Tag: Coronavirus Death


Italy’s coronavirus death toll tops 8,000 as EU leaders fail to present new stimulus

March 27, 2020


The coronavirus death toll has surpassed 8,000 in Italy, erasing some of the hope seen earlier this week when the number of reported deaths seemed to have slowed down. The southern European country has struggled to contain the virus since […]


Italy closes bars, restaurants and most shops as coronavirus death toll jumps 30%

March 12, 2020


Italy has tightened its nationwide lockdown further in response to the rising death toll from coronavirus, ordering all non-essential shops and services to close. Announcing the measures Wednesday evening, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said supermarkets and pharmacies will be […]


Italy passes 10,000 coronavirus cases as national quarantine moves closer to total shutdown

March 11, 2020


More than 10,000 people have now been confirmed to have the coronavirus in Italy as a national lockdown remains in place, with even tougher measures being considered. Italy has now 10,149 confirmed cases of the virus, according to Johns Hopkins […]

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Coronavirus is more fatal in men than women, major study suggests

February 18, 2020


Men have a higher risk of death than women if they contract the new strain of coronavirus, Chinese researchers concluded in the largest study on the outbreak to date. In research published Monday, analysts studied 72,314 patient records from the […]


Ex-FDA chief worries China could be underestimating coronavirus cases by ‘tens of thousands’

January 28, 2020


Former FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb on Tuesday said he’s worried that coronavirus cases in China are actually much higher than the official numbers. “I think we are dramatically underestimating” cases in China by “tens of thousands,” Gottlieb told CNBC’s “Squawk […]


Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 80 as U.S. Prepares to Evacuate Americans From Wuhan

January 27, 2020

Via: Time Health

(BEIJING) — A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China with 80 deaths so far, while the U.S. Consulate in the city at the epicenter announced it will evacuate its […]


China Lockdown Spreads To 33 Million People As Coronavirus Death Toll Rises

January 24, 2020

Via: Forbes

Topline: China has expanded its travel restrictions to at least 10 cities and cancelled major Lunar New Year celebrations as the death toll from a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak rose to 26. At least 846 people are now infected with the […]