New and tougher restrictions on movement and the trade in wild animals are to be imposed in China to try to contain the pneumonia outbreak caused by a new coronavirus, the country’s health commission minister has said, warning that the virus was showing greater potential to pass from one person to another, possibly before symptoms show.
“The transmissibility shows signs of increasing,” said Ma Xiaowei on Sunday, but he added that much was still unknown about the virus.
She offered journalists and other commentators some alternative names to use for what happened in 1998, when Mr Clinton was impeached by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, but by cleared by the Democratic-led Senate.
“A gentle reminder for ways other than using my name re 1998. Let’s not frame it by the woman + youngest, least powerful person involved,” she wrote.
There have been continual disturbances on the streets of major French cities including Paris for more than a year as thousands protest against Emmanuel Macron’s government.
The latest demonstrations are against pension reforms, but the Yellow Vest movement has also been consistently on the streets since November 2018.
“I have never joined a protest before, but I had to be here,” she shouted hoarsely. “They say we’re being paid to protest. It’s a total lie. I am a poor woman, but I have paid 20 rupees each way, every day, to get here. I am nearly as old as this country and I cannot watch it broken apart.”
For weeks India has been convulsed by the largest anti-government protests for a generation. A new law offering a fast track to citizenship for migrants of all faiths except Muslims was rammed through parliament by the Hindu nationalist government of Narendra Modi last month, bringing tens of thousands of people onto the streets.
Scientists now say thousands of people might catch the virus without ever knowing they have had it, making it far easier to spread than was initially feared.
A second patient was diagnosed in the US today – a woman in Chicago – and 63 other people in 22 states are being monitored for possible cases. Across the Atlantic, British authorities have tested 14 people but all were negative – a small number of other people are expected to go through tests today.