Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse
Amid assurances that the Westerdam was disease free, hundreds of people disembarked in Cambodia and headed for airports. One was later found to be infected.
Publication date: Available online 8 April 2020Source: International Journal of Nursing SciencesAuthor(s): Caijuan Xu, Jingfen Jin, Jianping Song, Yan Yang, Meiqi Yao, Yuping Zhang, Ruiyi Zao, Zhimei Chen
Critics say the World Health Organization was too trusting of China and did not push it on its early missteps. But supporters say the agency ’s powers over any government are limited.
Coronaviruses are important human and animal pathogens. At the end of 2019, a novel coronavirus was identified as the cause of a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan, a city in the Hubei Province of China. It rapidly spread, resulting in an epidemic throughout China, followed by an increasing number of cases in other countries throughout the world. In February 2020, the World Health Organization designated the disease COVID-19, which stands for coronavirus disease 2019. The virus that causes COVID-19 is designated severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2); previously, it was referred to as 2019-nCoV.
Some of them are now senior citizens: vulnerable again, mistrustful of government directives about coronavirus and unable to organize.
After the pandemic subsides, whether Beijing is praised or pilloried could determine the fate of its ambitions for global leadership.
When it takes up its next bill to combat the coronavirus raging across the U.S., Congress should include measures to combat a second epidemic that is spreading in COVID-19’s wake: social isolation.
More men also are infected than women, and they are hospitalized more frequently, new data show. A similar pattern was seen in China.
Doctors, firefighters and others who risk exposure to Covid-19 are being taken to court by ex-spouses who want to keep them away from their children.
As the coronavirus spreads and locked-down communities stock up, products needed by allergy sufferers are increasingly hard to come by.
SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela - Thousands of Venezuelan migrants who have returned to their country this month amid the coronavirus epidemic have been ordered into quarantine in makeshift shelters along the border, according to officials and rights activists.