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Coronavirus death toll crosses 900

Mainland China virus cases rise again after earlier decline Mainland China has reported another rise in cases of the new virus after a sharp decline the previous day, while the number of deaths grow by 97 to 908, with at least two more outside the country. On Monday, China’s health ministry said another 3,062 cases had been reported over the ...

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Coronavirus death toll 811, surpasses SARS

Mainland China’s death toll from the new virus outbreak has risen to 811, surpassing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS pandemic, as authorities enforce ever-stricter measures to curb the further spread, reports AP. In a possibly hopeful sign, however, the number of new cases reported over the last 24 hours on Sunday fell significantly from the previous period. ...

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Development of vaccine against new coronavirus progressing well: U.S. health official

Photo: Health workers (L-R) Bai Hui, Li Chunfang, Zhao Zhigang and Guo Qin, who have recovered from recent novel coronavirus infections, pose for a group photo at the emergency medical center of Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. A U.S. health official said Friday that the development of vaccine against the coronavirus is going well, ...

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China’s coronavirus death toll rises to 722

The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus has risen again in China while fatalities increased to 722 on Saturday. The government announced that another 3,399 people had been diagnosed over the last 24 hours, reversing two days of declines, and raising the total accumulated number of cases on the mainland to 34,546.Cruise ship passengers faced more woe as ...

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Be not panicked over coronavirus: IEDCR

Institute of Epidemiology Disease Control & Research (IEDCR) Director Meerjady Sabrina Flora today urged the people not to be panicked over the coronavirus issue, but remain aware of it. “Be aware but not be panicked over the coronavirus issue as nobody has so far become infected with the virus in our country,” she said. The chief of IEDCR, country’s state-run ...

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Coronavirus death toll reaches 636, infects over 31,400 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 31,400 people globally. The latest figures reported by health authorities as of Friday in Beijing: — China: 636 deaths and 31,161 confirmed cases on the mainland. In addition, Hong Kong has had 22  cases, including one death. Macao has had 10 cases. Most of the deaths have been in ...

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Coronavirus death toll in China climbs to 563, confirmed cases over 28,018

China reports 73 more deaths from a new virus, raising its total to 563. World Health Organization (WHO) appealed for more funds to help countries battle the spread of the disease that led health officials in Asia to quarantine two cruise ships with about 5,400 people on board.The ships in Japan and Hong Kong are caught up in a global ...

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Regular aerobics may lower Alzheimer’s risks

Researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise not only improves physical health but also improves cognitive functioning, which might protect against Alzheimer’s disease. “This study is a significant step toward developing an exercise prescription that protects the brain against Alzheimer’s disease, even among people who were previously sedentary,” said lead investigator Ozioma C Okonkwo from University of Wisconsin in the ...

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Bangladesh has ‘15 lakh’ cancer patients, ‘1.5 lakh’ die each year

Photo: Speakers at a programme organised at the Jatiya Press Club marking the World Cancer Day. There are around 15 lakh cancer patients in Bangladesh with 1.5 lakh of them dying each year, said an expert here on Tuesday. Prof Dr Sabera Khatun, former chair of Gynae Oncology department of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, revealed the information, citing data ...

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Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 426

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak in China has spiked to 426. Chinese authorities said on Tuesday, local time, that there had been 64 new fatalities reported in the hard-hit Hubei province. On Sunday, China’s Health Commission reported that 361 people had died from the disease — surpassing the country’s 2002 to 2003 SARS outbreak death toll of ...

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