Articles about Coronavirus

F1: Chinese GP expected to be postponed over coronavirus outbreak

12 Feb 2020

Reuters
F1: Chinese GP expected to be postponed over coronavirus outbreak

The 2020 season of the Formula 1 is set to start with the Australian Grand Prix from March 15 onwards.

WHO names deadly coronavirus disease 'COVID-19'
WHO names deadly coronavirus disease 'COVID-19'

The deadly coronavirus disease that has affected thousands around the globe and claimed hundreds of lives has been given an official name - 'COVID-19'.

Fearing he has coronavirus, man kills self to protect village
Fearing he has coronavirus, man kills self to protect village

A man in Andhra Pradesh killed himself on Monday fearing he had contracted the novel coronavirus, called the SARS-CoV-2.

Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China
Coronavirus death toll crosses 1,000; WHO team arrives in China

The fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has claimed over 1,000 lives, Chinese authorities confirmed on Tuesday.

China using robots to fight coronavirus outbreak: Here's how

11 Feb 2020

Xiaomi
China using robots to fight coronavirus outbreak: Here's how

As the outbreak of coronavirus continues to claim lives, China, the epicenter of the infection, is using robots to contain it more effectively.

Chinese citizen journalist 'forcibly quarantined' after reporting on coronavirus

10 Feb 2020

Twitter
Chinese citizen journalist 'forcibly quarantined' after reporting on coronavirus

As the calls for greater transparency grew wider in China amid a coronavirus outbreak, a Chinese citizen journalist is said to have gone missing.

Coronavirus kills over 800; death toll surpasses SARS
Coronavirus kills over 800; death toll surpasses SARS

The number of deaths caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak has surpassed global fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic.

Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast

08 Feb 2020

Twitter
Coronavirus outbreak: Indians stuck aboard cruise quarantined off Japan coast

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Friday confirmed that many Indians remain stuck on a cruise ship quarantined off the coast of Japan due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Indian scientist in Australia comes closer to developing coronavirus vaccine

07 Feb 2020

Australia
Indian scientist in Australia comes closer to developing coronavirus vaccine

As the threat of the coronavirus outbreak continues to grow, a team led by an Indian scientist in Australia has come closer to finding a treatment for the viral infection.

Coronavirus forces India's hockey tour of China to be abandoned

07 Feb 2020

Indian Cricket Team
Coronavirus forces India's hockey tour of China to be abandoned

The coronavirus outbreak in China has forced a number of sporting events to be called off.

Chinese doctor, who tried to warn others about coronavirus, dies

07 Feb 2020

Wuhan
Chinese doctor, who tried to warn others about coronavirus, dies

A Wuhan doctor, who was the first to person to raise alarm over a novel coronavirus, has died, Wuhan Central Hospital confirmed on Friday.

Is China under-reporting coronavirus cases, deaths amid outbreak?

06 Feb 2020

Tencent
Is China under-reporting coronavirus cases, deaths amid outbreak?

The official tally of confirmed cases of coronavirus surged past 28,000 on Thursday, while the death toll reached 563 in China.

Will Tokyo Olympics be abandoned following the threat of coronavirus?

06 Feb 2020

Olympics
Will Tokyo Olympics be abandoned following the threat of coronavirus?

The upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo has been hyped to put up the best sporting spectacle on the planet.

Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

04 Feb 2020

Malware
Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

After using late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's wallpaper to make money, hackers are now exploiting the deadly outbreak of coronavirus to spread malware.

Coronavirus outbreak: ASUS ROG Phone 2 faces temporary shortage

04 Feb 2020

Flipkart
Coronavirus outbreak: ASUS ROG Phone 2 faces temporary shortage

ASUS has announced that the supply of its flagship gaming smartphone, the ROG Phone 2, has been hit due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: China constructs 1000-bed emergency hospital in just 8 days
Coronavirus: China constructs 1000-bed emergency hospital in just 8 days

For over a month, China has been struggling to contain an outbreak of the fast-spreading 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

03 Feb 2020

Kerala
Third person tests positive for coronavirus in Kerala; patient stable

Kerala Health Minister KK Shailaja on Monday confirmed that a third person has tested positive for novel coronavirus in the state.

Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak

03 Feb 2020

Philippines
Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak

Stocks in China plummeted as trading resumed on Monday amid a worsening outbreak of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: UN hacked, Avast selling data, HomePod, Instagram leak, more

02 Feb 2020

Samsung
#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: UN hacked, Avast selling data, HomePod, Instagram leak, more

This week, we witnessed some major developments and hardware launches, including that of Apple's Homepod in India.

Health Ministry confirms second case of coronavirus in Kerala

02 Feb 2020

Kerala
Health Ministry confirms second case of coronavirus in Kerala

Three days after India's first case of coronavirus was reported in Kerala, the southern state has reported a second case of the viral infection.

Coronavirus outbreak: Google enables 'SOS alert' to keep public informed

01 Feb 2020

Twitter
Coronavirus outbreak: Google enables 'SOS alert' to keep public informed

With nearly 9,800 confirmed cases and 213 deaths, the outbreak of coronavirus is now a 'global health emergency.'

