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Vietnam braces for a fresh wave of coronavirus despite earlier success in containing the outbreak

A propaganda poster on preventing the spread of Covid-19 is seen on a wall as a man smokes a cigarette along a street in Hanoi on April 29, 2020. Manan Vatsyayana | AFP | Getty Images Vietnam, once praised for its success in containing the coronavirus outbreak, is now battling a resurgence in cases and… Read More »

China’s Coronavirus Outbreak: Most Common Myths and Conspiracy Theories About COVID-19 That Have Gone Viral

Coronavirus (Photo Credits: Pixnio) As the deadly coronavirus continues to infect more and more people around the world, news, social media posts and articles continue to spread online. However, this relentless flood of information can make it difficult to distinguish fact from fiction. There have been WhatsApp messages claiming that eating non-veg food can infect… Read More »

How bad will coronavirus outbreak get?

As the world prepares for coronavirus to officially reach “pandemic” levels, health systems across the globe are preparing for the worst. The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) has announced it is initiating preparations for a “likely” spread of Covid-19 in the United States. “We are reviewing all of our pandemic preparedness materials and adapting them… Read More »

Chicken pox outbreak forces migrant shelter to shutter in northern Mexico

A migrant carrying his daughter prays at the government-run Leona Vicario migrant shelter, temporarily closed by health authorities following a varicela outbreak between Central American migrants that have been sent by the U.S. government to wait out their asylum court dates in Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez CIUDAD JUAREZ,… Read More »

Vitamin E acetate named as possible culprit in vaping illness outbreak

Health officials investigating an outbreak of vaping-related illnesses in over 2,000 Americans say they have found more direct evidence that vitamin E acetate may be the culprit. In an update provided Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said the chemical compound was found in lung fluid from 29 patients tested in a… Read More »