Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Sars
World  /  Published 09.02.20

Coronavirus death toll overtakes SARS

The death toll in China's coronavirus outbreak rose to 811 on Sunday, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-03 SARS epidemic, while over 37,000 people have been confirmed as being infected w...
By PTI in Beijing

World  /  Published 02.02.20

China’s secrecy epidemic fuelled virus

A mysterious illness had stricken seven patients at a hospital, and a doctor tried to warn his medical school classmates. “Quarantined in the emergency department,” the doctor, Li Wenliang, wrote ...
By Chris Buckley and Steven Lee Myers/ New York Times News Service in China

World  /  Published 05.02.20

Passengers of 2 cruise ships quarantined

Thousands of passengers and crew on two cruise ships in Asian waters were placed in quarantine for China’s coronavirus on Wednesday as airlines, car manufacturers and other global companies counted ...
By Reuters in Shanghai

North East  /  Published 21.05.20

Paneri welcomes co-existence with bats

The widespread fear of bats, which have been linked to the emergence of viral diseases like SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome), MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) and now Covid-19, have not...
By Shajid Khan in Udalguri

World  /  Published 26.01.20

China alarmed as virus toll reaches 56

The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and...
By Reuters in Beijing

World  /  Published 18.01.20

Virus casts shadow over China fest

China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread ...
By Reuters in Beijing

India  /  Published 26.01.20

2 nos and response hold key to virus toll

The eventual human toll and cost of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) from China will hinge on the public health measures taken to contain its spread and two biological numbers that mark its potential to s...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

World  /  Published 22.01.20

17 die as China virus infects more than 540

Deaths from China’s new virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection suspected to originate from illegally-traded wildlife.The pr...
By Reuters in Shanghai

World  /  Published 29.01.20

Singapore steps up measures

Students in Singapore have been hurriedly clearing out dormitory rooms to be used as quarantine facilities for their peers as the city-state ramps up precautionary measures against the fast-spreading ...
By Reuters in Singapore

World  /  Published 27.01.20

China PM to lead fight against virus

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will “inspect and direct” efforts to control a virus outbreak in the central city of Wuhan and promised reinforcements, as provincial authorities faced accusations from ...
By Reuters in Shanghai


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