Samsung has halted a phone factory after a coronavirus infection. Source: Business Insider Samsung has confirmed one case of coronavirus infection at its mobile device factory in the southeastern city of Gumi, South Korea on February 22. The entire facility has been shut down, colleagues placed in self-quarantine, and the worker’s floor shut down until Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Samsung halts phone factory due to coronavirus infection
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Deputy PM Vu Duc Dam had said earlier Tuesday that in order for the country to achieve the positive results it has so far, Vietnam had been proactively implementing measures to prevent and limit the epidemic from mid-December last year, as soon as reports appeared of the Covid-19 disease in China's Wuhan City. … [Read more...] about Vietnam suspends entry from all coronavirus-hit areas
Several localities in Vietnam have quarantined more people coming from coronavirus-stricken areas. According to the Danang City Department of Health, since Monday afternoon, the department has quarantined five more people from coronavirus-ravaged areas, including four Vietnamese and one South Korean tourist. … [Read more...] about More people from coronavirus-hit areas quarantined in Vietnam
A pandemic is the worldwide spread of a new disease The H1N1 (swine flu) outbreak, which killed hundreds of thousands of people, was declared a pandemic by the WHO in 2009 The WHO no longer formally labels an outbreak of disease a "pandemic" but says the term may be used "colloquially" Its advice to countries - to limit the infections while preparing for wider spread - remains the same Coronavirus: A visual guide to the outbreak How a misleading coronavirus map went global Watching loved ones die without care in Wuhan BBC … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Worst-hit countries boost containment efforts
"Shincheonji contributed significantly to the sharp rise in the number of patients in Korea," Won Suk-choi of the division of infectious diseases at the Korea University College of Medicine, told the BBC, but he also warns that "the situation Korea is currently experiencing can happen anywhere in the world". … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Why did infections shoot up South Korea?