Fresh infections surface in western province of Mbandaka as Democratic Republic of Congo's dilapidated health system battles both a measles epidemic and Covid-19.
Transport Minister Adil Karaismailoglu said masks, social distancing and hygiene are all indispensable for the “new normal”.
Health officials in Sri Lanka said there had been a jump in cases, including in a densely populated area in the capital Colombo where 81 people tested positive.
The Democratic Republic of Congo was two days away from declaring the end of the world's second-largest Ebola epidemic when a new chain of infection was discovered on April 10, following more than seven weeks without a new case.
Dogs, chickens, pigs and ducks are not likely to catch the virus, however, according to a study, published on the website of the journal Science.
Scientists have spent decades studying the diseases lurking in the animal kingdom and they have managed to find very few answers to a whole range of questions.
The Chinese president donned a face mask and had his temperature checked while visiting medical workers and patients affected by the deadly coronavirus that has killed at least 1,011 people.
While the spread of the novel coronavirus outside China appears to be slow, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warns it could accelerate.
A total of 38 deaths have been reported in the past 24 hours alone, bringing the number of fatalities to more than 170. The World Health Organization is considering declaring the latest novel coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency.
A man that ate wild rabbit meat in the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia has been diagnosed with bubonic plague. Health officials say 28 people who had close contact with the patient have been quarantined.
The eastern DR Congo province of South Kivu has recorded its first confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's year-old epidemic, one of which was a fatality, said the provincial government.
Democratic Republic of Congo recorded 2,382 cases of Ebola, of which 1,606 were fatal, the Health Ministry says.
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