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US study gives further credence to Wuhan Lab leak theory

08 Jun 2021

US study gives further credence to Wuhan Lab leak theory

After US President Joe Biden revealed that the intelligence community is now exploring the lab-leak hypothesis, a US government national laboratory has backed the theory postulating SARS-CoV-2 virus leaking from the virology labs in Wuhan, according to The Wall Street Journal report.

Did COVID-19 escape from Wuhan Lab? New report suggests so

24 May 2021

Did COVID-19 escape from Wuhan Lab? New report suggests so

Three researchers from the Wuhan Institute of Virology in China fell sick and sought hospital care in November 2019, weeks before the country officially revealed the outbreak of COVID-19, the Wall Street Journal reported citing a previously undisclosed US intelligence report.

Can't rule out COVID-19 lab-origin theory, rigorous investigation needed: Scientists

15 May 2021

Can't rule out COVID-19 lab-origin theory, rigorous investigation needed: Scientists

The COVID-19 pandemic has been wreaking havoc, disrupting lives across the world since it broke out a year-and-a-half ago. Still, the origin of the novel coronavirus causing the deadly disease remains unclear.

WHO team probing coronavirus origins identifies two 'most likely' scenarios

09 Feb 2021

WHO team probing coronavirus origins identifies two 'most likely' scenarios

A team of World Health Organization (WHO) experts investigating the origin of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 in China has identified two "most likely" scenarios.

No indication of coronavirus in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO

09 Feb 2021

No indication of coronavirus in Wuhan before December 2019: WHO

A team of World Health Organization (WHO) probing the origins of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, said on Tuesday that it didn't find any indication of the virus at the epicenter before December 2019.

China granted WHO team full access in Wuhan

06 Feb 2021

China granted WHO team full access in Wuhan

A member of the World Health Organization expert team investigating the origins of the coronavirus in Wuhan said that the Chinese side has granted full access to all sites and personnel the team had requested access to.

WHO team visits Wuhan research lab

03 Feb 2021

WHO team visits Wuhan research lab

World Health Organization investigators, on Wednesday, visited a research center in the Chinese city of Wuhan that has been the subject of speculation about the origins of the coronavirus.

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early virus patients

30 Jan 2021

WHO team visits Wuhan hospital that had early virus patients

A World Health Organization team visited a hospital on Friday where China says the first COVID-19 patients were treated more than a year ago as part of the experts' long-awaited fact-finding mission on the origins of COVID-19.

WHO team to begin face-to-face meetings with Chinese experts

29 Jan 2021

WHO team to begin face-to-face meetings with Chinese experts

World Health Organization experts will begin face-to-face meetings with their Chinese counterparts on Friday in the central city of Wuhan at the start of the team's long-awaited fact-finding mission into the origins of the coronavirus.

Mumbai: In four frontline warriors, coronavirus-reinfection becomes more severe

23 Sep 2020

Mumbai: In four frontline warriors, coronavirus-reinfection becomes more severe

The coronavirus re-infection turned out to be more severe in four frontline warriors in Mumbai, implying that nothing can offer much protection against the fatal disease, TOI reported today citing details from medical journal The Lancet.

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist 'has evidence' that China created SARS-CoV-2

16 Sep 2020

Coronavirus: Chinese virologist 'has evidence' that China created SARS-CoV-2

A Chinese virologist has alleged that China manufactured the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, which is responsible for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

08 Sep 2020

China shifting narrative from coronavirus origins to Wuhan's "success story"

As criticism against China on the global forum mounts, the country is working tirelessly to highlight its success against the coronavirus pandemic, rather than addressing questions about the disease's origins.

Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases

13 Jun 2020

Parts of Beijing locked down due to fresh coronavirus cases

Authorities at China's capital, Beijing, are moving hastily to stem a fresh wave of coronavirus after few new cases were reported in the last two days.

Satellite imagery of Wuhan suggests coronavirus started spreading in August

09 Jun 2020

Satellite imagery of Wuhan suggests coronavirus started spreading in August

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has wreaked havoc all over the globe, may have actually started much earlier than currently thought.

We have 3 live coronaviruses; none match SARS-CoV-2: Wuhan lab

24 May 2020

We have 3 live coronaviruses; none match SARS-CoV-2: Wuhan lab

Claims made by the United States that SARS-CoV-2 originated from a Wuhan lab are "pure fabrication," said the lab's director.

