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The wife of Canada's first confirmed patient with the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus also has tested positive for it at an Ontario laboratory, and 19 other suspected cases in Canada are under investigation, public health officials said on Monday. Canada's second patient with the novel coronavirus is in her 50s and currently showing no symptoms, Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health David Williams said at a news conference.
'Not an extended holiday': Ong Ye Kung explains leave of absence for students, MOE staff who have travelled to China
Video by Dhany Osman SINGAPORE - Education Minister Ong Ye Kung explained on Monday (27 January) how the Ministry of Education would be implementing a 14-day leave of absence for staff and students who have been to China in the past two weeks. He was speaking at a press conference for the multi-ministry taskforce set up to respond to the coronavirus outbreak in China.
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Transfer news LIVE: Man United’s Bruno Fernandes latest, Arsenal eye James Rodriguez plus Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs latest
Welcome to Independent Football’s live coverage of today’s latest transfer news, gossip and done deals around the Premier League and across the continent, with the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool, Arsenal and more frantically pushing for deals before Friday’s deadline.The biggest saga of the window is Manchester United’s pursuit of Sporting Lisbon skipper Bruno Fernandes. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to bring in reinforcements after losing Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford and Scott McTominay to injury. Tottenham, too, look eager to finalise deals this week to satisfy Jose Mourinho, namely Steven Bergwijn from PSV.
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China’s status as a major superpower clearly places it outside the “normal actions” of the World Health Organization, experts have warned, as the country’s coronavirus outbreak continues to spread.
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Boris Johnson news - live: UK could rejoin EU if Brexit ‘doesn’t work out’ says Varadkar, as senior Tory MP issues warning over Huawei decision
Irish premier Leo Varadkar has claimed the EU will have the upper hand in post-Brexit trade talks, saying the bloc has a “stronger team” than the UK. He also said Britain would be welcome to re-join the EU if Brexit does not “work out”.It comes as US secretary of state Mike Pompeo warned Boris Johnson allowing Chinese tech giant Huawei to help build 5G infrastructure would put British “sovereignty” at risk, as the Trump administration piles on the pressure in an 11th-hour bid to sway the PM.