A loss of a sense of smell or taste may be a symptom of COVID-19, medical groups representing ear, nose and throat specialists have warned.
Italy’s high rate of death from COVID-19 (7.2%, vs. 2.3% in China) may be explained by the country’s relatively high proportion of older people, a different definition of coronavirus-related deaths, and approach to testing strategies.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Vermont has nearly tripled in four days, according to data just released from the Vermont Department of Health. There are 22 confirmed cases in the state.
In a bid to address the soaring number of coronavirus cases in Wuhan and nearby cities, Chinese officials ordered the construction of a 1,000-bed hospital that they aim to have completed by Feb. 3. The plans, officials said, would follow a similar model to the hospital constructed in Beijing during the 2002-2003 SARS outbreak, which took a week to complete and wound up treating around 700 patients.
The deadly coronavirus which broke out in China late last month has gripped the international community by fear, as cases continue to mount, and world leaders struggle to contain the epidemic.
The coronavirus outbreak that has spread around the world from China since December has sickened more than 105,000 people and killed nearly 3,600.
As coronavirus continues to spread across the country and the globe, here is some important information you should know about the potentially deadly disease, and what you can do to mitigate its impact.
As the number of the coronavirus cases start rising in Africa, there are worries that rural areas with weak health systems and crowded low-income communities aren’t ready for the harm and loss about to come.
Spain became the fourth most coronavirus-infected nation in the world Monday, surpassing South Korea as the arc of contagion rises.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Trade Representative’s office in recent days granted exclusions from import tariffs for dozens of medical products imported from China, including face masks, hand sanitizing wipes and examination gloves, filings with the agency showed on Friday.