WASHINGTON, - Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and a member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, said on Wednesday that the United States should be prepared for the...
GENEVA,  -- Calling it "a second window of opportunity", the chief of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday urged countries to use this critical window now to suppress and stop transmission of COVID-19.
WASHINGTON,  - As Covid-19 closes in on the United States, physicians and epidemiologists and crystal ball spinners are trying to forecast just how bad things might get. Right now, cases are already in the tens of thousands...
WASHINGTON,- The World Health Organization (WHO) said the United States has the potential to become the new epicenter of the global coronavirus pandemic. Confirmed coronavirus cases around the world exceeded 377,000 across 194 countries and territories as of...
SAN FRANCISCO,  -- U.S. social networking giant Twitter on Monday recommended that nearly 5,000 of its employees work from home amid growing concern about a global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Twitter said it has made "a big change"...
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...