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Nine dead, 440 infected with Corona virus in China

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Beijing/UNI: At least nine people have died and more than 440 infected from a new pneumonia-like virus -- Corona -- that has recently originated in China, media reported on Wednesday.  
Israeli researchers develop method to rejuvenate kidneys
Jerusalem/Xinhua/UNI: Israeli researchers have discovered a method to rejuvenate the kidneys, which has the potential to eliminate the need for dialysis in the future, Israel's Sheba Medical Center said Wednesday.
Australia working on countering spread of New Coronavirus : Prime Minister Morrison
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Australian health authorities took a number of measures to counter the risk of a spread of a new type of coronavirus that originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Wednesday.
New coronavirus vaccine could take months to develop in Russia - Health Ministry Official
Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: A Russian vaccine for the new strain of coronavirus will take at least half a year to develop, Deputy Director of the Russian Health Ministry’s Centre for Strategic Planning and Biomedical Health Risks Management German Shipulin said.
Healthcare’s a human right, not ‘a privilege for the rich’ UNAIDS argues at Davos
New York/IBNS: The UN agency devoted to ending AIDS as a public health threat is calling on top politicians and governments across the world to ensure the right to quality healthcare is upheld, and not just a privilege to be enjoyed by the wealthy.
First Novel Coronavirus case reported in US
Washington/IBNS: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed the first case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV),  in the United States in the state of Washington. The deadly respiratory virus has claimed nine lives so far in China and left 440 people infected.
Smokers who quit one month before surgery reap benefits: UN health agency
New York/IBNS: Tobacco smokers who quit at least four weeks before undergoing surgery not only have a lower risk of complications, but also show better results six months later than those who continue, the United Nations health agency  said on Monday.
Israeli, Canadian researchers develop 3D heart tissues
Jerusalem/Xinhua/UNI: Israeli and Canadian researchers have developed engineered three-dimensional (3D) heart tissues from induced human stem cells, Israel Institute of Technology (Technion) reported Sunday.
Health officials in Chinese city of Wuhan confirm 17 new cases of coronavirus: Statement
Beijing/Sputnik: The Municipal Health Committee in the Chinese city of Wuhan, in Hubei province, has said in a published report on Sunday that an additional 17 people have been confirmed as carrying a new form of deadly coronavirus infection.
Urgent need for ‘immediate’ solutions to combat drug-resistant infections, warns WHO
New York/IBNS: Drug-resistant infections are on the rise as private investment in new antibiotic development declines, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.
Novel coronavirus outbreak: Indian government issues travel advisories to travelers visiti...
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when an infection with a novel coronavirus has been reported from China, the Indian government on Friday issued to travelers visiting the neighbouring nation.
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