Other confirmed cases in Europe of the viral outbreak have so far involved patients who had recently been to China.
Sakshi Batra does a 3-Point Analysis to understand the gravity of the situation and the implications of the coronavirus outbreak on global financial markets.
The Indian nationals, mostly students, research scholars and professionals are working in Indian and international companies in central China's Hubei province for which Wuhan is the capital.
A group of mainland Chinese devotees on Facebook had requested for the Dalai Lama's advice amid widespread health scare after the virus was discovered in Wuhan.
Zhou Xianwang, Mayor of Wuhan, who was facing criticism for handling of the outbreak, has said that the local authorities couldn’t release information in a timely manner, due to rules imposed by Beijing on what they could disclose.
The toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak in China has soared to 106 while nearly 1,300 new cases have been confirmed.
These allegations were made by Dany Shoham, who is a former Israeli military intelligence officer.
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Two countries in the WHO South-East Asia Region – Thailand and Nepal - have reported confirmed cases of the new coronavirus
More than 100 people have died and over 4,000 cases of the new virus have been confirmed in China, leading authorities to increase preventive measures, impose travel restrictions and also extend the Lunar New Year holidays to limit the spread of the virus.
The company has asked its suppliers, many of whom have manufacturing centers in China, to make up to 80 million iPhones in the first half of 2020, the Nikkei reported, citing people familiar with the company's plans.
Spot gold fell 0.1% to $1,579.38 per ounce by 0456 GMT, after hitting a near three-week peak on Monday. U.S. gold futures edged higher by 0.1% to $1,578.10.
Union Health Secretary chaired a video-conference meeting with chief secretaries and police chiefs of the five states bordering Nepal to review their preparedness
The three -- all men aged between 24 and 48 -- were admitted on Monday and their samples have been sent for testing, Dr Minakshi Bhardwaj, Medical Superintendent of RML Hospital, said.
Asian stocks extended a global selloff as the outbreak in China, which has killed 106 people and spread to many countries, fuelled concern over the damage to the world's second largest economy - an engine of global growth.
The patient confirmed to have the virus -- a man in his 50s who arrived in Toronto on January 22 from Wuhan, the epicenter of the epidemic -- is being treated in isolation in a hospital there.
The Japanese yen, considered a safe-haven, traded near a three-week high versus the dollar as investors nervously watched the death toll from the virus climb to more than 100.
"Out of an abundance of caution, we have taken steps to protect the health and safety of our employees," a company spokesman told Reuters. The virus has killed over 100 people in China and has spread to more than 10 countries.
"The virus situation is obviously being monitored very closely. And, we have seen some cancellations as well," IndiGo Chief Executive Officer Ronojoy Dutta said during the post-Q3 earnings analysts call.
This has taken the total number of confirmed cases to over 4,000 across China
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Monday it had not recorded any new confirmed cases of the illness overnight since its last update of five, but that as many as 110 potential cases were under investigation.The State Department said Americans should reconsider any plans to travel to China during the outbreak.
Brent crude was down 15 cents, or 0.3%, to $59.17 at around 0114 GMT, after touching a three-month low on Monday at $58.50.
The correction of the global risk assessment does not mean that an international health emergency has been declared.
The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba which carried out a detailed review of the situation arising out of outbreak of Coronavirus in China.
Zhengding county's TV channel gave two hotline numbers on its Weibo account - one for the local government office and one for the county's Communist Party office - in a move that was applauded by many on social media as a necessary measure in extraordinary times.