00:13 | 20/03/2020
Infectious diseases have spread for ages as an unavoidable result when humans have spread across the world. Even in modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant, though not every outbreak have reached pandemic level as the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) does. Some of history's most deadly pandemics, from the Antonine Plague to COVID-19, are visualized below.
19:59 | 04/03/2020
The World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40% as the death toll from the respiratory illness mounted.
09:33 | 04/03/2020
As the new coronavirus spreads quickly around the world, U.S. health officials say they are "aggressively" assessing how long it can survive on surfaces to better understand the risk of transmission.
21:53 | 02/03/2020
Monday saw 34 people tagged on suspicion of contracting the novel coronavirus in Vietnam, the highest number in a month.
23:48 | 05/02/2020
Minister and Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung mentioned two growth scenarios for the country amid the coronavirus (nCoV) outbreak, during a press conference in Hanoi on February 5 following the government’s monthly meeting.
17:17 | 05/02/2020
While we are learning more about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) daily, questions are being raised about its rapid spread. One possibility is that this development could be related to climatic conditions, CNA citied opinions of Assistant Professor Jyoti Somani and NUS and Professor Paul Ananth Tambyah from Department of Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine.
10:50 | 04/02/2020
Vietnam confirmed an additional case of the new coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, the health ministry said on February 4, bringing the country's total to nine cases.
00:04 | 04/02/2020
Secretary of the Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee Nguyen Thien Nhan has underlined the need to build field hospitals in response to the acute respiratory disease caused by the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV).
11:31 | 03/02/2020
China said Monday that 362 people have died and more than 17,000 have been infected with the virus.
22:52 | 02/02/2020
A drill on preventing the acute respiratory disease casued by a new coronavirus (nCoV) was held at the Hue Central Hospital in Phong Dien district, the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on February 2.
18:05 | 24/01/2020
At present, there are currently no reported cases of acute pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (nCoV) in the north of Vietnam, according to a statement made by the National Institute of Hygiene and Epidemiology at an urgent meeting held on January 24.