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Hantavirus return is no cause for alarm

Diseases throughout history were contained after countries implemented prevention measures by developing medicine, disinfectants, and face masks.
Source: | 2020/3/27 3:50:25

Global COVID-19 cases near 170,000, deaths over 6,600: WHO

A total of 152 countries and regions have reported 167,511 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday morning, an increase of 13,903 infections compared to the previous day, according to a daily situation report released by the World Health Organization (WHO).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/17 6:46:13

COVID-19 virus may stay with us forever: virologist who found MERS

The Middle East is facing a harsher situation with COVID-19 than previously with MERS, experts said, as countries weigh China's experience and policies.
Source: | 2020/3/16 1:53:57

Over 4,000 people die of COVID-19 as global cases surpass 110,000: WHO

203 more deaths from COVID-19 have been reported worldwide in the past 24 hours as of Tuesday morning, lifting the global death toll to 4,012, according to a daily report released by the World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday evening.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/3/11 5:31:35

Threat of a pandemic becomes 'very real' as COVID-19 continues to spread worldwide: WHO

WHO said in a Monday briefing that the threat of a pandemic has become very real as COVID-19 has a foothold in so many countries. But it would be the first pandemic in history that could be controlled.
Source: | 2020/3/10 0:38:41

Countries deal with COVID-19 in varied ways

The declining numbers of confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in China and consecutively increasing numbers globally have drawn international attention with some experts praising China's measures and suggesting more countries should take effective measures while others question whether international organizations, including the WHO, have overreacted to the epidemic.
Source: | 2020/3/4 8:03:12

Israeli researchers develop innovative method to identify new antibiotics

Israeli researchers have developed a novel method for screening and detecting new efficient antibiotics, Ben Gurion University (BGU) in southern Israel said Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/12 13:19:53

Scientists complete most comprehensive analysis of whole cancer genomes

By completing the most comprehensive study of whole cancer genomes to date, an international team of scientists has garnered deeper understanding of cancer, paving the way for more effective treatment, the Wellcome Sanger Institute said on Wednesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2020/2/6 11:15:48

Novel coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency: WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday said that the novel coronavirus outbreak has become a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC).
Source: Xinhua | 2020/1/31 3:50:17

Too early to declare coronavirus a public health emergency of international concern: WHO

WHO Emergency Committee on the new coronavirus (2019-nCoV) considered it is still too early to declare a public health emergency of international concern given its restrictive and binary nature, according to a press conference held by WHO on Thursday.
Source: | 2020/1/24 2:35:07