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WHO says new China virus could spread, it's warning all hospitals

There has been "limited" human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus that has struck in China, mainly small clusters in families, but there is p...

WHO says new China virus could spread, it's warning all hospitals

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WHO warns hospitals that new virus could spread beyond China There may have been human-to-human transmission of a new virus, meaning it could spread beyond China....
17:48, 2020-01-14

Hospitals in China's virus epicenter launch public appeals for supplies Hospitals in the central Chinese city at the center of a coronavirus outbreak are calling on public support for protective supplies such as masks and...
09:08, 2020-01-24

WHO says new China coronavirus could spread, warns hospitals worldwide There may have been limited human-to-human transmission of a new coronavirus in China within families, and it is possible there could be a wider outb...
14:32, 2020-01-14

China virus ability to spread getting stronger The ability of the coronavirus to spread is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday...
10:44, 2020-01-26

China says virus ability to spread getting stronger The coronavirus transmission ability is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunday, wi...
09:44, 2020-01-26

China allots nearly $9 billion to contain spread of virus China's finance ministry and National Health Commission have extended 60.33 billion yuan ($8.74 billion) to help contain a spreading virus, according...
09:12, 2020-01-27

China says virus that killed 4 can spread between people. Here's what we know about the outbreak The outbreak could hit the economy, experts warned as they called back to the fallout from the deadly SARS crisis in 2003....
06:40, 2020-01-21

China confirms spread of new virus as cases surge An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities said on Monday, as the number of patients tripled and a thir...
08:52, 2020-01-20

New China virus: Warning against cover-up as number of cases jump Beijing's top leaders urge transparency as it is confirmed the coronavirus can pass between people....
12:16, 2020-01-21

New China virus: Warning against cover-up as number of cases jumps Beijing's top leaders urge transparency as it is confirmed the coronavirus can pass between people....
16:00, 2020-01-21

WHO commends China measures in Wuhan to limit virus spread The World Health Organisation (WHO) director-general said on Wednesday that measures being taken in the Chinese city of Wuhan to close down transport...
22:52, 2020-01-22

China virus death toll mounts to 25, infections spread A new coronavirus has killed 25 people in China and infected more than 800, the government said on Friday, as the World Health Organization declared ...
02:44, 2020-01-24

China's Beijing suspends most bus services to Hebei to curb virus spread China's Beijing Public Transport Group said it will suspend the majority of bus services into neighboring Hebei province starting on Tuesday to conta...
01:28, 2020-01-28

Stocks rally as traders shrug off the spread of a deadly virus from China to the US Brendan McDermid/Reuters Stocks rallied on Wednesday as investors shrugged off the spread of the deadly coronavirus from China. The first confirmed U...
12:40, 2020-01-22

China virus death toll passes 100 as U.S., Canada issue travel warning The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as the death toll from the spreading corona...
03:32, 2020-01-28

Wuhan lockdown: China takes extreme measures to stop virus spread China has locked down a city of 11 million ahead of a major public holiday as fears of a coronavirus epidemic grow. Residents are concerned about foo...
13:56, 2020-01-23

China's Wuhan shuts down transport as global alarm mounts over virus spread Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday, with more than 540 cases confirmed, leading the city at the center of the outbreak to...
21:36, 2020-01-22

Frightening mystery virus continues to spread as US embassy warns Americans living in China The bizarre “unidentified pneumonia” that Chinese health officials first began monitoring a little over a week ago has now spread to over...
18:20, 2020-01-07

China's Tibet closes tourism sites to prevent virus spread: state media China's Tibet Autonomous Region has temporarily closed all tourist sites starting on Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, official news a...
02:32, 2020-01-28

This map shows where China's mysterious, deadly Wuhan virus has spread across Asia, as a 6th death is confirmed Reuters Chinese state media said six people have been killed by a mysterious virus as authorities repeatedly increase the number of people that are i...
13:00, 2020-01-21

China encourages people to reconsider timing of overseas travel to curb virus spread China's National Immigration Administration encouraged citizens to reconsider the timing of overseas travel to reduce cross-border movement to help c...
03:00, 2020-01-28

China's Sanya city shuts down all tourist sites to prevent spread of virus outbreak China's Sanya city in the southern island province of Hainan has shut down all tourist sites in the city to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, th...
10:16, 2020-01-25

China warned the deadly Wuhan virus is 'mutating' and could spread further, with over 2,000 people tested after being close to those infected Getty Images China is warning that the mysterious Wuhan virus is mutating, meaning it could spread further and being harder to control. 440 people ha...
12:40, 2020-01-22

Fears are rising over the spread of China's deadly Wuhan virus, which has now reached the US. Here's how airports around the world are trying to stop it. AFP via Getty Images/Google Maps/Business Inisder Airports and health authorities are seeking to contain a virus that has killed nine people in China...
14:36, 2020-01-22

China warns the deadly Wuhan virus is 'mutating' and could spread further, with over 2,000 people tested after being close to those infected Getty Images China is warning that the mysterious Wuhan virus is mutating, meaning it could spread further and become harder to control. Chinese auth...
13:40, 2020-01-22

China is fighting to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions prepare to travel for Chinese New Year NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images China is stepping up its efforts to stop the spread of a mysterious, deadly virus as millions of people prepare to tr...
13:00, 2020-01-20

The spread of China's mysterious fatal Wuhan virus is poised to get infinitely worse as the Chinese New Year travel rush begins Reuters A deadly coronavirus known as the Wuhan virus, or 2019-nCoV, is gripping China. At least three people have died from the illness, which origi...
20:44, 2020-01-20

The spread of China's mysterious, fatal Wuhan virus is poised to get infinitely worse as the Chinese New Year travel rush begins Reuters A deadly coronavirus known as the "Wuhan virus," or 2019-nCoV, is gripping China. At least three people have died from the illness, which ori...
18:00, 2020-01-20

China confirms person-to-person spread of new virus as fourth death reported The Chinese official investigating a pneumonia outbreak stemming from a new coronavirus said the disease can spread from person to person but can be ...
03:04, 2020-01-21

Outbreak of new virus explodes in China; human-to-human spread confirmed Enlarge / Medical staff transfer patients to Jin Yintan hospital on January 17, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei, China. (credit: Getty ) An outbreak of a never-...
23:04, 2020-01-20

China coronavirus: How does the deadly virus spread human-to-human? The novel coronavirus which originated in China has now been confirmed in other countries, including the US – but how does the deadly virus spread?...
18:12, 2020-01-22

China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic Reuters China's mysterious and deadly coronavirus can be spread from person to person, Chinese medical authorities confirmed on Monday. Officials are...
22:00, 2020-01-20

Factbox: The virus that wears a crown - New China virus is part of coronavirus family Here are some key features of coronaviruses and what we know about the new virus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan....
14:24, 2020-01-23

Drug-resistant superbug 'highly adapted' to spread in hospitals, contaminate food, study finds A bacterium that can inflame the colon and cause “debilitating” diarrhea is evolving into two separate species, one of which could target — and could...
21:28, 2019-08-14

Yes, the flu is contagious. Here's when you're most likely to spread the virus Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The flu is caused by an infectious virus that is highly contagious. You're most contagious in the first three to four day...
23:04, 2019-11-15

UK coronavirus symptoms warning: Don't go to A&E if you think you have virus, top doctor says A top doctor today warned Britons who fear they may have contracted coronavirus to stay at home rather than attending a GP or hospital, as global eff...
13:16, 2020-01-23

More HIV+ men know undetectable viral levels mean AIDS virus can't spread (Reuters Health) - A growing number of sexual minority men understand that HIV can't be transmitted by people with undetectable viral levels, but a n...
22:28, 2019-12-23

Japan confirms case of new Chinese virus, spread is 'concerning' Japan has confirmed its first case of infection from a newly-identified coronavirus that has killed one person and infected at least 40 more in China...
16:56, 2020-01-16

Shanghai Disney shuts to prevent spread of virus Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed until further notice to help China stop the spread of a flu-like virus, costing the theme park...
10:28, 2020-01-24

Illinois issued warning after Heartland virus found in ticks Residents in Illinois are being warned after ticks collected in the state tested positive for the Heartland virus, a rare illness that nearly always ...
22:08, 2019-08-15

Climate change: Sea ice loss linked to spread of deadly virus Scientists say the decline of Arctic sea ice is connected to the spread of disease among marine mammals....
11:16, 2019-11-08

Shanghai Disney to be closed from Saturday to help prevent spread of virus The Shanghai government said Shanghai Disneyland will be closed from Saturday to help prevent the spread of a deadly virus that broke out in the Chin...
08:00, 2020-01-24

Interactive coronavirus heat map shows spread of virus around the globe Johns Hopkins University has put out a heat map that updates the number of confirmed coronavirus cases across the world in real time....
02:40, 2020-01-25

China confirms human-to-human spread of deadly coronavirus, raising fears it could spread more quickly and widely China has confirmed there has been human-to-human transmission of the deadly new coronavirus, raising fears it could spread more quickly and widely....
02:52, 2020-01-21

Mongolia shuts universities, border crossings to halt virus spread Mongolia has closed from Monday until Mar. 2 all universities and educational institutes to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus sweeping China...
04:44, 2020-01-27

Light pollution's effects on birds may help to spread West Nile virus Birds are the main host of West Nile virus, and outbreaks among infected sparrows are 41 per cent more likely if the birds are exposed to light pollu...
03:48, 2019-07-24

Shanghai Disneyland Closes to Halt Spread of Virus That Has Killed 26 and Sickened 881 Shanghai Disneyland will close its gates on Saturday in an effort to stop the spread of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 26 people and sickened ...
13:36, 2020-01-24

Burying pet rabbits in gardens could spread deadly virus, vets warn While comforting to children, practice may help circulate rabbit virus RVHD2 Burying dead pet rabbits in the garden is a sad, but consoling childhood...
18:12, 2019-05-31

