Mongolia’s President Battulga Khaltmaa and other government officials have submitted to a 14-day quarantine after returning home from their visit to China, the state news agency Montsame reported on Friday.
Battulga is the first head of state to visit China since the country began implementing special measure to curb the coronavirus outbreak in January.
Mexico’s assistant health secretary announced Friday that the country now has two confirmed cases of the new coronavirus.
Hugo Lopez-Gatell said one of the patients is in Mexico City and the other in the northern state of Sinaloa. While a second test is still pending on that case, he said, “We are treating this as confirmed.” Neither is ser…[Read more]
The Geneva Motor Show, which was poised to start next week, has been canceled. The Beijing auto show has been “postponed.”
And now the coronavirus, whose spread led to those two decisions, is also forcing leaders of April’s New York International Auto Show and June’s Detroit auto show to answer questions about their respective plans.
For now,…[Read more]
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The world’s favorite K-Pop cult supergroup BTS has some bad news: they are cancelling the Korean leg of their world tour due to growing concerns about the recent coronavirus outbreak.
The coronavirus outbreak is “getting bigger”, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday after Nigeria confirmed sub-Saharan Africa’s first case, reiterating its warning that the virus could reach most “if not all countries”.
Five more countries have reported their first case of COVID-19, all with travel history connected to Italy -…[Read more]
The White House sought to show it was shoring up its efforts to corral the spread of coronavirus on Thursday, naming an internationally recognized HIV/AIDS expert as its new coronavirus response coordinator.
Debbie Birx is a State Department ambassador-at-large who works on global health diplomacy issues. Vice President Pence said Birx would be…[Read more]
Facebook is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers, because of the new coronavirus.
The conference was scheduled to take place in early May in the San Francisco Bay area. Last year’s event was attended by more than 5,000 people from around the world.
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Saudi Arabia suspends travel to Mecca and Medina as coronavirus spreads in Middle East
Saudi Arabia cut travel to Islam’s holiest sites, South Korea toughened penalties for those breaking quarantines and airports across Latin America looked for signs of sick passengers Thursday as a new virus troubled a mushrooming swath of the globe.
With the i…[Read more]
The Ohio Senate on Wednesday approved a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to put the country permanently on daylight saving time.
First coronavirus patient with ‘unknown origin’ in the US wasn’t tested for days
A California coronavirus patient believed to be the first U.S. case from “unknown” exposure was not tested for several days because federal health officials believed he did not meet the criteria, officials say.
The patient was transferred to UC Davis Medical Center…[Read more]
Facebook Inc said on Wednesday it would ban advertisements referring to any cures or prevention around the coronavirus outbreak, and those that create a sense of urgency around the situation.
The coronavirus disease, believed to have originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan late last year, has killed more than 2,700 people.
The announcement by…[Read more]
Delta Air Lines said Wednesday it will reduce flights to South Korea as concern rises about the spread of the new virus beyond China.
Delta said it will suspend flights between Seoul and Minneapolis after Saturday and running through April 30. Delta also said it will reduce flights from Seoul to Atlanta, Detroit and Seattle to five times a week.…[Read more]
President Trump has privately expressed frustration to numerous officials about his administration’s efforts to stop a possible domestic outbreak of the coronavirus and has discussed appointing a “czar” to manage the administration’s response, according to someone familiar with his comments.
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Arctic ‘doomsday’ food vault welcomes millionth seed variety
A vault in the Arctic built to preserve seeds for rice, wheat and other food staples contains one million varieties with the addition on Tuesday of specimens grown by Cherokee Indians and the estate of Britain’s Prince Charles.
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault, built on a mountainside i…[Read more]
CDC sounds alarm on spread of coronavirus inside the United States
“It’s not so much a question of if this will happen anymore, but rather more a question of exactly when,” a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said on Tuesday, referring to the spread of the coronavirus in the United States.
The news prompted many questions about…[Read more]
Federal health authorities said Tuesday they now expect a wider spread of the coronavirus in the U.S. and are preparing for a potential pandemic, though they remain unsure about how severe the health threat could be.
Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the Centers for Disease Control and…[Read more]
U.S. military reports its first coronavirus patient in South Korea.
An American soldier in South Korea has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the U.S. military said on Wednesday.
The patient, a 23-year-old man, is based in Camp Carroll in Waegwan, only 12 miles from Daegu, the South Korean city at the center of an outbreak in the…[Read more]
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