China coronavirus outbreak

April 1, 2020
April 1, 2020

UNDP and United Group join forces to deliver food directly to those in need

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Enterprises & Co Ltd (UECL) or more popularly known as United Group signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) promising to deliver food to doorsteps of those in need during and after the coronavirus pandemic.

February 16, 2020
February 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Should you be scared?

Coronavirus is the latest topic globally and people are becoming scared day by day. It indeed is a matter of concern, but you do not have to be scared about it so much.

February 5, 2020
February 5, 2020

Data suggests virus infections under-reported, exaggerating fatality rate

Fatalities from the coronavirus epidemic are overwhelmingly concentrated in central China’s Wuhan city, which accounts for over 73 percent of deaths despite having only one-third the number of confirmed infections.

February 4, 2020
February 4, 2020

Regeneron, US health department partner to develop coronavirus treatment

The US Department of Health and Human Services says it is partnering with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc to develop a treatment for the coronavirus, making the drugmaker the latest to join the race to develop a therapy.

January 27, 2020
January 27, 2020

Indian govt to prepare for evacuation of its nationals in Wuhan

Indian government decides to prepare for possible evacuation of its nationals in Wuhan, the central Chinese province which is the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

January 25, 2020
January 25, 2020

Can masks alone protect you from coronavirus?

Images of viral outbreaks are often accompanied by throngs of people wearing surgical masks in public places, and they’ve become the first line of defence in such situations. However, their effectiveness at controlling the spread of viruses have been called into question by experts.