Tag Archives: South

Coronavirus live updates: South Korea reports 376 new cases, China reports 573 more

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. Total confirmed cases: More than 85,000 Total deaths: At least 2,941 10:40 am: American Airlines suspends flights to Milan American Airlines suspended operations to and from Milan, effective until April 25. The carrier cited a reduction in demand… Read More »

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

SEOUL/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran. The government in Seoul put the country on high alert after the number of infections surged over 600 with six deaths. A focal point was a church in the… Read More »

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 »

Alarmingly high mortality in hospitalised patients with HIV/TB co-infection in Malawi and South Africa

Improved implementation of TB and HIV care cascade would reduce human suffering and untimely deaths A study from South Africa and Malawi published online ahead of print in Clinical Infectious Diseases highlights the urgent need for better management of people with TB and HIV co-infection. It shows how suboptimal implementation of TB and HIV standards… Read More »

Chicago hospitals band together promising new system, $1B investment in city’s South Side

Dive Brief: Four Chicago hospitals inked a nonbinding deal to form a new health system to expand access to care with the goal of reducing health inequities and creating jobs on the city’s South Side, the facilities announced Thursday. They promised to invest at least $ 1.1 billion to build a hospital and community health… Read More »