Wuhan virus - updates

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Filipinos in Singapore celebrate Sinulog, pray to avert Wuhan virus

Jan 27, 2020 - 3:05 PM

Some of them wearing surgical masks, overseas Filipinos join the 6th Sinulog in Singapore and pray for safety from the deadly Wuhan virus

DOH investigating 11 possible cases of novel coronavirus nationwide

Jan 27, 2020 - 2:17 PM

There is no confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in the Philippines so far. The persons under investigation are in 6 regions, including Metro Manila and all of the Visayas.

Health Sec. Francisco Duque III with WHO Country Represenattive Dr. Rabindra Abetasinghe briefs the media during a press conference at the DOH headquarters in Manila on January 21, 2020. The DOH is investigating the case of a 5-year-old child who traveled to the Philippines from Wuhan, China for manifesting fever, throat irritation and cough prior to entering the country. Photo by KD Madrilejos/Rappler

Hong Kong declares Wuhan virus outbreak an 'emergency'

Jan 25, 2020 - 6:47 PM

All flights and trains from Wuhan to Hong Kong would be cancelled until further notice

CORONAVIRUS. People wear masks on a train on the first day of the Lunar New Year of the Rat in Hong Kong on January 25, 2020, as a preventative measure following a coronavirus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Hong Kong on January 25 declared a mystery virus outbreak as an "emergency" – the city's highest warning tier – as authorities ramped up measures aimed at reducing the risk of further infections spreading. Photo by Dale De La Rey / AFP