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Risk of new heart problems jumps after COVID

The following is a summary of some recent studies on COVID-19. They include research that warrants further study to corroborate the findings and that has yet to be certified by peer review. Risk of new heart problems much higher after…

Australia plans to open its international border

CANBERRA Australia plans to open its international border by Christmas at the latest, unwinding one of the world's strictest controls on overseas travel since the Covid-19 pandemic began. Australians are going to be able to travel…

5 things Biden heads to the UN

President Biden will address the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday for the primary time as president as world leaders take in new York City in the week . The meeting comes as Biden faces outrage from France over a replacement…

Thailand to plans reopen tourists by October

BANGKOK Thailand is pushing ahead with efforts to open up more regions to visitors by the tip of the year in an effort to revive its battered tourism sector. But there's scepticism about the move because the Covid-19 vaccination rate…

Thailand virus cases soar with prison clusters

Bangkok Thailand reported a new daily high of nearly 10,000 coronavirus cases on Monday, more than two-thirds of them in prisons, as the kingdom battles its third wave of the pandemic. The kingdom's Covid-19 task force reported 9,635…

3rd COVID-19 wave takes toll on Asia-Pacific

Amid ramped up vaccinations across the world to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a third wave of the virus has already taken a toll on the Asia-Pacific region. Countries including India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia and the…

UN chief receives first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres received the first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine Thursday. "I was fortunate and grateful to get the first dose of my #COVID19 vaccine today," Guterres said on Twitter. "We must get to work to make…

Hong Kong approves BioNTech vaccine

The regional government in Hong Kong has approved emergency use of the BioNTech vaccine against the deadly coronavirus. The city-state's Health Department said the BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine has been approved for emergency use in a…

China says economy grew by 2.3% despite pandemic

China on Monday said its economy grew by 2.3% in 2020 compared to a year earlier, and its economic and social development goals were accomplished better than expected despite the coronavirus pandemic. The National Bureau of Statistics…

WHO: Don’t squander sacrifices of 2020

The sacrifices made to protect people during the coronavirus pandemic must not be squandered over the festive period, the World Health Organization's (WHO) chief said in a Christmas message. Millions were making "heart-wrenching…

Iran records 422 additional virus deaths

TEHRAN Iran recorded 422 coronavirus-related deaths and saw its worst day of fresh case count with 8,932, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday. Tuesday's figures pushed the overall count up to 637,712 including 36,160 deaths, said Sima…

Pandemic kills 19 in Saudi Arabia, 10 in Libya

The coronavirus pandemic continued to claim more lives in Saudi Arabia, Libya, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Saturday. The Saudi Health Ministry said 19 deaths and 402 new infections were recorded, taking the country’s…

‘Pandemic makes global economy more fragile’

The COVID-19 pandemic has made the global economy more fragile by affecting both supply and demand, Turkey’s trade minister said Thursday. The world has recently been facing unprecedented difficulties due to the pandemic, Ruhsar Pekcan…

India’s COVID-19 infections surpass 7.3M mark

CHANDIGARH, India Amid the country's coronavirus count crossing 7.3 million, movie theaters along with additional activities started in several parts of the country on Thursday as part of allowing the fifth round of easing the…

Oil prices fall as supply concerns ease

Oil prices fell on Monday as force majeure at Libya’s largest oilfield was lifted, a Norwegian strike affecting production ended and U.S. producers began restoring output after Hurricane Delta. Brent crude LCOc1 was down 41 cents to $42.44…

The social impact of COVID-19 on Nepal

Kathmandu,Nepal Youth awareness campaign Nepal conducted a social awareness program on coronavirus. The virtual program with topic“An interaction program on Living with the Coronavirus” was held . Chairperson of youth awareness campaign…

G20 calls for joint response to COVID-19

The Group of 20 has called for more cooperation among countries to overcome the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. In an extraordinary meeting held online on Thursday, G20 foreign ministers and representatives of international…

Myanmar’s COVID-19 cases surpass 1,000

Yangon,Myanmar The total number of COVID-19 cases in Myanmar has increased to 1,058 as of Thursday morning, according to a release from the Ministry of Health and Sports. A total of 63 COVID-19 confirmed cases including 41 local…

Can mosquitoes spread the coronavirus?

