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India’s image — and by extension Modi’s — has been damaged by a combination of identity politics and economic decline. But the world isn’t writing us off, not yet.
Coronavirus had spread to Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and the US as of Thursday. Japan reported a second confirmed case Friday.
New coronavirus strain has claimed 25 lives so far. But unlike its cover-up of SARS epidemic, China has responded with regular updates & strong measures this time.
Wuhan, a city that is in lockdown, has about 700 Indian students, majority of them studying medicine. However, most of them have left for holidays.
There are significant disincentives for big drugmakers to go big in medicines to fight infectious diseases. This needs to change.
China's comment came as the FATF Asia Pacific Joint Group met in Beijing to scrutinise Pakistan's progress on adopting stricter laws against terror financing.
According to the researchers, patients who became infected with the coronavirus were exposed to wildlife animals at a market, where seafood, snake, farm animals were sold.
The Chinese health authorities had confirmed 444 cases of pneumonia caused by a novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) by Tuesday.
The biggest lesson is that the government must be ruthlessly honest and transparent. The more facts, the better.
China's National Health Commission confirmed that the new strain of the coronavirus can be transmitted from person-to-person.