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

Boeing
Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

Early Saturday morning, a special Air India flight flew 324 Indians to Delhi from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Air India flight to bring back 400 Indians from China
Air India flight to bring back 400 Indians from China

India will soon bring back around 400 Indians from China's Wuhan, which has been reeling under a deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

31 Jan 2020

South Korea
Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency.

10-year-old boy who had coronavirus 'without symptoms' raises fears

30 Jan 2020

Kerala
10-year-old boy who had coronavirus 'without symptoms' raises fears

Amid a global coronavirus outbreak, the case of a 10-year-old boy diagnosed with the viral infection in China has raised fears about how easily the disease can spread.

India shares evacuation forms with citizens stuck in China: Report

30 Jan 2020

South Korea
India shares evacuation forms with citizens stuck in China: Report

As the deadly coronavirus infection spread to all provinces and regions of China, the Indian embassy in Beijing has prepared to evacuate Indians stuck in Wuhan, the epicenter of the outbreak.

Coronavirus: Netizens slam AYUSH Ministry for recommending Ayurveda, Unani
Coronavirus: Netizens slam AYUSH Ministry for recommending Ayurveda, Unani

As a novel coronavirus outbreak continues to rapidly spread throughout China and other nations, India's AYUSH Ministry on Wednesday issued a health advisory for the viral infection.

Here's how you can protect yourself from coronavirus infection

29 Jan 2020

Wuhan
Here's how you can protect yourself from coronavirus infection

Over the past month, a deadly coronavirus infection has spread from the Chinese city of Wuhan to over a dozen countries around the world.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 132; over 6,000 infected worldwide

29 Jan 2020

China
Coronavirus death toll rises to 132; over 6,000 infected worldwide

The number of deaths amid a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak has risen to 132, Chinese health officials confirmed on Wednesday.

Indian teacher contracts coronavirus in China; family starts online fundraiser

27 Jan 2020

Facebook
Indian teacher contracts coronavirus in China; family starts online fundraiser

An Indian schoolteacher in China has contracted the deadly novel coronavirus, 2019-nCoV.

Coronavirus: Rajasthan doctor placed in isolation after returning from China

27 Jan 2020

South Korea
Coronavirus: Rajasthan doctor placed in isolation after returning from China

Amid a global coronavirus scare, a doctor in Rajasthan has been placed under medical supervision after showing symptoms of an infection.

Coronavirus: Government monitoring well-being of Indian students stuck in China

26 Jan 2020

South Korea
Coronavirus: Government monitoring well-being of Indian students stuck in China

Minister of External Affairs S Jaishankar on Sunday said that the Indian embassy in Beijing is "constantly checking" on the Indian students still stuck in China, where a coronavirus outbreak has exploded over the past month.

Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide

25 Jan 2020

South Korea
Coronavirus outbreak: 41 dead in China; over 1,300 infected worldwide

An outbreak of a never-before-seen coronavirus has claimed 41 lives in China, authorities confirmed on Saturday.

Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

24 Jan 2020

Mumbai
Coronavirus outbreak: Two Indians returning from China quarantined in Mumbai

In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, two persons who returned to Mumbai from China were quarantined after exhibiting signs of a possible infection.

China desperately tries to contain coronavirus, cancels New Year celebrations

24 Jan 2020

South Korea
China desperately tries to contain coronavirus, cancels New Year celebrations

China is struggling to stop a deadly virus from causing more damage than it already has. The coronavirus that broke out in Wuhan has claimed 25 lives so far and has affected over 800.

Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia contracts deadly coronavirus amid outbreak

23 Jan 2020

South Korea
Kerala nurse in Saudi Arabia contracts deadly coronavirus amid outbreak

A nurse from Kerala, working at a hospital in Saudi Arabia, has tested positive for the coronavirus. This is the first report of an Indian who has contracted the coronavirus, which has infected over 600 people globally and left 17 dead.

Chinese city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, placed on lockdown

23 Jan 2020

South Korea
Chinese city, epicenter of coronavirus outbreak, placed on lockdown

The city of Wuhan in central China has been placed on lockdown since the outbreak of a new coronavirus.

All you need to know about the deadly coronavirus outbreak

22 Jan 2020

South Korea
All you need to know about the deadly coronavirus outbreak

Over the past month, an infectious virus, never seen in humans before, has infected hundreds of people across many nations.

What are ISRO's plans for the next five years

20 Jun 2019

India
What are ISRO's plans for the next five years

The Indian Space Research Organization or ISRO has given Indians several reasons to celebrate its existence. ISRO's intent to cement India's position in the space world is unquestionable.

Corona beer owner invests $4bn in weed; what's the craze?

16 Aug 2018

Canada
Corona beer owner invests $4bn in weed; what's the craze?

In what could be the biggest investment in the marijuana industry till date, Corona beer owner Constellation Brands is all set to invest $4bn in Canopy Growth, Canada's largest cannabis producer.

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