Deadly virus is found in bats in South Australia

Deadly virus is found in bats in South Australia – as experts warn the ‘rabies-like disease’ can KILL humans if untreated Two exposures last month involved bats carrying Australian Bat Lyssavirus (ABL) This is the third time ABL had been confirmed in bats in South Australia ABL is a rabies-like disease that can be transmitted […]

China's new virus outbreak tracked to factory linked to forced labour

China’s latest COVID-19 outbreak in Muslim-dominant Xinjiang is traced back to a garment factory ‘linked to forced labour’ The wave in Kashgar is connected to a state-run village factory, a report said It is said to be set up under a government-led ‘poverty alleviation’ programme International experts claim the scheme is ‘coercive’ and involves force labour […]

Open season? Virus closes off US Open for qualifiers

Fox News Flash top headlines for September 14 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on If anyone can truly appreciate the meaning of the word “open” at the U.S. Open, it's a 36-year-old father of two who might very well have racked up more frequent flier miles than dollars […]

Experts doubt virus can spread via food, packaging despite China bans

Evidence shows that food is an unlikely route of transmitting the coronavirus across borders, but contaminated items continue to grab the spotlight, deepening the uncertainty over whether the $US220 billion ($303 billion) cold chain industry could be implicated in the spread of COVID-19. China has repeatedly found traces of the pathogen on packaging and food, […]

Expert expects virus patients in Beijing to drop to zero in mid-July

China’s top medical expert expects the number of coronavirus patients in Beijing to drop to ZERO in three weeks Traditional Chinese medicine specialist Zhang Boli made the virus prediction  He also forecast ‘single-digit’ patients to remain in Beijing by the end of June  The capital city has been fighting a new wave of cases for the […]

Zombie Virus Cause Revealed By Walking Dead Creator Robert Kirkman

It’s been a decade since AMC’s The Walking Dead first started and nearly a year since the comic book’s surprise conclusion with issue #193. Now, after all this time has passed, writer and co-creator Robert Kirkman has revealed what started the zombie apocalypse in his fictional series. Turns out it was aliens all along–well, sort […]

ROBERT HARDMAN: This virus won't trouble Prince Charles

ROBERT HARDMAN: Prince Charles didn’t flinch when he was shot at in 1994 – this virus won’t trouble him either Coronavirus symptoms: what are they and should you see a doctor? His was perhaps the most stylish royal solution to the handshake ban which prefaced this crisis: a traditional Hindu ‘namaste’, or pressing of the […]

Virus toll in Iran climbs while Tehran remains open for business

Tehran: Iran reported another 129 fatalities from the new coronavirus on Monday, the largest one-day rise in deaths since it began battling the Middle East's worst outbreak, which has claimed more than 850 lives and infected a number of senior officials in the country. A pedestrian wears a protective face mask in Tehran, Iran.Credit:Bloomberg Businesses […]

Coronavirus: How the virus has impacted sporting events around Africa

The spread of coronavirus around the world has impacted the staging of many sporting events around the world, with some postponed and others cancelled outright. Here is how it has affected sport in Africa since it was first detected on the continent. What is coronavirus? 4 March BASKETBALL: Inaugural Basketball Africa League due to start […]