Tag Archives: Biotech and Pharmaceuticals

WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

WHO declares the coronavirus outbreak a global pandemic

The World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic on Wednesday as the new coronavirus, which was unknown to world health officials just three months ago, has rapidly spread to more than 121,000 people from Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the United States. “In the past two weeks the number …

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Marseille cruise tests passengers, US airlines slash flights

Marseille cruise tests passengers, US airlines slash flights

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 114,578, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least …

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Amazon won’t dock warehouse workers’ pay, Iran cases surpass 7,100

Amazon won't dock warehouse workers' pay, Iran cases surpass 7,100

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  Global cases: More than 111,300, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. Global deaths: At least …

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Hotel used for quarantine collapses in China

Hotel used for quarantine collapses in China

Rescue workers are seen on the site where a hotel being used for the novel coronavirus quarantine collapsed in the southeast Chinese port city of Quanzhou, Fujian province, China March 7, 2020. cnsphoto via REUTERS This is CNBC’s 24-hour live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. …

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NY state coronavirus cases quadruple over 48 hours to 44, market volatility continues

NY state coronavirus cases quadruple over 48 hours to 44, market volatility continues

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. All times below are in Eastern time. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks.  All times below are in Eastern time. Global cases: At least 101,587, according to data compiled by …

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WHO chief warns of more Europe outbreaks

WHO chief warns of more Europe outbreaks

People wearing face masks walk on the promenade of the Bund along the Huangpu River in Shanghai on February 28, 2020. Hector Retamal | AFP | Getty Images 10:00 am: Pence says more than 15,000 coronavirus testing kits are on the way to health professionals More than 15,000 coronavirus testing kits …

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Turkey closes Iran border due to outbreak

Turkey closes Iran border due to outbreak

People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on February 21, 2020. Anadolu Agency All times below are in Eastern time. 9:45 am: IMF chief sees negative economic impact from virus, even if outbreak contained The coronavirus that originated in China will …

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New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns disease cannot be contained

New coronavirus cases in Iran, Italy fuel concerns disease cannot be contained

Tourists wearing protective masks walk past the Colosseum, after two cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Italy, in Rome, January 31, 2020. Remo Casilli | Reuters Localized outbreaks of the new coronavirus outside of China are fueling concerns among infectious disease experts and scientists that the virus is spreading too …

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China reports 109 more deaths

China reports 109 more deaths

A local resident and member of the neighborhood committee stands at the gate to control entry and exit from a residential area on February 21, 2020 in Beijing, China. Kevin Frayer | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing …

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China reports 143 more deaths, 2,641 additional cases

China reports 143 more deaths, 2,641 additional cases

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:05 am: China confirms 143 more deaths, 2,641 new cases China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. That tally includes …

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