A new coronavirus, a mysterious SARS-like disease, has spread around China and three other Asian countries since first emerging in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
Global concerns over China’s new flu-like virus are justified as the previously unknown and contagious coronavirus strain has already claimed a few lives and hundreds
Investor nerves over the spread of a deadly new virus from China hammered equities and oil benchmarks on Thursday, as authorities moved to contain the disease,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre said it is "caring for a patient who has a confirmed case of the novel coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China.” Officials said the man is his 50s and recently flew from Wuhan, China to Guangzhou, China and then on to Toronto on Jan. 23.
The Saudi Center For Disease Prevention And Control tweeted on Thursday that there were: "No cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in Saudi Arabia so far."
UAE Minister of Health Abdul Rahman Bin Mohammed Al Owais has stressed that no case of Coronavirus infection was found in the UAE and that all necessary precautions have been taken to protect the country from the disease.
China on Monday expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection.
Even as 288 persons in Kerala have been kept under medical observation in the wake of the coronavirus scare, state health Minister K.K. Shailaja asserted that there was no reason for any concern.
The deadly virus, which experts believe emanated from a wild animal market in the city of Wuhan last month, has triggered a desperate Chinese containment effort after spreading nationwide and to more than a dozen other countries.