fitness, social media connotations have a flip side.
The World Health organisation (WHO) said the coronavirus can be transmitted in all areas including areas hot or cold weather.
Hundreds of millions of people worldwide kicked off the weekend under a coronavirus lockdown, as the global death toll accelerated sharply and the World Health Organization warned young people they were "not invincible".
China hopes to benefit from a realisation in the West of how difficult it is to bring the virus under control, said Julian Ku, a law professor at Hofstra University in New York.
In a few awkward seconds, Bruce Aylward, a senior official at the World Health Organisation, laid bare the flaws and pressures faced by the global health agency charged with leading the response to the worst pandemic in over a century.
"There is currently no evidence that people who have recovered from #COVID19 and have antibodies are protected from a second infection," WHO said in a statement.
We are at war.” So declared Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, three months into the fight against the novel coronavirus. If nothing else, it’s a sentiment President Donald Trump and the head of the WHO wholeheartedly agree on. And so do many other world leaders.