Map. History of Epidemics conflict

18 February 2020
U.S. State Department tells @cbsnews planned charter flight to evacuate American citizens from Wuhan, China will land in *Ontario, California* east of Los Angeles. Passengers to pay back cost of flight and subject to "CDC screening, health monitoring and observation."
Guterres says @UN appreciates China's effort to battle against novel coronavirus and has full confidence in China's ability of controlling the outbreak
Wuhan virus: Sri Lanka confirms first case
3 week ago
First coronavirus case in Germany confirmed: According to the Ministry of Health, a man from the district of Starnberg in Bavaria was infected
3 week ago
Jiangxi province in China just announced 24 new virus cases - a 50% increase in one day
Wuhan doctor who shared info about coronavirus on social media on Dec 30 before govt lifted info blockade punished by police on Jan 3. He's now in ICU with virus. Interview with him from China Youth Daily deleted from WeChat
All three of the possible cases of coronavirus in Michigan have come back NEGATIVE. But there's a FOURTH case under investigation
@StateDept raises travel advisory to China amid coronavirus outbreak. It is urging Americans to "reconsider travel" to China
3 week ago
CORONAVIRUS IN ARIZONA: confirmed that the "person" in the @ASU "community" had no classroom exposure. However, the other facts: male, female, student, faculty member, where have they been is not being disclosed by local and state, health officials.
3 week ago
A case of coronavirus has been confirmed in West Virginia, but there is no reason to panic. the case of coronavirus was confirmed in a patient at Roane General Hospital
3 week ago
Singapore reports fifth confirmed case of China coronavirus
3 week ago
The seventh confirmed case of new coronavirus infection in Macau: The patient is a 67-year-old female Wuhan resident
Beijing reported eight new confirmed coronavirus cases on Monday, one death
Cambodia confirms first case of Wuhan coronavirus
Hong Kong, as an intl transport hub, is particularly vulnerable to epidemics. The city's flagship airline @cathaypacific has confirmed in an internal email that a passenger who flew from Hong Kong to Los Angeles on Jan 20 has been infected by the #WuhanCoronovirus
As of noon in HongKong, 110 patients remained in isolation with 104 in a stable condition.  69 patients were admitted in the preceding 24-hours to undergo further testing3 week ago
As of noon in HongKong, 110 patients remained in isolation with 104 in a stable condition. 69 patients were admitted in the preceding 24-hours to undergo further testing
3 week ago
Canada's second confirmed presumptive case of coronavirus is wife of first case
Georgia working to prevent spread of coronavirus to state. To detect possible cases of coronavirus infection early and prevent further spread, the United States began actively screening incoming travelers from Wuhan at five select airports, including Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta.
Shanghai authorities imposing 2-week quarantine period on people returning from Hubei area
3 week ago
South Korean government is considering evacuating Korean citizens from Wuhan by arranging two charter flights. The Korean Consulate General in Wuhan confirms more than 400 Korean nationals saying they wanted to leave the city
Many of Tibetan monasteries and institutes in Tibet remain shutdown amidst outbreak of Coronavirus in Wuhan3 week ago
Many of Tibetan monasteries and institutes in Tibet remain shutdown amidst outbreak of Coronavirus in Wuhan
3 week ago
Germany calls for avoiding "unnecessary" travel to China and intends to evacuate its nationals from Wuhan
Big line of embassy cars outside China's Foreign Ministry as ambassadors attend urgent coronavirus meeting. One tells us the main message was that China has things under control and there's no need for foreign govs to be planning the evacuation of their nationals from Wuhan
3 week ago
One reliable source has told that dozens of people from Hubei have been denied entry after arriving at the Hong Kong airport, but no airline and shipper is willing to transport them back to Hubei. The restricted area has created a vacuum for Hubei travellers
3 week ago
Anshun, a city of nearly 2.5 million in China's Guizhou province, orders the closure of all public venues, cancels all public events
Companies in Shanghai cannot resume work before February 9 due to virus fight: government
Prime Minister @ScottMorrisonMP has this afternoon convened a meeting of the National Security Committee of Cabinet as concerns grow over the threat posed by coronavirus
