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What's in a name? To avoid stigmas, WHO tiptoes around what to call new virus

Keen to avoid stigmatising the city of Wuhan, where the outbreak began, or Chinese people, the World Health Organisation is treading carefully on naming the new virus.

Published on 8th February 2020
Thaipusam festival in Malaysia (AFP/Mohd RASFAN)

Malaysian Hindus defy coronavirus outbreak to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival

Hindus gathered in temples across Malaysia on Saturday to celebrate the annual Thaipusam festival, despite concerns about the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

Published on 8th February 2020

Global spread of the deadly coronavirus: Where is it right now?

The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak soared to 722 on Saturday

Published on 8th February 2020

China turns to AI, data in fight against coronavirus crisis

Chinese authorities race to contain the spread of a new virus, which has infected more than 30,000 people

Published on 8th February 2020

After coronavirus outbreak, Foxconn to make face masks as well as iPhones

"Face masks are now the standard equipment in our fight against the epidemic," said Foxconn

Published on 8th February 2020

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation donates $100 million to fight coronavirus

As of Thursday, the death toll in China has increased to 563, while the number of confirmed cases also rose to 28,018.

Published on 6th February 2020

Research indicates that the prices of chips and display panels to shoot up due to Coronavirus

China, where the outbreak originated, is home to many manufacturing facilities


Published on 5th February 2020

First wave of 5G smartphones to arrive in India in 2020

The report also said that the shadow of coronavirus looms large on the Indian smartphone industry as of now.

Published on 4th February 2020

Samsung’s flagship store to be shut in China due to coronavirus fears

The world’s no. 2 economy makes 70 per cent of all smartphones sold on the planet.

Published on 4th February 2020

After Sunny Leone, Ranbir Kapoor spotted in mask amid Coronavirus scare

Stars like Ranbir Kapoor and Sunny Leone have been spotted at the airport recently, with their faces covered in masks.

Published on 1st February 2020

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