No. While mosquitoes can spread some diseases, most notably malaria, experts say COVID-19 is not among them. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it has no data to suggest the coronavirus is spread by either mosquitoes…

Covid 19 & its impact on Health

Pashupati Chaudhary The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has created a global health crisis that has a deep impact on world and everyday lives. Human are inherently social being, so, they prefer to have social life. due to this pandemic, the…

India’s coronavirus cases top 1.8 million

NEW DELHI The number of confirmed cases in India of the novel coronavirus surpassed 1.8 million Monday, according to data from the Ministry of Health. The tally now stands at 1,803,695 with 38,135 deaths. The chief minister of the…

Australian posts record number of new virus cases

Melbourne, Australia Australia on Monday posted its highest number of new coronavirus cases since the pandemic began, even as officials expressed hope outbreaks in locked-down Melbourne may have peaked. A day after Australia reported its…

What’s a virus anyway?

A virus is essentially a tiny piece of genetic material, either made of RNA or DNA. The entire viral particle, known as a virion, consists of this genetic material and an outer shell of protein that encases it called a capsid. Some viruses…

Does wearing a mask pose any health risks?

No, not for most people. Babies and toddlers should not wear masks because they could suffocate. The same goes for anyone who has trouble removing a mask without help. Others can wear masks without risking their health, according to…

Coronavirus claims over 500 more lives in India

NEW DELHI India reported 507 new deaths and more than 18,653 coronavirus infections on Wednesday. According to the Health Ministry, the new fatalities recorded over the past 24 hours pushed the death toll up to 17,400, as the total number…

Death toll in Africa from coronavirus tops 10,000

KHARTOUM, Sudan The death toll in Africa from the novel coronavirus topped 10,000 Tuesday, according to a statistics website. The number of fatalities on the continent from the coronavirus now stands at 10,166 while 195,045 people have…

Bangladesh: Another Rohingya dies in refugee camp

DHAKA, Bangladesh One more Rohingya refugee in the crammed camps of Bangladesh’s southern district of Cox’s Bazar has died of coronavirus, officials said on Tuesday. With the latest fatality, the number of virus-linked deaths among the…

COVID-19, deforestation cripple life in Amazon

While deforestation in the Amazon rainforests continues, the lives of indigenous people are at greater risk as the mortality rate from the coronavirus is already double that of Brazil's population. On World Rainforest Day, celebrated…

Covid 19 & its impact on different aspects

Pashupati Chaudhary The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has created a global health crisis that has a deep impact on world and everyday lives. Human are inherently social being, so, they prefer to have social life. due to this pandemic, the…

Mexico reports 770 more COVID-19 deaths

Mexico on Thursday reported 770 new fatalities from COVID-19, bringing the country’s deaths toll to 19,080. A total of 4,930 more people tested positive for the novel coronavirus over the past 24 hours, raising the overall count to…

Iraqi politician dies of coronavirus

BAGHDAD Iraqi politician Tawfiq al-Yasiri died after contracting the novel coronavirus on Sunday, according to a local medical source. Al-Yasiri, the head of the Democratic Patriotic Coalition, was admitted to hospital a few days ago…

Zambia denies reports on late general ballot

LUSAKA, Zambia Zambia's elections authority on Friday denied recent reports that the country was considering to delay its upcoming 2021 general elections. Patrick Nshindano, the Chief Electoral Officer of the Electoral Commission of…

WHO says global coronavirus tally topped 7.2Mln

Geneva,Switzerland The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated the overall number of coronavirus cases globally at 7,273,958, with over 413,000 having died from the disease. The UN health agency said in the situation report…

Bahrain school holds graduation on F1 circuit

Manama, Bahrain As coronavirus bans wreak havoc on school-leaving events, one Bahrain school has honored its seniors with a "drive-through" graduation ceremony complete with fireworks at the kingdom's Formula One circuit. In rows of…

