Virus from China: a woman from the epicenter of the epidemic 'tricked' at the airport

The Chinese Embassy in Paris has found a woman from Wuhan, a Chinese province that is currently the epicenter of the deadly virus. The woman boasted that she was taking medication to undergo health checks at the airport, the BBC writes. On the social network, she ...

Chinese epidemic threatens New York: doctor's opinion

On January 22, the World Health Organization is to decide whether to declare a public health emergency due to the coronavirus. How many people have already died and whether an epidemic threatens New York, writes the CBS New York edition. The mysterious virus Coronavirus, which before ...

The first case of a new Chinese killer virus recorded in the United States

On January 21, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) officially confirmed the first case of a new deadly coronavirus in the United States. Recall that as a result of the disease caused by this virus, six people have already died in China, writes USA Today. CDC officials ...

WHO convenes emergency meeting over Chinese virus: what is known about the disease

The World Health Organization (WHO) will convene an emergency meeting of the emergency committee on January 22 due to the danger of a large-scale epidemic of the deadly 2019-nCoV coronavirus from China. This is stated in a press release from the WHO, writes "Observer". “The committee will meet on Wednesday, January 22nd, in Geneva, Switzerland, to find out if it represents ...

A new virus from China can infect people around the world

The number of people infected with the mysterious virus that has emerged in China far exceeds official figures. Writes about this BBC. Laboratory confirmed 45 cases of the disease, but, according to British experts, this figure is close to 1700. It is known that in December, two people died from ...

Mysterious deadly virus from China threatens millions of people: what is known

In the Chinese city of Wuhan, an outbreak of a previously unknown virus affecting the lungs was recorded, writes the BBC. On January 13, it became known that the first case had already been registered outside China. The disease was diagnosed in 59 people, of whom seven are in critical condition. The emergence of a new ...

'Hundreds of people fell ill': Norovirus outbreak on Norwegian cruise ship

Norwegian Cruise Line passengers reportedly contracted norovirus during a 16-day voyage. The exact number of patients is not named, but one of the passengers wrote that it was about “hundreds” of people. Photos of the ship returning to the port of Los Angeles appeared on social networks ...

San Diego lab technician accidentally infects herself with genetically modified smallpox

A laboratory worker in San Diego accidentally injected herself with a genetically modified smallpox virus strain. “A 26-year-old laboratory assistant accidentally contracted the smallpox virus during an experiment at work,” writes Yahoo. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the woman's finger was swollen and reddened ...

The most dangerous EEE virus in the USA: causes, symptoms and prevention

Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) is a viral disease that is transmitted to humans and horses through the bite of an infected mosquito. Insects become infected with the virus from birds. Most people who catch the virus may not show symptoms or may resemble mild flu. But, according to ...

Scientists have found a way to permanently destroy a cold

Scientists believe they have found a way to stop colds and closely related viruses that can lead to paralysis. Researchers have noticed a key protein inside our cells that viruses need to reproduce. This approach has yielded positive results in experiments on cells ...

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