WHO press conference on coronavirus: There is no evidence of human-to-human transmission outside of China

Map. History of China conflict

16 February 2020
Shanghai Disney Resort closes from Saturday till further notice3 week ago
Shanghai Disney Resort closes from Saturday till further notice
First electron microscopic images of the novel coronavirus in China
Hong Kong's Carrie Lam repeats claim that foreign elements behind protests but admits 'no conclusive evidence'
3 week ago
Jingzhou, a city of nearly 6 million people, will be put on lockdown from 5 p.m
Central China's Hubei Province lifts its public health emergency response to level I, the highest level, amid coronavirus outbreak
3 week ago
The second coronovirus patient is a 55-year-old S.Korean man who entered Gimpo from Wuhan on Wednesday
Starting from 10 am Friday, Huangshi, another city in Hubei Province, would suspend ferry and bus operation, close the Yangtze river bridge and stop passenger traffic
Death toll from coronovirus outbreak in China is 25, Chinese National Health Commission said. 830 others are the total confirmed cases. And there are still 8,420 close contacts of patients nationwide placed under medical observation, National Health Commission said
Public Health England says 14 people in the UK have been tested for coronavirus with five confirmed negative and nine still awaiting the results
3 week ago
Italy reports 'possible infection' of coronavirus of a woman from Wuhan
According to the Japan Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare, the second patient with pneumonia caused by the new coronavirus is hospitalized at a medical institution in Tokyo.
Health authorities have confirmed a person in Sydney is in quarantine after possibly contracting coronavirus. They have been isolated in hospital for investigation of the potentially deadly disease.
WHO press conference on coronavirus: There is no evidence of human-to-human transmission outside of China
World Health Organisation says it is "too early" to consider the coronavirus outbreak as a public health emergency of international concern
"Central Theater Command assists Wuhan lockdown" - CCP Central Military Commission has ordered Central Command to assist the Wuhan lockdown in response to social instability due to panic emotions
World Health Organization expert panel decides NOT to declare new virus an international emergency "Now is not the time" #coronavirus
US Treasury sanctions a Hong Kong-based company with branches in Iran, the UAE, China, and Germany for allegedly transferring millions of dollars to Iran's state oil company for products shipped to the UAE and China
Chairman of @FERC sends letter to the US Senate advising on the steps the commission is taking to address the threats @Huawei poses to the US energy grid through its line of solar products
The WHO has again delayed a decision on coronavirus and will reconvene tomorrow
3 week ago
Chinese officials say a 4th city, Xianning with a population of 2.5 million, will be put on lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus
The State Dept. tells CNBC that its travel advisory level for China was briefly raised in error from level 2 to 3 due to a "technical error." It remains at level 2
Guangdong Province activated the highest response level to major public health incident, and that means city lockdowns are possible. Guangdong has two mega cities Guangzhou & Shenzhen and is China's most populated province with 113 million people. Hubei & Zhejiang also activated3 week ago
Guangdong Province activated the highest response level to major public health incident, and that means city lockdowns are possible. Guangdong has two mega cities Guangzhou & Shenzhen and is China's most populated province with 113 million people. Hubei & Zhejiang also activated
First death of nCoV2019 recorded outside Hubei was an old man in his eighties in Hebei, a northern province adjacent to Beijing.
U.S. issues travel warning for China amid coronavirus outbreak and raises travel advisory level from 'exercise increased caution' to 'reconsider travel'
Those ambulance convoys are supposedly being seen in Beijing near a facility that was used to fight SARS during the 2003 outbreak
3 people in Scotland being treated for suspected cases of Coronavirus. "The head of infection medicine at the University of Edinburgh, Professor Jurgen Haas, said all 3 had respiratory symptoms and had been in Wuhan in the last 14 days."