Families of Italy virus victims ask for justice

ROME Dozens of grieving relatives of coronavirus' victims on Wednesday filed their complaints at the prosecutors’ offices in Italy’s northern city of Bergamo, denouncing serious failures by local politicians and health officials in…

COVID-19 tally surges in Oman, Morocco

Oman confirmed new fatalities due to the novel coronavirus on Monday, while Morocco reported only fresh infections. The Omani Health Ministry said six people had died from the virus, raising the nationwide death toll to 81. The tally of…

‘Uganda IDPs face hunger amid virus pandemic’

Thousands of Ugandans forced to live in camps due to floods are facing starvation amid the coronavirus outbreak, local media reported. The floods last month affected more than 100,000 people, most of them women and children. There are at…

Virus cases in Jammu and Kashmir near 3,200

SRINAGAR,India One more death and over 30 new coronavirus cases were reported in Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning. Officials said 32 test results had returned positive early in the morning, raising the total number…

Coronavirus deaths in Russia surpass 5,000

Moscow, Russia Coronavirus deaths in Russia passed the 5,000 mark on Tuesday as authorities eased lockdown measures and prepared to announce steps to kickstart the economy. Health officials registered 182 new fatalities in the last 24…

Monkeys steal coronavirus blood samples in India

Lucknow, India A troop of monkeys in India attacked a medical official and snatched away blood samples of patients who had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, authorities said on Friday. The attack occurred this week when a…

Singapore otters’ lockdown antics spark backlash

SINGAPORE Singapore´s otters, long adored by the city-state's nature lovers, are popping up in unexpected places during the coronavirus lockdown but their antics have angered some and even sparked calls for a cull. With the streets empty,…

How long are coronavirus patients contagious for?

Containing the coronavirus crisis without proper intel is like shooting in the dark. Until we can find a vaccine or cure, we need to know everything there is to know about the virus’ behavior in order to properly manage resources and…

Air traffic to resume in Kashmir after 2 months

SRINAGAR,India After two-month hiatus due to coronavirus, the passenger air traffic in the Indian-administered Kashmir is set to resume from Monday, a civil aviation official said. Santosh Dhoke, director of Airports Authority of India…

The lesser-known coronavirus success stories

A few countries have become the poster children of effective coronavirus management. We’ve praised them as they set a standard and an example for the world to follow — but they’re not the only ones who did a good job. Some success stories…

Global coronavirus cases surpass 4.9 million

The global tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4.9 million on Wednesday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data showed the death toll worldwide has reached 323,345, with the number of…

Iran’s death toll from coronavirus nears 6,800

Iran confirmed more 50 fatalities from coronavirus over the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide death toll to 6,783, according to the country's Health Ministry. A further 1,958 people tested positive for COVID-19, raising the overall…

Bangladesh sees highest one-day virus death toll

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh suffered its highest daily death toll from coronavirus on Sunday, with 14 people succumbing to the disease, according to the latest data from the government. The country has now recorded 228 deaths from the…

COVID-19: European airlines in for hard landing

PARIS As the worst of the coronavirus pandemic passes and lockdown restrictions are being eased, the European continent will gradually return to a semblance of life as we knew it, and with it, the crippled airline industry. Attempting to…

Bangladesh sees highest one-day virus death toll

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh suffered its highest daily death toll from coronavirus on Sunday, with 14 people succumbing to the disease, according to the latest data from the government. The country has now recorded 228 deaths from the…

Global coronavirus cases surpass 4M mark

The global tally for novel coronavirus infections surpassed 4 million early Sunday, according to a running tally by US-based Johns Hopkins University. Data showed fatalities worldwide reached 277,860, while the number of patients who…

Global coronavirus cases surpass 3.5 million

The number of registered coronavirus cases around the globe surpassed 3.5 million on Monday, according to the US-based Johns Hopkins University. With 1.15 million cases, the US stands as the country with the most officially confirmed…

Israel: Coronavirus death toll up to 234

JERUSALEM Israel confirmed two more fatalities from the novel coronavirus on Monday, bringing the nationwide death toll to 234. In a statement, the Health Ministry said 29 new cases were registered in the country over the past 24 hours,…

