Coronavirus scare in ISLINGTON: GP surgery closes and is scrubbed down

A GP surgery in Islington, north London, closed abruptly today after a coronavirus scare – a day after the capital last night announced its first case of the killer disease. Cleaners wearing protective clothing were pictured scrubbing down the Ritchie Street Health Centre, near the Angel underground station. The surgery blamed the virus for its decision … Read more

US military told to ‘prepare for coronavirus epidemic’

US Department of Defense instructs military to brace for a coronavirus ‘pandemic’ and quarantine any soldiers that have been to China this month Wednesday, the Department of Defense sent a memo to Navy and Marine Corps commanders to prepare for a pandemic of coronavirus  They’re ordered to check their preparedness plans to ensure military members can … Read more

Is coronavirus in an UBER? Patient tests positive after taking taxi to casualty

Someone who is infected with the coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, scientists say. More than 1,380 people with the virus are now confirmed to have died and more than 64,400 have been infected in at least 28 countries and regions. But experts predict the true number of people … Read more

Wuhan evacuee in Texas is the 15th American with coronavirus

A fifteenth American has coronavirus, US officials announced Thursday.  The latest patient is among the evacuees from Wuhan being held in quarantine at JBSA-Lackland and is the first confirmed case in Texas.  The US is bracing for the new coronavirus that has now struck 60,000 people worldwide to spread in the US, officials said the … Read more

Coronavirus in Westminster: Infected patient went to bus conference

Two MPs have today revealed they have gone into ‘self-isolation’ after attending a Westminster bus conference that was attended by one of the UK’s nine coronavirus patient and 250 other delegates. Labour MPs Lilian Greenwood and Alex Sobel both announced their decisions on Twitter. They revealed they have cancelled upcoming engagements as a precaution until … Read more

Only ONE of Britain’s nine coronavirus patients remains in hospital as the rest are discharged

All but one of Britain’s nine coronavirus victims are released from hospital are recovering from the virus First five Britons to catch the deadly disease caught it in a French ski chalet A University of York student and his mother also tested positive for the virus  Latest victim was diagnosed in London on February 12 … Read more

Dozens of Britons face being left on coronavirus plague ship

The 78 Britons trapped aboard a coronavirus-blitzed cruise ship in Japan will watch their fellow American passengers evacuated home tomorrow, piling pressure on the UK government to take similar action. Two US State Department-chartered planes will airlift their stranded citizens from Yokohama, where the Diamond Princess liner has been docked in quarantine for 10 days.  … Read more

Channel 4 employee is escorted by medics in hazmat suits for coronavirus test

Someone who is infected with the coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, scientists say. More than 1,380 people with the virus are now confirmed to have died and more than 64,400 have been infected in at least 28 countries and regions. But experts predict the true number of people … Read more

Coronavirus: Workers in hazmat suits disinfect London tower block

Coronavirus fears are mounting in London after cleaners wearing hazmat suits were pictured disinfecting a 37-storey tower block where a resident with a fever was escorted from in an ambulance. Workers in protective suits were sent to One The Elephant yesterday morning, after the UK’s ninth case of the SARS-2 virus – a Chinese woman … Read more