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Second case of person-to-person coronavirus transmission confirmed in US

3 February 2020, 10:59 PM

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Monday announced a second case of transmission of the new coronavirus within the United States and provided more detailed plans on how it will handle travelers returning from China as the country works to limit the outbreak.

Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak

1 February 2020, 3:44 PM

Apple Inc on Saturday said it would shut all of its official stores and corporate offices in mainland China until February 9 as fears over the coronavirus outbreak mounted and the death toll more than doubled to over 250 from a week ago.

UK ‘highly likely’ to have cases of coronavirus: Health boss

24 January 2020, 3:35 PM

Cases of new coronavirus in the United Kingdom (UK) are highly likely, one of the country’s top health bosses said on Friday.

China virus outbreak linked to seafood market not currently spreading -WHO

12 January 2020, 8:01 PM

An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single seafood market in the central city of Wuhan and has not so far spread beyond there, the WHO said on Sunday.

Worst anthrax outbreak in 20 years hits French farms

20 August 2018, 4:33 PM

More than 50 cows, sheep and horses have died in France’s most serious outbreak of anthrax in two decades, according to officials who have warned of a vaccine shortage.



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