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Do masks really work to keep coronavirus at bay? Health experts, around the world, are not too sure
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Do masks really work to keep coronavirus at bay? Health experts, around the world, are not too sure

With the virus spreading, demands for masks are increasing and UNICEF sent 6000 kgs of masks and protective suits to China.

Coronavirus outbreak in China: From emergency flights to isolation; here's what India, USA, Japan, Australia, EU, and others are doing to evacuate citizens
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Coronavirus outbreak in China: From emergency flights to isolation; here's what India, USA, Japan, Australia, EU, and others are doing to evacuate citizens

Many Asian countries – Hong Kong, Thailand, Macau, Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Vietnam, Cambodia – have people who have been infected.

Australian scientists grow coronavirus in the lab — game-changing tool to diagnose, develop vaccines
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Australian scientists grow coronavirus in the lab — game-changing tool to diagnose, develop vaccines

Chinese released genome sequence of the virus to help in diagnosis but the real virus help verify all test methods.

Coronavirus causes 25 new fatalities in China, taking the death toll to 132 people
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Coronavirus causes 25 new fatalities in China, taking the death toll to 132 people

Fever and weakness are the typical symptoms of the infection along with ten to 14 days as the incubation period.

Two Bengaluru residents under observation for coronavirus after they return from China trip
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Two Bengaluru residents under observation for coronavirus after they return from China trip

They returned from China on 18 January and came to the hospital after developing a cold.

Coronavirus death tally jumps to 106 in China, confirmed cases of pneumonia stand at 4,515
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Coronavirus death tally jumps to 106 in China, confirmed cases of pneumonia stand at 4,515

Barring Tibet, all Chinese provinces have confirmed virus cases, posing a major challenge for the health authorities to contain.

36-year-old man in Mumbai has been admitted to the hospital due to possible coronavirus exposure
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36-year-old man in Mumbai has been admitted to the hospital due to possible coronavirus exposure

The man, a resident of Tardeo in south Mumbai, is currently kept under observation at Kasturba Hospital.

Severely investigate, punish violators, says Chinese authorities on wildlife trade ban
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Severely investigate, punish violators, says Chinese authorities on wildlife trade ban

The ban states that animals can't be transported or sold in markets or online and legal breeding centres will be quarantined.

Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 80, Hong Kong bans visitors from Hubei province
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Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 80, Hong Kong bans visitors from Hubei province

France, Italy, Japan and the United States have all said that they were working to evacuate their citizens from Wuhan.

China goes into lockdown due to coronavirus, first death confirmed outside of epicenter
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China goes into lockdown due to coronavirus, first death confirmed outside of epicenter

More than 18 million people are under the locked in China in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus that has killed 25.

Schools in Singapore take precautions against coronavirus after first infection is confirmed
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Schools in Singapore take precautions against coronavirus after first infection is confirmed

Schools are asking parents, staff to provide details of their near year travel as part of measures to fight the virus.

Coronavirus is not yet a global health emergency, says WHO panel after two day evaluation
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Coronavirus is not yet a global health emergency, says WHO panel after two day evaluation

WHO Director-General said while the epidemic was a crisis in China, “it has not yet become a global health emergency. It may yet become one.”

Coronavirus might've been transmitted from snakes to humans, claims a new study
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Coronavirus might've been transmitted from snakes to humans, claims a new study

People infected were exposed to wildlife animals at market, where seafood, poultry, snake, bats, other animals were sold.

How the world is combating the Wuhan Coronavirus: China's plans of action, India's precautions and WHO assessment
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How the world is combating the Wuhan Coronavirus: China's plans of action, India's precautions and WHO assessment

The coronavirus spreads from human to human contact and is also transmitted via respiratory contact.

As coronavirus spreads, companies in China give employees masks, restrict travel to Wuhan
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As coronavirus spreads, companies in China give employees masks, restrict travel to Wuhan

China’s largest ride-hailing company said it would let passengers, drivers in Wuhan cancel trips for free till 31 January.

China stops all public transport, flights from Wuhan to contain the spread, as death toll reaches 17
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China stops all public transport, flights from Wuhan to contain the spread, as death toll reaches 17

The Wuhan govt asked all people in public transport and places to wear masks to prevent the spread of the virus.

Coronavirus spreads from China, infects at least 500, scientists see grim reminders of SARS, MERS
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Coronavirus spreads from China, infects at least 500, scientists see grim reminders of SARS, MERS

No drugs have been approved to treat it but an antiviral called remdesivir appears to be effective.

Death toll of coronavirus increases to nine in China, 440 confirmed cases so far
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Death toll of coronavirus increases to nine in China, 440 confirmed cases so far

Qualifying boxing matches for 2020 Olympic Games was to happen in Wuhan but have been cancelled due to the virus.

Lowering carbon footprint: Only 1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options, finds study
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Lowering carbon footprint: Only 1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options, finds study

About 37 percent Indians on the other hand would take the transport with a lower carbon footprint–Railways, for example — if it is at par with air travel,

Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit
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Greta Thunberg's flight shaming catches on around the world, air travel takes a hit

Commercial flying accounts for about 2 percent of global carbon emissions and about 12 percent of transport emissions.