Coronavirus outbreak: virus’s ability to spread 'getting stronger', says minister – updates As the death toll reaches 56, the Chinese government promises tougher crackdown to stop the spread. Follow all the latest developments here Inter-cit...
09:20, 2020-01-26

Mom's herpes warning after son contracts virus, possibly putting unborn baby at risk She said that while her family's story has a happy ending, she knows that others don't which is why she's speaking out....
18:00, 2019-08-01

Wuhan, China, and 5 other cities have been quarantined as China attempts to halt the spread of the coronavirus. That's about 23 million people on lockdown. Emily Wang/AP Photo A mysterious coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 18 people and infected more than 640. The outbreak has sprea...
21:00, 2020-01-23

No Mickey Mouse parade as Shanghai Disney shuts to prevent spread of virus Walt Disney Co's Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed from Saturday to help prevent the spread of a flu-like virus that broke out in the Chinese cit...
09:08, 2020-01-24

The deadly Wuhan virus has spread to the US — authorities have confirmed a case in Washington state NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images The US has its first case of a deadly coronavirus known as the Wuhan virus. The virus, which can be transmitted ...
20:28, 2020-01-21

Coronavirus latest: Death toll rises to 42 as deadly virus continues to spread The coronavirus has killed 42 people in China and infected more than 1,300 globally, since the outbreak began in the city of Wuhan....
00:20, 2020-01-26

A terrifying graph shows how fast the Wuhan virus has spread so far and how close it is to becoming a pandemic Reuters A simple graph shows just how fast the Wuhan coronavirus has spread over the past two weeks. The graph shows that the virus — also know...
13:40, 2020-01-22

Malaysia temporarily bans Chinese visitors from Hubei to curb virus spread Malaysia imposed a temporary ban on Chinese nationals arriving from the city of Wuhan and surrounding Hubei province on Monday to stem the spread of ...
10:40, 2020-01-27

Wuhan hospitals under pressure as China says coronavirus is getting stronger – video China’s health commission minister says coronavirus’s ability to spread appeared to be increasing. More patients have been found to have the virus in...
18:28, 2020-01-26

A deadly virus affecting seals, seal lions could spread as sea ice levels decline, scientists say A 15-year study linked declining sea ice levels to the spread of a deadly virus that targeted seals, sea lions and otters. Scientists say that as cli...
23:40, 2019-11-09

Scientists want to cut off Wuhan from the rest of the world to fight the spread of the deadly virus gripping the city A Chinese government scientist has said that people should avoid coming in and out of Wuhan to stop a deadly coronavirus gripping the city from sprea...
17:04, 2020-01-21

Rare shrew-spread virus linked to deaths of 8 German residents, study finds At least eight people in Germany who died of encephalitis likely contracted a rare virus from shrews, a small mole-like animal, that led to the fatal...
21:28, 2020-01-09

This terrifying graph shows how fast the Wuhan virus has spread so far, and how close it is to becoming a global pandemic Reuters A simple graph shows just how fast the Wuhan coronavirus has spread over the last two weeks alone. The graph shows that the virus — als...
12:40, 2020-01-22

Bribes and Backdoor Deals Help Foreign Firms Sell to China’s Hospitals G.E., Siemens and others have prospered in a country where corruption pervades the market for medical equipment, according to a New York Times invest...
00:04, 2019-06-15

China steps up coronavirus clampdown as chaos hits hospitals - video After preventing travel from Wuhan, China has locked down several more cities as it attempts to contain the deadly coronavirus. Footage online reveal...
04:12, 2020-01-24

Hospitals put on alert as mystery plague spreads from China to Hong Kong The unexplained respiratory illness could be caused by a virus that was previously unknown to science, a top doctor has said...
11:40, 2020-01-06

Health warning as ticks that spread brain illnesses identified in UK A disease that can harm the brain and is spread to humans by tick bites has been identified in the insects in Britain for the first time....
06:04, 2019-10-29

Hong Kong Disneyland and Ocean Park to be closed from Sunday to help prevent spread of virus: CCTV Hong Kong's popular amusement parks Disneyland and Ocean Park are closed from Jan. 26 to help prevent the spread of a deadly coronavirus that broke o...
03:40, 2020-01-26

China's NDRC to invest 300 million yuan for construction of hospitals in Wuhan: Xinhua China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), the country's state planning agency, plans to invest 300 million yuan ($43.5 million) for ...
03:12, 2020-01-27

Coronavirus death toll rises to 26 as hospitals in China at centre of outbreak thrown into chaos The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 26 as hospitals in China at the centre of the outbreak have been thrown into chaos....
10:08, 2020-01-24

Photos show how China is grappling with the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak as 12 cities are quarantined and hospitals run out of space Kevin Frayer/Getty Images A rapidly spreading coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has infected at least 900 people and killed 26 worldwide, ...
00:12, 2020-01-25

California wildfires: unprecedented 'extreme red flag warning' issued as blazes spread – video Firefighters in California have been battling wildfires across the state as winds are expected to pick up again. The Kincade fire in Sonoma county, i...
13:40, 2019-10-31

New SARS-like virus may be spreading outside China Reports of a novel virus spreading to countries in East and Southeast Asia have put local authorities and the World Health Organization (WHO) on aler...
23:12, 2020-01-17

China says new virus adapting and mutating A new virus that has killed nine people is adapting and mutating, underscoring the challenges for health authorities in controlling the outbreak, a C...
04:24, 2020-01-22

New China virus: US announces first case Nearly 300 people have been infected in the coronavirus outbreak, which originated in Wuhan, China....
21:32, 2020-01-21

What is the coronavirus? Everything to know about China’s mystery virus The new flu-like coronavirus that has so far killed six people in China and infected more than 300 likely started in an animal and spread to humans....
17:12, 2020-01-21

How to cope with China virus? Stay in and see 'The Flu' Threatened by a new virus outbreak, many Chinese have been turning to an online plague simulation game and a disaster movie called "The Flu" as part ...
11:32, 2020-01-22

Six more people have come down with China’s mystery virus China’s mystery pneumonia is continuing its spread, with a further six confirmed cases of the illness now being reported in Hong Kong. The illn...
02:04, 2020-01-11

Never-before-seen virus may be behind mystery outbreak in China Enlarge / Colored image of coronaviruses made from a transmission electron microscopy. (credit: Getty | BSIP) A mysterious outbreak of viral pneumoni...
01:00, 2020-01-09

New China virus: Your questions answered Are airports screening arrivals? Can the virus affect anyone who has travelled to China recently?...
17:32, 2020-01-20

China Reports First Death From New Virus The coronavirus, which surfaced in the city of Wuhan, has put the region on alert, but there is no evidence that it can spread among humans....
05:04, 2020-01-11

China virus could hit oil prices by $3/bbl: Goldman Goldman Sachs said a potential drop in oil demand from top energy consumer China due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus could hurt crude prices by ...
09:36, 2020-01-22

China scrambles to contain 'strengthening' virus The ability of the new coronavirus to spread is strengthening and infections could continue to rise, China's National Health Commission said on Sunda...
14:28, 2020-01-26

China's mysterious outbreak could be new virus, WHO says Chinese authorities have ruled out several known viruses, including SARS, the UN's public health body has said. Dozens of people have been treated fo...
04:36, 2020-01-09

Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread: Beijing News China's capital city Beijing canceled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said on Th...
13:48, 2020-01-23

California patient is 3rd US case of new virus from China SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Health officials in Southern California have confirmed a third U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China. The Ora...
17:28, 2020-01-26

Is China losing the battle against an incurable pig virus? Global pork prices could rise sharply as African swine fever decimates China's pig population....
12:44, 2019-04-26

Second death reported from mystery virus in China Two people have died and dozens more have been infected with a new pneumonia-linked virus in China and two other countries. So far there have been no...
04:16, 2020-01-17

Mystery virus in China isn’t SARS, officials say, so what is it? More than 50 people have been isolated and are receiving treatment for an unexplained viral pneumonia in Wuhan, China....
16:32, 2020-01-06

California patient is 4th US case of new virus from China Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China. The Los Angeles County Departmen...
21:20, 2020-01-26

UAE says impact of China virus on oil demand should not be 'exaggerated' The United Arab Emirates' Minister of Energy said on Monday the oil market should not overreact to the possible impact of an outbreak of coronavirus ...
13:12, 2020-01-27

China Reports 17 New Cases of Mysterious Virus The spread of the pneumonialike illness adds to fears of a broader outbreak ahead of China’s busiest travel season....
05:12, 2020-01-19

China reports 17 more cases of new virus strain China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries as the country gears up to celebrate Chinese ...
04:12, 2020-01-19

China unveils 17 new cases of mystery virus From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they canno...
06:00, 2020-01-19

China: Four new cases of mysterious SARS-like virus Health officials fear the spread of the virus in the run-up to the country's massive Lunar New Year celebrations. So far, two people have died and th...
15:48, 2020-01-18

JFK will screen passengers for deadly new virus from China Federal health officials announced Friday that they will screen airline passengers arriving at three US airports – including JFK – for a new virus th...
21:16, 2020-01-17

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus From the United States to Thailand, countries have set up safety to measures to contain the SARS-like virus. Chinese authorities have said they canno...
17:28, 2020-01-19

China virus outbreak: What we know, and don’t, about the mysterious illness so far An outbreak of a mysterious virus has sickened hundreds of people in China, causing some deaths. Here's what we know about it....
19:16, 2020-01-21

China pneumonia outbreak may be linked to new virus: WHO A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in the central Chinese city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that ca...
03:36, 2020-01-09

First case of deadly China virus identified in U.S. Scientists are expected to announce that the deadly coronavirus is spreading through human-to-human contact....
20:36, 2020-01-21

