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Italy’s epidemic should stabilise soon, but vigilance needed – WHO

Lockdowns and stringent measures in place in Italy for the past two weeks should lead soon to a stabilisation in its coronavirus epidemic, but vigilant follow-up will be required, a senior official of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.

Hungary expects coronavirus epidemic to peak in June-July

Hungary's government expects the coronavirus epidemic to peak in June-July, Prime Minister Viktor Orban's chief of staff said on Thursday, adding this projection was surrounded by great uncertainty.

Philippines reports first coronavirus death outside China

The Philippines Department of Health said a 44-year-old man from Wuhan city in central Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, had died in a Manila hospital after developing severe pneumonia.

WHO issues warning as measles infects 34,000 in Europe this year

More than 34,000 people across Europe caught measles in the first two months of 2019, with the vast majority of cases in Ukraine, the...

Zimbabwe declares cholera emergency in capital after death toll rises to...

Zimbabwe declared a cholera outbreak in the capital Harare after 20 died from the disease and more than 2,000 people were infected after drinking...