virus outbreaks - updates

Rappler's latest stories on virus outbreaks


Experts say China virus outbreak will last months at least

Jan 28, 2020 - 3:45 PM

Researchers estimate the coronavirus will afflict a minimum of tens of thousands of people, lasting at least several months based on the first available data

FIGHTING THE VIRUS. Pedestrians wearing face masks cross a road during a Lunar New Year of the Rat public holiday in Hong Kong on January 27, 2020, as a preventative measure following a coronavirus outbreak which began in the Chinese city of Wuhan. Photo by Anthony Wallace/AFP

Singapore reports first Zika case

May 13, 2016 - 11:07 PM

The patient is a 48 year old male foreigner who is a permanent resident of Singapore

Experts cast worried eye on Ebola spread

Apr 05, 2014 - 7:53 AM

Ebola is historically rooted in central Africa although it has also caused past outbreaks in Uganda to the east

Experts from MSF have been working since Tuesday to prepare the ward, which will be able to take up to 40 confirmed cases of Marburg