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Precautionary Steps Against Deadly Coronavirus
Officials at the Ministry of Health and Social Development have began collaborating with local, regional and international health agencies as a precautionary measure against the coronavirus, a respiratory virus that has spread from China...
Going viral: Billie Eilish is all Gucci at the Grammy Awards, from nails to face – the singer wears a mask
Teenage music star Billie Eilish wore head-to-toe Gucci on the pre-show red carpet at the Grammy AwardsThe branding was evident from her nails to her face mask – did she have the Wuhan coronavirus in mind?
Immigration and health officials meeting to discuss measures to guard against Coronavirus
The BVI’s Immigration Department is preparing to take whatever border control measures that may be necessary to safeguard the territory from the deadly Coronavirus outbreak in China.
Tim Cook says Apple has shut one store in China and is restricting employee travel because of coronavirus
Apple CEO Tim Cook said Tuesday the company is restricting travel in China as the coronavirus continues to spread.
Huawei is the world's top 5G phone vendor, analyst says
Global 5G phone shipments hit 19 million last year, according to Strategy Analytics.
Very Uncertain Times
The Virgin Islands must diversify the financial services sector to remain viable in very uncertain times.
‘Bad timing’: industry experts pan expanded fast-track immigration scheme by Hong Kong government to lure tech talent
Lawmaker Charles Mok bemoans city’s battered global image amid protest violence and coronavirus outbreak, while experts say plan could be more beneficial if extended to other industries
Wuhan coronavirus: tech firms including Alibaba, Tencent donate US$432 million to boost frontline efforts in Hubei province
Alibaba tops the list and has offered 1 billion yuan for purchase of medical materials. Donations, free services are positive publicity for these big companies, analyst says
How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?
Viruses can be spread when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Hand-washing is a first line of defence
Statement on the second meeting of the International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee regarding the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV)
Following the advice of the Emergency Committee today, WHO Director-General has declared the outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. In China, more than 7700 cases have been confirmed...
The Trump Administration Just Declared Coronavirus A Public Health Emergency In The US
"We still have a low risk to the American public. But we want to keep it at a low risk," said NIAID director Anthony Fauci.
Health screening for Coronavirus in place at ports
The British Virgin Islands is moving full steam ahead in its thrust to guard against the dreaded Coronavirus, Minister for Health Carvin Malone has said.
Coronavirus: US confirms 8th case of virus in person who travelled to China; Pentagon agrees to provide quarantine housing for up to 1,000 people
Latest US patient, who was not identified, is in Massachusetts. The virus has so far resulted in 259 deaths in China, although none outside the country. The Pentagon will provide housing support for people who may need to be quarantined
Antigua & Barbuda closes its borders to travellers from China
The government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to close its borders to travellers from the Peoples Republic of China.
China: Covering the Coronavirus Contagion
The coronavirus outbreak in China - a public health disaster and a messaging nightmare. Also on the show, the saga of Hong Kong's kidnapped bookseller.
Coronavirus: how to stay healthy and happy during virus outbreak and flu season, from the vitamins you need to exercise like yoga
Boost your immune system with vitamin C, vitamin D and zinc, one expert says, to decrease the risk of catching the flu. Avoid feeling overwhelmed by acknowledging feelings of anxiety, another says, and you will feel more emotionally stable
We must fix NHI together before it’s too late for us
This goes for Family, Friends, You and Everybody including Enemies who would like me to be passive and ‘go along to get along’… We are only where we are because some persons chose to be different… Not because it was easy but because it p...
The Perfect Storm of Economic Risks on Hong Kong’s Horizon
In 2019 there was the escalating U.S.-China trade war, which squeezed exports. Then came violent protests beginning mid-year, with street-fighting between police and protesters driving away tourists and shoppers, hurting the services ind...
Rebel Wilson topical speech
Australian comedian and actor Rebel Wilson was praised for “single-handedly breathing life into the Baftas” after giving a topical speech touching on the coronavirus, the Baftas’ lack of diversity, and the failure of her latest film, Cats.
What Bill Gates predicted 4 years ego about Coronavirus
In 2014, the world avoided a horrific global outbreak of Ebola, thanks to thousands of selfless health workers - plus, frankly, thanks to some very good luck. In hindsight, we know what we should have done better. So, now's the time, Bil...
Coronavirus spotlights Japan contagion risks as Olympics loom
The disease that has killed 17 people and infected almost 600 has already affected Olympics-related events in China, with the cancellation of boxing matches set for the city of Wuhan, seen as the epicenter of the outbreak, and women’s so...
10 tips to keep you healthy on a plane amid spread of China coronavirus, flu and colds
Winter travel is always slightly risky when it comes to physical well-being, but the coronavirus outbreak from Wuhan is an added worry
‘We have always been one people’- USVI Governor Albert Bryan Jr
The 8th Inter-Virgin Islands Council meeting and the first since the hurricanes of September 2017 convened today, February 4, 2020, in the conference room of Maria’s by the Sea on Wickham’s Cay 1, Tortola.
Newborn among 24,500 coronavirus cases as death toll nears 500
News comes as Hong Kong says it will quarantine all people coming from mainland China
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