Singapore confirms first case of new China virus, another likely Singapore on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected more than 630 people in China, the heal...
15:48, 2020-01-23

WHO says new virus may have caused China pneumonia outbreak A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in China's central city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that caused...
07:24, 2020-01-09

China outbreak: Over 130 new cases of deadly virus Chinese public health officials have announced a sharp rise in diagnoses of an emergent strain of coronavirus. The WHO has said the virus' likely ori...
04:16, 2020-01-20

A scary unidentified virus is spreading in China Dozens of residents of Wuhan, the capital city of the Hubei province in China, haven hospitalized with an unidentified virus that is causing pneumoni...
17:56, 2019-12-31

China says virus cases rise to 440, with nine deaths China's National Health Commission said on Wednesday 440 people in 13 Chinese provinces were confirmed to be infected with a new coronavirus as of Tu...
04:08, 2020-01-22

China outbreak: Over 200 cases of deadly virus Chinese public health officials have announced a sharp rise in diagnoses of an emergent strain of coronavirus. They have also confirmed two cases of ...
20:00, 2020-01-20

Man infected with mysterious virus in China dies after outbreak A 61-year-old man has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in an outbreak of a yet to be identified virus while seven others are ...
04:16, 2020-01-11

Everything we know about the mysterious, deadly Wuhan virus sweeping across China Getty A mysterious virus has killed six and infected around 300 people in China, and has spread to at least four other countries. Experts say the vir...
16:44, 2020-01-21

China reports first death from unidentified virus outbreak In total, 41 people have been diagnosed with the pathogen, which preliminary lab tests cited by Chinese state media earlier this week pointed to a ne...
04:52, 2020-01-11

China virus cases spike, 17 new infections reported China reported 17 more cases of pneumonia caused by a new coronavirus strain on Sunday, stoking worries of it spreading as the country gears up to ce...
06:36, 2020-01-19

Singapore says China virus outbreak will hit its economy this year Singapore said on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak will hurt its economy this year, as it announced new measures to tackle the disease which orig...
06:16, 2020-01-27

2nd US case of new deadly virus from China confirmed in Chicago CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago woman has become the second U.S. patient diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China. Health officials say woman ...
18:08, 2020-01-24

Taiwan further tightens restrictions on China visitors due to virus Taiwan on Sunday further tightened restrictions on visitors from China to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus, suspending entry for many apart fr...
09:44, 2020-01-26

Sanya FE race currently unaffected by China virus outbreak The outbreak of the coronavirus in China has prompted the country's motor racing federation to cancel a rally, but its Formula E race is currently un...
18:32, 2020-01-23

As New Virus Spreads From China, Scientists See Grim Reminders Epidemics of related viruses, like SARS, killed hundreds. Now the World Health Organization must decide whether to declare another global health emer...
11:24, 2020-01-22

China: One dead from mysterious new virus, dozens sick Health authorities have identified a new coronavirus behind the death of one man and dozens of others falling ill. Initial indications suggest there ...
05:40, 2020-01-11

China pneumonia outbreak may be linked to new type of virus: WHO A cluster of more than 50 pneumonia cases in the central Chinese city of Wuhan may be due to a newly emerging member of the family of viruses that ca...
00:28, 2020-01-09

China mystery virus death toll rises Chinese officials have said a new coronavirus virus can spread from person to person, as the disease claimed a sixth life. The World Health Organizat...
15:24, 2020-01-21

China Identifies New Virus Causing Pneumonialike Illness The new coronavirus doesn’t appear to be readily spread by humans, but researchers caution that more study is needed....
14:00, 2020-01-09

WHO chief says he is on way to China to confer on virus, boost response The World Health Organization's director-general said late on Sunday he was on his way to Beijing to confer with Chinese officials and health experts...
19:12, 2020-01-26

China reports new cases in Wuhan virus outbreak Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new co...
06:24, 2020-01-18

China reports four more cases in Wuhan virus outbreak Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new co...
04:32, 2020-01-18

1st diagnostic test developed for new virus that emerged in China The virus was first detected in the Chinese city of Wuhan last year and cases have since been reported in Thailand and Japan....
21:16, 2020-01-16

CDC to screen travelers at three airports for mystery virus from China Three airports will begin screening arrivals from Wuhan, China, on Friday for a mystery virus that has spread beyond Chinese borders....
20:56, 2020-01-17

'This is an emergency in China' says WHO, as virus death toll rises to 18 The World Health Organization (WHO) called a new coronavirus that has killed 18 people in China and infected around 650 globally "an emergency in Chi...
23:48, 2020-01-23

New China virus: 'Wash your hands, be honest with your doctors' A public health expert gives advice on how to try and avoid infection from the new China virus....
11:20, 2020-01-21

Patient in California Is Third in the U.S. Diagnosed with China Virus: Officials (SANTA ANA, Calif.) — A patient in Southern California is the third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from C...
16:00, 2020-01-26

China Identifies New Virus Causing Pneumonia-Like Illness The new coronavirus doesn’t appear to be readily spread by humans, but researchers caution that more study is needed....
04:28, 2020-01-09

Global alarm mounts as China virus deaths hit 17 Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection su...
20:08, 2020-01-22

China respiratory virus death toll rises Chinese officials have said a new coronavirus virus can spread from person to person, as the disease claimed a sixth life. The World Health Organizat...
11:48, 2020-01-21

One dead in China outbreak of previously unknown virus One person has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan in an outbreak of a previously unknown virus, the Wuhan health authorities sa...
02:00, 2020-01-11

Mysterious illness outbreak in China seems to be caused by a new virus It’s not SARS or MERS, but a potentially new virus has infected 59 people in China – 7 of whom are critically ill – with suspected cases reported in ...
17:32, 2020-01-09

China virus deaths hit 17, heightening global alarm Deaths from China's new virus rose to 17 on Wednesday with more than 540 cases confirmed, increasing fears of contagion from an infection suspected t...
17:24, 2020-01-22

Millions on virus lockdown in China as WHO weighs response China put millions of people on lock down on Thursday in two cities at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected...
15:48, 2020-01-23

China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows China will step up efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan ahead of the Lunar New Year holidays as a rise in confirmed cases fanned fear...
14:56, 2020-01-19

China locks down epicenter of virus outbreak; nearly 600 infected China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nea...
04:00, 2020-01-23

17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images Authorities in Wuhan, central China, have identified 17 more patients of a deadly new strain of pneumonia, according ...
18:04, 2020-01-19

Abu Dhabi screen China flights as virus spreads Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as the coronav...
13:08, 2020-01-23

New virus infecting people in China, and ticks may be the culprit A newly discovered virus has been found infecting people in China, and it may be transmitted by ticks, according to a new report....
20:32, 2019-05-30

China locks down city at center of virus outbreak Authorities in Wuhan, where the virus outbreak began, have closed off the city by suspending public transport. The World Health Organization has dela...
07:36, 2020-01-23

Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus BEIJING (AP) — China's leader has called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central...
19:16, 2020-01-25

China locks down two cities at epicentre of virus outbreak China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicentre of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as hea...
11:20, 2020-01-23

New tick-borne virus infecting dozens in China Researchers in China claim to have identified a new tick-borne disease. In a study recently published in the New England Journal of Medicine, researc...
22:52, 2019-06-06

China locks down two cities at epicenter of virus outbreak China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as hea...
13:08, 2020-01-23

Mysterious virus outbreak in China is spreading rapidly A strange pneumonia-like infection that first popped up in the Chinese city of Wuhan just days ago is beginning to spread, with the total number of i...
18:20, 2020-01-03

China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,000 infected China confirmed another 15 deaths in the province at the center of the deadly coronavirus outbreak that has now infected more than 1,000 people globa...
01:24, 2020-01-25

Never-before-seen virus in China outbreak kills one, spreads to Thailand Enlarge / Security guards stand in front of the closed Huanan wholesale seafood market, where health authorities say a man who died from a respirator...
21:44, 2020-01-13

Man infected with mystery virus in China dies after outbreak A 61-year-old man has died from pneumonia in the central Chinese city of Wuhan after an outbreak of a yet to be identified virus while seven others a...
16:08, 2020-01-11

UAE to screen passengers on China flights after virus outbreak The United Arab Emirates will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, airport's there said on Thursday, as health authorities around...
13:08, 2020-01-23

First case of deadly, contagious virus from China confirmed in US A person in Washington state has been infected with a mysterious, deadly lung virus first reported in Wuhan, China, marking the first case confirmed ...
20:20, 2020-01-21

WHO says will decide on Thursday if China virus is a global health emergency The World Health Organization (WHO) said it will decide on Thursday whether to declare a global emergency over the outbreak of a new flu-like virus s...
22:24, 2020-01-22

China's Huanggang locked down over virus; Ezhou stops trains Huanggang on Thursday became the second Chinese city to go into lockdown over the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected more th...
12:12, 2020-01-23

China virus: ten cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped Residents in cities affected by coronavirus hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeCoronavirus latest news - live Chinese authorities have impo...
04:28, 2020-01-24

China orders 'unprecedented' lockdown of two cities at virus epicenter China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600, as hea...
13:24, 2020-01-23

China province at center of virus outbreak asks for more money China's central province of Hubei, which is at the center of a coronavirus outbreak, has sought more financial support from the central government, o...
05:32, 2020-01-24

Dubai to screen passengers on China flights after virus outbreak Dubai will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, the airport operator said on Thursday, as health authorities around the world scr...
12:12, 2020-01-23

Residents fret as China's virus exclusion zone widens Walking through the drizzle outside the railway station in the city of Changsha on Chinese New Year, local residents said it was only a matter of tim...
02:16, 2020-01-26

The Wuhan virus sweeping China has now killed 9 people and infected 440 AFP via Getty Images Nine people have died and 440 have been infected by a virus sweeping the country, according to China's latest official figures. ...
04:00, 2020-01-22

Saudi Arabia to screen travelers from China after virus outbreak Saudi Arabia will start screening passengers arriving from China and take other preventive measures following the outbreak of the new coronavirus in ...
21:36, 2020-01-22

China reports new Wuhan virus cases ahead of key holiday Chinese health authorities said on Saturday they had discovered four more cases of pneumonia following an outbreak of what is believed to be a new co...
07:20, 2020-01-18

China virus: five cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped Residents in cities affected by coronavirus hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeCoronavirus latest news - live Chinese authorities have impo...
18:20, 2020-01-23

China rules out SARS as dozens struck by pneumonia-like virus Health experts have said a viral pneumonia outbreak in central Hubei province is not the highly-contagious SARS virus, MERS or bird flu. Some 59 pati...
16:48, 2020-01-05

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus toll hits 41 President Xi Jinping said China was facing a "grave situation" as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 41, overshadowing celebratio...
17:52, 2020-01-25

China pneumonia outbreak may be caused by Sars-type virus: WHO World Health Organization says a new coronavirus, the family linked to Sars and Mers, may be behind Wuhan casesA cluster of more than 50 pneumonia ca...
01:44, 2020-01-09

China virus death toll rises to 41, more than 1,300 infected worldwide China said 41 people have now died from a new coronavirus that has infected more than 1,300 people globally, as health authorities around the world s...
02:44, 2020-01-25

Singapore confirms first case of new China virus: Straits Times Singapore on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people in China, the Straits...
15:04, 2020-01-23

New virus in same family as SARS might be causing China pneumonia outbreak: WHO While the United Nations health agency said it needed more comprehensive information to confirm precisely the type of pathogen causing the infections...
07:12, 2020-01-09

China's Wuhan gets two billion yuan loan to help with fighting virus The China Development Bank has granted a 2 billion yuan ($290 million) emergency loan to the city of Wuhan to help with virus prevention and treatmen...
16:16, 2020-01-24

China virus toll hits 41; Australia reports first four cases The death toll from China's coronavirus outbreak jumped on Saturday to 41 from 26 a day earlier as the Lunar New Year got off to a gloomy start, with...
11:12, 2020-01-25

Quarantine of China virus epicentre leaves some businesses reeling China’s worst health crisis in years has sparked fear and uncertainty for businesses from North America to Asia that depend on trade in the affected ...
04:24, 2020-01-25

China locks down city of 11 million at epicenter of virus outbreak China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearl...
07:56, 2020-01-23

China heads into Lunar New Year on shutdown as virus spreads China shut part of the Great Wall and suspended public transport in 10 cities, stranding millions of people at the start of the Lunar New Year holida...
21:00, 2020-01-24

China virus outbreak linked to seafood market not currently spreading: WHO An outbreak of pneumonia that has killed one person in China and infected 40 others appears to be linked to a single seafood market in the central ci...
19:12, 2020-01-12

Mayor of China's Wuhan expects another 1,000 virus cases in the city The mayor of China's Wuhan, epicenter of an outbreak of a coronavirus that has killed 56 and infected more than 2,000 in China, said on Sunday he exp...
16:20, 2020-01-26

China virus: six cities locked down and Beijing festivities scrapped Residents in cities affected by coronavirus hoard supplies and isolate themselves at homeCoronavirus latest news - live Chinese authorities have impo...
03:40, 2020-01-24

Trump offers China help as virus spreads, markets reel U.S. President Donald Trump offered China whatever help it needed on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people, stranded ten...
22:20, 2020-01-27

China virus deaths rise to nine, heightening global alarm Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to nine on Wednesday with more than 470 confirmed cases, heightening global fears of contagion from an in...
14:08, 2020-01-22

New Cases in Arizona and California Push U.S. Number of China Virus to 5 (LOS ANGELES) — The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all among people who traveled to the city at the center of the o...
22:40, 2020-01-26

WHO chief says confident in China's ability to contain virus, urges calm The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday he is confident in China's ability to contain a new coronavirus that has killed 106 people ...
09:36, 2020-01-28

Pandemic fears grow as China virus toll rises to nine The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorit...
11:04, 2020-01-22

China records first virus death in Beijing as toll passes 100 The new strain of coronavirus spreading across China claimed its first victim in Beijing, officials said on Tuesday, as the death toll climbed to 106...
06:20, 2020-01-28

Saudi Arabia says watching oil market closely regarding China virus Saudi Arabia is closely monitoring developments in global oil markets resulting from “gloomy expectations” regarding the possible impact of the coron...
10:40, 2020-01-27

China virus toll rises to nine as pandemic fears grow The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorit...
09:36, 2020-01-22

The scary mystery virus that appeared in China is now spreading to other countries The strange and slightly troubling saga of the mysterious virus that sprung up in China a few weeks ago just entered a frightening new phase. At leas...
19:28, 2020-01-19

Taiwan calls on China to share 'correct' virus information Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share "correct" information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisati...
06:04, 2020-01-22

China confirms 139 new cases of pneumonia as virus spreads to other cities The Wuhan Municipal Health Commission said in a statement that 136 cases of coronavirus emerged in the city on Saturday and Sunday....
01:48, 2020-01-20

Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, which is spr...
16:28, 2020-01-27

China's Li pledges medical reinforcements as virus toll hits 81 Chinese Premier Li Keqiang will "inspect and direct" efforts to control a virus outbreak in the central city of Wuhan and promised reinforcements, as...
14:28, 2020-01-27

China official says food supplies ample in virus-hit Wuhan Food supplies including meat, eggs, and milk in the Chinese city of Wuhan are ample, its Communist Party chief Ma Guoqiang said on Monday....
14:52, 2020-01-27

Saudi Arabia, UAE caution oil market against gloom over China virus Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, on Monday urged caution against "gloomy expectations" regarding the possible impact of the spread of the ...
14:52, 2020-01-27

Stocks and oil slump on fears over China virus outbreak – as it happened Global equity sell-off deepens and oil falls below $59 as death toll from coronavirus rises, sparking fears over economic impactEuropean stocks give ...
16:32, 2020-01-27

Trump offers China 'any help' as virus spreads, markets reel U.S. President Donald Trump offered China whatever help it needed on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people, stranded ten...
20:20, 2020-01-27

Factbox: Key facts about Wuhan, epicenter of China's virus outbreak Here are key facts about China's central city of Wuhan, home to more than 11 million people, which has emerged as the epicenter of a new virus outbre...
14:08, 2020-01-22

Japan plans to fly citizens home from China's virus-hit Wuhan Japan will send a chartered flight on Tuesday night to Wuhan, the epicenter of China's virus outbreak, to evacuate its nationals looking to return ho...
09:36, 2020-01-28

China investigates SARS-like virus as dozens struck by pneumonia Health experts have been dispatched to the central city of Wuhan after 27 people were struck down by viral pneumonia. A 2003 outbreak of the highly-c...
13:32, 2019-12-31

Coronavirus: China reports 17 new cases of Sars-like mystery virus Three of the new cases are severe, with experts worried about the disease’s spread ahead of lunar new yearChina reported 17 new cases of the mysterio...
06:24, 2020-01-19

China virus deaths rise to 17, heightening global alarm Deaths from China's new flu-like virus rose to 17 on Wednesday, heightening global fears of contagion from an infection suspected to have come from a...
16:56, 2020-01-22

Taiwan offers virus help to China but tightens visitor rules Taiwan's vice president-elect on Sunday offered help to rival China to fight the new coronavirus outbreak, as authorities in the island further tight...
19:12, 2020-01-26

MAP: Where China’s coronavirus has spread to so far As the number of cases in the coronavirus outbreak rises, its reach around the world is expanding....
19:16, 2020-01-22

Gilead assessing potential use of Ebola drug as China virus treatment Gilead Sciences Inc said on Thursday it was assessing whether its experimental Ebola treatment could be used to treat the new coronavirus that has ca...
20:36, 2020-01-23

China struggles to identify mystery virus as 59 people now infected with fever Communist Party health bosses declared an emergency after dozens people were struck with the “unexplained fever” – but it has since been confirmed no...
16:20, 2020-01-05

Singapore schools ask for holiday travel details as China virus spreads Schools in Singapore, where the first case of a coronavirus was confirmed on Thursday, are asking parents and staff to provide details of travel duri...
03:56, 2020-01-24

Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as Chi...
18:08, 2020-01-26

Thailand on high alert for China virus ahead of Lunar Near Year Thai health officials are stepping up monitoring and inspection at its airports for the new mystery virus from China ahead of Lunar New Year, when Ch...
14:32, 2020-01-15

China heads into Lunar New Year on shutdown as virus spreads to Europe A new coronavirus that has killed 26 people in China was confirmed in Europe for the first time on Friday as it spreads despite Chinese attempts to q...
22:12, 2020-01-24

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus death toll hits 41 President Xi Jinping said China was facing a "grave situation" as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 41, overshadowing celebratio...
19:12, 2020-01-25

Olympic football qualifiers moved from China to Sydney due to virus fears "China has withdrawn as host of a four-nation women\u0027s Olympic qualifying tournament next month because of concerns about the outbreak of the new...
17:44, 2020-01-26

Epidemic response group says starts work on three possible China virus vaccines Three separate research teams are to start work on developing potential vaccines against the new coronavirus that is causing a disease epidemic in Ch...
15:48, 2020-01-23

Singapore's Scoot cancels flight to China's Wuhan over virus outbreak Singapore Airlines' budget carrier Scoot said on Thursday it had suspended its daily flights to China's Wuhan after authorities locked down the city ...
07:56, 2020-01-23

In bid to curb virus, China firms tell staff to work from home even after holidays end Chinese corporate giants including Alibaba Group Holding and Tencent Holdings Ltd said they have asked staff to work from home for one week after an ...
11:16, 2020-01-27

Death toll from virus outbreak in China's Hubei reaches 17: state TV The death toll from China's new flu-like virus in Hubei province has risen to 17 and the total number of confirmed cases has risen further, state tel...
16:56, 2020-01-22

Mongolia closes border, China extends holiday to fight virus By JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) - China on Monday expanded its sweeping efforts to contain a deadly virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep ...
17:12, 2020-01-27

One week sufficient for recovery from mild virus symptoms: China NHC expert An expert at China's National Health Commission (NHC) said on Tuesday one week is sufficient for a recovery from mild coronavirus symptoms....
05:48, 2020-01-28

New China virus: Number of cases jumps as infection spreads to Beijing The number of cases of the respiratory illness triples, as it spreads to Beijing and Shenzhen....
11:52, 2020-01-20

China virus death toll rises to nine as pandemic fears mount The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorit...
04:24, 2020-01-22

Wuhan lockdown 'unprecedented', shows commitment to contain virus: WHO representative in China China's decision to lock down Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, shows how committed the authorities are to contain a viral outbreak that emerged in...
13:08, 2020-01-23

Canadian Patient With China Virus Showed Symptoms on Plane: Officials (TORONTO) — Canadian officials said Sunday that they are tracking down airline passengers and others who were in close contact with the first p...
18:36, 2020-01-26

Taiwan tells people not to go to Wuhan amid China virus outbreak Taiwan is calling on people not to visit the Chinese city of Wuhan unless they absolutely have to, after an outbreak there of the new coronavirus, on...
02:28, 2020-01-22

China shuts down transport, temples as virus death toll rises to 25 China stepped up measures to contain a virus which has killed 25 people and infected more than 800, with public transport suspensions in 10 cities, t...
06:44, 2020-01-24

China takes more measures to protect healthcare workers in virus outbreak China is taking more strict measures in hospitals to protect healthcare workers in the new coronavirus outbreak, and will increase training for healt...
04:24, 2020-01-22

China locks down 3 cities in bid to contain virus amid Lunar New Year rush In Wuhan, the centre of the outbreak, normally bustling streets, shopping malls, restaurants and other public spaces were eerily quiet....
13:36, 2020-01-23

China virus spreads to U.S., curbing travel plans and spooking markets The toll from the Wuhan coronavirus in China rose to six deaths on Tuesday and the first case was reported in the United States, sending markets tumb...
23:04, 2020-01-21

Trump offers China 'any help' as virus toll grows, markets reel U.S. President Donald Trump offered China any help needed on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 81 people, stranded tens of mil...
19:36, 2020-01-27

China reports fourth virus death as infection spreads overseas Chinese officials have said a new virus can spread from person to person, as the disease claimed a fourth life. Australia will begin screening passen...
03:12, 2020-01-21

China confirms 139 new cases of pneumonia over weekend, virus spreads to new cities An outbreak of coronavirus in China is spreading to more cities, Chinese authorities reported on Monday, with 139 new cases found over the weekend, i...
02:20, 2020-01-20

China coronavirus: Number of cases jumps as virus spreads to new cities More than 100 cases of the respiratory illness are confirmed in Wuhan, Beijing and Shenzhen....
09:08, 2020-01-20

China's President Xi holds politburo meeting on curbing virus outbreak Chinese President Xi Jinping, saying the country is facing a grave situation, held a politburo meeting on measures to fight a coronavirus outbreak co...
14:32, 2020-01-25

China county offers reward for identifying people from virus-hit Wuhan A county in northern China is offering 1,000 yuan ($145) to tipsters who report the presence of anyone from Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbr...
14:04, 2020-01-27

Xi says China faces 'grave situation' as virus death toll hits 42 President Xi Jinping said China was facing a "grave situation" as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak jumped to 42, overshadowing celebratio...
21:04, 2020-01-25

China cancels Lunar New Year events over deadly virus fears China is taking unprecedented steps aimed at containing the SARS-like virus outbreak. Authorities are seeking to control the spread of the disease in...
15:52, 2020-01-23

Global pandemic fears as China confirms 17 more infected by sars-like virus Health chiefs in China on Sunday confirmed that 17 more had been struck down by pneumonia - with 62 affected in total and two deaths after the new co...
05:52, 2020-01-19

Thailand to screen arrivals from China as tally of virus infections hits 14 Thailand announced plans on Tuesday to screen all arrivals from China for symptoms of a deadly virus and confirmed six more infections among such vis...
08:28, 2020-01-28

Russia recommends suspension of travel package sales to China over virus Russia's tourism watchdog said on Friday it was recommending that travel operators stop sales of packages to China due to the new coronavirus....
19:44, 2020-01-24

China's Tencent asks staff to work from home until February 7 due to virus Chinese gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd has requested staff to work from home until Feb. 7 to protect employees from the spread of the coronavirus,...
02:36, 2020-01-27

China heads into Lunar New Year on shutdown as virus toll hits 26 China shut part of the Great Wall and suspended public transport in 10 cities, stranding millions of people at the start of the Lunar New Year holida...
15:20, 2020-01-24

Virus casts shadow over China's biggest festival, but little worry at epicenter Health authorities are concerned that a virus originating in central China could spread when hundreds of millions of Chinese travel during next week'...
10:40, 2020-01-18

China's Hebei province confirms first death outside epicenter of virus outbreak China’s Hebei provincial health authority said a patient infected with the new coronavirus has died, marking the first confirmed death outside Hubei ...
18:24, 2020-01-23

U.S., Canada warn against China travel as virus spreads, markets slide The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as a spreading coronavirus outbreak has kil...
00:20, 2020-01-28

China reports new virus cases, raising concern globally before key holiday China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health ...
12:16, 2020-01-18

China's Hubei province says 100 dead, 2,714 total cases in virus outbreak The health commission of China's Hubei province said on Tuesday that 100 people had died from a coronavirus outbreak as of Jan. 27, according to an o...
03:00, 2020-01-28

Fourth U.S. Person Diagnosed With China Virus Confirmed in California: Officials (LOS ANGELES) — Health officials in Los Angeles County have confirmed a fourth U.S. case of the new pneumonia-like virus from China. The Los An...
21:32, 2020-01-26

China virus infects 1,700 more – fears 'plane plague' outbreak could go global Arrivals at three major US airports are being screened for symptoms as fears grow of a global pandemic...
13:28, 2020-01-18

Mayor of China's Wuhan says city's governance 'not good enough' as virus spreads The mayor of Wuhan, the city where China's coronavirus outbreak originated, said on Monday the city's management of the virus was "not good enough"....
09:12, 2020-01-27

China Reports New Cases of Deadly Virus, Adding to Outbreak Concerns The spread of the pneumonialike illness comes ahead of Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions of people in China will travel....
07:32, 2020-01-19

Work to start on three possible China virus vaccines: epidemic response group Three separate research teams backed by a global coalition set up to fight epidemic diseases are to start work on developing potential vaccines again...
17:16, 2020-01-23

China Reports New Cases of Deadly Virus, Adding to Fears of Outbreak The spread of the pneumonialike illness comes ahead of the Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions will travel....
10:36, 2020-01-19

China shuts part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26 China ramped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 26 people and infected more than 800, suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting ...
13:48, 2020-01-24

China shuts transport, temples, Disneyland as virus toll rises to 25 China stepped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 25 people and infected more than 800, with public transport suspended in 10 cities, the ...
10:28, 2020-01-24

Concerns over new virus from China prompt rare airport screenings for some travelers The virus is from the same family as MERS and SARS, which caused deadly international outbreaks.       ...
23:36, 2020-01-17

Mysterious viral pneumonia outbreak in China likely caused by new virus, scientists say Scientists in China who are researching an outbreak of viral pneumonia that’s sickened dozens in the city of Wuhan have identified a new type of coro...
18:08, 2020-01-09

UK coronavirus scare as fourteen people tested for deadly China virus More than a dozen people in the UK have now been tested for the coronavirus after an outbreak of the deadly disease in China....
10:08, 2020-01-24

New China virus: Cases triple as infection spreads to Beijing and Shanghai The number of cases of the respiratory illness triples, as it spreads to Beijing and Shanghai....
14:16, 2020-01-20

Australia to screen some China flights, warns new virus difficult to stop Australia will begin screening passengers arriving from a Chinese city in a bid to stop the spread of a new virus, the country's chief medical office...
08:48, 2020-01-21

China extends holiday, businesses shut as virus toll rises to 81 The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China rose to 81 on Monday, as the government extended the Lunar New Year holiday and more big business...
08:24, 2020-01-27

Stocks and oil slump on fears over China virus outbreak – business live Equity sell-off deepens and oil falls below $59 as death toll from coronavirus rises, sparking fears over economic impact 9.48am GMT According to Reu...
10:56, 2020-01-27

China says 17 new cases in virus outbreak, Wuhan to restrict large gatherings China said on Sunday that 17 more people had become infected with a new coronavirus strain, fanning fears it will spread further as hundreds of milli...
10:40, 2020-01-19

WHO expects further spread of new coronavirus in China The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in c...
13:00, 2020-01-21

WHO says expects further spread of new coronavirus in China The World Health Organisation said on Tuesday that the new coronavirus was likely to spread to other parts of China and possibly other countries in t...
11:56, 2020-01-21

China puts millions on lockdown as virus toll rises to 18 and WHO weighs response China put millions of people on lockdown on Thursday in two cities at the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed 18 people and infected ...
18:44, 2020-01-23

China virus scare sends shudder through European luxury goods sector European luxury stocks slumped across the board on Tuesday on fears that the coronavirus virus outbreak in China could hurt sales of high-end brands ...
17:28, 2020-01-21

China confirms some 140 new cases of Sars-like virus ahead of peak travel season Health authorities in China confirmed nearly 140 new cases of a new Sars-like virus on Monday morning, which has killed three people so far....
08:20, 2020-01-20

China coronavirus: 136 new cases confirmed over weekend as virus spreads and third person dies The number of people infected with a deadly Chinese virus has spiked with more than 200 cases confirmed and a third person confirmed to have died....
09:00, 2020-01-20

China is building an entire hospital in a week to treat virus outbreak patients The coronavirus outbreak that began in China weeks ago is now growing by the hour. The tally of infected individuals has skyrocketed in the past two ...
22:44, 2020-01-24

China allocates one billion yuan to Hubei province to fight virus outbreak China’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday it was allocating 1 billion yuan ($145 million) in funding to the Hubei provincial government to help with ...
17:40, 2020-01-23

China coronavirus: 136 new cases confirmed in Wuhan as virus spreads and third person dies The number of people infected with a deadly Chinese virus has spiked with more than 200 cases confirmed and a third person confirmed to have died....
10:04, 2020-01-20

New China virus claims sixth victim as holiday travel stokes risk The toll from a new virus in China rose to six deaths and more than 300 cases on Tuesday as millions of Chinese prepared to travel for the Lunar New ...
17:08, 2020-01-21

China virus remains severe, medical supplies very tight: provincial official China's new coronavirus outbreak remains severe and medical supplies are very tight in Wuhan city, where the virus was first identified, an official ...
10:16, 2020-01-25

A Mysterious Virus in Central China Has Infected Dozens, Raising Fears of a New Epidemic. Here’s What to Know An unidentified form of pneumonia has broken out in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, prompting authorities to quarantine those infected and raise h...
17:32, 2020-01-06

China virus outbreak spooks global markets as fourth death reported China reported a fourth death from a new coronavirus on Tuesday as the number of cases continued to rise, sending jitters through Asian markets as hu...
06:16, 2020-01-21

Firms in China extend holidays, ask staff to work from home as virus spreads Big businesses across China are temporarily shutting stores or advising staff to work from home, to guard against the spread of a flu-like virus as t...
07:16, 2020-01-27

Cathay says cabin crew can wear masks on mainland China flights due to virus Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd will allow flight attendants to wear a surgical mask while operating mainland China flights due to concerns ov...
03:00, 2020-01-22

China Reports Jump in Deadly Virus Cases, Adding to Fears of Outbreak The spread of the pneumonialike illness comes ahead of the Lunar New Year, when hundreds of millions will travel....
02:12, 2020-01-20

Wuhan, China, is cut off from the outside world in an unprecedented quarantine after a deadly virus killed 17 and infected 571 The Paper/Twitter/Getty Images/Business Insider Wuhan, China, was cut off from the outside world Thursday morning, with trains, planes, and other tra...
08:56, 2020-01-23

China's latest virus outbreak exposes perils of exotic wildlife trade A new coronavirus spreading from the city of Wuhan has put a spotlight on China's poorly regulated wild animal trade - driven by relentless demand fo...
08:12, 2020-01-23

China finds African swine fever virus in pigs transported to Guangxi China detected African swine fever in pigs being transported to Guangxi region from outside provinces, the agriculture ministry said on Thursday....
12:40, 2019-08-08

Education organizations cancel IELTS, GRE, TOEFL tests across China as virus spreads Educational testing organizations have canceled the IELTS, GRE, and TOEFL tests across China for the remainder of January and all of February, accord...
07:16, 2020-01-27

Canadians at low risk of contracting virus from central China: public health agency The outbreak has been traced to Wuhan, where it affected several dozen people who had been to a major meat and seafood market....
02:08, 2020-01-14

U.S. to begin testing sick, dead pigs for fatal hog virus ravaging China The U.S. Department of Agriculture within weeks will begin testing sick and dead pigs for a hog virus that has killed herds across Asia in an effort ...
19:56, 2019-05-16

China virus rattles stock market amid memories of SARS outbreak Shares of luxury goods makers, which have large exposure to the Chinese market, were among those declining the most....
15:32, 2020-01-21

China virus fears grow as human transmission and fourth death confirmed With millions of Asians traveling on Tuesday for the Lunar New Year holiday, authorities in China confirmed that a new virus could be spread through ...
10:16, 2020-01-21

Travelers from China are being screened at US airports for a mysterious new virus that's killed 2 and sickened dozens Associated Press Passengers from China arriving in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York will be screened by the Centers for Disease Control and P...
22:12, 2020-01-17

Coronavirus spread accelerating in China, says Xi Jinping President warns of ‘grave situation’ as at least 50 million people face new year lockdownFollow the latest developmentsShare your storyChina’s presid...
15:56, 2020-01-25

China's coronavirus has killed 6, can spread between people. Here's what we know The outbreak could hit the economy, experts warned as they pointed to the fallout from the deadly SARS crisis in 2003....
17:40, 2020-01-21

China says coronavirus that killed 6 can spread between people. Here's what we know The outbreak could hit the economy, experts warned as they called back to the fallout from the deadly SARS crisis in 2003....
11:28, 2020-01-21

China says coronavirus has killed 6, can spread between people. Here's what we know The outbreak could hit the economy, experts warned as they pointed to the fallout from the deadly SARS crisis in 2003....
14:16, 2020-01-21

China's coronavirus has killed 9, can spread between people. Here's what we know The outbreak could hit the economy, experts warned as they pointed to the fallout from the deadly SARS crisis in 2003....
03:28, 2020-01-22

China coronavirus: three tested for virus in UK as first death confirmed outside Hubei province - live news Patient in Hebei has died; possible cases in Scotland come as World Health Organisation committee meets for second day over China virusThree people ‘...
19:04, 2020-01-23

Factbox: Latest China virus outbreak revives fears of 2003 SARS fallout The death toll from a flu-like virus in China climbed to six and new cases surged beyond 300 on Tuesday, sending shivers through global markets as in...
17:28, 2020-01-21

China's New Year TV show pays tearful tribute to virus fighters, urges victory Chinese state television's traditional Lunar New Year extravaganza on Friday paid tribute to the people of Wuhan and to medical staff fighting the co...
17:08, 2020-01-24

Stocks are sinking on fears of the deadly virus in China: 'Markets are worried about this spreading to more cities' Brendan McDermid/Reuters Global stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors braced for a coronavirus to spread as hundreds of millions of people travel ac...
18:12, 2020-01-21

After losing manipulator status, China's currency stumbles amid Wuhan virus outbreak Aly Song/ Reuters Chinese currency markets are the latest to tumble amid Wuhan virus fears. The weakeness comes after a period of strength for China'...
16:16, 2020-01-24

China virus deaths rise to 80 as Hong Kong bans visitors from worst-hit province The death toll from China's new coronavirus grew to 80 on Monday as residents of Hubei province, where the disease originated, were banned from enter...
02:36, 2020-01-27

Daily on Healthcare: Officials scramble to handle mysterious pneumonia-like virus spreading in China Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
17:32, 2020-01-21

UK Coronavirus news latest: France announces two cases of deadly virus after outbreak in China France has announced two cases of coronavirus - the first in Europe - as the deadly new virus spreads from China....
21:16, 2020-01-24

China reports sharp rise in SARS-like virus cases as holiday travel begins China on Monday reported a sharp spike in the number of people infected with a new SARS-like virus – as millions begin traveling for the Lunar New Ye...
14:32, 2020-01-20

Cathay cabin crew ask to wear face masks on all flights as China virus spreads The flight attendants union at Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd said it has asked the airline to let crew wear face masks on all flights over f...
02:00, 2020-01-22

China mystery virus claims sixth victim as holiday travel stokes risk The death toll from a mysterious flu-like virus in China climbed to six on Tuesday as new cases surged beyond 300 and authorities fretted about the a...
14:40, 2020-01-21

China shuts transport, temples, part of Great Wall as virus toll hits 26 China ramped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 26 people and infected more than 800, suspending public transport in 10 cities, shutting ...
12:44, 2020-01-24

Coronavirus: death toll hits 41 as doctor dies from virus in China – live updates More than 1,280 infected and 18 cities in lockdown as officials try to stem spread of virus which has reached Europe, the US and Australia. Follow th...
12:24, 2020-01-25

Stocks are sinking on fears of the deadly virus in China — 'Markets are worried about this spreading to more cities' Brendan McDermid/Reuters Global stocks dropped on Tuesday as investors braced for coronavirus to spread as hundreds of millions of people travel acro...
12:16, 2020-01-21

Starbucks shuts shops, suspends delivery in China's Hubei amid virus outbreak Starbucks has closed all shops and suspended delivery services in China's Hubei province for the week-long Lunar New Year holiday, where a coronaviru...
07:28, 2020-01-25

China coronavirus: six tested for virus in UK as first death confirmed outside Hubei province - live news Patient in Hebei has died; possible cases in Scotland and Belfast come as World Health Organisation committee meets for second day Five people ‘being...
19:56, 2020-01-23

Singapore-listed Sasseur REIT shuts China malls as Wuhan virus spreads Sasseur Real Estate Investment Trust said on Tuesday it has temporarily closed its four outlet malls in China to help prevent the spread of a coronav...
03:32, 2020-01-28

Emirates advises crew to stay in hotels, avoid crowds in China due to virus outbreak Dubai's Emirates airline is advising its flight crew to stay in their hotels when on a layover in China due to the new coronavirus outbreak there tha...
14:28, 2020-01-27

China is warning students of risks of studying in US during trade war BEIJING — China warned students and academics on Monday about risks involved in studying in the United States, pointing to limits on the durati...
11:24, 2019-06-04

China confirms spread of coronavirus as new cases surge An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities said on Monday, as the number of patients tripled and a thir...
04:44, 2020-01-20

China says a new coronavirus has spread to more cities as cases surge Authorities around the globe, including in the United States and many Asian countries, have stepped up screening of travellers from Wuhan....
04:44, 2020-01-20

Coronavirus's ability to spread getting stronger, China suggests Officials announce new measures to contain disease, including wildlife trade ban and bus suspensionsCoronavirus latest news – liveRestrictions to hal...
15:24, 2020-01-26

Coronavirus news latest: UK doctors test 14 people for deadly virus as China locks down 10 cities UK doctors are awaiting results after testing nine people - five have already been given the all-clear - for the deadly coronavirus, as the Health Se...
10:08, 2020-01-24

North Korea imposes month-long quarantine on foreigners arriving from China over virus fears North Korea will impose a one-month quarantine on all foreigners arriving from China in a bid to prevent the spread of a new coronavirus, the Russian...
09:36, 2020-01-28

The last time China was hit by a deadly illness like the Wuhan virus, it covered it up and 774 people died. There are fears it could happen again. PETER PARKS/AFP via Getty Images The mysterious Wuhan virus has swept through parts of Asia, infecting more than 200 people since the virus was first...
10:52, 2020-01-21

China companies issue staff with masks, travel warnings as virus outbreak fears grow Companies across China are handing out masks and warning staff to avoid the central Chinese city of Wuhan amid fears that the new flu-like coronaviru...
11:32, 2020-01-22

China's mask makers cancel holidays, jack up wages as new virus spurs frenzied demand Chinese face mask manufacturers are reopening factories shut for a national holiday, promising workers up to four times their normal wages as consume...
11:20, 2020-01-23

A mysterious and deadly virus from China could have infected 35 times more people than official totals, scientists warn Noel Celis/AFP via Getty Images Concerns are mounting over a new, potentially fatal, respiratory virus that is spreading in Wuhan, China. Chinese off...
09:20, 2020-01-18

UN health agency urges China to continue search for source of new virus, as Thailand case emerges It is “essential” for China to continue investigating the source of a previously unknown strain of coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) d...
18:40, 2020-01-13

Hong Kong leader declares virus emergency, halts official visits to mainland China Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Saturday declared a virus emergency in the Asian financial hub, announcing a package of measures to limit the city's l...
11:12, 2020-01-25

Russia and China both test supersonic cruise missiles in warning to US Within hours of each other both militaries showed off videos of their weapons in a gauntlet to Washington...
15:28, 2019-09-27

‘You need more’: Hungary praises China tech giant despite NATO warning LONDON — Hungary plans to continue partnering with the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei, despite U.S. warnings about espionage threats and the...
22:36, 2019-12-05

China issues US travel alert warning of official harassment BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a travel warning for the U.S., saying Chinese visitors have been interrogated, interviewed and subjected to other for...
11:40, 2019-06-04

China issues warning over Hong Kong after election blow Beijing re-emphasises its rule in response to defeat for pro-government candidatesChina’s government has responded to a stunning landslide victory fo...
15:28, 2019-11-25

China: spread of coronavirus to Beijing fuels fears of outbreak Authorities on alert ahead of lunar new year holiday as 139 new cases of strain connected to Sars detectedA mysterious Sars-like virus has spread aro...
09:44, 2020-01-20

China's Tianjin city to shut all inter-province buses to curb virus outbreak: state media China's northern city of Tianjin will shut all inter-province shuttle buses from Jan. 27 in order to curb the coronavirus outbreak, the official Peop...
02:44, 2020-01-26

A mysterious virus in China is a reminder that the world isn't ready for a pandemic. Bill Gates says we should prepare for a deadly outbreak as we do for war. Eugene Hoshiko/AP Photo More than 40 people in China have contracted a new coronavirus whose symptoms resemble pneumonia. Two patients have died. Thi...
00:56, 2020-01-17

Mike Pompeo invokes Thatcher in warning to UK over Huawei and China - video The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has invoked Margaret Thatcher as he appealed to the Conservative right to take a firmer line with China, agai...
22:44, 2019-05-08

China threatens to limit rare earths exports in warning over trade war China on Wednesday issued a blunt warning to the US over the trade war between the world’s two largest economies, saying it could limit exports of ra...
22:36, 2019-05-29

Hong Kong leader declares citywide virus emergency over coronavirus, cancels all official visits to mainland China Hong Kong health authorities have confirmed 5 cases of coronavirus, with an additional 122 people being treated as potentially infected....
11:40, 2020-01-25

American gets life sentence for smuggling opioids from China and using ‘dark web’ to spread them across US A jury in federal court reached a guilty verdict on several felony charges against a man in Utah accused of running and maintaining a pill-pressing o...
19:16, 2019-08-31

China Warns Holiday Travel Surge Could Spread Deadly Coronavirus A senior health official also said that the virus could mutate, which would complicate efforts to contain the outbreak....
09:56, 2020-01-22

2 dramatic charts show the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus within and outside China Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images A mysterious coronavirus has killed 17 people and infected more than 540 people in China. Authorities have confirmed that...
01:52, 2020-01-23

China to take stricter, more targeted measure to curb coronavirus spread: state TV China will take stricter and more targeted measures to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, state television reported citing a state council meeti...
13:28, 2020-01-24

Coronavirus: death toll doubles to 17 as China struggles to halt spread Government unveils new counter measures as country prepares for lunar new yearHeathrow to screen arrivals from affected regionHave you encountered an...
18:08, 2020-01-22

Coronavirus: China unveils measures to rein in spread of 'mutating' disease Wuhan, where the virus first emerged, put under tighter supervision as death toll climbs to nineChina has said that 440 people have now contracted a ...
05:20, 2020-01-22

Fears coronavirus 'could mutate and spread further' as China death toll rises Chinese officials are scrambling to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus, which they fear could "mutate" and leave more people dead...
05:52, 2020-01-22

Hong Kong protesters are calling for massive ATM withdrawals in an economic warning to China Thomas Peter / Reuters Hong Kong protesters are trying something new on August 16 — withdrawing their money from banks or converting it to US ...
02:12, 2019-08-16

Coronavirus: first death in Beijing as US issues new China travel warning – live updates Death toll rises to 82 as mayor of Wuhan admits authorities were too slow in releasing information about virus. Follow the latest developmentsWuhan m...
01:44, 2020-01-28

United States Rattles Arctic Talks With a Sharp Warning to China and Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, speaking in Finland at a meeting of the Arctic Council, warned both countries against “aggressive” actions in the reg...
22:44, 2019-05-06

US issues heightened travel warning for China amid deadly coronavirus outbreak Officials encouraged travelers to the center of the outbreak in Wuhan to avoid contact with sick people and to reconsider visiting animal markets, wh...
20:12, 2020-01-23

China coronavirus 'spread through eyes' warns infected medic as deaths reach 26 Chinese authorities are building a 1,000-bed hospital in just six days in Wuhan to try and bring the outbreak under control as the city remains on to...
15:04, 2020-01-24

Coronavirus latest: More than 50 people tested for infection in the UK as China warns of rapid spread More than 50 people have now been tested for coronavirus in the UK amid fears of the fatal infection spreading....
16:24, 2020-01-26

Coronavirus: Xi Jinping warns of 'grave situation' as spread accelerates through China – live More than 1,280 infected in China as officials try to stem spread of virus which has reached Europe, the US and Australia. Follow the latest newsFull...
15:40, 2020-01-25

Coronavirus outbreak: China promises tougher crackdown to stop spread – as it happened Officials announce new measures to contain disease, including wildlife trade ban and bus suspensions, as confirmed death toll reaches 56Coronavirus’s...
19:52, 2020-01-26

It's too early to tell if China's lockdown of cities is effective in arresting spread of coronavirus, says expert The new coronavirus that first emerged in Wuhan may have already traveled in China during its incubation period, says David Heymann from the London S...
05:28, 2020-01-24

China's Tangshan city suspends public transit to prevent spread of coronavirus Tangshan, China's largest steelmaking city in northern Hebei province, announced on Tuesday morning that it is suspending all public transit within t...
00:20, 2020-01-28

US-China trade war blamed as BASF issues hefty profits warning - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as chemicals giant BASF hits investors with a profits warningIntroduction: BASF hurt by t...
10:04, 2019-07-09

Recession warning for German industry; US-China trade deal doubts – business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as experts express concerns over Donald Trump’s Phase One trade deal with ChinaTrump: It’...
13:24, 2020-01-16

CDC issues level 3 health warning for coronavirus, advises against nonessential travel to Wuhan, China The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday escalated its health warning to a level 3 as the coronavirus continues to spread, recommen...
18:28, 2020-01-23

China banned live animal sales in Wuhan, after a food market selling wolves and civet cats was linked to a deadly virus NOEL CELIS/AFP via Getty Images The Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, has banned the trade of live animals at fo...
08:28, 2020-01-22

A video of medics in Hazmat suits scanning plane passengers for China's mysterious Wuhan virus is stoking fears of a global epidemic Chinese social media via David Paulk/Twitter A video of medics in Hazmat suits scanning dozens of plane passengers for the symptoms of a mysterious, ...
13:00, 2020-01-20

Coronavirus news latest: China's deadly virus set to join polio, swine flu and ebola on international health emergency list The Chinese coronavirus is expected to trigger a Public Health Emergency at the World Health Organisation, meaning the respiratory ailment will join ...
11:56, 2020-01-22

Coronavirus news LIVE: China's deadly virus set to join polio, swine flu and ebola on international health emergency list The Chinese coronavirus is expected to trigger a Public Health Emergency at the World Health Organisation, meaning the respiratory ailment will join ...
10:20, 2020-01-22

Coronavirus outbreak: China promises tougher crackdown to stop spread – live updates Officials announce new measures to contain disease, including wildlife trade ban and bus suspensions, as confirmed death toll reaches 56Coronavirus’s...
12:48, 2020-01-26

China's version of TikTok launches feature to spread awareness and fight Wuhan coronavirus NICOLAS ASFOURI/AFP via Getty Images The coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 18 people and infected more than 6...
22:32, 2020-01-23

This map shows where China's mysterious, deadly Wuhan coronavirus has spread as death toll rises to 17 China said 17 people have been killed by a mysterious coronavirus as authorities repeatedly increase the number of people that are infected. A map sh...
18:04, 2020-01-22

This map shows where China's mysterious, deadly Wuhan coronavirus has spread as the death toll rises to 41 Reuters A coronavirus outbreak that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed 41 people and infected more than 1,100. Cases have been reported in nine o...
01:28, 2020-01-25

China mystery illness: travellers checked as officials fear lunar new year could spread bug Pneumonia-like illness in Wuhan is unclear in origin, with officials racing to contain outbreak before people travel for new yearChina has been battl...
09:04, 2020-01-07

Fourteen people tested for coronavirus in UK as China continues battle to stop spread of deadly disease Fourteen people in the UK have now been tested for the deadly coronavirus following an outbreak in China....
00:44, 2020-01-24

New China virus: Fourth person dies as human-to-human transfer confirmed Authorities say two cases of infection in Guangdong were a result of human-to-human transmission....
06:32, 2020-01-21

China confirms new corona virus transmitted by human-to-human contact President Xi Jinping said curbing the outbreak and saving lives was a top priority as the number of patients more than tripled and a third person die...
18:08, 2020-01-20

6 people have now been killed by a mysterious virus in China, with authorities saying that almost 300 people are infected Getty Images Six people has been killed by a mysterious virus with pneumonia-like symptoms in China. Authorities have confirmed almost 300 cases of t...
12:16, 2020-01-21

China central bank raises limit on small bank payments amid virus outbreak China's central bank said on Friday it would temporarily raise the limit on small bank batch payments to 500 million yuan ($72.42 million) from Frida...
06:44, 2020-01-24

That mysterious virus in China is jumping from person to person The saga of the mysterious new virus strain that popped up in China several weeks ago just received a slightly troubling new chapter. The virus, whic...
00:16, 2020-01-21

Report claims TikTok parent company ByteDance is working with China's Communist Party to spread propaganda on Xinjiang Reuters ByteDance, the company that owns the viral video app TikTok, is working closely with China's government to facilitate human rights abuses in ...
06:40, 2019-11-29

Major fast-food chains and retailers in China are shutting their doors as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread. Here's a list of closures. Jason Lee / REUTERS Several fast-food chains and retailers have closed their doors in Wuhan and neighboring Chinese cities due to the deadly coronavi...
17:48, 2020-01-27

China confirms human-to-human spread of deadly coronavirus as fourth person confirmed dead China has confirmed there has been human-to-human transmission of the deadly new coronavirus as a fourth person was confirmed to have died after bein...
07:28, 2020-01-21

China coronavirus: Where has the deadly coronavirus spread so far? The deadly corona virus which has infected hundreds of people in China has begun to spread to other countries – but where has it spread so far?...
15:24, 2020-01-21

Rural Hospitals Are Dying The Affordable Care Act was supposed to expand Medicaid nationwide, but the Supreme Court’s decision to allow states to opt out of Medicare expansion...
22:28, 2019-07-30

More Americans Are Dying at Home Than in Hospitals In a historic reversal, fewer patients are dying in hospitals. But experts warn that many families are unprepared to care for seriously ill relatives...
04:52, 2019-12-12

Why Russian doctors are fed up with state-run hospitals Overtime and bad pay are normal for medical staff working in Russia's state-run hospitals, with many working side jobs just to make ends meet. Some f...
20:12, 2019-11-28

8 taken to hospitals after fumes on aircraft in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — Officials say eight people were taken to hospitals after a Spirit Airlines flight returned to a Las Vegas airport gate due to fumes ...
22:24, 2019-05-08

Maternity review of Cwm Taf hospitals to be published Two hospitals are under scrutiny, prompted by concern about the deaths of a number of babies....
09:24, 2019-04-30

Medicare for All would shutter rural hospitals Support for “Medicare for all” — the marketing rebrand of government-run, single-payer healthcare — has become a litmus test for Democratic candidate...
22:04, 2019-06-21

Private hospitals 'must do more to keep patients safe' Rogue surgeons like Ian Paterson must not be able to harm anyone again, surgeons' leaders say....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Top cancer hospitals' outcomes may be better than affiliates' (Reuters Health) - Patients often assume that surgical outcomes at all hospitals in a healthcare network are equally good. But a new study comparing ...
23:20, 2019-04-12

Fourteen hospitals to pilot new A&E targets A variety of sites has been chosen in a trial which could see the end of the flagship four-hour target....
21:00, 2019-04-11

Rural Hospitals Are Dying, and So Are Their Patients It is a dreary Monday on the East Coast, and I have a dreary story of American neglect and misery for you: the Washington Post published a remarkable...
17:20, 2019-05-13

DIY drugs: should hospitals make their own medicine? If pharmaceutical companies rapidly inflate the price of their products, is there an alternative? One Dutch chemist thinks so. By Chris Stokel-Walker...
15:00, 2019-10-15

Palliative care in hospitals is inconsistent | Letter Anne Denham relates the story of a family member with terminal cancer who died in pain and distressI was interested to read Charlotte Church’s articl...
19:28, 2019-09-03

US hospitals turn away patients as ransomware strikes Three hospitals in Alabama were forced to close their doors to all but the most critical new patients....
12:24, 2019-10-02

Many Hospitals Charge Double or Even Triple What Medicare Would Pay A study of 25 states provides a rare glimpse of the stark disparities between what private insurers and the federal government paid for inpatient and...
19:28, 2019-05-09

Two U.K. Hospitals Allow Vape Shops in Bid to Promote Smoking Ban Although e-cigarettes have met with criticism in the United States, public health officials in Britain have embraced their use as effective for peopl...
18:44, 2019-07-10

Opinion: Syrian hospitals have become death traps Hospitals in Syria have been bombed and medical staff killed as the war continues. There's no one to help those who are trying to help, writes Dr. Ah...
13:36, 2019-07-30

Listeria outbreak: More affected hospitals named Eight hospitals have reported cases of listeria linked to sandwiches and salads eaten by patients....
19:16, 2019-06-17

Too many children in mental health hospitals, says report A lack of support in schools and the community in England is contributing to the problem, says a report....
03:20, 2019-05-20

Hospitals Stand to Lose Billions Under ‘Medicare for All’ Private insurance pays hospitals much more than the federal government does for patient care. If Medicare for all means Medicare rates, expect an ind...
22:08, 2019-04-21

Hospitals in England set to receive £850m revealed Twenty hospitals will receive funds, but a charity says the money risks being a "drop in the ocean"....
06:16, 2019-08-05

Hospitals offer free CPR training courses TUCSON – Carondelet hospitals are providing free CPR training courses for Southern Arizonans during National Emergency Medical Services Week. T...
03:16, 2019-05-22

Hospitals Sue Trump to Keep Negotiated Prices Secret The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public...
18:24, 2019-12-04

'I’ll never have another child': the mothers failed by Mexico's hospitals In one of Mexico’s poorest states, women from minority backgrounds are increasingly at risk of abusive treatment during pregnancy and childbirthNancy...
08:56, 2019-06-17

Hospitals 'imploding' as waits at worst-ever level Record numbers in England are on hospital waiting lists, while more than ever face long A&E waits....
12:08, 2019-11-14

Mixed reality will help us navigate labyrinthine hospitals In ten years I’m confident that we’ll all be surprised by the innovative application of VR and AR for wayfinding in healthcare and many other industr...
00:40, 2019-08-02

The US hospitals suing the poor over bills they can't afford Methodist University hospital in Tennessee is among facilities wielding courts as a hammer against struggling patientsIn July 2007, Carrie Barrett we...
12:00, 2019-06-27

In Greece, hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might of...
06:52, 2019-06-23

Greece's hospitals are ill-suited homes for kids Vulnerable and abandoned children languish in unsuitable hospitals for years in Greece, even when they are not ill. A new foster care system might of...
14:40, 2019-06-23

UV lights in hospitals could help limit bacteria on phones (Reuters Health) - Ultraviolet sanitizing devices could be stationed around hospitals to help prevent the spread of bacteria on workers' devices like...
20:28, 2019-12-04

How good are hospitals at treating 'hidden killer'? One in four patients faces delays getting treatment for sepsis, putting their lives at risk....
01:56, 2019-07-04

Alabama hospitals have been hit by a massive ransomware attack A hospital network in Alabama is the latest victim in a rash of ransomware attacks in the U.S....
17:24, 2019-10-03

Hospitals Sue Trump Over Price Disclosure Rule The administration wants to require hospitals to reveal the rates they privately negotiate with insurers for all sorts of procedures, amid the public...
16:56, 2019-12-04

Inquiry into safety and wellbeing concerns at two hospitals It follows problems at the new children's hospital in Edinburgh and the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow....
18:52, 2019-09-17

After Hospitals’ Big Donation to N.Y. Democrats, a $140 Million Payout Gov. Andrew Cuomo raised payments to hospitals at a time when Medicaid spending was already drastically over budget....
10:12, 2019-10-03

Mississippi fights lawsuit over reliance on mental hospitals JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The federal government is putting Mississippi’s mental health system on trial. Since June 4, a judge has been hearing arg...
18:52, 2019-06-26

Labour plans 'NHS forest' of a million trees at hospitals Shadow minister to tell conference he will make health service the world’s greenestAn “NHS forest” of a million trees would be planted at hospitals a...
00:20, 2019-09-20

'End human rights abuse' in mental-health hospitals Report reveals "terrible suffering" of people with autism or learning disabilities detained in hospitals....
02:44, 2019-11-01