The cruise ship Diamond Princess in quarantine in the port of Yokohama on February 20, 2020 in Japan.

Coronavirus: Death of Two Diamond Princess Passengers, Decline in New Cases in China

Two passengers from the cruise ship, the Diamond Princess in quarantine in Japan died Thursday 20th February 2020. China has seen a dramatic decline in the number of new cases. China announced Thursday, 20th February 2020, a dramatic drop in new coronavirus contaminations but the situation is complicated in Japan with the death of two ex-cruise lines from […]

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A passenger disembarks from the cruise ship Diamond Princess in quarantine in the port of Yokohama in Japan, on February 19, 2020.

Coronavirus: A Fourth Plane Sent to China to Repatriate French People

The director-general of health said Wednesday (February 19th) that dozens of French people will be repatriated from China and confined to a holiday village. A fourth plane will fly to China in view of the French repatriation from Wuhan, announced Professor Jérôme Salomon, director-general of health, in an update on the coronavirus epidemic, Wednesday 19th February […]

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Coronavirus Covid-19: the number of deaths and cases of infection explodes in China

Coronavirus Covid-19: The Number of Deaths and Cases of Infection Explodes in China

242 new deaths were recorded this Thursday 13th February 2020 in China. This is by far the heaviest figure in 24 hours since the coronavirus crisis started. The death toll and contaminations to the coronavirus knew Thursday 13th February 2020 a sharp increase in China after the adoption by the Chinese authorities of a new method of detecting cases. 242 new deaths […]

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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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35 French people landed near Marseille on Sunday February 9, 2020 from the province of Hubei, the cradle of the new coronavirus. They will be placed in quarantine.

Coronavirus: Third Arrival in France of Returnees from Wuhan

35 French people landed near Marseille on Sunday 9th February 2020 from the province of Hubei, the cradle of the new coronavirus. They will be placed in quarantine. Thirty new returnees evacuated from the Chinese province of Hubei, the cradle of the deadly coronavirus epidemic, arrived on Sunday 9th February 2020 near Marseille, where they will remain in quarantine for 14 days. […]

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Coronavirus: more than 720 dead in China, Hong Kong imposes quarantine

Coronavirus: More than 720 Dead in China, Hong Kong Imposes Quarantine

The number of deaths due to coronavirus continues to climb in China, approaching that of SARS. Hong Kong, a semi-autonomous territory, imposes strict measures, punishable by imprisonment in the event of an offence. Hong Kong started on Saturday 8th February 2020 to impose drastic quarantine measures to stem the epidemic of the new coronavirus, whose death toll exceeds 720 dead, while […]

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Doctor Li Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, died of coronavirus

Coronavirus: The Chinese Doctor who Gave the Alert is Dead, an Investigation is Open

Doctor Li Wenliang, a doctor from Wuhan, died of coronavirus. He had been one of the first to raise the alarm, which had resulted in his being sanctioned. A Chinese doctor sanctioned for having raised the alarm at the appearance of the new coronavirus succumbed to the epidemic, releasing a flood of anger while the assessment continues to increase. Two […]

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Workers install beds in an exhibition center converted to a hospital in Wuhan (central China) on February 4, 2020.

Coronavirus: Containment Measures Move Closer to Shanghai in China

With the first death in Hong Kong from the new coronavirus, the Chinese authorities have decided to introduce new containment measures. New containment measures were taken Tuesday 4th February 2020 in China, not far from Shanghai, the economic capital, a sign of the authorities’ concern over the spread of the new coronavirus which killed Hong Kong for the first time. […]

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Aerial photo taken on February 2, 2020 of the new hospital built in ten days in Wuhan. (© AFP / STR. Aerial photo taken on February 2, 2020 of the new hospital built in ten days in Wuhan)

Coronavirus: China Admits “Shortcomings”, Death Toll Rises to 425

The Chinese government has admitted “shortcomings” in its response to the health crisis, while more than 20,000 coronavirus infections have been reported in the country. The toll of the coronavirus epidemic in China has risen to 425 dead after 64 new deaths announced Tuesday, February 3, 2020 by the government which admitted “shortcomings” in its response to the health […]

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