Tag Archives: Infections

Coronavirus live updates: China reports 648 new cases, infections in South Korea spike

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 10:50 am: Hong Kong passengers on Diamond Princess cruise ship arrive home A third chartered plane evacuating Hong Kong residents from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship off Japan arrived home on Sunday morning, according to a South… Read More »

Infections from coronavirus exceed 20K as China vows new measures to prevent spread

The number of reported people infected with coronavirus surpassed 20,000 on Tuesday, prompting President Xi Jinping to announce a “people’s war of prevention of the epidemic” while addressing China’s elite Politburo. Xi said on Monday that China must race against time to limit the spread of the virus and said those who neglect their duties will be punished, according to state broadcaster… Read More »

Urinary Tract Infections Affect Millions. The Cures Are Faltering.

For generations, urinary tract infections, one of the world’s most common ailments, have been easily and quickly cured with a simple course of antibiotics. But there is growing evidence that the infections, which afflict millions of Americans a year, mostly women, are increasingly resistant to these medicines, turning a once-routine diagnosis into one that is… Read More »