Tag: Wuhan virus

Did novelists predict Wuhan coronavirus in 1981 and 2008?

Two novels have gone viral after people noticed the eerie similarity between the viruses mentioned in them and the very real Covid-19 virus which...

Man runs marathon in apartment as China fights virus with exercise

by Peter Stebbings / with Danni Zhu in Beijing A fanatical runner jogged the equivalent of an ultra-marathon inside his small apartment as people in...

China cleans, locks away banknotes to stop virus spread

China is disinfecting and isolating used banknotes as part of efforts to stop the spread of the new coronavirus that has killed more than...

Chan Chun Sing stresses importance of remaining calm in midst of crisis

Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing has commented on recent instances of Singaporeans rushing to supermarkets to load up on supplies following...

“Insensitive” for Khaw Boon Wan to say “there is more to life than nCoV”

In a Facebook post on Thursday (Feb 6), Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan had urged Singaporeans to remember that, despite the challenge that the coronavirus (2019-nCoV) ...

Lim Tean says PAP incompetent in dealing with coronavirus issue

People's Voice founder Lim Tean took to Facebook on Feb 9 to discuss Malaysia's consideration on how it will regulate the entry of Singaporeans....

PAP MP on why she wore mask during visit to block with coronavirus patient

Singapore -- A ruling party MP has responded to a Facebook post by an opposition politician that criticised her for wearing a mask during...

WHO launches investigation into SG conference linked to three Wuhan virus cases

SINGAPORE — The World Health Organization (WHO) is investigating a conference held in Singapore in mid-January. Three foreign participants of the meeting — one...

Morning brief: Wuhan coronavirus update for Feb 8, 2020

As of 5am, Feb 8, 2020: WORLD COUNT: There are 31,537 confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in the world. A total of 28 countries and territories have been...

It’s fake, says CNA of viral tweet on closure of schools

THREAD: Saw the doctored image of a tweet sent by “CNA” on school closures due to the #NovelCoronavirus? It's fake. Many have shared it...
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