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Coronavirus: Victims Could Pose Risk After Death

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Sky News:- NHS staff have been warned that victims of the coronavirus could continue to pose a minor risk even after death. Doctors and nurses have been given detailed advice on...

China Coronavirus ‘Spreads Before Symptoms Show’

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BBC News:- A new coronavirus that has spread to almost 2,000 people is infectious in its incubation period - before symptoms show - making it harder to contain, Chinese officials...

Death Toll Rises As Coronavirus Spreads

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BBC News:- The death toll from a newly-discovered coronavirus in China has risen to 41 on the day of the Lunar New Year. Another 15 deaths in Hubei province, where the...

Second Coronavirus Patient Confirmed In US

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BBC News:-  A second person in the US has been diagnosed with the deadly coronavirus, US officials say. The patient is a woman in her 60s who had returned home...

PAHO Issues Novel Coronavirus Alert For The Americas

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Press Release:- The Pan American Health Organization has updated an alert to its member countries on the Novel Coronavirus (nCoV), recommending that they strengthen surveillance activities to detect patients with acute...

Saint Lucia Prepares For New Coronavirus Strain

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Press Release:-  The Department of Health and Wellness continues to monitor the alerts issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) in relation to a new strain of coronavirus discovered...

US Announces First Case Of New China Coronavirus

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BBC News:- The United States has confirmed the first case of the new coronavirus on its territory. The Centers for Disease Control said the virus, which originated in China, had been...

Farmer Hospitalised After Snake Attack At Praslin

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A farmer in his sixties had to be rushed to hospital after a snake attack on his farm at Praslin, relatives of the victim say. The incident occurred on Saturday...

New China Virus Spreads

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BBC News:- The number of people infected with a new virus in China tripled over the weekend, with the outbreak spreading from Wuhan to other major cities. Wuhan reported 136 new...

Chinese Restaurant Owner In UK Jailed Over Filthy Kitchen

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BBC News:- A man who ran an "unspeakably dirty" Chinese takeaway has been jailed for four months. Zhi Zhao, 62 operated the Grace Chinese takeaway on High Street, Cilgerran, despite being...