COVID-19: Death toll in Iran surges to 6,277

The death toll in Iran from the coronavirus rose to 6,277, as 74 new deaths were reported over the past 24 hours, state media said on Monday. A total of 1,223 more people tested positive for COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, bringing the…

COVID-19 cases continue to rise in Oman, Morocco

Two Arab nations reported new deaths and cases from the coronavirus over the last 24 hours, as the region continues to struggle with the pandemic, health authorities said Wednesday. Morocco's Health Ministry confirmed two more fatalities…

COVID-19 cases top 500 in Sri Lanka

Colombo The number of COVID-19 cases in Sri Lanka has risen to 505, according to the latest data from the country's health ministry on Sunday (local time). Out of all the confirmed cases, 95 are navy personnel who contracted the virus…

Iran’s coronavirus death toll reaches 5,710

Iran reported 60 new deaths from coronavirus, bringing the toll to 5,710, state media said on Sunday. A total of 1,153 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 90,481, Iran's state…

Pakistan extends COVID-19 lockdown until May 9

KARACHI, Pakistan Pakistan on Friday extended until May 9 the ongoing lockdown aimed at stemming the fast-increasing coronavirus cases in the country. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning and Development, announced the decision taken by the…

Iran’s coronavirus death toll nears 5,400

With 94 new deaths reported in Iran, the death toll from coronavirus surged to 5,391, state media said on Wednesday. A total of 1,194 more people tested positive for COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, bringing the total infections to 85,996,…

Brent oil price dives below $20 per barrel

Brent crude oil dived below the threshold of $20 per barrel on Tuesday as the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) continues to ramp up oil oversupply amid low global consumption. The international benchmark fell to as low as $18.02 per barrel,…

Police in Bangladesh at great risk from pandemic

DHAKA, Bangladesh Police officers in Bangladesh remain vulnerable to contracting the novel coronavirus while working in the field to ensure people’s safety amid a lack of adequate safety equipment. According to local media reports, at…

Germany starts loosening coronavirus measures

BERLIN Germany on Monday started to loosen restrictions to stem the spread of coronavirus in the country. Most shops smaller than 800 square meters (8,600 square feet) are being allowed to open again. Newly reopened shopping centers and…

Iran: Coronavirus death toll rises to 5,209

Iran reported 91 new fatalities from coronavirus, raising the death toll to 5,209, state media said on Monday. The Iranian state television reported Kianoush Jahanpour, a spokesman for the Health Ministry, as saying that 1,294 more people…

Pakistan to keep mosques open during Ramadan

ISLAMABAD Even as Pakistan’s daily confirmed cases inches upward, Prime Minister Imran Khan’s government buckled to pressure from religious clerics refusing to order mosques throughout the country closed during Islamic fasting month of…

Oman, Bahrain, Libya report more COVID-19 cases

Further COVID-19 cases were confirmed in three Arab countries -- Bahrain, Oman and Libya -- in the last 24 hours, health authorities said Tuesday. In Oman, 86 new cases raised the national total to 813. At least four people have died while…

Global coronavirus death toll crosses 120,000 mark

The global death toll from the novel coronavirus crossed the 120,000 mark on Tuesday, according to the U.S.-based Johns Hopkins University. Data compiled by the university showed that the global number of deaths reached 120,449, while the…

What awaits world after pandemic?

Pandemics throughout history have led to changes in healthcare systems, the socioeconomic status of communities and even regimes, according to a Turkish historian, who said the novel coronavirus outbreak may bring similar changes to the…

Iran: Coronavirus death toll jumps to 4,585

With 111 more deaths reported in Iran, the death toll out of coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic has increased to 4,585, a country’s health official said on Monday. Health Ministry Spokesman Kianoush Jahanpour told the TV channels that 1,617…

India considering lockdown extension

NEW DELHI Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with chief ministers of all states Saturday to decide a nationwide extension of the lockdown beyond April 14 to check the spread of COVID-19. But several states appear to be in favor of…

