ACUTE ENCEPHALITIS SYNDROME
China's coronavirus death toll climbs to 813 but new cases fall
With 91 more people dying, most in Hubei province, the novel coronavirus death toll is now higher than the 774 people killed worldwide by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic that started in southern China.
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As virus fallout widens, China readies more measures to stabilise economy - sources
With the death toll from the virus epidemic climbing to over 420 and risks to growth mounting, China's central bank is likely to lower its key lending rate - the loan prime rate (LPR) - on Feb. 20, and cut banks' reserve requirement ratios (RRRs) in the coming weeks, said the sources who are involved in internal policy discussion.
World Bank calls for global effort against coronavirus
The World Bank has called for countries to step up programmes to fight the new coronavirus outbreak, and said it was considering mobilising its own resources against the disease.
Hong Kong records first death from new coronavirus; overall toll over 420
Hong Kong reported its first death from the newly identified coronavirus on Tuesday, the second fatality outside mainland China from an outbreak that has killed over 420 people, spread around the world and raised fears for global economic growth.
Air India jumbo plane ready for evacuation of Indians from Wuhan
Some 250 Indians are to be evacuated, a source said, adding, "we are awaiting clearances from Ministry of External Affairs and also from Health Ministry. The Health Ministry's nod is required because the operating crew has to fly in a virus outbreak territory."
Coronavirus: Mumbai man in hospital for possible exposure
The man, a resident of Tardeo in south Mumbai, is currently kept under observation at Kasturba Hospital in the city.
Coronavirus: Over 100 people are kept under observation in Kerala, Maharashtra & Rajasthan
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China's Coronavirus afflictions claim 41 lives, nearly 1300 confirmed cases, 237 critical
The virus has spread to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Nepal, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and the United States as of Thursday. Japan on Friday reported a second confirmed case.
China shuts down transport in eight cities around virus epicentre
China has now shut down bridges, halted public transport and closed a major airport to restrict the movement of some 26 million people around the epicentre of a deadly virus outbreak. Authorities said the measures were to prevent and control the spread of the new coronavirus, which has since infected more than 800 people and killed 25.
China building 1,000-bed hospital over the weekend to treat coronavirus
The virus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organisation declared it an emergency but stopped short of declaring the epidemic of international concern.
'Novel Chinese coronavirus may have transmitted to humans from snakes'
According to the researchers, including Wei Ji from Peking University Health Science Centre in China, patients who became infected with the coronavirus -- named 2019-nCoV by the World Health Organization (WHO) -- were exposed to wildlife animals at a wholesale market, where seafood, poultry, snake, bats, and farm animals were sold.
China locks down epicentre of virus outbreak; nearly 600 infected
Wuhan's local government said it would shut down all urban transport networks and suspend outgoing flights from the city as of 10 a.m. (0200 GMT) Thursday, state media reported, adding that the government is urging citizens to not leave the city in the absence of special circumstances.
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