Wuhan converts buildings into hospitals for coronavirus-infected patients

China 02/04/20, 14:22

Besides two newly built hospitals, Wuhan is converting buildings into hospitals to receive for coronavirus-infected patients. There were three venues—The Hongshan Gymnasium, Wuhan International Conference, and Exhibition Center and a cultural building complex dubbed "Wuhan Livingroom" will be turned into makeshift hospitals, according to Xinhua. The three venues will have a total ...

China blames US for spreading fear amid coronavirus outbreak

World 02/03/20, 10:24

China on Monday, Feb. 3, accused the United States of creating and spreading fear following a coronavirus outbreak, instead of offering assistance, even though on Jan. 30, Beijing agreed to finally let the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) experts join the WHO team at the epicenter of the ...

China accepts CDC experts to enter and investigate coronavirus

Washington 02/03/20, 07:03

Beijing has now agreed to allow CDC experts to join the WHO team to investigate the coronavirus right at the epicenter of the outbreak in Wuhan after several times refusing the U.S.'s proposal, claimed Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar as reported by the Washington Times.  Azar confirmed that the ...

Is the Communist Party to blame for the coronavirus outbreak?

China 02/02/20, 19:57

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is confident the raging coronavirus epidemic racing through China is under control, but is that just typical Communist rhetoric? On Jan. 28, Xi had a meeting with the head of the World Health Organization. He maintains he has full control of the novel coronavirus, and said right ...

6,000 passengers trapped on Italian cruise ship over coronavirus fears

Europe 02/01/20, 17:41

More than 6,000 people were still on board an Italian cruise ship after the liner was placed on lockdown over fears two Chinese passengers could be carrying the coronavirus. The Costa Smeralda is currently being held near Civitavecchia, 35 miles north of Rome after a 54-year-old woman from Macao—an autonomous region ...

UN declares Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

World 01/31/20, 04:50

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, Jan. 30, declared the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern as the outbreak has spread from China to nearly 20 countries and territories. This is only the sixth time the  WHO has declared such a global health emergency, ...

President Trump forms a task force to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus

U.S. 01/30/20, 16:53

President Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 29, announced the formation of the President’s Coronavirus Task Force in response to the novel 2019 coronavirus, according to the White House. The Task Force is led by Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar, and is coordinated through the National Security Council. Members of ...

Australian scientists make breakthrough with Wuhan coronavirus

News 01/29/20, 19:33

Scientists in Australia have made a medical breakthrough, which may increase the speed of finding a cure for the deadly coronavirus that has spread from Wuhan, China. The breakthrough came in a laboratory at Melbourne’s Doherty Institute, as researchers were able to replicate the virus on Jan. 24, using a sample ...

Coronavirus is spreading from China, how to stop it

U.S. 01/28/20, 07:39

It isn’t that long ago that the worst a coronavirus could do to humans was infect us with the common cold. However, since the beginning of the 21st century, novel coronaviruses have evolved that are capable of creating a deadly pandemic—enter SARS in 2003, and MERS in 2012. Now, the new ...

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