Wuhan mayor Zhou Xianwang admitted his government didn't release information on time earlier in the coronavirus outbreak and he hopes people can.understand. Said he was misunderstood because information needs to be released with authorization and in accordance with law
3 week ago
Public Health England medical director Dr Yvonne Doyle has told Sky News she suspects there are already cases of coronavirus in the UK but says the country is "well-prepared"
Just landed in Milan from Hong Kong and every passenger is having their temperatures checked and providing contact details WuhanCoronavirus3 week ago
Just landed in Milan from Hong Kong and every passenger is having their temperatures checked and providing contact details #WuhanCoronavirus
Caspian Airlines MD-83 from Tehran crash-landed at Bandar-e Mahshahr, Iran
Gabriel Leung, dean of HKU's medical school on CoronavirusOutbreak: basic reproductive number - secondary cases generated by an index infected case - is 2.13. According to best estimate, case count doubles every six days, in the absence of any public health intervention
3 week ago
Moon orders coronavirus checks on all entrants from Chinese city of Wuhan
Mongolia closed its border with China on Monday amid the outbreak of the WuhanCoronavirus. It also closed crossings for auto vehicles and pedestrian traffic, and called for all public gatherings to be canceled: reports
3 week ago
South Korea reports 4th Wuhan coronavirus case, a 55-year-old Korean male, according to SBS
China reports 769 new virus cases, totalling 2,744 nationwide
In Macau, they have also recorded the 6th case, who is a 15-year-old Wuhan resident that has no obvious symptom3 week ago
In Macau, they have also recorded the 6th case, who is a 15-year-old Wuhan resident that has no obvious symptom
3 week ago
The number of confirmed cases of new coronavirus in Hong Kong has increased to eight. One of the new cases has been to Wuhan and entered Hong Kong via the Luohu Port
#WuhanCoronavirus - The confirmed cases have risen to 2469 and the death toll has risen to 80, a significant jump within one day. Notably, there have been 50 people who are "cured," even though it remains to be seen what that actually means when details are provided
Liaoning Province confirmed 1 new coronavirus infection case, taking the total number to 22 in the province. Jiangxi Province confirmed 12 new coronavirus cases; total infection number in the province increased to 48
Hubei Province reported 371 new cases of #WuhanCoronavirus and 24 new deaths on Jan 26 local time; total infection cases in the province rose to 1,423, with 76 deaths
Wuhan Mayor says more than 2,200 suspected coronavirus patients are currently in hospital. This is in addition to the 618 confirmed cases in Wuhan - CCTV
WHO chief says heading to China for virus talks
@CDCgov officials confirmed 5 cases of #WuhanCoronavirus in the US. New patients including 2 in California's LA and Orange Country, & 1 in Arizona
U.S. CDC has no "clear evidence" to confirm coronavirus can be spread during the incubation period, but says they're "actively investigating that possibility"
U.S. CDC calls coronavirus an "emerging public health threat," says threat is "serious"
Medical center in central China's Huanggang is being transformed into a specialized hospital with 1,000 beds for coronavirus patients. The project will be completed in two days3 week ago
Medical center in central China's Huanggang is being transformed into a specialized hospital with 1,000 beds for coronavirus patients. The project will be completed in two days
[adjusted wording] Yicai News article estimates traffic outflows from Wuhan (domestic & int'l) before coronavirus lockdown with Baidu migration map & Flight Steward app data. Int'l destinations with top fight volume (12/30-1/22): Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo
Virginia health officials investigating three people, including one in northern Virginia, for coronavirus
Paris: French nationals will be evacuated from Wuhan, China, to France
The Bahraini Ministry of Health confirms that no infection with the Corona virus has been detected in the country
1st confirmed case of coronavirus in Los Angeles County, 4th in the U.S
China extends Lunar New Year holiday until Feb. 2 and school holidays also being extended due to coronavirus 2019nCoV, reports @CCTV
Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry: maintaining the minimum members of our diplomatic mission in China and returning their families precautionously after the spread of #coronovirus
GovHK will also close "all children's playrooms in the indoor sports centres, the Toy Library & the Children's Multimedia Room of the HK Central Library, the Children's Discovery Gallery of the HK Heritage Museum, & the Children Gallery of HK Science Museum until further notice."
