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Coronavirus outbreak: doctor in Wuhan hospital dies as army medics flown in – The Guardian

A doctor treating victims infected with the coronavirus in the Chinese city of Wuhan has died from the virus amid further signs that the local health system has been overwhelmed by the outbreak. After announcing the death of 62-year-old doctor Liang Wudong on Saturday, state media said that 1,200 extra medical personnel were being sent…

A lot has changed since China’s SARS outbreak 17 years ago. But some things haven’t – CNN

Hong Kong (CNN)In 2003, panic was setting in. The fatal severe respiratory syndrome (SARS) -- which first appeared in southern China -- had spread across borders, prompting schools to close in Singapore and hundreds to be quarantined in Hong Kong. In the Chinese city of Wuhan, some 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) from the origin of…

“Flu Season Is Certainly Upon Us” – PortageOnline.com

Dr. Brent Roussin is Chief Provincial Public Health Officer. He says flu season is certainly upon us. According to Dr. Roussin, both influenza A and influenza B are circulating around Manitoba. Flu season typically runs from about December until April. This year, it has been predominantly influenza B that has been making the rounds in…

Can Surgical Masks Protect Against the Coronavirus? – Inside Edition

7.06M Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Sign in Like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Don't like this video? Sign in to make your opinion count. Sign in Published on Jan 24, 2020In China, the death toll from the coronavirus…

Coronavirus Update: Chinese death toll rises to 26; Thailand hit hard by Wuhan lockdown – m1nd-set – The Moodie Davitt Report – The Moodie...

Publisher’s Note: Given the serious implications of the coronavirus outbreak for the aviation, tourism and travel retail sectors, The Moodie Davitt Report is updating this page throughout each day with the latest news from around the world. Although the Chinese authorities are tackling the issue with a welcome vigour and transparency, there is no doubt that…

Flu Now Widespread in 45 States, What to Know – Healthline

Northern and western states are now being hit hard. Currently the influenza B strain is appearing most often around the country.The CDC announced high numbers of pediatric deaths related to the flu.The United States may be gearing up for one of the worst flu seasons in years, health experts predict.The Centers for Disease Control and…

China Closes 70,000 Movie Theaters Due to Coronavirus – IGN – IGN

China is temporarily closing 70,000 movie theaters across the country in order to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, initially detected in the city of Wuhan in late December.According to The Hollywood Reporter, China's leading cinema chains Wanda, CGV, Bona, Lumiere Pavillions, Jinyi, Dadi, amongst others, are officially shutting their doors as they take precautionary…

Why you might catch the flu twice this season

Doctors urge patients to get their flu shots nowThe flu season normally starts towards the end of the fall, but seasonal influenza is reportedly starting much earlier this year. Fox News’ Dr. Manny Alvarez sits down with a Harvard Medical School doctor to discuss everything you need to know about this year’s flu season.At least…

Coronavirus Live Updates: Deaths Recorded Hundreds of Miles from Center of Outbreak – The New York Times

Shanghai Disneyland and other tourist sites across the country shut down, at an unknown cost to the economy, as the authorities tried to contain the deadly new virus. Right NowBeijing’s propaganda organs strike a positive note as online anger over the government’s response persists. ImageA construction site for a field hospital being built to treat…
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