The Story of Ebola. Inside the Wuhan hospital built in 10 days to treat coronavirus patients. EMERGING RESPIRATORY VIRUSES (CORONAVIRUS, SARS, MERS) - Symptoms and Prevention. YouTube. The coronavirus outbreak has exposed the deep flaws of Xi’s autocracy. If China valued free speech, there would be no coronavirus crisis. The death of the whistleblower Chinese doctor Li Wenliang has aroused strong emotions across China.
Social media is awash with posts mourning the death of a martyr who tried to raise alarm over the coronavirus but was taken into a police station instead for “spreading false rumours” and “disrupting social order”. Grief quickly turned into angry demands for free speech. The trending topic “we want freedom of speech”, which attracted millions of views, and links to Do You Hear the People Sing, a song popularised in recent Hong Kong protests, were quickly censored by police. In an unusual move, the Communist party’s powerful internal discipline enforcement agency swiftly announced it would dispatch investigators to Wuhan to look into “questions raised by the masses” associated with Li.
The Chinese authorities are starkly aware that anger and raw emotions could easily boil over and spill on to the streets. Unfortunately, China does not appear to have learned lessons from the Sars epidemic. Wind map & weather forecast. Rise in sulfur dioxide could be sign of mass. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Data from Windy.com on Sunday (Feb. 9) showed heightened levels of sulfur dioxide around Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), causing some to speculate that it is a sign of mass cremations of victims of the deadly disease.
On Sunday, images of Windy.com maps started to appear on social media, showing an alarmingly high level of sulfur dioxide being released, with no other city in China showing similar concentrations with the exception of Chongqing. Over the past few weeks, the death toll from the Wuhan virus has continued to mount, and as the true numbers appear to be suppressed, there have been accounts and anecdotal evidence of disproportionate use of crematoria in Wuhan. Intelewave on Sunday shared an image on Twitter showing sulfur dioxide levels soaring to 1700ug/m^3 on a map of Wuhan on Windy.com, far above the danger level of 80ug/m^3. However, none of China's numerous other power plants were seen emitting such large numbers that day.
Coronavirus. Hong Kong Free Press: Independent news for Hong Kong. Belgium joins European group purchase of facemasks and other Coronavirus protection. Thursday, 27 February 2020 The coronavirus is spreading to more EU member states.
On Thursday it had reached about 15 countries, with 12 deaths in Italy and two in France. The EU agency for disease control (ECDC) has warned for a medium to high risk for the spread of similar clusters as in Italy to the rest of the EU. Overall, the risk for infection for people in the EU was considered a low to medium but the situation is evolving and an updated risk assessment is awaited to reflect the findings of ECDC’s still on-going mission to Italy.
To contain the spread, screenings and quarantine measures have already been put in place by some countries. All options were mentioned on Thursday at a technical briefing in Brussels with senior officials from the European Commission and ECDC. Quarantines must be 'proportionate' and respect people's rights, UN urges. Thursday, 27 February 2020 The coronavirus is spreading to more EU member states.
On Thursday it had reached about 15 countries, with 12 deaths in Italy and two in France. Coronavirus: EU's strategy for containing the virus. Coronavirus: EU's strategy for containing the virus. ‘To hell and back’: my three weeks suffering from coronavirus. On 17 January my muscles became sore all over.
I may have had a slight fever, but it wasn’t strong enough to notice. Looking back, it is a little scary, because my house and the language school where I study Japanese are within a 5km radius of the Wuhan seafood market (where the virus is believed to have originated). To treat my muscle soreness, I took some cold tablets because I thought it was a normal cold. Now that I think of it, I might have missed the best time for treatment, failing to contain the virus with antiviral drugs in its early stages. I have no idea how I got the virus. Sickness and self-isolation By 21 January my body was still aching all over, so I called my dad. Coronavirus (COVID-19) events as they happen.
What every individual can do to protect themselves and others 28 February 2020 In a daily COVID-19 press briefing the WHO Director-General said that more than 20 vaccines are in development globally, and several therapeutics are in clinical trials.
But we don’t need to wait for vaccines and therapeutics. There are things every individual can do to protect themselves and others today. What every country should be asking itself 27 February 2020 Discussing preparedness for COVID-19, the WHO Director-General listed questions every health minister should be able to answer. Characteristics of COVID-19 infection in Beijing. Introduction As of February 10, 2020, a total of 40554 cases with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infection have been detected in the world reported by the World Health Organization (WHO).1 There have been 42638 accumulated confirmed cases of COVID-19 infections, of them 1016 patients has died, 3996 have been discharged and 88% remain in hospital in mainland of China,2 and 342 confirmed cases were found in Beijing.3 The infected cases were also reported in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Vietnam, the US, and other 24 countries around the world.4, 5 Given that the current COVID-19 outbreak is moving rapidly, the recently published literatures on the epidemic features of COVID-19 mainly focus on Wuhan, China,6, 7 but the information on the imported city or region is exceedingly rare.
Methods Study design Definitions Data collection Statical analysis The continuous variables were expressed as mean±SD, and were compared with the Mann-Whitney U test. Results Table 1. . Fig. 1. Homepage - GHS Index. Hand Wash Rap. Hand washing song by OneRepublic. Racing into a force 12 storm in the Southern Atlantic - Ep105 - The Sailing Frenchman. Keeping Europe healthy - ECDC and its work. Keeping Europe healthy - ECDC and its work.