Mayor of Wuhan, epicenter of coronavirus, said at briefing that 5mln people have left the city due to #LunarNewYear travel and the outbreak. 9mln are still in the city
First recorded case of infant being infected of nCoV2019 was reported in Beijing tonight. The baby girl is only 9 months old and has travel history in Wuhan
UAE Minister of Health: We confirm that the country is free of any cases of coronavirus
3 week ago
Medical sources says confirmed cases of nCoV rose to 9 in hk - latest cases found at Tuen Mun hospital and North Dist hospital
3 week ago
Taiwan has confirmed the 4th case of #WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 50 something year old Taiwanese woman who traveled to Wuhan from Jan. 13 to 15 and then travel to Europe from the 16th to 25th. She started to cough on Jan. 22nd
China's Premier Li Ke-qiang advised the #WuhanCoronavirus task force to be prepared for relevant works to control and contain the epidemic after the Lunar New Year holiday and consider to appropriately extend the holiday, adjust schools' start date and reduce
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was appointed as head of the CPC Central Committee leading group to combat #WuhanCoronavirus
A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said
More from Fanling in Hong Kong. Masked protesters have been digging up bricks and creating road blocks this evening. People are really concerned about the impact of the coronavirus. (Videos: Apple Daily, TV, RTHK)
3 week ago
Interesting reversal by Shantou in Guangdong Province. City sent new notice overturning previous decision. says will monitor people, vehicles, ships entering city but no travel restrictions. All taxi, car hailing, buses to operate normally. Vehicles only need disinfection
Japan reports 4th case of coronavirus
Following Beijing and Tianjin, Hebei Province will cut all inter-provincial and inter-city shuttles from Jan 27, including shuttles to other provinces from Shijiazhuang International Airport. Airport shuttles to downtown Shijiazhuang will remain available
#WuhanCoronavirus: China's capital city Beijing (population at ca. 21M) will delay post-LunarNewYear re-opening of classes at nurseries, primary to high schools, universities & training institutions. Online learning materials will be provided. (Beijing Youth Daily)
3 week ago
Japan to evacuate its citizens in Wuhan a chartered flight amid the spread of the coronavirus in China. #WuhanCoronavirus
More checking, screening for those with the coronavirus. This is in Henan. A policeman told us to leave because they've already sorted the problem out here then another officer whispered something to him and we're having to wait for a government official to speak to us. China3 week ago
More checking, screening for those with the coronavirus. This is in Henan. A policeman told us to leave because they've already sorted the problem out here then another officer whispered something to him and we're having to wait for a government official to speak to us. China
Residents in Fanling are blocking a road to Fai Ming Estate, a newly completed pubic housing estate, to protest against the government decision to reserve the complex for quarantine camp or dorm for medical staff
The average time between exposure and first symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus is 10 days while transmission appears to be possible during this incubation period
Dr Lei Wai Seng of St. Januario Hospital said the 3rd imported case in Macau first arrived in HK by plane on Jan 20, and took ferry to Macau on Jan 22.  She was negative to all tests on 23 but the hospital kept her isolated for 48hrs and tested again, when she was found positive3 week ago
Dr Lei Wai Seng of St. Januario Hospital said the 3rd imported case in Macau first arrived in HK by plane on Jan 20, and took ferry to Macau on Jan 22. She was negative to all tests on 23 but the hospital kept her isolated for 48hrs and tested again, when she was found positive
#CoronavirusOutbreak Measures taken include leak prevention to avoid water contamination as the design and construction of Wuhan's special new hospital strictly follows standards, a local official said. Zhiyin Lake near the hospital is not a water source for the city, he said
Commissioner of China's National Health Commission said that based on clinical cases, some patients have more severe symptoms where as some present more minor symptoms, but it is clear that WuhanCoronavirus has started to transmit between people and its ability to transmit is growing. They need more clinical data to analyze the exact nature of #WuhanCoronavirus.
