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COVID-19 is the new name of the newly discovered coronavirus currently spreading around the worldThe World Health Organization (WHO) announced yesterday in Geneva that the coronavirus, first discovered in Wuhan last December, will be known as COVID-19

The World Health Organization Named The New Coronavirus “COVID-19” | IFLScience

Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.Two top officials are sacked after the spike was revealed, resulting from a new diagnostic method.

Coronavirus: Sharp increase in deaths and cases in Hubei - BBC News

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Feb 13 (Reuters) - The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.

China's Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths...

Hubei province communist party chief among the top officials relieved of their duties as infections nears 60,000.Hubei province communist party chief among the top officials relieved of their duties as infections nears 60,000.

China officials fired as coronovirus deaths surge past 1,300 | China News | Al Jazeera

“The Chinese media propaganda machine swings into action “Look how fun it is in makeshift hospitals with the corona virus” You think these poor sods has an option to join in or not? https://t.co/rm9AlfuFpZ”

Katie Hopkins on Twitter: "The Chinese media propaganda machine swings into action “Look how fun it is in makeshift hospitals with the corona virus” You think these poor sods has an option to join in or not? https://t.co/rm9AlfuFpZ"

“CORONA VIRUS now 60,000 sick. A thousand dead. Unchecked could affect 60% of global population. Fatality rate MAYBE 1%. China deliberate suppression of news allowed it to rapidly spread unchecked. Now has ENORMOUS economic and political consequences.”

Barry R McCaffrey on Twitter: "CORONA VIRUS now 60,000 sick. A thousand dead. Unchecked could affect 60% of global population. Fatality rate MAYBE 1%. China deliberate suppression of news allowed it to rapidly spread unchecked. Now has ENORMOUS economic and political consequences."

“Today, we are hosting the 26th @WHO, @FAO, @OIEAnimalHealth Tripartite Executive Meeting. The human-animal interface is so important to #StopDrugResistance and the #COVID19 outbreak illustrates as well why we need to pay attention to a One Health approach.”

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Twitter: "Today, we are hosting the 26th @WHO, @FAO, @OIEAnimalHealth Tripartite Executive Meeting. The human-animal interface is so important to #StopDrugResistance and the #COVID19 outbreak illustrates as well why we need to pay attention to a One Health approach.… https://t.co/ZQ5OveQyr1"

“Just inaugurated the Annual Meeting of @WHO SEA Regional Advisory Committee on MDR-TB at National Institute of Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases in presence of @WHO rep to India #DrHenkBekedam India is fully committed to eliminating #TB by 2025 #TBHaregaDeshJeetega @WHOSEARO”

Dr Harsh Vardhan on Twitter: "Just inaugurated the Annual Meeting of @WHO SEA Regional Advisory Committee on MDR-TB at National Institute of Tuberculosis & Respiratory Diseases in presence of @WHO rep to India #DrHenkBekedam India is fully committed to eliminating #TB by 2025 #TBHaregaDeshJeetega @WHOSEARO… https://t.co/KhD1WZ18A4"

The yen rose from a three-week low against the dollar on Thursday after China's Hubei province, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, reported a sharp jump in the number of new cases in a jolt to markets and sparking a flight for safe-haven assets.The yen rose from a three-week low against the dollar on Thursday after China's Hubei province, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, reported a sharp jump in the number of new cases in a jolt to markets and sparking a flight for safe-haven assets.

Forex news for Asia trading Thursday 13 February 2020  China/ coronavirus -related news  Other  Hubei province in China announced a huge surge in the number of coronavirus cases reported today, which saw 'risk' trades lower in response. Wuhan is the epicentre of the outbreak and the capital of the province. The Health Commission for Hubei Province issued a statement explaining they are now using revised diagnostic procedures which resulted in the revision to the numbers of cases much, much higher. They also reported the number of deaths was about double, dunno what revised diagnostic technique they used for this. A new party chief for Hubei was appointed today, there may have been a measure of 'clearing the decks' of bad news with this? There were other reshuffles at high levels of the Party. By Eamonn SheridanForex news for Asia trading Thursday 13 February 2020  China/ coronavirus -related news  Other  Hubei province in China announced a huge surge in the number of coronavirus cases reported today, which saw

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Hundreds of military medics will descend on coronavirus-stricken Wuhan to help tackle the epidemic as the number of confirmed cases worldwide surpasses 60,000, with the death toll leaping over 1,300.Hundreds of military medics will descend on coronavirus-stricken Wuhan to help tackle the epidemic as the number of confirmed cases worldwide surpasses 60,000, with the death toll leaping over 1,300.

China deploys 2,600 military medics to help fight coronavirus as Wuhan & Hubei party chiefs sacked — RT World News

BEIJING: The head of the Communist Party in the Chinese province of Hubei, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than a thousand people, has been relieved of duty, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Thursday. Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong has been appointed as the new secretary of the Hubei Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China,BEIJING: The head of the Communist Party in the Chinese province of Hubei, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than a thousand people, has been relieved of duty, the official

China’s Hubei province communist party chief relieved of duty | Arab News

The newly named COVID-19 virus has now infected almost 50,000 people worldwide, with 174 cases on board a cruise ship off Yokohama. Meanwhile, the Chinese Grand Prix is the latest sporting event to be postponed.The newly named COVID-19 virus has now infected almost 50,000 people worldwide, with 174 cases on board a cruise ship off Yokohama. Meanwhile, the Chinese Grand Prix is the latest sporting event to be postponed.

Coronavirus: Japan reports new cruise ship cases, Chinese GP postponed | News | DW | 12.02.2020

Confirmed cases rose by 44 percent in Hubei overnight but all is not what it seems.Confirmed cases rose by 44 percent in Hubei overnight but all is not what it seems.

Don't Panic! Surge in Confirmed Cases Effect of Revised Diagnosis Criteria | the Beijinger

Hubei officials explained the uptick Thursday by saying they had reclassified how they were officially diagnosing and counting cases of COVID-19.Officials said they reclassified how they were officially diagnosing and counting COVID-19 cases

New COVID-19 Cases Surge 10-Fold in Hubei Province | Time

The removals are the latest in a purge that saw Hubei's two most senior health officials fired earlier this week as criticism grows over the way the outbreak has been handled, with claims of under-reporting. The removals are the latest in a purge that saw Hubei's two most senior health officials fired earlier this week as criticism grows over the way the outbreak has been handled, with claims of under-reporting.

China sacks party chiefs at virus epicentre

China's Hubei reports jump in new cases of COVID-19 after diagnosis criteria revision - Xinhua | English.news.cn

Chinese officials earlier in the day updated the figures of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, noting that the number of infected people in the country now stands at 48,206, while the death toll has been reported to be 1,310.Chinese officials earlier in the day updated the figures of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, noting that the number of infected people in the country now stands at 48,206, while the death toll has been reported to be 1,310.

Coronavirus-Hit Hubei Province Discovers New Diagnostic Method As Infected Numbers Rise - Sputnik International