Coronavirus: 1,000 dead, WHO fears further spread outside China

Coronavirus: 1,000 Dead, WHO Fears Further Spread Outside China

The toll of the coronavirus epidemic has passed the 1,000 death mark in China. According to the WHO, the number of transmissions of the virus outside the country could also increase. The toll of the epidemic of the new coronavirus crossed Tuesday 11th February 2020 the mark of 1,000 deaths, and for the WHO, which dispatched an expert mission to […]

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A man displays a "Stay Strong Wuhan" message in solidarity with the hometown of the new coronavirus epidemic in China during a ceremony celebrating the Lunar New Year on February 9, 2020 in New York.

Coronavirus: Death Toll Rises to 908 Dead in China and More than 40,000 Infected

According to the WHO, the number of contaminations of Coronavirus detected daily in China is “stabilizing”. The epidemic could peak in the coming weeks, before ebbing. The new coronavirus has killed 908 people in mainland China, where the number of people infected exceeds 40,000, according to the assessment established Monday 10th February 2020 by the authorities, confirming certain stability in the […]

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Air France has announced the suspension of all its flights to China because of the coronavirus.

Coronavirus: Air France Suspends all Flights to and from China

Due to the Coronavirus epidemic, Air France decided on Thursday 30th January 2020 to suspend all its flights to and from China until February 9th inclusive. Measures are constantly increasing in response to the scale of the new Chinese coronavirus. The company Air France has just decided to suspend all its flights to and from China, from this Thursday, January 30, 2020. […]

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British Airways has announced the suspension of all flights to and from China.

Coronavirus: British Airways Announces Immediate Suspension of all Flights to China

Faced with the coronavirus epidemic responsible for 132 deaths according to a last provisional assessment, the British airline takes a drastic measure, with immediate effect. The airline British Airways announced Wednesday 29th January 2020 the immediate suspension of all its flights to mainland China, following the order issued by the United Kingdom to avoid travelling to the country […]

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China Extends New Years' Leave to Help Contain the Coronavirus Epidemic

Coronavirus: China Extends New Years’ Leave to Help Contain the Epidemic

China has increased the number of victims of coronavirus and is stepping up measures to reduce the risk of contagion. Ten holidays in a row in the midst of an epidemic of viral pneumonia: China extended its long New Year’s holiday on Monday in the hope of delaying the peak in transport and reducing the risk of […]

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Coronavirus: French People from Wuhan who Wish to be Repatriated 1

Coronavirus: French People from Wuhan who Wish to be Repatriated

The Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn held a press conference on Sunday 26th January 2020 after a meeting in Matignon with a part of the government. French expatriates in Wuhan who wish to be repatriated announced the Minister of Health Agnès Buzyn on Sunday 26th January 2020.  This repatriation by plane and organized by the […]

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Precautions against the coronavirus epidemic in Singapore, January 22, 2020.

Chinese Virus: Three Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in France

The coronavirus, responsible for 41 deaths in China according to a last provisional assessment, arrived in France. Three patients are affected, in Bordeaux and Paris. Three cases of the new Chinese coronavirus were “confirmed” in France, on patients hospitalized in Paris and Bordeaux, announced Friday 25th January 2020 in the evening the French health authorities, stressing that these were […]

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Disneyland closes in shanghai to try to stop spread of Coronavirus

Disneyland Closes in Shanghai to Try and Stop Coronavirus Spread

Shanghai Disney Resort is temporarily closing to help prevent the spread of a new coronavirus outbreak. The flu-like virus first originated in Wuhan, China, at the start of the month and has so-far killed 26 people and infected more than 830. Park operators at Walt Disney Co’s Shanghai Disney Resort have now said the area […]

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The provisional assessment of the viral epidemic reaches twenty-five deaths, on January 24, 2020.

Virus in China: Death Toll Rises to 26, including a Second Outside Wuhan

The new coronavirus continues to spread in China, while the WHO ruled on Thursday 23rd January 2020 that it was too early to declare the international emergency. Nearly a dozen Chinese cities were cordoned off on Friday 24th January 2020 at the epicentre of the viral epidemic, the toll of which increased again shortly after the WHO gave up […]

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Passers-by wearing protective masks in front of a hospital in Shanghai, January 22, 2020.

Coronavirus: Facing the Epidemic, China Confines Entire Cities

The cities of Wuhan and Huanggang, respectively 11 and 7.5 million inhabitants, were placed in quarantine on Thursday 23rd January 2020. Beijing has cancelled the New Year festivities. China confined Thursday, January 23, 2020 millions of inhabitants in two large cities including the metropolis of Wuhan from where a new virus has started which has started to spread around […]

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