Reuters - 45 min 47 sec ago
Singapore reported 74 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday in its biggest intraday jump, bringing the total tally to 1,000.
Los Angeles Times - 52 min 40 sec ago
Los Angeles County officials confirm 10 new coronavirus-linked deaths and reported the first such fatality of a healthcare worker.
Reuters - 1 hour 2 min ago
A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are "extremely effective" at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells, which eventually could be helpful in treating or preventing COVID-19.
Canoe News - 1 hour 53 min ago
BEIJING — A team of Chinese scientists has isolated several antibodies that it says are “extremely effective” at blocking the ability of the new coronavirus to enter cells, which eventually could be helpful in treating or preventing COVID-19. There is currently no proven effective treatment for the disease, which originated in China and is spreading […]...
CBS News - 1 hour 54 min ago
Strict lockdown measures were implemented in the kingdom after just a few cases of the new coronavirus popped up, and it appears to be working.
Reuters - 2 hours 40 min ago
The number of deaths in the Netherlands resulting from the new coronavirus has risen by 134 to 1,173, health authorities said on Wednesday.
Reuters - 3 hours 59 min ago
The rate of new coronavirus infections in Malaysia appears to be slowing amid month-long curbs on movement, a senior health official said on Wednesday, citing research by a government-backed think tank.
Wired - 4 hours 13 sec ago
The Pentagon's Institute of Infectious Diseases has been handling the world's most dangerous organisms for decades. Now they're researching the new coronavirus.
The Raw Story - 4 hours 12 min ago
Japan’s Fujifilm has begun clinical trials to test the effectiveness of its anti-flu drug Avigan in treating patients with the new coronavirus, after reports of promising results in China. Trials in China have suggested Avigan could play a role in shortening the recovery time for patients infected with coronavirus. “The trial will be conducted on […]...
Sky News - 4 hours 22 min ago
A woman arrested by police for breaking a new coronavirus law has been fined £650 by magistrates.
The Raw Story - 4 hours 29 min ago
Republican governors were slower to implement social distancing restrictions to combat the spread of the new coronavirus and these delays are expected to result in “significant” consequences, according to a study by researchers at the University of Washington. This article first appeared in Salon. President Donald Trump spent much of January, February and early March downplaying the […]...
The Raw Story - 4 hours 36 min ago
The captain of the US nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt told the Pentagon that new coronavirus is spreading uncontrollably through his ship and called for immediate help to quarantine its crew. But Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Tuesday ruled out evacuating the ship, whose plight bears similarities to that on civilian cruise ships where the […]...
Reuters - 4 hours 41 min ago
China reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday in the global coronavirus pandemic and started to publish the daily change in cases that are free of symptoms, although the latter could complicate the picture of trends in the disease.
Reuters - 4 hours 55 min ago
Indonesia will by next week open a new coronavirus emergency hospital on the uninhabited island of Galang, where authorities have repurposed a former Vietnam war era refugee camp as part of efforts to rapidly augment healthcare capacities.
The Next Web - 5 hours 1 min ago
Just three months after China first notified the World Health Organization about a deadly new coronavirus, studies of numerous antiviral treatments and potential vaccines are already underway. Never has science advanced so much in such a short period of time to combat an epidemic. Many of the proposals now under study come from research groups that have spent years working to combat similar coronaviruses, particularly SARS and MERS. All that accumulated knowledge has allowed scientists to advance...
Reuters - 5 hours 12 min ago
Iran's death toll from the new coronavirus has reached 3,036, with 138 deaths in the past 24 hours, Health Ministry spokesman Kianush Jahanpur told state TV on Wednesday, adding that the country had 47,593 infected cases.
Reuters - 5 hours 35 min ago
Malaysia reported 142 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, taking the total to 2,908, the highest in Southeast Asia.
Reuters - 5 hours 51 min ago
Mainland China reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday in a global coronavirus pandemic, and started to publish the daily change in cases that are free of symptoms, although the latter could complicate the picture of trends in the disease.
Reuters - 5 hours 54 min ago
Indonesia confirmed on Wednesday 149 new coronavirus infections, taking the total in the Southeast Asian country to 1,677, a health ministry official said.
Politico - 6 hours 29 min ago
Lawmakers are likely to struggle to conduct oversight of Trump's management of the massive rescue package.
ABC News - 6 hours 31 min ago
Germany has seen a steady rise in the number of new coronavirus infections, but so far deaths have been low compared to many of its European neighbors...
Reuters - 6 hours 51 min ago
When Satyaki Mitra's father developed a mild fever in mid-March, the graduate student in Philadelphia wasn't especially worried. He told his 57-year-old father, living in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, to get tested for the new coronavirus.
Reuters - 7 hours 30 min ago
Mainland China, where the global coronavirus pandemic began in December, reported dwindling new infections on Wednesday, but it also published the daily change in asymptomatic cases for the first time, creating a murkier picture of the trends.
The Verge - 8 hours 36 min ago
Amazon workers at a fulfillment center near Detroit, Michigan, plan to walk out over the company's handling of COVID-19. Workers at the facility, called DTW1, say management failed to notify them of the first new coronavirus case and was slow to alert them to the second, leading them to suspect there are more infections at the warehouse than they're being told about. The workers also say that shortages of cleaning supplies, crowded conditions, and a pace of work that leaves little time for...