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China virus

First COVID-19 case could have hit China in October 2019: Study

The most likely date for the virus's emergence was November 17, 2019, and it had probably already spread globally by January 2020

25 Jun 2021 10:12 AM

Coronavirus originated from China's Wuhan lab: Trump

The US president says he has evidence linking a Wuhan lab to the contagion

01 May 2020 10:37 AM

Fearing virus return, Beijing turns into virtual fortress

Between April 8 and April 13, some 1,037 people returned to Beijing from Wuhan. None tested positive for COVID-19

14 Apr 2020 9:26 AM

US asks China to shut down wet markets to prevent further infection

A zoonotic disease is an illness that can be passed from an animal to a human

10 Apr 2020 1:22 PM

Indians in Wuhan: Strict lockdown, social distancing only ways to fight virus

India evacuated about 700 Indians and foreigners through two special Air India flights

09 Apr 2020 3:31 PM


The term China virus is absolutely wrong, asserts Beijing

This was Beijing’s efforts to combat a perceived global negative fallout on China’s image due to the Coronavirus outbreak

25 Mar 2020 10:05 PM

The rising China virus threat: For India, a spell of self-isolation is not a bad idea

India should never get involved wholeheartedly in the business of globalisation, which has turned out to be a bit of a myth anyway

17 Mar 2020 9:21 PM

China Virus rumours creates panic and fear across the world

Governments have not always known how to handle the situation

21 Feb 2020 9:34 AM

7 Indians quarantined on Diamond Princess test positive for Covid-19

One more Indian on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined off the coast of Japan was tested positive for novel coronavirus

20 Feb 2020 2:51 PM

Covid-19 death cases cross 1,500, fall in new cases

Some 1,700 medical workers have been infected, with six dying from the COVID-19 illness

15 Feb 2020 12:06 PM


How does China test patients for covid-19?

To be counted as a suspected case, individuals have to check several boxes, including symptoms and travel history

15 Feb 2020 11:56 AM

Hunt to find first Coronavirus victim on

Experts say finding this so-called "patient zero" is critical for tracing all those potentially exposed to coronavirus

14 Feb 2020 9:39 PM

Covid-19: Millions in China work from home

Many large companies have told employees to stay home

14 Feb 2020 10:32 AM

Kolkata: Two test positive for Covid-19 during thermal screening at airport

With this, a total of three passengers have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Kolkata

13 Feb 2020 4:31 PM

China virus deaths exceed 1,100

The National Health Commission said 2,015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day

12 Feb 2020 11:57 AM


Foreigners who visited China after Jan 15 can't enter India: DGCA

The decision comes when the toll due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus rose to 813 in China on Sunday

09 Feb 2020 2:50 PM

China returns to business tomorrow after extended break over Coronavirus

The usually week-long Lunar New Year holiday was extended by 10 days in much of China amid mounting alarm over an epidemic

09 Feb 2020 2:12 PM

Coronavirus deaths touch 811, but virus weakens

Warmer weather will reduce the ability of virus to spread and bring people out of enclosed spaces where they are more likely to become ill

09 Feb 2020 11:38 AM

Coronavirus death toll hits 563, number of cases surpass 28,000

Among the deceased, 70 were from Hubei Province and its provincial Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus outbreak

06 Feb 2020 11:29 AM

China virus: A prelude to chem and bio warfare?

The declining populace of 130 million Russians are no match for China’s upswinging economy of 1.4 billion people.

03 Feb 2020 1:32 AM