• Coronavirus death toll rises to 908 in mainland China; over

    Coronavirus death toll rises to 908 in mainland China; over 40,000 infected

    World | February 10, 2020 6:47 IST

    The death toll in mainland China due to the mysterious new strain of coronavirus has notched up to 908 as on Monday morning. The authorities confirmed that there were 97 deaths added to the count on Sunday while 3,062 new confirmed cases were registered. 

  • Coronavirus test report possible in 15 minutes

    Coronavirus test report possible in 15 minutes

    World | February 09, 2020 21:24 IST

    A new test kit to detect coronavirus, which takes just 15 minutes, has been developed at Tianjin University of China. It will help save time in screening out potential patients.

  • India ranks 17th among countries at risk of coronavirus

    India ranks 17th among countries at risk of coronavirus import

    India | February 09, 2020 20:35 IST

    Of the countries most at risk of importing coronavirus cases, India ranks 17th, researchers have found on the basis of a mathematical model for the expected global spread of the virus that originated in China's Wuhan area in December 2019.

  • Over 1 lakh people screened for coronavirus

    Over 1 lakh people screened for coronavirus

    India | February 09, 2020 18:01 IST

    Over 100,000 people have been screened for coronavirus infection at various Indian airports as a preventive measure, according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare here on Sunday.

  • Coronavirus, Hospitals, Research

    How to reduce Coronavirus infectants

    World | February 09, 2020 13:45 IST

    Amid Coronavirus outbreak, researchers have reviewed studies on the persistence of coronaviruses on surfaces in hospitals. The researchers reported that these viruses can persist on surfaces, and remain infectious at room temperature for up to nine days.

  • Chinese doctor who first warned about coronavirus outbreak dies

    Chinese doctor who first warned about coronavirus outbreak dies

    World | February 06, 2020 23:55 IST

    Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, who warned other medics of the coronavirus outbreak died of the epidemic on Thursday. Li, a 34-year-old doctor who tried to warn other medics of the epidemic, died of coronavirus on Thursday in Wuhan. He was one of the eight whistle-blowers who was reprimanded by the police for warning the medics about the virus.

  • Whiste-blower Li Wenliang had warned of Coronavirus, was reprimanded by police: A tale to tell

    Whistle-blower Li Wenliang had warned of Coronavirus, was reprimanded by police: A tale to tell

    World | February 06, 2020 22:12 IST

    Doctor Li Wenliang who had warned other medics about coronavirus, died of the virus on Thursday. On December 30, Li Wenliang texted his medical school batchmates that seven patients from a local seafood market had been diagnosed with a SARS-like illness and quarantined in his hospital.

  • Coronavirus effect: Chinese nationals attend Auto Expo with mask on

    Coronavirus effect: Chinese nationals attend Auto Expo with mask on

    News | February 06, 2020 12:35 IST

    The 15th edition of Auto Expo 2020 once again made a grand entry at the India Expo Mart in Greater Noida. But due to novel coronavirus, a number of Chinese nationals at the Auto Expo were seen wearing masks.