Origins, Symptoms, Vaccine

How the Coronavirus spread! What are the symptoms? Feb 2020.

27/2 – Coronavirus: The hunt for ‘patient zero’ – and why the world’s health may depend on it

26/2 – 14% of Recovered Covid-19 Patients in Guangdong Tested Positive Again

China coronavirus ‘spreads before symptoms show’

24/2 – Seventeen-day-old baby girl recovers from coronavirus without medication after being born to a confirmed patient

  • The baby is the youngest patient to have recovered from the virus in China
  • She was allowed to go home on Friday after making a full recovery by herself
  • Doctors didn’t give her antibiotic medication because her condition was minor
  • Experts suspect the virus could be passed from mothers to babies in the womb

China Re-Quarantines ‘Cured’ Coronavirus Patients

Characteristics of and Important Lessons From the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Outbreak in China

22/02 – In the city of Enshi in Hubei, a patient who tested positive for the #coronavirus showed symptoms of pneumonia 38 days after he was infected, a local paper reports. Previously, Chinese epidemiologist Zhong Nanshan said the incubation period of #COVID2019 can be up to 24 days.

Wuhan woman with no symptoms infects five relatives with coronavirus – study

21/2 – Coronavirus patient re-hospitalised in China’s Chengdu after testing positive again

BEIJING (REUTERS) – A coronavirus patient initially discharged following recovery in south-western Sichuan province’s Chengdu city has been readmitted after testing positive again during a quarantine period at home, the city’s public health clinical centre said on Friday (Feb 21).

Chinese medical expert warns recovered coronavirus patients may still be contagious

  • Head of frontline team fighting Covid-19 says some patients have been found to still carry the virus after getting better
  • Scientists believe there is a low risk of this happening, but there is still much to learn about the disease

20/02 – Scientists Question China’s Decision Not to Report Symptom-Free Coronavirus Cases

19/2 – Rare coronavirus cases can have long incubation period, warns leading Chinese respiratory expert

  • Minority of Covid-19 cases took between 14 and 24 days before a positive diagnosis could be given, potentially complicating fight against disease
  • Leading specialist Zong Nanshan says this only covers a minority of cases and the median period is three to seven days

14/2 – CDC director: Novel coronavirus ‘is probably with us beyond this season, beyond this year’

10/02 – Coronavirus death toll surpasses 900, making it more deadly than SARS

09/02 – China confirms coronavirus is airborne

“Aerosol transmission refers to the mixing of the virus with droplets in the air to form aerosols which causes infection after inhalation,” Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau deputy head Zeng Qun is quoted as saying by China Daily.

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