Excavators are seen at a construction site on the outskirts of Wuhan where a new hospital is being built to treat patients of a new coronavirus … [Read more...] about Was coronavirus outbreak caused by virus ‘escaping’ Chinese lab that US expects warned about THREE YEARS ago?
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'We do have a lot of traffic from China and I think it's quite possible we will get some cases here but I'm very confident that we're well prepared to respond if we do,' Professor Murphy said. … [Read more...] about Chinese food market at the epicentre of deadly virus outbreak was selling KOALAS along with snakes, rats and wolf pups for locals to eat – as experts warn the threat it will spread to Australia is VERY real
So far, the virus appears less dangerous and infectious than SARS, which also started in China and killed about 800 people. As of Tuesday, six deaths had been reported, all in Wuhan. Viruses can mutate into more dangerous and contagious forms, and it's too early to say what will happen with this one. … [Read more...] about Flights to Australia to be screened for SARS-like virus from tomorrow as THOUSANDS of tourists prepare to arrive from disease epicentre to celebrate Chinese New Year
As Taiwan becomes the fourth territory to report a case of the virus outside of China, following Thailand, South Korea and Japan, it can also be revealed that: A total of 322 people have caught the virus across Asia, including 20 healthcare workersCases have risen six-fold in the space of a few days, with just 48 confirmed cases on January 17 Australia and the Philippines are investigating suspected cases of the coronavirus, which causes a fever and can cause pneumonia North Korea has temporarily banned all tourists from entering the country over fears the Chinese coronavirus will spreadSouth Korean budget airline T'way Air has postponed the launch of its cheap flights to Wuhan, the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreakThe World Health Organization will hold an emergency meeting later in the week to discuss the outbreakPublic health officials in the UK have instructed NHS hospitals on how to deal with cases amid fears the virus will spreadThe US National … [Read more...] about Australia braces for ‘potential pandemic’ after ‘perfect storm’ outbreak of SARS-like virus – as Brisbane man remains in isolation and death toll climbs to six
'It’s not a matter for the US, it’s not a matter for the EU, it’s not a matter for anybody else, and we will make the decisions that are right for Britain, whether it is on our regulatory standards, whether it’s on our tax policy, or whether it is on anything else.' … [Read more...] about ‘We will do what is right for Britain’: Liz Truss slaps down US threats of a trade war over UK’s plan to force tech giants such as Facebook and Google to pay a digital tax