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WHO Cautions Against Travel, Trade Restrictions as It Declares Coronavirus Emergency

He addressed a large media gathering at United Nations headquarters in NY and provided a briefing on measures China has taken in controlling and preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus . Ontario's chief medical officer of health says the relatively low number of novel coronavirus cases in Ontario is "reassuring". SARS had a fatality rate of 9.6 percent [World Health Organization] compared to around 2.2 percent for Wuhan coronavirus.

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'Extremely obese' owl put on strict diet so it can fly again

However, Suffolk Owl Sanctuary was surprised to find that it was in fact extremely overweight. "When staff analyzed and weighed against the bird, she had been" a somewhat chunky" 245 g, according to the band's social websites. "Whenever these 2 things occurred to coincide", she completely gorged herself and got fat. Head falconer Rufus Samkin attributed Plump's weight gain to "very high" numbers of prey in the area where she was found, near Saxmundham, and a mild winter.

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Delta, American Airlines suspending all flights to China due to coronavirus

She became Canada's second case. The three airlines affected are Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), Air China and China Southern Airlines, Khokhar said. American's statement came after the Allied Pilots Association, a union representing 15,000 American Airlines pilots, sued the company to try to halt flights to and from China.

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China condemns ‘truly mean’ USA travel warning, as coronavirus runs rampant

The outbreak and spread of the coronavirus is causing widespread disruption, with airlines worldwide suspending all flights to China. Delta's sweeping cancellations come hours after the State Department issued a warning to Americans not to travel to China because of coronavirus .

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CDC: First case of direct transmission of coronavirus confirmed in US

The test examines nucleic acids extracted from patients' saliva or mucus, and compares them to sequences found in other coronavirus strains, including severe acute respiratory syndrome, or SARS. William Schaffner, professor of preventive medicine and infectious diseases at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, told Reuters. SARS and MERS came from animals, and this newest virus nearly certainly did, too.

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World Health Organization to hold emergency meeting over coronavirus

The other five were travelers who developed the illness after returning to the US from China. Ottawa has not yet explained when or how Canadians will be evacuated or what will happen when they land here. Federal health officials have announced the first case of person-to-person transmission of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States . The new case occurred in the husband of a woman who was previously confirmed to have the novel coronavirus a week earlier.


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