HONG KONG,-- A pet dog of a patient infected with the COVID-19 in Hong Kong tested weak positive for the virus, the Hong Kong authorities said, adding that further tests are needed to confirm an infection. While...
GENEVA,  - No country should make the "fatal mistake" of assuming it will be spared the coronavirus, the World Health Organization said on Thursday (Feb 27), as governments from Iran to Australia raced to contain the epidemic's...
TEHRAN, - Masoumeh Ebtekar, Iran's vice president for women and family affairs, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to IRNA. It came after the country's deputy health minister Iraj Harirchi said that he was tested...
SAN FRANCISCO, -- The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Wednesday confirmed a new case of coronavirus in northern California that could be a sign that the virus is spreading in a U.S. community....
PARIS, A 60-year-old man has become the first French victim of the coronavirus in the country, the health ministry announced Wednesday (Feb 26). The man died overnight after being rushed to a Paris hospital in serious...
ROME, - An outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy worsened on Wednesday (Feb 26), with more than 30 new cases confirmed in the two worst-hit regions and children found to have the illness for the first time....
SEOUL,  - South Korea reported its second death on Saturday (Feb 22) from the novel coronavirus as the number of new cases rose by 229, bringing the nationwide total to 433. The national toll is now the...
SEOUL,  - South Korea reported 20 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday (Feb 19), increasing its total by nearly two-thirds, including a cluster of at least 16 centred on the southern city of Daegu. The trade-dependent...
BEIJING, -- Chinese health authority Wednesday said it received reports of 1,749 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 136 deaths on Tuesday from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps. Among the...
BEIJING, - The head of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday, state television said, becoming the second prominent Chinese doctor to have...