March 2020 theVerge; A shortage of masks, gloves, and other protective gear “is putting lives at risk from the new coronavirus and other infectious diseases” warned the World Health Organization (WHO) in a statement on Tuesday. A frightened public has been buying up masks and other equipment, leaving limited supplies for …Read More »
February 2020 ncdc; The Federal Ministry of Health has confirmed a coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case in Lagos State, Nigeria. The case, which was confirmed on the 27th of February 2020, is the first case to be reported in Nigeria since the beginning of the outbreak in China in January 2020. …Read More »
February 2020 BBCHealth; The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed concern at the number of coronavirus cases with no clear link to China or other confirmed cases. Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said the window of opportunity to contain the virus was “narrowing”. Chinese health authorities reported a …Read More »
February 2020 theGuardian; A whistleblowing Chinese doctor, who was among the first to raise concerns about the spread of the new coronavirus in Wuhan, has died from the disease. Li Wenliang, 34, had been targeted by Chinese police for “spreading rumours” after posting a warning on social media in late December 2019 …Read More »
Map: A deadly virus is spreading across the globe. Here’s where coronavirus cases have been confirmed.
January 2020 NBCnews; Health officials worldwide are working to contain a coronavirus that has spread to several countries in a matter of days. This map will be updated when more information is available. As of Jan. 24, coronavirus cases were confirmed in China, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Vietnam, and …Read More »