Coronavirus, Covıd-19, Europe, Latin America

Coronavirus, Covıd-19

World scrambles to contain COVID-19 as infections spread

World scrambles to contain COVID-19 as infections spread

27.2.2020

World scrambles to contain COVID-19 as infections spread

ROME: Coronavirus cases spread in Europe and beyond on Wednesday (Feb 26), with Latin America confirming its first patient as the world scrambled ...

Area Director Geir Bukholm and Department Director Line Vold of the Institute of Public Health hold a press conference on the first coronavirus case in Norway. Terje Bendiksby/NTB Scanpix/AFPThe Greek case is a woman who had been in northern Italy, while France, Spain, Croatia, Austria, North Macedonia and Algeria have all reported cases linked to the country.

on Wednesday, days after shutting its border with Iran, which has also emerged as a major coronavirus hotspot."We must also be vigilant when it comes to misinformation and disinformation," she added.A Mar 7 Six Nations rugby match between Italy and Ireland in Dublin was called off Wednesday, and the alpine skiing World Cup Finals - due to take place in Italy next month - will be held without any fans on the slopes.

The virus is believed to have emerged in a market in Wuhan city in China's Hubei province in late 2019, where it may have been transmitted to a human from an animal.The WHO has praised Beijing for its response, though the communist government has faced criticism at home for silencing a whistleblowing doctor who has since died from the disease.

It warned that poor countries are particularly at risk, sparking fears of how countries in Latin America and Africa would cope with potential outbreaks.

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COVID-19 kills four in Iran, taking death toll to 19DUBAI: Iran on Wednesday (Feb 26) reported four more COVID-19 deaths among 44 new cases in the past 24 hours, taking the total number of ... These numbers are blatant LIES from shameless officials in Iran. REAL numbers are much larger than this! They are hiding the truth from the people of the country and the rest of the world! كرونا کرونا_ویروس کروناویروس تعطیلی_تا_پایان_کرونا تعطیلی_سراسری تعطیلی_اضطراری

Italy reports COVID-19 case in Sicily, first south of RomeROME: Italian authorities on Tuesday (Feb 25) reported a woman had tested positive for coronavirus in Sicily, the first case south of Rome, as the ...

Covid-19 'peaked' in China but world must prepare for 'potential pandemic': WHOGENEVA — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday (Feb 24) said the new coronavirus epidemic had

Covid-19 'peaked' in China but world must prepare for 'potential pandemic': WHOGENEVA — The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday (Feb 24) said the new coronavirus epidemic had

World 'simply not ready' for COVID-19 spread: WHO-China mission chiefGENEVA: The world is 'simply not ready' to rein in the new coronavirus outbreak, the head of a joint WHO-China mission of experts said on Tuesday ...

Commentary: When China sneezes, the world economy catches a COVID-19 coldThe world economy was weak when COVID-19 struck, and will lead to demand shortfalls and disruptions to supply, says Stephen S Roach.



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