India’s COVID-19 tally reaches 8447, 273 deaths

New Delhi With 918 new positive COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours and 31 deaths, the total number of coronavirus cases in India on Sunday climbed to 8447, including 764 cured and discharged, 1 migrated and 273 deaths, said the Ministry…

UAE reduces service fees to support economy

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ministry of Economy said on Sunday it was cutting fees for 94 of its services to reduce the cost of business and support the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak. The decision includes fees related to…

Coronavirus cases rise in 7 Arab countries

Health authorities in Kuwait, Oman, Iraq, Palestine, Morocco, Qatar, and Lebanon reported new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. In Kuwait, the Health Ministry confirmed 112 new cases, raising the total to 855, including 105 recoveries. The…

European Union science official resigns

BRUSSELS The chief of the European Union’s top science organization has resigned at the height of the Coronavirus crisis. Mauro Ferrari had only become president of the European Research Council on Jan. 1, but EU Commission spokesman…

COVID-19: Abe declares state of emergency in Japan

Tokyo Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday declared a month-long state of emergency for Tokyo, Osaka, and five other prefectures in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. The local media reported that Japan has so far recorded…

China prosecutes campaign to evade responsibility

Chairman Xi Jinping is waging one of his toughest fights since assuming control of China, a bitter battle to retain legitimacy at home and to save China's battered image internationally in light of its COVID-19 mishandling. Consequently,…

China reporting no virus deaths over last day

BEIJING China on Tuesday reported no new deaths from the coronavirus over the past 24 hours and just 32 new cases, all from people who returned from overseas. Another 12 suspected cases — also all imported — were being kept under…

Spain coronavirus toll rises to 12,418

Madrid Spain on Sunday reported new 774 deaths linked to coronavirus, bringing the toll to 12,418. The number of cases in the European country has risen to 130,759 after 6,023 people tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.…

Worse is still to come in India

NEW DELHI It is too late! The coronavirus or COVID-19 horse has bolted and closed the barn doors. Despite Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s total lockdown, the number of people testing positive for the virus has risen exponentially…

COVID-19 pandemic: Great danger awaits Africa

COVID-19 pandemic, which first occurred in China and turned into a global disaster spreading across the whole world, poses a great danger to African countries that do not have proper and robust health infrastructure. The outbreak, which was…

Coronavirus: Death toll in Spain crosses 10,000

Madrid,Spain The number of deaths caused by coronavirus in Spain surged past 10,000 on Thursday after the country recorded as many as 950 fatalities over the last one day. . South China Morning Post reported that coronavirus casualties in…

Nepal reports sixth positive case of coronavirus

Kathmandu Nepal on Thursday reported the sixth positive case of coronavirus according to the Himalayan nation's Health Ministry.  Madhav Prasad Tiwari, press coordinator of the Health Minister, said the sixth patient is a female from…

COVID-19: Confession of fragility of West

We have known for a long time that hardships are indicative of strengths and weaknesses, the greatness and the baseness of individuals or societies who face them. The COVID-19 outbreak unsurprisingly also revealed in France, among the…

India reports big jump in new coronavirus cases

NEW DELHI The death toll from coronavirus in India has risen to 38, with 1,637 confirmed cases, authorities said Wednesday. According to the Health Ministry, Wednesday marked India's biggest spike in a day with 386 new cases confirmed.…

Coronavirus cases, deaths keep rising in Israel

JERUSALEM Coronavirus cases in Israel rose to 5,591 while 21 deaths were reported so far, health officials said on Wednesday. The Health Ministry said 233 new infections were recorded and 97 patients are in critical condition. All…

Coronavirus tally rises in 5 Arab countries

Health authorities in Kuwait, Lebanon, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, and Morocco confirmed new cases and deaths from the novel coronavirus on Wednesday. The Kuwaiti Health Ministry said it recorded 28 new cases, taking the total to 317. Ministry…

Nepal extends nationwide lockdown by a week

KATHMANDU, Nepal Nepal’s government has extended the nationwide lockdown by a week in an attempt to stop the coronavirus spread. A government notice said the lockdown imposed since last week would now last until April 7, shutting down…

