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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....

CDC to screen travelers at three airports for mystery virus from China

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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....
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China agrees to WHO sending experts to study virus China has agreed that the World Health Organization will send international experts there as soon as possible to increase understanding of a new coro...
19:52, 2020-01-28

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

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

Australia extends virus ban on arrivals from mainland China Australia will maintain an entry ban on foreign nationals from mainland China for another week as it looks to limit exposure to its citizens from the...
08:24, 2020-02-13

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

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 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

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

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 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

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

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

National Symphony cancels 3 China concerts due to virus The National Symphony Orchestra has canceled two concerts in Beijing and one in Shanghai next month following China’s virus outbreak...
20:20, 2020-02-04

China's Xi discusses virus outbreak with Saudi king Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday discussed the coronavirus outbreak with Saudi Arabia's King Salman by telephone, China's official Xinhua new...
16:04, 2020-02-06

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 virus toll passes 130 as U.S. weighs flight ban The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, heaping pressure on Beijing to control t...
03:44, 2020-01-29

China virus causes scare for India's smartphone makers The coronavirus outbreak in China could start to disrupt India's production of smartphones if it continues to spread in February, as it could delay c...
12:36, 2020-01-31

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

As New Virus Spread, China’s Old Habits Delayed Fight At critical turning points, Chinese authorities put secrecy and order ahead of openly confronting the growing crisis and risking public alarm or poli...
21:08, 2020-02-01

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 counts 106 virus deaths as US, others move to evacuate By JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) - China's death toll from a new viral disease that is causing mounting global concern rose by 25 to at least 106 on Tues...
14:44, 2020-01-28

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

US citizen evacuated from China still wary of deadly virus RIVERSIDE, Calif (AP) - A U.S. citizen evacuated from China because of a deadly viral outbreak says he's taking special precautions while staying at ...
17:44, 2020-01-31

Xi says China has achieved 'positive' virus control results China has achieved "positive" results in its prevention and control efforts in fighting the new coronavirus, President Xi Jinping told Saudi Arabia's...
17:00, 2020-02-06

China's virus-hit Hubei short of medical workers The Chinese province of Hubei, epicentre of an outbreak of the new coronavirus, still has a large shortage of medical staff, its vice governor said o...
17:00, 2020-02-06

Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas A growing number of countries around the world are evacuating or planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and citizens from parts of China hit by the ne...
17:00, 2020-02-06

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

UK withdraws some staff from China embassy, consulates over virus Britain is withdrawing some staff from its embassy and consulates in China due to the coronavirus, the UK government said in a statement on Saturday....
07:40, 2020-02-01

China gas demand seen crumbling as virus threat spreads Buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in China are bracing for demand to be shattered by a virus epidemic that has killed 361 people, wiped billions ...
13:20, 2020-02-03

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

All Canadians evacuated from virus-hit China will be placed in quarantine - Ottawa All Canadians evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China will be placed in quarantine for 14 days once they arrive at a milita...
19:48, 2020-02-03

China says will punish officials who slack off in fighting virus China's anti-corruption watchdog said on Thursday it will severely punish officials who slack off on the job in fighting a new virus that is spreadin...
07:48, 2020-01-30

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

UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China By KEN MORITSUGU BEIJING (AP) - The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more th...
21:24, 2020-01-30

Virus shows plight of China's overstretched doctors The coronavirus epidemic has shined a spotlight on another simmering crisis in China's healthcare system: a critical shortage of doctors....
10:24, 2020-02-21

WHO virus team could go to China this week, may include US - officials A WHO-led international team of experts could go to China as early as this week to investigate the coronavirus outbreak, as agreed between the WHO ch...
18:56, 2020-02-03

Vatican sends masks to China to help with virus outbreak The Vatican has sent hundreds of thousands of medical masks to China to help it deal with the coronavirus outbreak, with each bag marked with Pope Fr...
21:20, 2020-02-03

