Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Japan PM proposes state of emergency over virus

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Monday the government plans to declare a state of emergency and proposed a stimulus package worth $1 trillion as new coronavirus infections spike in Tokyo and elsewhere.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

To flatten the curve, test those without symptoms too

Failure to test asymptomatic at-risk people and allow wider community testing will result in undetected transmission in the community and a bounce-back of the epidemic as lock-down restrictions are lifted, according to the ...

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Trump to make 'statement' Wednesday on coronavirus measures

President Donald Trump said he will make a primetime address Wednesday on measures to confront the growing health and economic challenges to the United States from the novel coronavirus.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Singapore announces $4.6 bn boost to fight virus

Singapore unveiled US$4.6 billion in financial packages on Tuesday to deal with the impact of the deadly coronavirus outbreak, which has battered the city-state's economy and sparked fears of a recession.

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