26 February 2020


France announces second coronavirus death (9)
A 60-year-old French national died in a Paris hospital overnight. 26 Feb 2020 12:09 GMT Special measures have been taken at French train and bus stations, such as this one in Lyon, where vehicles are arriving from Italy, the hub of the European outbreak [Jean-Philippe Ksiazek/AFP] A second person suffering from coronavirus has died in France, and a Frenchman who travelled to Italy's Lombardy region also tested positive,
Precious Griezmann goal earns Barcelona draw at spirited Napoli (17)
Reuters NAPLES: Antoine Griezmann's second-half equaliser handed Barcelona a vital away goal and earned them a 1-1 draw at Napoli in their Champions League last-16 first leg meeting on Tuesday. Barcelona's Antoine Griezmann celebrates scoring their first goal during the Champions League Round of 16 First Leg match between Napoli and FC Barcelona, at Stadio San Paolo, in Naples, Italy, on February 25, 2020. Photo: Reuters
Coronavirus spreads in Asia, Europe, Middle East (20)
26/02/2020 Oman Observer Coronavirus The United States told Americans on Tuesday to begin preparing for coronavirus to spread within the country as outbreaks in Iran, South Korea, and Italy escalated and fears that the epidemic would hurt global growth rattled markets. Iran's coronavirus death toll rose to 16 on Tuesday, the most outside China, while Italy reported its 11th death.
Confusion raises Iranian fears from coronavirus (29)
Iran has reported 15 deaths from coronavirus so far Syed Zafar Mehdi | 26.02.2020 TEHRAN Three more people have died in Iran from coronavirus, bringing the death toll from the outbreak in the country to 15. In an effort to curb the disease, Iranian health authorities have urged people to stay at home. "It will be safer for people to stay at home.
German with virus in grave condition; Austria probes death (8)
Authorities in western Germany said Wednesday that a man who contracted COVID-19 is in critical condition By The Associated Press February 26, 2020, 9:48 AM Medical staff in carry the first person infected with the coronavirus in the German state of North Rhine Westphalia out of an ambulance into the Liver and Infection Center of the University Hospital in Duesseldorf, Germany, Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020.
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