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

China virus epicenter province reports 317 new cases China's Hubei province, at the epicenter of an outbreak of the new coronavirus, had 317 new cases of the virus as of midday (0400 GMT) on Thursday, t...
15:20, 2020-01-30

China's Xi tells WHO he's confident of slaying 'devil' virus Chinese President Xi Jinping told the visiting chief of the World Health Organization on Tuesday that he was confident of winning the battle against ...
13:24, 2020-01-28

WHO declares China virus outbreak an international emergency The World Health Organization declared on Thursday that the coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international ...
21:44, 2020-01-30

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

Get us out of here, plead foreign students at China virus epicenter Foreign students stuck in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a coronavurus outbreak, are launching social media campaigns, making phone call...
14:08, 2020-01-30

U.S. whipping up panic, China says, as markets recoil from virus China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese ...
20:12, 2020-02-03

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

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 rise again, 66 more on ship in Japan By JOE McDONALD Associated Press BEIJING (AP) - China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures inclu...
17:36, 2020-02-10

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

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

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

WHO chief says 80% of China virus cases are in Hubei province World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Wednesday that 80% of China's coronavirus cases are in the central Hubei province,...
18:16, 2020-02-05

New party boss in China's Hubei pledges to contain virus The new Communist Party chief of Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China, said on Thursday he would contain the virus but ...
15:48, 2020-02-13

WHO virus team could go to China this week, may include U.S. - officials A WHO-led international team of experts could go to China as early as this week to investigate the coronavirus outbreak, as agreed between the WHO ch...
19:48, 2020-02-03

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 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

How to mirror your iPad's screen onto a Roku, to watch videos and view pictures on a TV screen Roku You can easily mirror an iPad to your Roku to stream photos, videos, and music on your TV. Before you can mirror your iPad, you need to enable s...
20:44, 2019-11-27

Tim Cook says Apple is working on new ideas for Screen Time to fight screen addiction The world has changed dramatically over the last ten years. Check out the pedestrians walking the sidewalk in any city and most are looking down at a...
23:48, 2019-05-04

Intel has a dual-screen laptop, and the foldable screen isn’t the only exciting part Computex 2019 is underway in Taiwan, and we’ve already seen a bunch of exciting news coming out from the trade event concerning the future of c...
12:56, 2019-05-29

How to minimize a window screen on a Mac in 2 different ways, so you can use your screen space more efficiently Kite_rin/Shutterstock You can quickly minimize a window screen on a Mac, as well as exit full-screen mode to minimize a window, so that you can more ...
18:56, 2019-10-09

How to rotate the screen on a Samsung Galaxy S10 and troubleshoot your screen if it's not rotating Henry Nicholls/Reuters You can usually automatically rotate the screen on your Samsung Galaxy S10 when you turn the phone horizontally. To enable thi...
17:32, 2019-11-25

China's virus-stricken Wuhan converts buildings into hospitals The central Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, started on Monday night to convert a local gymnasium, an...
04:08, 2020-02-04

China's virus epicentre Hubei speeds testing after complaints China's Hubei province, the coronavirus outbreak epicentre, has started using a faster and more convenient method of testing in order to isolate pati...
15:28, 2020-02-07

China lab says conspiracy theories hurting efforts to curb virus An outbreak of disinformation in China and elsewhere has hurt global efforts to combat the new coronavirus, said a specialist infectious disease lab ...
09:48, 2020-02-20

Virus Crisis Exposes Cracks in China’s Facade of Unity With anger rising over the response to the outbreak, even some with ties to China’s leaders have called for acknowledging divisions, not papering the...
16:00, 2020-01-28

China says it is confident of minimizing virus transmission risks on planes China is confident it can minimize the risks of a new virus being transmitted on airplanes, and the small number of cases reported abroad show it is ...
09:40, 2020-01-30

Virus deals new blow to Cambodian city bound to China An influx of Chinese that some Cambodians resented for bringing noise, dust and chaos to the port of Sihanoukville, is the cause of more pain now tha...
10:36, 2020-02-17

