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Beijing/Xinhua: Chinese doctors have proved for the first time that the novel coronavirus can cause damage to patients' central nervous system. more
‘We can’t stop COVID-19 without protecting health workers’: WHO chief

New York : A shortage of protective equipment is endangering health workers worldwide, warned the World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday, citing “severe and mounting disruption t ...

World Bank Group announces up to $12 billion immediate support for COVID-19 country response

New York : As COVID-19 reaches more than 60 countries, the World Bank Group is making available an initial package of up to $12 billion in immediate support to assist countries coping wit ...

First coronavirus case registered in Poland

Warsaw/Sputnik: The first case of coronavirus was registered in Poland, Health Minister Lukasz Szumowski said on Tuesday.

Cure rates of COVID-19 patients in China climb for 19th consecutive day

Beijing/Xinhua: The proportion of patients who have recovered from COVID-19 in the virus-hit city of Wuhan, other places in Hubei Province, and other provincial-level regions in China out ...

Second Coronavirus case confirmed in New York state - Governor

Washington/Sputnik: The US state of New York has recorded its second case of the novel coronavirus in a patient who did not travel to any of e most affected areas, Governor Andrew Cuomo s ...

Iraq confirms 5 new cases of COVID-19

Baghdad/Xinhua: The Iraqi Health Ministry on Tuesday announced five more cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to 31.

Number of people infected with novel coronavirus outside of China exceeds 10,000 - WHO

Moscow/Sputnik: The World Health Organization (WHO) has registered over 1,700 new cases of infection with the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outside of China, whereas the total numb ...

New Zealand confirms second case of COVID-19

Wellington/Xinhua: New Zealand on Wednesday confirmed the second case of COVID-19, which involved a woman who returned from Italy after the country's first case was confirmed last wee ...

Number of COVID-19 cases in Australia jumps to 41

Sydney/Xinhua: The number of COVID-19 cases in Australia on Wednesday jumped to 41, with a woman aged care worker in Sydney becoming the third person infected while on Australian soil.