China

Wuhan woman with no symptoms infects five relatives with coronavirus

The case study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, offered clues about how the coronavirus is spreading, and suggested why it may be difficult to stop.

By REUTERS
22/02/2020
From Albert Camus's 'Plague' to the coronavirus

The coronavirus outbreak has brought out the best and worst in people.

China reports large drop in new coronavirus cases in heart of outbreak

Chinese officials have said the apparent slowdown in infection rates is evidence that the strict measures are working.

By REUTERS
20/02/2020
China expels 3 US journalists over 'racist' coronavirus op-ed

This is China's largest expulsion of foreign correspondents since 1989, and the first since 1998. "The correct response is to present counter arguments, not restrict speech" – Sec. of State Pompeo.

20/02/2020
Iran reports first two cases of coronavirus

There was no indication to the nationalities of the people affected.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
19/02/2020
Are Israelis returning from Asian countries going into quarantine?

Israelis who landed need to go home and stay under quarantine. But for most, it means using public transportation to get there.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
18/02/2020
A worker uses a thermometer to check the temperature of a customer as she enters a Starbucks shop as
Fast food outlets in China ramp up contactless pickup due to coronavirus

McDonald's has implemented contactless pickup and delivery of Big Macs, fries and other menu items across the China as the outbreak has unfolded.

By REUTERS
17/02/2020
Passengers and children stand on the desk of the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as the vessel's passe
14 Americans evacuated from Japanese cruise ship contract coronavirus

The US State Department added in a statement that these individuals were moved to a specialized containment area for quarantine.

By REUTERS
17/02/2020
Pets outfitted with masks to protect them from coronavirus

Animal lovers have begun sharing pictures of their pets, mostly cats, on social media, most of them wearing makeshift protective gear from surgical masks with eye-holes cut out.

18/02/2020
Dozens gathered at the Western Wall on February 16, 2020 to pray for those affected by the coronavir
Hundreds pray at Kotel for end to coronavirus

“As Jews, we believe that God has the power to send healing. We are not doctors, but we can pray,” said Rabbi Avi Berman, executive director of the Israeli branch of the Orthodox Union.

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