Death toll in China's coronavirus climbs to 25 with 830 confirmed cases
As the virus spread in the country and the world, China on Thursday locked down five cities, including Wuhan, suspending all public transport in an unprecedented move to contain the coronavirus, dampening the celebrations of the Lunar New Year.
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Indian embassy in Beijing cancels Republic Day ceremony due to coronavirus outbreak in China
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Health authorities fear the transmission rate will accelerate as hundreds of millions of Chinese travel at home and abroad during the week-long Lunar New Year holiday that begins on Saturday. The virus has caused alarm because it is still too early to know just how dangerous it is and how easily it spreads between people. Because it is new, humans have not been able to build any immunity to it.
Coronavirus: Two under watch in Mumbai; special ward set up
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak in China, the BMC has ordered to set up an isolation ward at Kasturba hospital in Chinchpokali, Mumbai. Travellers flying from China have been sent to the isolation ward if they show any symptoms of the coronavirus that include cold and cough.
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.
Coronavirus outbreak: Taking all preventive measures, says Kerala Health Minister
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Shanghai Disneyland shuts gates ahead of Lunar New Year holiday over coronavirus concerns
The theme park said it will announce the reopening date after monitoring the situation.
Oil skids as spectre of China virus looms over fuel demand, economy
Brent crude futures were down 87 cents, or 1.4 per cent, to $62.34 a barrel by 0733 GMT.
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Travel ban imposed in China's Wuhan after coronavirus outbreak
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China bookings hit amidst Coronavirus outbreak
“We are getting cancellations from business travellers. This is not the season for leisure travel to China from India, but even leisure travellers are apprehensive about future bookings,” Bigbreaks.com managing director Kapil Goswamy said. “It is not a positive signal.”
All you need to know about the deadly novel coronavirus
As of now, 17 people have died because of the novel coronavirus outbreak and over 500 have been infected, according to the Chinese authorities. Since it's a new strain, there is no specific vaccine that can treat it.
Coronavirus alert: Airport authorities asked to step up vigil on travellers
There are 1,200 Indian medical students studying in Wuhan, the epicentre of new virus and many of them are expected to travel to India between January 25 and February 8, as Chinese New Year holiday season begins, officials said.
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China has identified more than 500 cases and over 17 deaths of cronavirus.
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