Scientists studying role of mucus in spreading coronavirus

New York |Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST

A team of US researchers is utilizing special aerosols in a closed environment to simulate coughing to help determine how different mucins carry the virus through the air.

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Wall Street tumbles amid deepening coronavirus fears

New York |Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 AM IST

Wall Street's major averages tumbled on Wednesday amid deepening concerns over the rapid spread of COVID-19 in the country.

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France death toll from coronavirus reaches 4032

Europe | April 2, 2020 3:11:28 AM IST

Paris [France], Apr 02 (Sputnik/ANI): France has registered 4,032 coronavirus-related deaths in the hospitals across the country since the epidemic began, Jerome Salomon, the head of the national publ

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Global coronavirus cases increase to 937,567: Johns Hopkins

Washington |Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST

The coronavirus pandemic was still raging across the world, posing a test for countries and regions, as the global number of confirmed cases increased to 937,567, according to the latest update by the

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US Navy evacuates coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier

Washington |Thursday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST

The US Navy has evacuated thousands of sailors from the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in an attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on the ship after over 90 crew members test

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IISc developing ventilator to save coronavirus patients

Bengaluru |Thursday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST

The Indian Institute of Science (IISc) is racing against time to develop a home-grown ventilator to save lives of Covid-19 patients across the country, a statement said on Wednesday.

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China hid coronavirus numbers, claims report quoting US officials

Washington |Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 AM IST

The skeletons are apparently tumbling out of the closet. A media report on Wednesday claimed that the Chinese government has deliberately underreported the total number of new coronavirus (COVID-19) c

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Scientists identify 8 strains of coronavirus

New York |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

Even as researchers across the world work overtime to understand evolution of the virus that causes the disease COVID-19, scientists have identified at least eight strains of coronavirus doing the rou

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754,948 coronavirus cases globally, death toll at 36,571: WHO

Others | April 1, 2020 4:11:28 AM IST

Geneva, [Switzerland], Apr 01 (Sputnik/ANI): There are 754,948 people worldwide who have been infected with the coronavirus, announced the World Health Organization adding that 36,571 have died from i

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Cruzeiro president Rocha tests positive for coronavirus

Rio de Janiero |Wednesday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST

Cruzeiro president Jose Dalai Rocha said on Tuesday he is recovering well after becoming the third club official to be struck down by COVID-19.

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1st coronavirus death in UP

Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh) |Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST

A 25-year-old man from Basti district, who died on Monday evening in Gorakhpur's BRD Medical College, has become the first COVID-19-linked death in Uttar Pradesh.

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9 staff members at UN Office in Geneva contract coronavirus

Geneva |Wednesday, 2020 1:45:05 PM IST

The United Nations Office in Geneva confirmed nine cases of coronavirus among its staff as of March 30, said Alessandra Vellucci, director of the UN Information Service in Geneva.

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