GLOBAL

Fear spreads easily. That's what gives the Wuhan coronavirus economic impact

One way to count the cost of the Wuhan coronavirus is by how many people catch it, and then how many die. Another is the direct financial costs of public health measures to treat those infected and contain its spread...

By Ilan Noy 30 Jan 2020

CHINA

China building 1,000-bed hospital in 6 days to fight Coronavirus

The government of China is building a new 1,000-bed hospital in only six days to fight the recent outbreak of the Coronavirus in Wuhan City...

30 Jan 2020

GLOBAL

Coronavirus does not look like a 'black swan' event - here are some reasons to be cautiously optimistic

The alarm is sounding again. The Asia financial markets were reasonably calm about the new coronavirus until the news of the lockdown of the whole city of Wuhan in China on 23 January...

By Zheng Wang 27 Jan 2020

CHINA

Scientists still searching for causes of mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China

Scientists are still trying to analyse a new strain of coronavirus that caused a pneumonia outbreak in China, with around 300 people infected and six people dead as of 21 January...

By Ririn Ramadhany 24 Jan 2020

CHINA

KFC sales plummet on bird flu fears

SHANGHAI CHINA: Sales of fast food KFC in China slumped an estimated 36% in April, according to parent Yum! Brands, as consumers shunned chicken due to the H7N9 bird flu outbreak in humans.

14 May 2013

CHINA

The 70m spit

SHANGHAI, CHINA: Spitting is a national habit in China. The Public Health Bureau Of Shanghai wanted an anti-spitting public awareness campaign to target migrant workers in an attempt to squash the habit.

12 Oct 2010


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