Category: Science

1,000 Quarantined after New York Family’s COVID 19 Diagnosis

NEW YORK Health officials seeking to prevent the spread of COVID 19 in New York state focused Wednesday on a suburban community where four members of the same family and a neighbor have been diagnosed with the virus, ordering new testing and putting a…

COVID 19 Causes Global Exports to Plunge by Billions of Dollars

GENEVA A U.N. analysis of the global trade impact of the coronavirus epidemic finds nations have been hit with export losses of $50 billion in February, and the world should brace itself for worse to come the longer the epidemic lasts.Over the past tw…

Anti Virus Measures Take Drastic Turns in Saudi, Iran, Italy

BANGKOK, THAILAND Saudi Arabia banned citizens from performing the Muslim pilgrimage in Mecca, Italy weighed closing schools nationwide and Iran canceled Friday prayers for a second week as nations scrambled Wednesday to control the coronavirus outbre…

Chinese students delay trips to S. Korea amid virus fears

An increasing number of Chinese students enrolled in universities here are canceling their trips to the country ahead of the new school year amid heightening fears over the new coronavirus, data showed Friday.Roughly 1,300 students were set to arrive h…

Tehran Cancels Friday Prayers As Coronavirus Cases Spike

Friday Prayers in Tehran have been canceled over the coronavirus outbreak, state media reported, as the authorities confirmed that infected cases in the country spiked by more than 100 among them Masoumeh Ebtekar, the vice president for women and fa…