China: Fundraiser for monument to remember COVID-19 victims allegedly censored

08 May 2020

China: Fundraiser for monument to remember COVID-19 victims allegedly censored

Since the coronavirus outbreak started in China late last year, the nation has been accused of silencing reports on the crisis.

Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab

01 May 2020

Trump says he's seen evidence coronavirus originated from Chinese lab

Upping his attack on Beijing on Thursday, US President Donald Trump said he had seen evidence that the coronavirus originated from a lab in China. He fell short of providing details of the evidence he had seen.

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

20 Apr 2020

Nobel-winning virologist says coronavirus was created in Wuhan's lab

Luc Antoine Montagnier, the French virologist who had won the 2008 Nobel Prize in Medicine, has claimed the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2, is man-made.

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

18 Apr 2020

Wuhan lab intern accidentally leaked novel coronavirus, says US media

As the question of the origins of the novel coronavirus remains unanswered, reports claimed that the virus may have leaked from a laboratory in China's Wuhan city.

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

17 Apr 2020

China adds 1,290 deaths to Wuhan's tally; admits past miscalculations

China, which has faced accusations of under-reporting cases during the coronavirus pandemic, has now admitted to some errors made in the past.

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

08 Apr 2020

China celebrates re-opening of coronavirus' epicenter Wuhan, while world suffers

An industrial hub of China, Wuhan, where coronavirus originated from in December 2019, re-opened after 76 days on Wednesday, an event that was marked by light shows.

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

07 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson moved to intensive care

In an extremely concerning news, UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been shifted to intensive care at St Thomas' Hospital, London.

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

20 Mar 2020

How China acted against whistleblowers who spoke against coronavirus handling

China, the home to coronavirus, wants to hijack the narrative surrounding the deadly disease, that has killed over 8,000 globally and infected over 2 lakh. President Xi Jinping wants the world to believe his regime had control of the situation.

How Singapore tackled coronavirus and set an example for countries

13 Mar 2020

How Singapore tackled coronavirus and set an example for countries

In Italy, the rise in deaths due to coronavirus breached 30% in a single day on Wednesday and the national tally has surged to 1,016.

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

05 Mar 2020

Paytm employee tests positive for coronavirus, offices to remain shut

An employee of Paytm tested positive for the coronavirus in Gurugram, making it the 29th case in India.

Coronavirus: 76 Indians, 36 foreigners evacuated from China's Wuhan

27 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: 76 Indians, 36 foreigners evacuated from China's Wuhan

An Indian Air Force aircraft on Thursday evacuated 112 people from the Chinese city of Wuhan, which is the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus: Wuhan hospital director dies as death toll crosses 1,800

18 Feb 2020

Coronavirus: Wuhan hospital director dies as death toll crosses 1,800

The head of a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan died on Tuesday after being infected with the novel coronavirus.

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

18 Feb 2020

Coronavirus hoax viral on WhatsApp; claims garlic can cure disease

Adding to the growing threat of a coronavirus outbreak, a false cure is being circulated on the messaging app WhatsApp.

One family's tragedy as Chinese authorities fail to contain coronavirus

14 Feb 2020

One family's tragedy as Chinese authorities fail to contain coronavirus

Two weeks ago, brothers Wang Xiangkai and Wang Xiangyou arrived at a hotel converted into a temporary coronavirus quarantine facility in Wuhan.

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

11 Feb 2020

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.

Chinese citizen journalist 'forcibly quarantined' after reporting on coronavirus

10 Feb 2020

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

09 Feb 2020

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

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.

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

07 Feb 2020

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

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.

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

05 Feb 2020

Punjab: Suspected coronavirus patient refuses isolation ward, cops step in

Amid the deadly coronavirus scare, a suspected patient in Punjab refused to get admitted to the isolation ward, prompting hospital authorities to seek police's help.

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

04 Feb 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: Third case in 5-days, Kerala declares state calamity

After a third person tested positive for the coronavirus, Kerala declared epidemic as a "state calamity" on Monday.

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

03 Feb 2020

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).

Stocks plummet as markets reopen in China amid coronavirus outbreak

03 Feb 2020

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).

Coronavirus: 324 Indians evacuated from China; 6 left behind

01 Feb 2020

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.