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The World Health Organisation (WHO) chief, Tedros Ghebreyesus, on Monday arrived in Beijing for talks on the coronavirus outbreak, the WHO office in the Chinese capital confirmed.
A senior public health expert in Hong Kong, on Monday said that the real number of people affected by the new coronavirus was close to 25,000 higher than the 2,744 cases confirmed by China’s National Health Commission.
Europe’s main equity markets plunged at the open on Monday, mirroring losses elsewhere on investor panic over the deadly coronavirus.
The death toll from the coronavirus has risen to 80, China’s National Health Commission has said.
Kobe Bryant, 41, the legendary basketball star who spent 20 years with the Los Angeles Lakers, was killed when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed and burst into flames Sunday morning amid foggy...
The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with nearly 2,000 people in China infected and 56 killed by the disease.
World Health Organisation (WHO) has advised Member States to be ready for timely detection and management of any outbreak, especially coronavirus as the death toll in China hit 56.
The U.S. State Department said on Sunday it will evacuate personnel from its Wuhan consulate to the United States and will offer a limited number of seats to private U.S. citizens on a flight out of the epicenter of China’s coronavirus outbreak.
As China scrambles to cope with its worst public health crisis since the SARS outbreak in 2003, people living in cities near Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, fear they are at increasing risk because hospitals and clinics do not have the resources needed to identify those infected and treat them.
There is currently “little risk” from a deadly new virus sweeping parts of China at the venue for the first official alpine skiing test event for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, organisers said Saturday.
Paris Saint Germain striker Edinson Cavani has verbally agreed to join Atletico Madrid before the January transfer window slams shut.
The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.
Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has replaced sports minister Pavel Kolobkov and his predecessor from his cabinet Tuesday following a doping scandal that has seen the country banned from this summer’s Olympics.
South Korea’s Quarantine Authorities on Tuesday said they are ratcheting up efforts to contain a new type of Chinese coronavirus amid reports that the virus can spread among people.
The World Health Organisation, WHO, said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in coming days.
The organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.
Police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse thousands of anti-government protesters who gathered in a central Hong Kong park, but later spilled onto the streets in violation of police orders.
The latest cases bring to 45 the number of people who have contracted the illness, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said Saturday. Five are in serious condition, two died and 15 have been discharged. The others are in stable condition.
The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) has described the recent outbreak of Lassa fever across the country as a reflection of the abysmally low level of preparedness in handling infectious diseases, especially viral hemorrhagic fever, at all levels of healthcare delivery.
THE Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC) yesterday advised the South-west states Governors that the new security organization code name Amotekun should not lean towards any religion or target any ethnic group for victimization.
Pan Niger Delta Forum, the South-South regional group in it’s reaction, said the Federal Government should immediately overhaul the nation’s security architecture and apparatus.
Hundreds of medics are being sent to help deal with a rising number of cases of the new coronavirus in China’s central metropolis of Wuhan, health authorities said on Monday.
The Lagos State Government on Monday banned okada and tricycle riders in six Local Governments, nine Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, major highways and bridges in the state.
Bayern Munich could be about to complete the loan signing for Real Madrid right-back Álvaro Odriozola.
The National Pension Commission has directed all employers of labour covered by the Pension Reform Act 2014 to submit copies of their Insurance Certificates with the schedule of benefits to the commission before March 31.
Nigeria youth international Orji Okwonkwo feels lucky to return for a second loan spell with Major League Soccer (MLS) side Montreal Impact under manager Thierry Henry.
Justice Inyang Ekwo of the Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday, stood down hearing in a bail application filed by Sen. Shehu Sani’s, until noon.
The Katsina State Government on Monday stated that it has disbursed a combined N2.5billion as students’ fees for public examinations including West Africa Examination Council (WAEC), NECO and NABTEB, since the inception of Governor Aminu Bello Masari’s administration in 2015 in the past 5 years