Saturday, February 22, 2020
Saturday, February 22, 2020

Coronavirus News

Major focus on U.S. news and general updates

Two passengers dead from quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship

Two passengers who were in their 80s who had contracted the novel coronavirus were on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess. They...

Americans voluntarily self-quarantine themselves over coronavirus fears

The tremendous fear of the recent COVID-19 or novel coronavirus seems to be on the rise as several American travelers are voluntarily...

Cambodia allows cruise ship passengers to disembark after being rejected by several countries

For the 1,455 passengers and 802 crew members aboard the MS Westerdam cruise ship, it has been a grueling two weeks. What...

Humans are the main reason why bats carry most of the deadliest viruses

Nipah, Hendra, Ebola, Marburg, and SARS are some of the world’s scariest viruses. Hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola are extremely fatal - they...

China app tells if you have been in close contact with coronavirus

China has launched a mobile application that can tell its users if they have come into close contact with someone who has...

Targetted antiviral therapy might be a solution to the coronavirus outbreak

The coronaviral outbreak is sending shockwaves all around the globe since its outbreak from December. Till now, the COVID-19 (previously nCoV) has...

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Humans are the main reason why bats carry most of the deadliest viruses

Nipah, Hendra, Ebola, Marburg, and SARS are some of the world’s scariest viruses. Hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola are extremely fatal - they...

SpaceX Starlink IPO: The pros and cons of investing in a Starlink public company

The president of SpaceX, Gwynne Shotwell, made comments at a private investor event at Miami regarding a new direction for Starlink, Bloomberg...

Targetted antiviral therapy might be a solution to the coronavirus outbreak

The coronaviral outbreak is sending shockwaves all around the globe since its outbreak from December. Till now, the COVID-19 (previously nCoV) has...

How AI was used in tracking the novel coronavirus

The Wuhan coronaviral outbreak is spreading at a rapid rate globally. Reports claim that more than 37,000 people are infected in mainland...

F1 Chinese Grand Prix at risk due to coronavirus outbreak

Formula One's Chinese Grand Prix could be under a major threat due to the coronavirus outbreak in China. The race is scheduled...

Coronavirus cases cross 14,600: List of affected countries’ deaths and recoveries

The number of coronavirus cases has just hit 14,637 and a total of 305 deaths worldwide. The virus is continuing to spread...

Airlines stop providing blankets, pillows, and meals amid coronavirus outbreak

Taiwan's China Airlines has planned not to provide hot meals, blankets, and magazines due to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China....

10 myths about the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

1. Can you get infected by drinking Corona beer? There is a very disturbing notion amongst people that the...

China’s coronavirus vaccine may expose people to a more serious disease

Recently, it was announced that researchers from the University of Hong Kong developed a coronavirus vaccine, but it might only be ready...

Coronavirus death toll rises to 136, more than 6,000 confirmed cases worldwide

Chinese authorities said that the virus is not under control despite all the measures taken stop its spread.

Coronavirus vaccine developed in Hong Kong, but still needs more testing

Hong Kong researchers beat the United States and China to the race to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus that has...

Husband and wife are Canada’s first confirmed coronavirus cases, 19 other suspected

Canada gets its first confirmed cases of the coronavirus with a couple being infected. The husband and wife couple were visiting Wuhan,...

China is not prepared to handle coronavirus outbreak, shortage of equipment

China doesn't seem prepared to handle the coronavirus outbreak, even though you would expect that their epidemic handling system would have improved...

Warning: You can transmit the coronavirus without knowing you’re infected

There is a major difference between SARS coronavirus (outbreak in 2002) and novel (new) coronavirus. It has been revealed by Ma Xiaowei,...

The coronavirus is adapting to humans, becoming more transmissible

The coronavirus is leaving the world in panic, resembling the early warning signs similar to the SARS outbreak. With over 4,500 confirmed...

Coronavirus: 5 reasons why there are probably 10x more infected than we think

Scientists believe that the number of people infected by coronavirus may be seriously underreported. This is due to the nature of the...

Coronavirus continues to spread in the U.S., this is what health officials are doing

America confirms its fourth and fifth case of the coronavirus in the country after the spread from China. The first two cases...