Archive for February 11th, 2020

For the last time, the coronavirus doesn’t operate along racial lines nor does any pandemic

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:02 AM

I recently cared for a 20-year old patient born in Zimbabwe with a sports injury sustained during a push off for a basketball shot. She hurried to put on a face mask on [...] » More

Xinhua Headlines: China shores up businesses while combating virus outbreak

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

Unprepared for the novel coronavirus outbreak, many businesses in China were caught off guard and found that their bullish performances over the past year were not enough to [...] » More

Canadian mum desperate to be reunited with toddler stranded in China’s coronavirus epicentre

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

A mum is desperately hoping her two-year-old daughter will be able to fly home to Canada soon after her husband contracted the coronavirus while they were visiting China. [...] » More

Coronavirus: Work-pass holders with recent China travel history need MOM approval before entry

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

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will carry out new requirements for work-pass holders entering or returning to Singapore with travel history to mainland China within the last [...] » More

Coronavirus: mother of whistle-blower Li Wenliang demands answers for his treatment by Wuhan police

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

The mother of Li Wenliang, the doctor who was silenced after blowing the whistle early on about the coronavirus and later died from it, paid tribute to him on Saturday while [...] » More

China says pork prices surged 116pct in January from a year ago

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Pork prices in China surged 116 percent in January from a year ago, accelerating from December’s 97 percent increase, official government data showed on Monday. That [...] » More

WHO warns overseas virus spread may be ‘tip of the iceberg’

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

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that confirmed cases of coronavirus being transmitted by people who have never travelled to China could be the “tip [...] » More

Oil prices fall on oversupply worries as virus hits China demand

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Oil prices edged down on Monday but held recent ranges as traders assessed China’s oil demand following the coronavirus outbreak and awaited a decision by major [...] » More

Boy, 7, infected with H9 avian flu adding to health woes in HK already battling coronavirus outbreak

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

A seven-year-old boy in Hong Kong has been infected with H9 bird flu, adding to the health woes in a city already fearing a wider outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. The [...] » More

China slowly returns to work as coronavirus toll hits daily record

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

Workers began trickling back to offices and factories around China on Monday as the government eased some restrictions on working during a coronavirus epidemic that has [...] » More

Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

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

Here are the latest developments in the new coronavirus outbreak: * China raised the death toll to 811 on Sunday, passing thenumber killed globally by the SARS epidemic, as [...] » More

Coronavirus: Royal Caribbean bans travellers with Chinese passports after 4 cruise-ship passengers are sent to New Jersey hospital to be tested for the disease

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

After four passengers arriving on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that docked in a New Jersey port were sent to a hospital to be tested for the novel coronavirus Friday [...] » More

Factories in China remain shuttered as some regions extend shutdowns amid coronavirus quarantine efforts

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNBC | 6:02 AM

Uncertainty about work resuming at factories in China is setting in, with provinces or cities posting different dates for an extended shutdown as the coronavirus outbreak [...] » More

Factbox: Some carmakers likely to restart China factories after shutting for coronavirus

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

Automakers including Daimler, Tesla and Ford are likely to restart production in China on Monday after being forced to shut factories for more than a week following a [...] » More

Coronavirus: journalist missing in Wuhan as anger towards Chinese authorities grows

11-Feb-2020 Intellasia | TheGuardian | 6:02 AM

A citizen journalist who had been reporting from the centre of the coronavirus outbreak has gone missing, prompting claims that the Chinese authorities are silencing another [...] » More