New coronavirus cases show slight fall in China as death toll crosses 1,600
Sunday, February 16, 2020, 5:21 PM
The number of new cases of a coronavirus in China fell slightly on Sunday, more than three weeks after the outbreak's epicenter was locked down, and a Chinese tourist died from the virus in France, the first fatality in Europe. Beijing's latest figures showed 68,500 cases of the illness and 1,665 deaths, most of them in Hubei.
Indian Businesses Feel Ripple Effect Of Trade Slowdown Due To Coronavirus
Thursday, February 13, 2020, 12:27 PM
The outbreak of coronavirus in China where more than 1,000-people have been killed by the lethal disease and over 40,000 have got infected has hit trade in the region, becoming a cause of concern for Indian-businessmen. Dozens of cities in China one of India's biggest trading partners are under a lockdown amid the outbreak of coronavirus, declared a global-health-emergency by the World Health Organization.
Chinese Doctor Who First Warned About Coronavirus Dies
Friday, February 7, 2020, 7:22 AM
A Chinese doctor who was among the first to warn publicly about the new coronavirus outbreak and was reprimanded by authorities for his candor died of the infection early on Friday, his hospital announced. Li Wenliang was working as an ophthalmologist in the virus epicentre city of Wuhan when he observed patients with symptoms similar to the deadly SARS outbreak of 2002-03.