U.S. man diagnosed with coronavirus from China, 1st case outside Asia WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM A U.S. man in Seattle has been diagnosed with a new coronavirus from China after traveling to the country, in what has become the first confirmed case in the United States and the first outside of Asia, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Tuesday.
‘No shortcuts to a healthier world’: WHO chief sets out health priorities for the decade NEW YORK. KAZINFORM The head of the UN health agency, WHO, has set out his urgent global health challenges for the next ten years – designated the «Decade of Action» by the UN General Assembly» – and underscored the importance of investing in public health, in a statement released on Monday.
WHO says no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission of novel coronavirus GENEVA. KAZINFORM Despite the first exported case of novel coronavirus from the Chinese city of Wuhan, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday that there is no clear evidence of human-to-human transmission based on available information.
Study links home-cooked meals to higher diet quality CHICAGO. KAZINFORM Americans who cook meals at home frequently are more likely to have an overall better quality diet, but the association between cooking at home and diet quality differs between high- and low-income populations, according to a study posted on the website of the University of Michigan (UM) on Monday.
Exposure to farm environment helps prevent children asthma: Hong Kong study HONG KONG. KAZINFORM An anti-inflammatory protein called TNFAIP3 was found to be a key factor in childhood asthma development and farm dust exposure can restore the level of TNFAIP3, the Chinese University of Hong Kong made the results public on Thursday.