S. Korea considering sending chartered flight to evacuate citizens from Wuhan SEOUL. KAZINFORM - South Korea is considering sending a chartered flight to the Chinese city of Wuhan to bring its citizens home from the epicenter of the outbreak of a deadly new coronavirus, government sources said Monday, Yonhap reports.
«Jumping genes» help stabilize DNA folding patterns: study CHICAGO. KAZINFORM A study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that «jumping genes» -- bits of DNA that can move from one spot in the genome to another and are well-known for increasing genetic diversity over the long course of evolution -- play another and more surprising role of stabilizing the 3D folding patterns of the DNA molecule inside the cell's nucleus.
Chinese coronavirus death toll rises to 80 BEIJING. KAZINFORM The number of victims of a new type of pneumonia in China has increased to 80, the number of confirmed cases of those who contracted the disease has climbed above 2,700, China’s Wangyi news portal reported on Monday citing local authorities.
Ministry of Health unveils technology to monitor cerebral blood flow in preterm infants DUBAI. KAZINFORM The Ministry of Health and Prevention, MoHAP, has launched the world's first technique to monitor and measure real-time cerebral blood flow in preterm infants and induce the automatic resuscitation of the infant’s brain using artificial intelligence.
Vaccine development underway in China for novel coronavirus BEIJING. KAZINFORM - Research and development of a vaccine for the novel coronavirus, which has caused a wider outbreak in China, is under way, a scientist from the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention said on Sunday, China Daily reports.
UAE, WEF sign agreement to develop, support skills for a billion people globally DAVOS. KAZINFORM - The Government of the UAE has announced support for the plan and programme launched by the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos to develop better skills, jobs, and education for a billion people by 2030 to qualify them for the labour market, WAM reports.
Japan confirms 2nd new virus case, braces for Chinese tourist influx TOKYO. KAZINFORM - Japan confirmed Friday a second infection related to a deadly new coronavirus, rushing to take preventive steps against the outbreak in China ahead of an expected influx of tourists from that country during its Lunar New Year holiday, Kyodo reports.