Health

February 1, 2020

Can Face Masks Prevent Coronavirus? Experts Say

A new coronavirus outbreak, which originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan and has spread throughout Asia and globally, has prompted people around the world to buy medical face masks in hopes of preventing infection. Retailers in the U.S. and across the Internet are running out of antiviral face masks as the number...

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February 1, 2020

China’s isolation grows as virus toll reaches 259

China faced deepening isolation over its coronavirus epidemic on Saturday as the death toll soared to 259, with the United States and Australia leading a growing list of nations to impose extraordinary Chinese travel bans. With Britain, Russia and Sweden among the countries confirming their first infections, the virus has...

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January 31, 2020

China Has Confidence Ability To Control Virus Epidemic

China has the confidence and capability to control and win the fight against the novel coronavirus epidemic, the National Health Commission said on Friday. The commission's response came after the World Health Organization said on Thursday that the outbreak has become a Public Health Emergency of International Concern after an...

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January 31, 2020

WHO Declares Novel Coronavirus a Global Health Emergency

The World Health Organization has decided on Thursday that the novel coronavirus outbreak constitutes an international public health emergency, triggering coordinated global action to prevent the spread of the virus. The organization, which is also called WHO, officially declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern, or PHEIC, following an...

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January 30, 2020

Penalties for intentionally spreading novel disease

Police in Hubei province, the center of the novel coronavirus outbreak, warned on Wednesday that those who intentionally spread the disease could face criminal penalties. Workers at the workshop of a face mask manufacturer in Wuhan, Central China's Hubei province Novel coronavirus patients or suspected carriers who refuse to be...

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January 30, 2020

As corona-virus multiplies, there’s also good news

The number of confirmed cases of the novel corona-virus on the Chinese mainland has exceeded the total number of SARS cases recorded during that outbreak 17 years ago. But there is no need to panic, experts said on Wednesday, even though more cases are expected over the next few days....

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January 29, 2020

Xi Nation engaged in serious battle

CPC Central Committee calls on Party members to lead virus struggle China has full confidence and capability to win the battle against the novel coronavirus pneumonia outbreak, President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday. Xi made the remark while meeting with Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization, at...

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January 29, 2020

Chinese companies donate to fight outbreak of coronavirus

Chinese technology companies have made donations and provided medical supplies to help fight against the outbreak of new coronavirus-related pneumonia in Central China's Hubei province. E-commerce giant Alibaba announced it has set up a special fund of 1 billion yuan ($144.2 million) for medical supplies. The fund will be used...

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January 29, 2020

Gates foundation to assist coronavirus fight in China

Bill Gates speaks during an interview with Chinese media The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Sunday announced that it is immediately committing $5 million in emergency funds and corresponding technical support to help front-line responders in China accelerate their efforts to contain the spread of 2019-nCoV. The foundation is already...

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January 28, 2020

10 Painless Ways to Lose Weight Without Dieting

Sure you can lose weight fast going on a DIET. But most diets involve strict food restrictions and calorie-counting.  And they are hard to stick to. This is why most people give up on a diet.  Even if you successfully lose weight with extreme dieting, most often than not, it...

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January 28, 2020

6-Minute Morning Workout to Burn fat

Are you looking for a really good morning workout to lose weight, burn fat and tone up your body? If you answer "yes", then this 6-minute morning workout is the one. It's the perfect weight loss exercise routine to do in the morning before breakfast and jumping in the shower. You'll...

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January 28, 2020

Coronavirus: Everything you need to know

How is it transmitted? What are the symptoms? And which precautionary measures are recommended to stop it spreading? How is the virus transmitted? The new coronavirus can be transmitted between humans, according to Chinese health authorities. It is also adapting and mutating, which could make the virus spread faster and possibly...

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January 28, 2020

Trump offers help to China to fight coronavirus

The US is in close contact with China and offers whatever help is needed to fight the coronavirus outbreak, President Donald Trump said on Monday, as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) raised its travel precautions for the country to its highest level. "We are in very...

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January 28, 2020

Schools should delay start of semester to curb outbreak

All schools in China should delay the start of the spring semester to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Education said on Monday night. Centrally administered universities should postpone the start of the new semester, and the exact date for the spring semester should be...

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