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Virus DNA spread across hospital ward in 10 hours: Study

New York: Virus DNA left on a hospital bed rail was found in nearly half of all sites sampled across a ward within 10 hours and persisted for at least five days, according to a new study by UCL and Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH). 

Top Chinese virologist Shi Zhengli says new discovered viruses are 'just tip of iceberg' 

Beijing/IBNS: A noted Chinese virologist, who is famous for her work on researching coronavirus in bats, said the new discovered viruses are  'just the tip of the iceberg'.

Japan isolates genome of new Coronavirus strain following China - Reports

Tokyo/Sputnik: Scientists from Japan's National Institute of Infectious Diseases have isolated the genome of the latest strain of coronavirus that originated in China, Japan's Kyodo news agency reported on Friday.

Coronavirus peak to hit China in 7-10 Days: China's National Health Commission

Beijing/Sputnik:The peak of the new deadly coronavirus outbreak in China will occur in about 7-10 days, but there will be no large-scale growth of the infection, head of the special expert commission of China's National Health and Family Planning Commission (NHFPC) Zhong Nanshan said on Tuesday.

UN health agency urges China to continue search for source of new virus, as Thailand case emerges

New York/IBNS: It is “essential” for China to continue investigating the source of a previously unknown strain of coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared on Monday, following confirmation that an infected patient is being treated in Thailand.