Bangladesh imposes total lockdown over COVID-19

DHAKA, Bangladesh Bangladesh imposed a nationwide lockdown Tuesday to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus in the wake of four deaths and at least 39 infections. Authorities declared a ban on passenger travel via water, rail and on…

Man dies of hantavirus in China: Report

As the coronavirus pandemic slows down in China, one person has died in the country from hantavirus, another infectious disease, local media reported on Tuesday. Chinese daily The Global Times said a person from southwestern Yunnan…

Al-Aqsa mosque shut amid coronavirus outbreak

JERUSALEM Prayers have been suspended at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem in an effort to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, the Muslim Waqf (Endowment) Council announced Sunday. The decision, reached…

COVID-19: China says it has received no US aid

Beijing China said Friday it did not receive financial support from the U.S. for efforts to curb the coronavirus outbreak. “US officials said they offered $100 million to China and other countries. We thank the American people for their…

Iran marks somber Nowruz amid coronavirus

Iran's top leadership on Friday said the country will overcome the coronavirus pandemic through unity -- in speeches delivered on Nowruz, the Persian new year. President Hassan Rouhani and Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei released…

4 more test positive for COVID-19 in Lucknow

Lucknow, India Four more people have tested positive in Lucknow on Friday. According to information from the King George's Medical University (KGMU) administration, the total number of cases in the city is now 9. Two women aged 20 and 28…

India closes Taj Mahal amid coronavirus fears

New Delhi India closed the Taj Mahal, its principal tourist site, and the financial hub of Mumbai ordered offices providing non-essential services to keep half their staff at home in ramped up measures to curb the coronavirus in South…

Italians honor health workers with midday applause

ROME Italians took to their balconies at midday on Saturday joining each other in collective applause to honor doctors, nurses and healthcare workers on the frontline to combat the coronavirus emergency. From the northern city of Milan --…

Indonesia minister confirmed to have virus

JAKARTA Indonesian Transport Minister Budi Karya Sumadi has been hospitalized in Jakarta after he contracted coronavirus, a government official said on Saturday, the most high-profile case so far to be confirmed in the Southeast Asian…

World closes borders amid coronavirus spread

Countries around the world on Saturday continued to close borders, impose strict entry and quarantine requirements and restrict large gatherings in efforts to contain the spread of the new coronavirus. Apple Inc (AAPL.O) said it will close…

Coronavirus Ground Mount Everest Climbers

Kathmandu The coronavirus is already wreaking havoc on international sporting events, but what about the spring Everest season, set to begin in April? Since the outbreak, postponements and cancelations have plagued events worldwide, and…

PHOTOS: Life in the time of coronavirus

As cases of the coronavirus increase in Italy, Iran, South Korea, the United States and elsewhere, photographers around the world are capturing the impact on daily life. Fear of the spreading illness has led to a run on sales of face…

South Africa confirms first case of coronavirus

JOHANNESBURG South Africa on Thursday confirmed its first case of coronavirus, a man who had visited Italy. “The National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed that a suspected case of COVID-19 has tested positive,” the health…

Two more coronavirus cases in UK bring total to 15

LONDON Two further cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the United Kingdom, bringing the total number of cases to 15, England’s chief medical officer Chris Whitty said on Thursday. “The virus was passed on in Italy and Tenerife and…

India reports its first case of coronavirus

BENGALURU India reported its first case of the new coronavirus on Thursday, saying a woman in Kerala had tested positive in an outbreak that originated in China, killing 170 people, and spread abroad. The patient was an Indian student of…

First case of coronavirus found in Saudi Arabia

A new type of coronavirus was detected in an Indian nurse who worked at a hospital in southwest Saudi Arabia, India's minister of state for external affairs announced Thursday. "About 100 Indian nurses mostly from Kerala working at…

South Korea reports first coronavirus case

Seoul South Korea on Monday confirmed the first case linked with the newly discovered virus in China, according to local media. This has raised concerns that the coronavirus which causes pneumonia-like symptoms is set to spread across…