As a result, Hubei, which accounts for most of China’s infections, saw a sharp drop in confirmed cases, as reflected in the data announced on Thursday, with 349 new confirmed cases tallied on Wednesday, down from 1,693 on Tuesday and the lowest since Jan. 25. … [Read more...] about China posts sharp drop in new coronavirus cases after criteria change
Creating a three-person baby involves a process known as pronuclear transfer, in which an embryo is created using genetic material from three people -- the intended mother and father and an egg donor -- to remove the risk of genetic diseases caused by DNA in a mother's mitochondria. The mitochondria are parts of a cell used to create energy but also carry DNA that is passed on only through the maternal line. … [Read more...] about Could we one day make babies from only skin cells?
A Chinese national aged in his 50s becomes the first confirmed case of the coronavirus in Australia. The man flew to Melbourne on China Southern flight CZ321 from Wuhan via Guangzhou on January 19. He is now in quarantined isolation at Monash Hospital in Clayton in Melbourne's east. January 29 … [Read more...] about Revealed: how an extra day in February this year could stop Australia falling into a RECESSION as unemployment surges during summer bushfire, coronavirus crisis
Two Australians have been confirmed as having the virus in Wuhan itself. Australia has raised the travel alert level to 'do not travel' for the city of Wuhan - the epicentre of the outbreak - and for the entire Hubei province. Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy says unless people have contact with someone who is unwell and has come from that part of China, there is no need for current concern. JAPAN: 15 … [Read more...] about Coronavirus could crush Australia’s already fragile economy that’s dependent on China for a third of its exports – as experts say it will be worse than any previous outbreaks
A 21-year-old woman is identified as the fourth person to test positive for the illness in NSW. The woman, a student at UNSW, flew into Sydney International Airport on flight MU749 on January 23 and presented to the emergency department 24 hours later after developing flu-like symptoms. She is being treated in isolation at Westmead Hospital. VICTORIA: 4 … [Read more...] about The sad reality of coronavirus in Australia: Asian man living on the Gold Coast is forced to wear a t-shirt with the slogan ‘I am not a virus’