Tag Archives: Coronavirus

What you need to know: The mysterious coronavirus which led to worries of another SARS-like outbreak

The mysterious coronavirus has left two dead and at least 44 people across Thailand, Japan and China sick with pneumonia-like symptoms, causing some worries about another SARS-like outbreak. Airports in the region are ramping up their screening, using thermal scanners to detect clues of infection in travellers, in particular those travelling from China, where the… Read More »

Three U.S. Airports to Check Passengers for a Deadly Chinese Coronavirus

Airports in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles will begin screening passengers arriving from Wuhan, China, for infection with a mysterious respiratory virus that has killed two people and sickened at least 45 overseas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Friday. Most people with the infection are believed to have contracted… Read More »

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide

FILE PHOTO: A logo is pictured on the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland, November 22, 2017. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse GENEVA (Reuters) – There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outbreak, the World Health Organization (WHO) said… Read More »