Posts Tagged Novel Coronavirus

Brazil’s Bolsonaro tested again for novel coronavirus

UNTV News   •   July 7, 2020

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday (July 6) he had undergone another test for the novel coronavirus, after local media reported he had symptoms associated with the COVID-19 respiratory...

Singapore’s migrant workers fear financial ruin after virus ordeal

UNTV News   •   June 9, 2020

As Sharif Uddin begins to dream about leaving the cramped Singapore dormitory where he has spent weeks under coronavirus quarantine, fears about his future are creeping in. The 42-year-old Bangladeshi...

Metro Manila may be placed under GCQ in June —Sec. Lorenzana

Maris Federez   •   May 24, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — National Task Force Against Covid-19 chairperson and Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana on Sunday (May 24) said that Metro Manila may possibly be placed under general community quarantine...

WHO reports most coronavirus cases in a day, cases near five million

UNTV News   •   May 21, 2020

The World Health Organization expressed concern on Wednesday (May 20) for the rising number of new coronavirus cases in poor countries, even as many rich nations emerge from lockdown. The...

WHO says novel coronavirus is likely to stay

UNTV News   •   May 14, 2020

Officials of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday that it is hard to predict when the pandemic will be over, but the novel coronvirus may never go away....

China says it is not yet the time to relax coronavirus measures

UNTV News   •   May 12, 2020

China’s health authority said on Tuesday (May 12) that the reappearance of local clusters of coronavirus cases in recent days suggests that counter-epidemic measures cannot be relaxed yet. While prevention...

Not a relapse: SPMC says remnants of virus possibly detected in 2 COVID-19 recoveries

Robie de Guzman   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The Southern Philippines Medical Center on Tuesday clarified reports on two of their patients who have once again tested positive for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) after recovering...

First human coronavirus vaccine trials begin in UK

UNTV News   •   April 24, 2020

Scientists in Britain began clinical trials of a potential COVID-19 vaccine on Thursday (April 23) as other vaccine developers across Europe also stepped up work on experimental shots against the...

France becomes fourth country to pass the 20,000 coronavirus death toll

UNTV News   •   April 21, 2020

France on Monday (April 20) officially registered more than 20,000 deaths from coronavirus infections, becoming the fourth country to go beyond that threshold after Italy, Spain and the United States,...

Manila begins targeted mass testing for COVID-19

Robie de Guzman   •   April 13, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – The city government of Manila on Monday announced it has started the conduct of targeted mass testing for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). In an advisory, Manila City’s...


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