As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, Asian countries such as Malaysia,...
Coronavirus in Malaysia: Covid-19 outbreak, measures and impact
As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, Asian countries such as Malaysia, Thailand and Japan are taking coronavirus response measures and steps to reduce impact on their economic growth.
Coronavirus in Japan: Covid-19 measures and impact
Japan has the third-highest number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the world, after China and Singapore, even after excluding the cases on the stranded cruise ship, Diamond Princess. Japan's coronavirus numbers are on the rise even as the government continues to implement safety measures.
Coronavirus outbreak: The countries affected
The 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), officially named as Covid-19 by the WHO, has spread to 27 more countries apart from China alarming public health authorities across the world. A total of 76,723 (including 75,465 in Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Macau) confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection including 2,247 deaths (including 2,240 in China, two in Iran, and one each in the Philippines, Korea, Japan, France, and Taiwan) have been reported across the world as of 21 February 2020.
Coronavirus in Singapore: Covid-19 measures and impact
The Wuhan coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19, earlier 2019-nCov) that originated in China has spread to Singapore and is a major concern to its economy in 2020.
Coronavirus: Countries with suspected cases
The 2019 novel coronavirus or Covid-19 (2019-nCoV) is likely to spread across the world with suspected cases being reported currently in seven countries. The total number of suspected cases reported from various countries, where no case is confirmed, stands at more than 50, as of 20 February, while many other countries have confirmed cases that are on the rise.
Serum Institute of India brings Covid-19 vaccine into animal testing
Serum Institute of India has announced that its new Covid-19 vaccine candidate, being developed in collaboration with US-based Codagenix, is now in pre-clinical / animal testing phase.
Coronavirus outbreak: Countries that have tested negative
The novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which has now renamed as Covid-19 has reached 27 countries including China, but tested negative in 21 countries, as of 20 February, ruling out the earlier suspected cases.
Coronavirus outbreak: Vaccines/drugs in the pipeline for Covid-19
Here are the potential human coronavirus vaccines/drugs pharmaceutical companies across the world are developing following the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19).
China approves first anti-viral drug against coronavirus Covid-19
Anti-viral drug Favilavir has secured approval from the National Medical Products Administration of China to treat coronavirus Covid-19, according to media reports.
Weill Cornell Medicine secures funding for HPV cancer investigation
Weill Cornell Medicine in the US has secured funding to investigate ways to prevent cancers related to human papillomavirus (HPV) in people living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection.