The continuing spread of the coronavirus has pushed the deadly Ebola virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo from the top spot in the world’s health news.
Emergency Management News
Emergency and disaster management briefing for February 14, 2020: A seventh infant died from a mold-related disease at Seattle Children's – and other news.
A pickup truck was traveling 79 mph in a 25 mph zone when it struck children on a sidewalk in suburban Oklahoma City, killing two and injuring the others.
While most people around the world were celebrating New Year’s Eve, Chinese officials were alerting WHO of the appearance of coronavirus cases in Wuhan.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for February 12, 2020: Heavy rains led to widespread flooding in Tennessee – and other news.
One patient jumped out of a hospital window to escape her coronavirus quarantine, and another managed to break out by disabling an electronic lock.
Hackers could shut satellites down or jam the signals from satellites, creating havoc for critical infrastructure. This includes electric grids, water networks, and transportation systems.
Emergency and disaster management briefing for February 10, 2020: Abaco Islands in the Bahamas is still facing recovery after Dorian – and other news.
Kobe Bryant Accident: There might have been a catastrophic structural failure in the aircraft and the tail boom may have sheared off.
Australia: A recent deluge in eastern parts of the country has drenched deadly fires and helped ease a crippling drought.