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Manila [Philippines], Feb 26 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a further two million dollars to help developing countries in Asia and the Pacific contain the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and improve resilience to this and other communicable diseases.
New Delhi [India], Feb 26 (ANI): The C-17 Globemaster aircraft of the Indian Air Force has left for a medical mission to rescue Indian citizens, residents of friendly neighbouring countries and also to deliver about 15 tonnes of medical equipment to China's Wuhan, which has been reeling unde
Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], Feb 26 (ANI): Preliminary traffic figures released on Wednesday by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed that international air passenger markets remained busy in January 2020, with demand supported by travel ahead of the Lunar New Year celebrations,
Rome [Italy], Feb 26 (ANI): A total of 322 people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in Italy, of whom 10 have died, Chief of the Civil Protection Department and extraordinary commissioner for the coronavirus emergency Angelo Borrelli has said.
Tokyo [Japan], Feb 25 (ANI): Two more Indians onboard quarantined cruise ship -- Diamond Princess -- were tested positive for novel coronavirus, the Indian embassy here said on Tuesday, adding that those Indians not infected by the virus will be repatriated to the homeland on February 26.
Beijing [China], Feb 25 (Sputnik/ANI): The death toll from the novel coronavirus in mainland China has reached 2663, while the current number of patients is at 77,658, and more than 27,200 people have recovered, the country's National Health Commission said.
Kabul [Afghanistan], Feb 24 (ANI): The Afghan Health Ministry on Monday reported the first case of the novel coronavirus involving a resident of Herat province who had recently returned to the country from neighbouring Iran.
Quetta [Pakistan], Feb 23 (ANI): The Balochistan government on Sunday declared a state of emergency in province's districts bordering Iran -- the first middle-east country to report deaths from novel coronavirus.
New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): China on Sunday hoped India would review the situation arising out of the outbreak of novel coronavirus in "an objective and rational manner and resume "normal personnel exchanges and trade" between the two countries as soon as possible.
Washington D.C. [USA], Feb 23 (ANI): With the deadly coronavirus having already claimed more than 2,300 lives in China alone, and the deadly virus having spread to other countries, concerns are growing about how long the virus may linger on surfaces.
New Delhi [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Passengers arriving in India from another four Asian countries -- Nepal, Indonesia, Vietnam, and Malaysia -- will undergo medical screening at the airports as part of the efforts to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus, the Directorate General of Civil Avi
Hubei [China], Feb 23 (Sputnik/ANI): The number of people who have died from the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in the Chinese province of Hubei has gone up to 2,346, regional health authorities report, saying that the total number of people infected with the virus in Hubei has surpass