Newborn, just 30 hours old, diagnosed with coronavirus in China

World 02/06/20, 05:52

A baby born on Feb. 2 in China has officially become the youngest patient who is battling the new coronavirus. Medical officials said the mother of the boy was diagnosed with the virus before going into labor. According to XinhuaNet, a state-run media outlet in China, the baby was diagnosed with novel ...

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 ...

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, ...

US to evacuate its citizens from Wuhan, China

China 01/25/20, 14:12

The United States is arranging a charter flight on Sunday, Jan. 26, to bring back its people and diplomats from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday. The plane, with about 230 passengers, will carry U.S. Consulate diplomats as ...

Taiwan asks WHO to be included in coronavirus updates

China 01/23/20, 17:09

President Tsai Ing-wen, asked the World Health Organization (WHO) not to continue blocking her country, Taiwan, while the outbreak of the new deadly type of pneumonia-like virus that broke out in Wuhan is spreading rapidly in China and beyond. The WHO stopped inviting the island state to its world health events ...

Halep retires from China Open 1st round with back injury

Tennis 09/30/18, 12:23

Top-ranked Simona Halep retired Sunday from her first-round match at the China Open.Halep lost the first set 6-1 to Tunisia's Ons Jabeur before retiring with a back injury that she also had problems with at last week's Wuhan Open.It's the fourth straight loss for the defending French Open champion.Third-seeded Angelique ...

Kasatkina advances to 2nd round of Wuhan Open

Football 09/23/18, 10:21

Daria Kasatkina recorded her first victory over Lesia Tsurenko in three attempts in the first round of the Wuhan Open on Sunday as US Open champion Naomi Osaka was forced to pull out of the tournament due to a viral illness.Kasatkina, the No. 13 seeded Russian, defeated her Ukrainian opponent ...

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