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New York : Investing in preparedness is the smartest way to ensure that the coronavirus and other disease outbreaks are “identified and stopped quickly”, the UN health agency said on Friday. more
Egypt confirms first novel coronavirus case

Cairo/Xinhua: The first case of the novel coronavirus has been confirmed in Egypt, the health ministry announced on Friday.

Over 25,000 doctors from all parts of China arrive in Hubei to fight coronavirus –Official

Beijing/Sputnik: More than 25,000 doctors from all parts of China have arrived in the province of Hubei to help their colleagues fight the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Deputy Director o ...

China reports 2,641 new confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, 143 new deaths

Beijing/Xinhua: Chinese health authority Saturday said it received reports of 2,641 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 143 deaths on Friday from 31 provincial-level re ...

Jack Ma Foundation donates another 1.4 mln USD for coronavirus drug development

Hangzhou/Xinhua/UNI:  The Jack Ma Foundation has announced that it will donate 10 million yuan (1.43 million U.S. dollars) to the research group led by Chinese respiratory expert Zho ...

Japan allocates 94 million USD to combat novel Coronavirus

Tokyo/Xinhua: The Cabinet of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday said it will use reserve funds amounting to 10.3 billion yen (about 93.8 million US dollars) to cover measures to ...

Outside China, Coronavirus transmission ‘iceberg’ may not be as big as feared

New York : As infections from COVID-19 coronavirus continue to rise, a senior UN health expert on Thursday said that there were some indications that disease transmission outside China mi ...

Coronavirus death toll in China reaches 1,380: Authorities

Beijing/Sputnik: The number of people, who have been infected with a new coronavirus across China, has reached 63,851, with 1,380 patients having died, the National Health Commission said ...

DR Congo Ebola outbreak still an international public health concern

New York : The Ebola virus disease outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) remains an international public health concern, experts meeting in Geneva concluded on Wednesday. ...

UN health agency developing COVID-19 virus treatment master plan

New York : The World Health Organization (WHO) is developing a master plan for coordinating clinical trials that could lead to potential therapies for patients infected with the COVID-19 ...