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WHO’s emergency panel to meet on China virus

GENEVA A World Health Organization emergency panel will meet on Wednesday to discuss the outbreak of a new virus in China which has claimed six lives, an official said. In a...

Lebanon's coronavirus cases rise to 93

BEIRUT  The total number of coronavirus cases in Lebanon has risen to 93, the Lebanese Health Ministry said on Saturday. In a statement, the ministry called on citizens to "adhere to...

First case of coronavirus found in Singapore

ANKARA  Health authorities in Singapore announced Thursday a new type of coronavirus was detected in a Chinese man from Wuhan, China who came to Singapore with his family Jan 20. Authorities...

Kuwait to impose curfew to stem coronavirus

KUWAIT CITY Kuwait will impose a partial curfew on Sunday as part of the fight against the novel coronavirus, according to the official KUNA news agency. The curfew will last from...

Diabetes forecast to affect 700 million by 2045

ANKARA The number of people between the ages of 20 and 79 with diabetes is expected to reach 700 million by 2045, according to the latest findings of the International...

Malaysia quarantines 8 Chinese for coronavirus

ANKARA Eight Chinese tourists in Johor state, Malaysia were quarantined at a hotel on suspicion of carrying the coronavirus, according to the country's deputy health minister.  Lee Boon Chye said the...

Heart patients advised 'extra caution' during pandemic

ANTALYA  People suffering from cardiovascular diseases are more susceptible to coronavirus as their immune systems are weak, a Turkish health expert said on Friday.

US confirms first Wuhan coronavirus case

WASHINGTON The first case of Wuhan coronavirus in the U.S. was reported in Washington state, according to U.S. media reports Tuesday. CNN reported an infected male patient from Snohomish County is...

Qatar reports 17 new coronavirus infections

DOHA, Qatar  Qatar reported 17 new coronavirus cases on Saturday, taking the total infections to 337, according to the health ministry. The new cases had contacted with expatriate workers, who are...

Breast cancer successfully treatable if diagnosed early

ANKARA Breast cancer is one of the most common types of cancer among women, but if it is diagnosed at an early stage, there is a good chance it can...

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COVID-19: Spain’s lockdown to be extended till April 25

OVIEDO, Spain Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Saturday that the country will continue with its strict lockdown measures until at least April...

COVID-19: Death toll in Netherlands surpasses 1,600

ROTTERDAM, the Netherlands  The death toll from the novel coronavirus in the Netherlands has risen to 1,651, authorities announced Saturday. The overall number of...

UK reports record 708 coronavirus deaths in 24 hours

LONDON British health authorities announced on Saturday that the U.K.-wide death toll from coronavirus rose by 708 over the last 24 hours, the record rise...

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