Governments urged to take action

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Thu, 30 Jan 2020 16:23:25 +0000

WUHAN, China: The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday warned all governments to “take action” over the severe acute respiratory syndrome-like virus spreading from China that has killed 170 people and infected around 7,7000 others. The WHO called an urgent meeting for Thursday over whether the viral epidemic should be declared a global health emergency […]

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Countries airlift nationals from Wuhan

Credit to Author: Agence France-Presse| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 16:27:03 +0000

WUHAN, China: Hundreds of Americans and Japanese escaped the quarantined Chinese city at the center of a coronavirus epidemic aboard charter flights on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) as the death toll soared to 132 and confirmed infections neared 6,000. The scale of the deepening crisis was emphasized with the new infection number on the Chinese […]

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Manila-Wuhan flights suspended

Credit to Author: Benjamin L. Vergara, TMT| Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:02:09 +0000

THE Philippines’ Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) suspended the direct flights of two airlines from Manila to Wuhan, the country’s aviation regulator announced on Thursday in a bid to stop the spread of the deadly coronavirus that has killed at least nine people in the Chinese city and has reached the United States. The Civil Aviation […]

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