3 week ago
Taiwan says China conducts military drills over island's south
3 week ago
Vietnam confirms 2 cases of coronavirus. Health ministry says both people are Chinese nationals. The virus is present in 7 countries including Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and the United States
3 week ago
Chinese military aircraft fly close to Taiwan, island's defence ministry says
The Forbidden City will be forbidden from public access starting on the first day of the Chinese New Year. Due to the spread of WuFlu, the Palace Museum @Palace_Museum in Beijing is closed on the mainland starting on January 25 until further notice
3 week ago
As of now, authorities in Xiantao, Zhijiang, Chibi, Lichuan, Qianjiang have announced plans to suspend public transportation and inter-city bus services and some to set up check points at railway stations and highway exits. All are cities in Hubei
First Case nCoV in Singapore coronavirus3 week ago
First Case nCoV in Singapore #coronavirus
Highways near Wuhan have been blocked to stop people from leaving the city of 11 million in an effort to contain coronavirus3 week ago
Highways near Wuhan have been blocked to stop people from leaving the city of 11 million in an effort to contain coronavirus
China's Hubei Provincial government has issued a statement for every village and street, asking all families to cancel any type of gathering during the Lunar New Year holiday. Sources in Wuhan have told that they prefer such measure as it is hard to predict how many people out there have contracted the #WuhanCoronavirus but have yet to be treated properly.
3 week ago
Hong Kong Case 2 has 4 close contacts - 2 are in MacLehose quarantine camp, 1 in Prince Wales Hospital, 1 hospitalized and isolated. 17 other contacts have not shown any symptom
Director of Health Constance Chan on close contacts of the two confirmed cases. Case 1 has 8 close contacts - 3 are isolated and 5 not in HK; 46 other contacts, among which 6 showed symptoms and the other 40 without symptom are under medical watch
3 week ago
Chinese officials say a 3rd city, Chibi with a population of nearly half a million, will be put on lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus
Xiangyang city in Hubei, around 130km NW of Wuhan confirms 28 new cases
Acting Chief Executive Matthew Cheung has announced all passengers arriving the West Kowloon high speed rail will be required to fill in a health declaration forms from tmr
3 week ago
News agency Reuters reports that British officials have formally recommended granting Huawei a limited role in the UK's future 5G network citing two people with knowledge of the matter
Beijing cancels large scale events, including holiday temple fairs, to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, the Beijing News reports
One Chinese woman from Wuhan took medicine to reduce her temperature to avoid airport checks for the coronavirus. She flew to France and ate at a Michelin star restaurant, detailing it all on WeChat. the Chinese Embassy in Paris wants to talk to her
3 week ago
Coronavirus infections confirmed in Xinjiang, Chinese state television reports.
China Southern Airlines flight CZ3345 departed Wuhan it seems that some departures from the airport are being authorized3 week ago
China Southern Airlines flight CZ3345 departed Wuhan it seems that some departures from the airport are being authorized
The number of people infected with the new type of pneumonia caused by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus in Beijing has increased to 22 people.
3 week ago
China closes a second city, Huanggang, to stop spread of Coronavirus
In video: Inside the quarantined wards of nCoV2019-infected patients in Wuhan
Wuhan train station completely blocked by police as the city of Wuhan has been placed in quarantine3 week ago
Wuhan train station completely blocked by police as the city of Wuhan has been placed in quarantine
Roads leading to and from Wuhan have been blocked as the city has been placed in quarantine to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus3 week ago
Roads leading to and from Wuhan have been blocked as the city has been placed in quarantine to try and stop the spread of the coronavirus
Russia Ministry of Defense report about the drill of delivery of special warheads for Iskander-M(SS-26) in Buryatiya3 week ago
Russia Ministry of Defense report about the drill of delivery of "special warheads" for Iskander-M(SS-26) in Buryatiya
Pan Pacific Airlines to suspend direct flights from Wuhan, China to Kalibo effective immediately. Remaining passengers bound for Wuhan from Kalibo will be carried tonight Jan 23 and on Saturday. (photo from source)
Fighting coronavirus: 604 confirmed cases worldwide, 17 dead. Wuhan City Has Suspended Public Transportation, Travel Abroad by Air and Train to Stop the Epidemic
Private cars and trucks can freely leave Wuhan, drivers and passengers get a temperature check. Vehicles also permitted to drive in. Not currently accurate to describe the city as being "locked down"
Shanghai: Apparently this happened today: a traveller with high fever from Wuhan went straight into a quarantine cage.  WuhanCoronavirus3 week ago
Shanghai: Apparently this happened today: a traveller with high fever from Wuhan went straight into a quarantine cage. #WuhanCoronavirus
World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general Tedros says delays decision on whether to declare coronavirus outbreak an international emergency until Thursday
China's Wuhan coronavirus disease control authority just issued an order to shut down whole city's public transports and ways out including bus, metro, ferry, inter-city bus, train, and Wuhan airport. Effective from 10am UTC+8 Jan. 23. #WuhanCoronavirus
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