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From TheJournal.ie China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say Hubei Province

China's shutdown of Wuhan in January may have prevented 700,000 new cases, researchers say

The researchers used a combination of case reports, public health information, and mobile phone location tracking.

From TheJournal.ie Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine Shot In The Arm

Covid-19: The race is on to create the world's first ever coronavirus vaccine

A candidate vaccine was developed for SARS but it never went to market.

From TheJournal.ie Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates Coronavirus

Major study of Covid-19 cases in China finds lower death rate than previous estimates

A study of over 70,000 cases of Covid-19 in China has determined a death rate from the virus of 1.38%.

From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus flight heading to China to pick up protective equipment makes emergency landing after hitting birds Aer Lingus
From TheJournal.ie Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing Personal Protective Equipment

Aer Lingus plane sent to pick up €20m worth of PPE from China has landed in Beijing

Aer Lingus flight EI9018 left Dublin Airport at 10.53 am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total Covid-19

Coronavirus: Spanish death toll reaches 3,434, surpassing Chinese total

Only Italy has more deaths than Spain as a result of Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel Quarantined

'I wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy': Irish couple describe conditions in Chinese quarantine hotel

Lisa Belmour, from Clare, lives in Hangzhou with her husband.

From TheJournal.ie China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged Covid-19

China to end travel restrictions in province where Covid-19 first emerged

From midnight tonight, healthy residents will be permitted to travel outside the province.

From The42 Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus Covid-19

Marouane Fellaini tests positive for coronavirus

The Belgium international recently returned to China after a spell in Dubai.

From TheJournal.ie At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China Quanzhou

At least 6 people killed in collapsed Covid-19 quarantine hotel in China

A video showed a toddler being pulled from the rubble and fitted with a face mask afterwards.

From TheJournal.ie Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations Not Going Green

Countries around the world are assessing Covid-19's impact on St Patrick's Day celebrations

In some countries, St Patrick’s Day events have already been cancelled.

From TheJournal.ie Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak Mass Gatherings

Chinese Ambassador: Ireland can learn lessons from how China initially handled Covid-19 outbreak

He suggested mass gatherings should be avoided immediately and that he supported the government’s view that the Six Nations game should be postponed.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases Covid-19

Coronavirus spreads to southern Italy as Switzerland, Austria and Croatia report cases

Here at home the National Public Health Emergency Team is meeting to monitor the situation and advance preparedness plans.

From TheJournal.ie Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland' Outbreak

Public Health Emergency Team to meet to 'advance Covid-19 preparedness plans for Ireland'

Three people have died in Italy, which is experiencing Europe’s first major outbreak of the virus.

From TheJournal.ie WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems' Africa

WHO warns Africa is ill-equipped to deal with coronavirus due to 'weaker health systems'

There has been 200 suspected cases on the continent but nearly all have been confirmed negative.

From TheJournal.ie Spike in coronavirus cases in South Korea as it becomes second worst-affected country after China Daegu
From TheJournal.ie Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline Making The Headlines

Three Wall Street Journal reporters expelled from China over article headline

The United States protested what it called an affront to press freedom, one day after it tightened rules on Chinese media organisations.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later Coronavirus

Opinion: Yes, we're still on coronavirus lockdown in China, weeks later

Irishman Greg McDonough shares his family’s experience while housebound in China during the Covid-19 virus outbreak.

From TheJournal.ie Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus Wuhan

Hospital director at epicentre of coronavirus epidemic in China dies of the virus

More than 72,000 people have been infected with the virus, also known as Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion China

New leaks show Uighur community detained in camps because of their religion

A database profiles the internment of 311 individuals and their relatives abroad.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness Covid-19

Coronavirus: Cruise firm attempts to track down hundreds who left ship after one diagnosed with illness

Cambodia allowed the ship to dock on its southern coast on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Coronavirus death toll in mainland China rises to 1,665 as number of new cases falls

Chinese authorities reported the number of new cases has fallen for the third straight day.

From TheJournal.ie US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan Coronavirus

US to evacuate Americans from quarantined cruise ship in Japan

Washington will send a plane to Japan for the evacuation tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Tokyo Olympics remains on track amid coronavirus fears, but organisers say 'no plan B' in place Covid-19

Tokyo Olympics remains on track amid coronavirus fears, but organisers say 'no plan B' in place

Covid-19 has infected almost 64,000 people globally.

From TheJournal.ie US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets Trade Secrets

US charges Chinese company Huawei with plotting to steal trade secrets

Donald Trump has repeatedly raised national security concerns about Huawei.

From TheJournal.ie China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak Coronavirus

China reports 121 new deaths and 5,000 new cases after Covid-19 outbreak

The number of cases has reached 63,581.

From TheJournal.ie First death from coronavirus reported in Japan Japan

First death from coronavirus reported in Japan

China has reported 1,367 deaths among 52,526 cases on the mainland

From TheJournal.ie Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing Coronavirus This post contains videos

Over 1,100 people have now died from coronavirus but daily growth is slowing

In Japan, 39 more people on a quarantined cruise ship have tested positive for Covid-19.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow Coronavirus Crisis

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow

The death toll is beyond that of the outbreak of SARs in 2002.

From TheJournal.ie UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health' Quarantine

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'

Under new measures announce today the UK Department of Health said people can be forcibly quarantined.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities Novel Coronavirus This post contains videos

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.

From TheJournal.ie WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising' Coronavirus

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Five British nationals, including a child, have now tested positive for the virus in France.

From TheJournal.ie An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads Precautions

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness China

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.

From TheJournal.ie China scrambles for bed spaces as coronavirus death toll reaches over 550 China

China scrambles for bed spaces as coronavirus death toll reaches over 550

More than 28,000 people are known to be infected across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential' Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'

A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises above 400 as China admits 'shortcomings and difficulties' in coronavirus response Coronavirus

Death toll rises above 400 as China admits 'shortcomings and difficulties' in coronavirus response

The World Health Organisation said the number of cases will keep growing because tests are pending on thousands of suspected cases.

From TheJournal.ie Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS Outbreak This post contains videos

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300 Philippines This post contains videos

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

From TheJournal.ie Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259 Isolation

Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259

The UK Foreign Office said that it was withdrawing its staff members based in China.

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