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Coronavirus: the nine most important questions being asked by scientists

26-Mar-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

Scientists have put together what they deem to be the nine most important questions on the coronavirus. Virtually unheard of at the start of the year, the new strain has [...]
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Medical staff beg for masks on social media amid coronavirus crisis

25-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Doctors, nurses and other frontline health workers in the coronavirus crisis are faced with a critical lack of personal protective equipment and have taken to begging for [...]
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No, coronavirus isn’t the same as the flu

13-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Aches and pains, sore throat, feveralthough they may feel similar to those suffering from their symptoms, the novel coronavirus is not the same as the seasonal flu, experts [...]
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Can a face mask stop coronavirus? Covid-19 facts checked

13-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Claim: ‘Face masks don’t work’ Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won’t get sick viruses can also transmit through [...]
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Trump officials emphasize that coronavirus ‘Made in China’

13-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

There’s one thing the Trump administration wants Americans to remember about the coronavirus pandemic: It carries the “Made in China” label. Trump [...]
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Coronavirus: Women and children less likely to die from illness than men, research suggests

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

Early research from China suggests women and children are less likely to die than men if they catch the coronavirus. Death rates for Covid-19, the disease those infected with [...]
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Can a face mask stop coronavirus? Covid-19 facts checked

10-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

Claim: ‘Face masks don’t work’ Wearing a face mask is certainly not an iron-clad guarantee that you won’t get sick viruses can also transmit through [...]
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Don’t let coronavirus tip society into panic, say psychologists

07-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The looming arrival of a new disease as it spreads across international borders is, naturally, a source of some anxiety. But psychologists warn that the coronavirus outbreak [...]
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Public can expect better coronavirus communication, chief medical officer says

07-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

The federal government has promised to improve communication to the public and health workers around Covid-19, following doctors expressing their frustration with the level [...]
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A disconnect between Trump and health officials on virus

04-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AP | 9:45 AM

Whom to believe on the coronavirus threat — the president saying one thing or the public health officials standing beside him and saying something a little different? [...]
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Coronavirus: WHO accuses medical suppliers of selling face masks at six times average price amid global crisis

04-Mar-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 9:43 AM

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has accused suppliers of medical equipment including face masks and gloves of raising prices in response to the healthcare emergency posed [...]
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WHO says world in uncharted territory as US virus toll rises

04-Mar-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The world has entered uncharted territory in its battle against the deadly coronavirus, the UN health agency warned, as new infections dropped dramatically in China on [...]
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Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

Philippine beauty Cyrille Payumo wins Miss Tourism International pageant

15-Nov-2019 Intellasia | Malay Mail | 7:36 AM

Philippine beauty queen Cyrille Payumo was crowned Miss Tourism International 2019/2020, beating 38 other contestants at the pageant finals held at Sunway Hotel Resort and [...]
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Vietnamese families struggle to repatriate Essex lorry victims

13-Nov-2019 Intellasia | | 7:48 AM

The families of the 39 Vietnamese people found dead in a refrigerated lorry in Essex last month are facing financial difficulties over repatriating the bodies of their [...]
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Australian retiree convicted of terrorism and jailed for 12 years in Vietnam

12-Nov-2019 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A Sydney retiree has been convicted of terrorism and jailed for 12 years by a Vietnamese court, in a judgment human rights advocates have described as “essentially a [...]
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