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China says has full confidence, capability to control epidemic

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:08
China has full confidence and capability to win the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, a foreign ministry spokesperson said Friday.
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WHO regional official lauds China for making control of coronavirus outbreak top priority

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:08
Takeshi Kasai, World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Director for the Western Pacific, praised China for focusing its efforts on how to bring the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak under control.
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Hong Kong eyes 24 mln face masks from mainland to ease shortage

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:08
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government is working with mainland authorities for a supply of more than 24 million face masks in an effort to ease local shortage of protective gear in the fight against spread of the novel coronavirus.
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Beijing launches temperature screening in all subway stations

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:08
Beijing subway authorities on Friday said they have launched temperature detection measures in all of the city's subway stations.
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Construction work of two hospitals underway to tackle novel coronavirus in Wuhan

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
As of Jan.30, major aspects of construction work pertaining to the Huoshenshan hospital have been completed. The assembly work related to the hospital wards is now underway, while the construction of pipe systems is now 60 percent complete.
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China's Jiangsu develops rapid test kit for coronavirus

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Experts have developed a rapid nucleic test kit for the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the city of Wuxi, east China's Jiangsu Province.
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Iran health minister urges government to ban entry of travelers from China

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Iran's Minister of Health Saeed Namaki has demanded that the government prevent the entry of passengers from China amid the threat of coronavirus epidemic.
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Iran suspends flights to and from China amid coronavirus spread concerns

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Iranian Minister of Health Saeed Namaki says Iran has temporarily halted all flights to and from China as the novel coronavirus, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, spreads across the country and the rest of the world.
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Coronavirus Ravages Wuhan as Hospitals Turn Fever, Pneumonia Patients Away

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Wuhan residents and a citizen journalist at the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic say the city is fighting a losing battle as the death toll rose on Friday to 213, with nearly 10,000 confirmed cases around the world.
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Hong Kong Threatened With Medical Strike Over Refusal to Shut Border

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Medical staff in Hong Kong are threatening to strike if the city's government doesn't shut down its border with mainland China in the face of the coronavirus epidemic now spreading outwards from central China with nearly 10,000 confirmed cases and more than 200 deaths reported on Friday.
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Pakistan Halts All Flights To And From China Amid Coronavirus Fears

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Pakistan says it is halting all flights to and from China after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global emergency.
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Russia Confirms First Two Cases Of Coronavirus, Two Chinese Nationals Quarantined

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Russia has reported its first two cases of coronavirus, as governments scrambled to control the spread of a new coronavirus that has already killed more than 200 people in China.
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Indian Government Bans Exporting All Types of Respiratory Masks

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
The novel Coronavirus is spreading fast in China and causing health scares in many other countries with the World Health Organisation declaring it a global emergency. The death toll has swelled to 230, with 9,692 infected cases in China alone. As a precaution, health experts suggest wearing face masks in public places.
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Two First Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in Russia

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
On Thursday, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared the new coronavirus a global health emergency.
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Pakistan Suspends Flights to China a Day After WHO Declares Global Health Emergency Over Coronavirus

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Airlines around the world have been suspending all flights to China following the outbreak of the virus which has already claimed the lives of over 200 people.
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Two Cases of Coronavirus Confirmed in UK - England's Chief Medical Officer

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
Earlier in the day, the UK Foreign Office stated that a plane carrying 83 UK and 27 foreign nationals had left the Chinese city of Wuhan.
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Coronavirus: India Sends Special Flight to Wuhan to Evacuate its Citizens

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
On 30 January, the World Health Organisation declared the spread of the Novel Coronavirus a 'Public Health Emergency of International Concern'.
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Philippines' President Orders Travel Ban on Chinese Nationals From Hubei - Spokesman

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has requested an entry ban on Chinese nationals from the Hubei province, where the novel coronavirus originates in, his spokesman said on Friday.
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Chinese Authorities Send Charter Flights Globally to Return Wuhan Residents - Foreign Ministry

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
China's Wuhan is ground zero for the latest strain of the coronavirus, dubbed 2019-nCoV, or more commonly the Wuhan virus that has spread to at least 19 countries, infecting 9,356 people in China alone.
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IMF Chief Says 'Some' Negative Impact From Coronavirus Likely in Q1

Globalsecurity.org - Sat, 01/02/2020 - 07:07
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects some negative first quarter economic impact from China's coronavirus amid disruptions to travel, tourism and manufacturing, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said at a forum in Washington.
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