Archive for February 3rd, 2020

Symptoms of coronavirus: what to look for, who to contact if you get sick and how to treat it

Symptoms of coronavirus: what to look for, who to contact if you get sick and how to treat it

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Telegraph | 6:02 AM

China’s mystery new coronavirus is spreading fast. At least 14,380 people are known to be infected and at least 304 deaths have been recorded. The bulk of cases have [...]
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Paper on human transmission of coronavirus sets off social media storm in China

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Angry Chinese internet users have accused health authorities of withholding information about the coronavirus, after a paper showed it was being transmitted between humans a [...]
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Qantas and Air NZ suspend China flights due to coronavirus curbs

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Qantas Airways and Air New Zealand said on Saturday they were suspending direct flights from their countries to mainland China in response to travel restrictions imposed in [...]
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Coronavirus may have infected seven times more people than reported, respected Lancet journal says

Coronavirus may have infected seven times more people than reported, respected Lancet journal says

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo Style UK | 6:02 AM

Since it emerged at the end of last year, China’s deadly coronavirus has made headlines all over the world. The previously unheard of strain has infected people in [...]
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Pakistan halts China flights amid coronavirus outbreak

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pakistan on Friday temporarily suspended all direct flights with China, after a global health emergency was declared over the coronavirus epidemic which has killed more than [...]
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China coronavirus: Foreign Ministry calls US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross ‘unkind’ for saying outbreak will accelerate the return of jobs to the US

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s foreign ministry has criticised as “too unkind” US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ statement that the rapidly spreading coronavirus will [...]
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Australia to refuse entry to non-citizens arriving from China

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The Australian government on Saturday said it would bar non-citizens arriving from mainland China from entering the country under new measures to combat the spread of the [...]
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Fukushima radioactive water should be released into ocean, say Japan experts

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:02 AM

A panel of experts advising Japan’s government on a disposal method for radioactive water from the destroyed Fukushima nuclear plant has recommended releasing it into [...]
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Japanese police helicopter carrying heart crash-lands in northeast Japan, 7 hurt

Japanese police helicopter carrying heart crash-lands in northeast Japan, 7 hurt

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Kyodo News | 6:02 AM

A Fukushima prefectural police helicopter transporting a heart for transplant crash-landed Saturday in the northeastern Japanese prefecture, injuring all seven persons on [...]
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Apple supplier Japan Display gets $920 million bailout from Ichigo

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan Display Inc (6740.T) said on Friday it had sealed a deal to receive up to 100.8 billion yen ($918.87 million) from Ichigo Asset Management, a critical bailout for the [...]
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Japan to enforce special virus measures from Sat, urges citizens against non-urgent China trips

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Japan will bring forward the date that the coronavirus will become a “designated infectious disease” and warned its citizens on Friday to put off non-urgent [...]
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Japan wants 3 Americans arrested over ex-Nissan CEO’s brazen escape

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CBS News | 6:02 AM

Japanese authorities have issued an arrest warrants for fugitive businessperson and former Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn, as well as three Americans who allegedly planned and [...]
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Wuhan virus: 1st Singaporean among 3 new cases, total at 16

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

A 47-year-old female is the first Singaporean to be infected with the Wuhan coronavirus in the city state. The Ministry of Health (MOH) confirmed three more cases of the [...]
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Singapore bans China travellers to keep out coronavirus

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Singapore said on Friday it was banning entry to all Chinese visitors and foreigners with a recent history of travel to China in some of the most far-reaching moves worldwide [...]
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Singapore Becomes Third Country to Close Border to Travellers From China

03-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Caixin Global | 6:02 AM

Singapore banned all travellers from China after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared China’s coronavirus outbreak a global public health emergency, the island [...]
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