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WHO Team Arrives In Wuhan For Virus Investigation

A team of experts from the World Health Organization has arrived in Wuhan to probe the origins of the Coronavirus more than a year after it emerged, as China reported its first death from COVID-19 in eight months. Channels TV reports that the 10 Scientists landed for their much-delayed mission, met by Chinese officials in […]

COVID-19: China Defends Wuhan Pool Party After Global Outrage

A massive pool party attended by thousands of people at the epicentre of the coronavirus pandemic showed how well China had dealt with disease, authorities insisted Thursday, August 20, 2020, despite images from the event prompting outrage around the world. Pictures and video of the weekend electronic music party in Wuhan — where COVID-19 first […]

Coronavirus: Wuhan Plans To Test All 11 Million Residents

The Chinese city of Wuhan is drawing up plans to test its entire population of 11 million people for Covid-19, state media report. The plan appears to be in its early stages, with all districts in Wuhan told to submit details as to how testing could be done within 10 days. It comes after Wuhan, […]

South Africa Reports Second Coronavirus Case

South Africa, on Saturday, March 7, 2020 has confirmed a second case of coronavirus, who is a 39-year-old woman who had travelled to Italy as part of a group with the first confirmed case. The South African authorities said the woman, originally from the inland province of Gauteng, had come into direct contact with the […]

China Announces Biggest Drop In Coronavirus Cases

China has announced the biggest drop in new cases from the coronavirus outbreak in nearly a month. The National Health Commission said more than 74,500 people have now been infected nationwide by the virus, which first emerged in central Hubei province in December, 2019. The death toll jumped to 2,118 on Thursday, February 20, 2020, […]

WHO Urges Calm As Coronavirus Death Toll Reaches 2,000

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surged to 2,000, as Chinese and International Health Officials warned against excessive measures to contain the epidemic. More than 74,000 people have now been infected by the virus in China, with hundreds more cases in some 25 countries. The situation remains serious at the epicentre, with the […]

France Confirms First COVID-19 Death Outside Asia

French Health Minister, Agnes Buzyn has disclosed that an 80-year-old Chinese tourist has died from the new coronavirus in France, the first death confirmed outside of Asia. Buzyn, on Saturday, February 15, 2020, said she had been told about the death of the patient in a hospital in Paris since late January, adding that his […]

COVID-19: Ighalo Trains Alone Outside Man United Facilities

Odion Ighalo has been training away from the Manchester United Club’s facilities as a precaution due to the coronavirus outbreak. The British media reported on Thursday, February 13, 2020, that the 30-year-old Nigerian international striker joined United on loan until the end of the season on January 31, which is the transfer deadline day, from […]

Coronavirus: Chinese ‘Whistleblower Doctor Confirmed Dead

A 34-year-old Chinese Doctor working in Wuhan, Li Wenliang, who warned others about the coronavirus before it became global knowledge is Dead. His hospital announced that the Doctor who was among the first to raise a public alarm about the deadly new coronavirus outbreak died of the infection early on Friday (China time), February 7, […]

Coronavirus: China Bans Wild Animal Trade

China has ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals. This order was given on Sunday, January 26, 2020, as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food. A joint directive from three top Agencies including the Ministry of […]