Reuters: National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei, speaking at a press briefing, said authorities' knowledge of the new virus was limited and they are unclear on the risks posed by mutations of the virus
3 week ago
Huaibei, a city of more than 2 million people in Anhui Province, closes public venues and bans all Hubei-registered vehicles from entering the city
China health director Ma Xiaowei says #WuhanCoronavirus is contagious during the incubation period, which is up to 14 days. "That's very different from SARS."
3 week ago
Unlike SARS, the coronavirus can infect people even if its carrier shows little or no symptom: Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission #WuhanCoronavirus
3 week ago
The #Wuhanpneumonia epidemic is estimated to last for some time and the number of people infected will also continue to increase: Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission
3 week ago
The current situation indicates the virus is becoming increasingly contagious. Its deadliness and treatment rate require further study, said Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission #WuhanCoronavirus
The coronavirus epidemic is entering a very complicated stage, and the spread of the virus is at a preliminary stage: Chinese health authority WuhanCoronavirus3 week ago
The coronavirus epidemic is entering a very complicated stage, and the spread of the virus is at a preliminary stage: Chinese health authority #WuhanCoronavirus
Zeng Guang, chief infectious disease scientist of China's CDC, said it was the national senior experts' advice to lock down Wuhan. "But closing transportation channels is not our own words. We advised Wuhan people not to leave the city and people outside not to go in," he said
Another person has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, the fourth case here in NSW and the fifth in the country. The result is expected to be confirmed tomorrow, as the death toll in China climbed above 50 as the virus continues to spread.
3 week ago
Health officials in Orange County health officials on Saturday confirmed a case of the Wuhan coronavirus, marking the third known case in the United States
3 week ago
China calls on all community leaders coordinating with the government to closely monitor anyone who has been to Wuhan in the past 15 days. And if a person shows any signs of illness, they are to be transferred to hospital, screened, and/or quarantined. #WuhanCoronavirus
Thailand has confirmed the 6th case of WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 73 year old female tourist from Wuhan, and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Thailand. Since the epidemic broke out, 5 of the cases are tourists3 week ago
Thailand has confirmed the 6th case of #WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 73 year old female tourist from Wuhan, and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Thailand. Since the epidemic broke out, 5 of the cases are tourists
President Moon Jae-in comments on new coronavirus spread, urges South Koreans to trust the government, follow necessary measures, and to not excessively worry.3 week ago
President Moon Jae-in comments on new coronavirus spread, urges South Koreans to "trust the government, follow necessary measures, and to not excessively worry."
#HongKong reports sixth #WuhanCoronavirus case in Wan Chai's Ruttonjee Hospital. "The Hongkonger, who has showed fever symptoms, had been to Wuhan and returned to Hong Kong high-speed rail." #coronavirus
Another Coronavirus case in Australia. Preliminary tests have come back positive for the disease in Sydney. Australia has FIVE people who have contracted the virus.
3 week ago
Britain advises against all travel to China's Hubei province
3 week ago
China's Jiangxi province bans public gatherings and closes public venues in effort to contain coronavirus.
Charter flight will evacuate US diplomats and private citizens from Wuhan, China on Jan 28. coronavirus3 week ago
Charter flight will evacuate US diplomats and private citizens from Wuhan, China on Jan 28. #coronavirus
3 week ago
Shantou is more than 840 kilometers (520 miles) from Wuhan. It's the first city outside Hubei province to be put on lockdown
3 week ago
Ezhou, a city of 1 million which has been on a partial lockdown, has been put on a full lockdown
Macau recorded three more cases of nCoV2019 including one of a person travelling from Hong Kong to Macau by ferry on last Thursday3 week ago
Macau recorded three more cases of nCoV2019 including one of a person travelling from Hong Kong to Macau by ferry on last Thursday
3 week ago
South Korea reports 3rd confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus
3 week ago
#WuhanCoronavirus update as of 24:00 Jan 25: New cases: 688 New deaths: 15 (13 from Hubei, 1 from Shanghai, 1 from Henan). Total cases: 1975 Total deaths: 56
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