Posts Tagged 2019 novel coronavirus- acute respiratory disease

South Korean president vows to win battle against COVID-19 during visit to Daegu

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

In his first visit to Daegu since the outbreak began, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Tuesday (February 25) that the government will “win the fight” against the coronavirus...

South Korea raises virus alert as more people confirmed infected

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) has confirmed 231 new cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), raising the total number of infections to 833, and two deaths, which...

Japan screens some 3,700 aboard quarantined cruise ship after Hong Kong COVID-19 case

UNTV News   •   February 25, 2020

Health screening began on Tuesday (February 4) for some 3,700 passengers and crew aboard a cruise liner held in quarantine at the Japanese port of Yokohama, after a Hong Kong...

Afghanistan confirms first coronavirus case in province bordering Iran

UNTV News   •   February 24, 2020

Afghanistan confirmed its first case of the coronavirus in the western province of Herat on Monday (February 24), declaring a state of emergency in a territory bordering Iran which itself...

DOH advises public to defer attending public events amid nCoV outbreak

Marje Pelayo   •   February 10, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Health (DOH) on Monday (February 10) advised the public to refrain from joining public events such as concerts amid the outbreak of 2019 novel...

Phl confirms third case of 2019 nCoV-ARD

Maris Federez   •   February 5, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Health (DOH) confirmed on Wednesday the third case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (nCoV) acute respiratory disease (ARD). In a press briefing, Health undersecretary...

Chinese Embassy to send aircraft for stranded return-passengers to China –BI

Maris Federez   •   February 4, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reported that around 300 Chinese nationals are now stranded at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) after President Rodrigo Roa Duterte ordered...

Pres. Duterte to meet with Inter-agency Task Force on 2019-nCoV ARD

Maris Federez   •   February 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is set to meet with government agencies tasked to address the concerns relative to the 2019 novel coronavirus- acute respiratory disease (2019 nCoV-ARD)....


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