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L'Afrique plus que jamais en alerte — Coronavirus

L'Afrique plus que jamais en alerte — Coronavirus Par ailleurs, un mort supplémentaire a été déclaré samedi 22 février en Iran , portant le total à cinq dans ce pays. Face au rythme de contagion, le président sud-coréen Moon Jae-in a proclamé dimanche l'état d'alerte maximale. Il s'agit de la première visite annoncée d'experts internationaux sur place depuis le début de l'épidémie . Les habitants d'une dizaine de villes du nord du pays ont ét... [Full Article...]

Une deuxième victime en Italie, extension des foyers infectieux — Coronavirus

Une deuxième victime en Italie, extension des foyers infectieux — Coronavirus Cette vague de contaminations a contraint les autorités italiennes à fermer plusieurs lieux publics pour une semaine dans onze villes du nord du pays. Ce samedi 22 février, plus de cinquante Italiens étaient recensés comme atteints par le virus. La plupart des cas de Lombardie sont partis d'un cadre de 38 ans de la multinationale Unilever, hospitalisé depuis mercredi à Codogno, en soins intensif... [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: 500 Chinese prisoners infected

Coronavirus: 500 Chinese prisoners infected China has meanwhile pointed to official figures showing new cases in the country slowing this week as evidence that its drastic containment measures are working, but fresh infections emerged at two Beijing hospitals, and more than 500 others were reported in prisons across the country. [Full Article...]

Over 160 nations express support for China to defeat COVID-19

Over 160 nations express support for China to defeat COVID-19 Japanese Health Minister Katsunobu Kato told reporters that Australia , like the US, brought home a mixture of passengers who had tested negative and others whose status was unclear, "therefore it is hard to immediately jump to conclusion over when or how they had contracted the virus". [Full Article...]

US Coronavirus Cases Reach 34: CDC

US Coronavirus Cases Reach 34: CDC Twenty-one of the patients were repatriated from foreign countries by the State Department . Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention contended the 14 infected passengers aboard Diamond Princess shouldn't be flown back with the roughly 300 virus-free people - although finally lost the bout to the US State Department, according to reports. [Full Article...]

Bloomberg Will Release Three Women Who Complained About Him From Their NDAs

Bloomberg Will Release Three Women Who Complained About Him From Their NDAs This is fresh off the debate stage earlier this week, where Sanders and numerous other Democratic presidential candidates went after former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg for his wealth and record. At the town hall, she even presented a proposed contract that Bloomberg could sign to allow the women to tell their stories. "Democrats take a huge risk if we just substitute one arrogant billionair... [Full Article...]

Health department confirms fourth flu-related death in Lexington

Health department confirms fourth flu-related death in Lexington Department of Health and Human Services. According to the report published Thursday, the vaccine reduced doctor visits associated with flu by 45%. "Regular measures to prevent and treat flu when it's severe are more important than ever", Flannery says. For the influenza B/Victoria viruses it was 50% effective. [Full Article...]

Indians on quarantined Japan ship infected by Covid-19 number 7

Indians on quarantined Japan ship infected by Covid-19 number 7 Japanese authorities tested everyone aboard the ship before they were allowed to disembark. In another update posted shortly after, he accused authorities of a "setup" as he revealed they were being taken to a "hostel" rather than a hospital, writing: "Frankly I think this is a setup!" "I'm relieved. [Full Article...]

Maine CDC records first child flu death of season

Maine CDC records first child flu death of season The CDC says this is one of the worst flu seasons for children. Influenza levels in Kansas for the most recently reported week are above those reported a year ago at this time, but not as high as during 2017-18. The CDC says there have been more than 90 pediatric flu deaths nationwide for the current season. Influenza B viruses mostly affect children and young adults, while influenza A is m... [Full Article...]

UN chief: New virus outbreak is 'a very dangerous situation'

UN chief: New virus outbreak is 'a very dangerous situation' In China , where the flu-like virus originated late a year ago, state media reported that Hubei province would adopt more forceful measures to find patients with fever to help contain the epidemic, on top of steps already taken to isolate the province. [Full Article...]

Coronavirus: WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human spread outside China

Coronavirus: WHO reports 92 cases of human-to-human spread outside China Russia will suspend entry of Chinese citizens to its territory starting from Thursday, Russian authorities in charge of coronavirus prevention said in a statement. That brings the total accumulated number of confirmed cases in mainland China so far to 74,185. The disease has now killed almost 1,900 people and infected more than 72,000 in China since it first emerged in the central city of Wuha... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders backtracks on 'full disclosure' pledge on his medical records

Bernie Sanders backtracks on 'full disclosure' pledge on his medical records His performance will be a massive public test. "Mike is running to defeat Donald Trump and reverse the many policies he has implemented that attack the rights of the transgender community", the statement continued. Sure you're supposed to have a valid Nevada ID of some kind, but with the reported chaos of the Nevada caucuses do you think this is going to be punctiliously enforced? "Humbl... [Full Article...]

Virus Outbreak: Questions raised on timing of Xi Jinping's outbreak involvement

Virus Outbreak: Questions raised on timing of Xi Jinping's outbreak involvement Figures showed at least 68,500 people have been infected in China and the death toll has passed 1,660, majority in Hubei . World Health Organisation chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Saturday it was impossible to tell where the epidemic will spread. [Full Article...]

Americans evacuating from coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise arrive in US

Americans evacuating from coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise arrive in US The U.S. government, which had been telling the American citizens to wait out their quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship, reversed itself after 355 people on the ship became infected with the coronavirus . His column followed the confirmation in France of the first death from the virus outside Asia. The World Health Organisation advises countries to do in-depth investigations of at le... [Full Article...]

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates

China coronavirus outbreak: All the latest updates China says about 72,000 people have been infected and more than 1860 have died in mainland China, but numbers are rubbery because the country is counting many cases based on symptoms rather than the methods World Health Organization uses. [Full Article...]

Taiwan confirms first coronavirus death

Taiwan confirms first coronavirus death It should not be forgotten that almost 1,900 people have now died and more than 72,000 others infected by the virus in China, with hundreds more cases in some 25 countries. Thailand said on Monday it had recorded one new case of the coronavirus and was increasing screening of visitors from Singapore and Japan entering the country in response to the widening outbreak. [Full Article...]

China health agency: Number of severe COVID-19 cases going down

China health agency: Number of severe COVID-19 cases going down The number of new cases from China's coronavirus epidemic dropped for a third consecutive day, but global concern remains high about its spread, emphasized by a USA announcement that more than three dozen Americans from a cruise ship quarantined off Japan are infected. [Full Article...]

China says new coronavirus cases slow

China says new coronavirus cases slow No cases have been reported yet in New Zealand, although Ministry of Health continues to predict that the virus will likely reach our shores. On Sunday, Hubei announced new measures, including province-wide traffic restrictions on all non-emergency vehicles and the closure of all non-essential public venues. [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders: People Attacking Las Vegas Union ‘Not Part of Our Movement’

Bernie Sanders: People Attacking Las Vegas Union ‘Not Part of Our Movement’ Nevada's most politically powerful union, the casino workers' Culinary Union, is so far staying quiet on whether it will endorse a candidate as the Democratic presidential race swings west, but Joe Biden isn't counting on the labor group's help. [Full Article...]

China's Xi urges more policing as virus toll rises

China's Xi urges more policing as virus toll rises A WHO-led joint mission with China will start its outbreak investigation work this weekend, focusing on how the new coronavirus is spreading and its severity, World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said. "China has bought the world time". More than 66,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading ... [Full Article...]


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