Health / Medicine

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

South Korea confirms first case of new coronavirus in Chinese visitor

Published 20/01/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea reported on Monday its first confirmed case of a new coronavirus that has broken out in China, South Korea’s Centers [more…]

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Five patients quarantined in China’s Zhejiang for respiratory illness

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s eastern province of Zhejiang on Monday reported that five patients are in quarantine for respiratory illness but the diagnosis is not [more…]

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Factbox: New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 20/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

New coronavirus outbreak in Chinese city of Wuhan

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) say a new strain of coronavirus is behind the outbreak of pneumonia in the [more…]

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise [more…]

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

China’s national health commission says viral outbreak is ‘controllable’

Published 19/01/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s National Health Commission on Sunday said the outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus is controllable, in the first statement from [more…]

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Supreme Court to hear Trump appeal in Obamacare contraception fight

Published 18/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday took up an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration seeking to enforce new federal rules allowing [more…]

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Chinese woman with mystery virus quarantined in Thailand

Published 13/01/2020

BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Chinese woman has been quarantined in Thailand with a mystery strain of coronavirus, authorities said on Monday, the first time it [more…]

China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

China pneumonia outbreak not spreading at present: WHO

Published 13/01/2020

LONDON/BEIJING (Reuters) - An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single [more…]

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak

Published 11/01/2020

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - A 61-year-old man has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan after an outbreak of a yet to be [more…]