Coronavirus:Outbreaks instill pandemic fears

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As the world grapple with the reality of coronavirus, the spread of the diesease ramains unabated, thus instilling of pandemic.

The latest development in the outbreak of the indicated that South Korea has reported hundreds of new infections, while Iran has lost at least 12 people to the dreadful disease that has no cure so far.

However, in Europe, health authorities in Italy said they were working to contain a spike cases but confirmed that the country had lost its 15th people to the disease and at least 219 people in the country confirmed to have been infected.

While efforts are ongoing to find lasting solution to the disease, health experts have drawn the attention of the public to what they must know about the disease,now in Europe and Asia, Middle East:

Europe confronts coronavirus as Italy seeks to contain spike in cases.

Death toll in Iran rises to at least 12, drawing fears of further spread in the Middle East.

Wuhan walks back an announcement that it will ease lockdown.

In South Korea, cases skyrocket to more than 800.

Global stocks plummet over coronavirus concerns.

Police officers stopped cars on the road outside Casalpusterlengo, Italy, one of the towns under quarantine, on Sunday.

According to Aljazera, the coronavirus infection has now spread to nine Middle Eastern countries, with more than 79,000 cases worldwide.

Kuwait, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Iraq and Oman on Monday, reported their first infections from the coronavirus, which has killed more than 2,600 globally, the majority in China.

Kuwait reported three cases, Bahrain and Iraq each confirmed one and Oman reported two cases bringing the number of countries in the Middle East with the virus, known as COVID-19, to 10.

Meanwhile, Turkey, Pakistan and Armenia have closed their borders with Iran, as authorities reported 43 coronavirus infections and 12 deaths.

Iraq extends ban on Iran arrivals, amid coronavirus fears while South Korea raises alert level to highest over virus.

Italy has suspended Serie A football games to combat infection spread while
China claimed to have recommended 150 new confirmed deaths from the coronavirus on Sunday.

The National Health Commission announced,which announced this pushed the death toll, nationwide, to 2,592 among 77,150 confirmed cases.

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