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

Virus situation in China's Wuhan still severe, says city official The coronavirus situation in the Chinese city of Wuhan is still severe and the city faces many challenges, Wuhan's vice party chief Hu Lishan said on...
15:12, 2020-02-05

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

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 battery recycler GEM to make disinfectants in virus epicenter China's GEM Co Ltd, best known as a recycler of batteries for electric vehicles and producer of cobalt chemicals used in them, said on Sunday it had ...
15:00, 2020-02-16

U.S., Japan pull nationals from China, big virus economic hit forecast The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city on Wednesday while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China ...
16:04, 2020-01-29

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

Finnair cancels some China flights as virus fears spread Finnish airline Finnair said it would suspend its routes to Nanjing and Beijing's Daxing airport until the end of March, the first European airline t...
15:28, 2020-01-28

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

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 virus turns Macau into gambling ghost town The Chinese territory of Macau has become a near-ghost town during what is typically the busiest time of year in the world's biggest casino hub, afte...
06:32, 2020-01-29

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 counts 170 virus deaths, new countries find infections BEIJING (AP) - The Latest on the outbreak of a new virus from China (all times local): 9:30 p.m. googletag.cmd.push(function () { googletag.display("...
15:24, 2020-01-30

China virus toll passes 130; Japan evacuates citizens The death toll from a new coronavirus in China rose sharply to 132 on Wednesday with nearly 1,500 new cases, as Japan said it flew citizens out of Wu...
06:32, 2020-01-29

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 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

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

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

Travel curbs mount on China as virus toll rises China faced mounting isolation from international travel curbs and flight suspensions on Saturday as the death toll from a spreading coronavirus outb...
16:04, 2020-02-01

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 raps 'mean' U.S. for travel warning as virus toll reaches 213 The United States drew China's wrath with a travel warning on Friday while businesses struggled with supply problems from the coronavirus epidemic th...
18:08, 2020-01-31

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

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

China's Wuhan opens another makeshift hospital to fight virus The Chinese city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 700 people across the country opened another makeshift hospital ...
10:28, 2020-02-08

Americans disembark from virus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow American passengers were taken off a cruise liner on Sunday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan, while China said the rate of...
20:48, 2020-02-16

WHO declares global emergency as China virus spreads quickly The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday it was declaring the China coronavirus outbreak that has killed 170 people in China a global eme...
21:44, 2020-01-30

U.S. says nothing off the table on China travel curbs amid virus outbreak The United States is considering new steps to counter a coronavirus that has killed over 100 people in China and nothing was off the table in terms o...
18:52, 2020-01-28

U.S. whipping up panic over virus, China says, as Pakistan resumes flights China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese ...
18:56, 2020-02-03

Taiwan repeats virus help offer to China, says wants its people home Taiwan repeated its offer to help China fight the new coronavirus on Thursday, but said it also wanted China to help send back to the island some 400...
12:52, 2020-01-30

China Wuhan mayor says containing virus still 'severe, complex' task The task of containing and preventing the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in the central Chinese city of Wuhan remain "severe and complex", its ma...
15:16, 2020-01-31

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

Vietnam Airlines to suspend flights to China, HK, Taiwan over virus Vietnam Airlines will suspend its flights to China, Hong Kong and Taiwan with effect from Saturday, over the outbreak of a new coronavirus, the compa...
11:36, 2020-02-01

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 Huanggang says virus situation in city remains severe China's Huanggang city, one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus outbreak, is still facing a severe virus situation and a lack of medical supplies, ...
01:00, 2020-02-12

Brazil sending two planes to evacuate citizens from virus-hit China Brazil on Tuesday obtained authorization from China to fly two planes to the city of Wuhan at the center of the new coronavirus outbreak to evacuate ...
23:44, 2020-02-04

Apple to close all China mainland stores due to virus outbreak Apple Inc on Saturday said it would shut all of its official stores and corporate offices in mainland China until Feb 9. as fears over the coronaviru...
09:40, 2020-02-01

UK advises against 'all but essential' travel to mainland China after virus outbreak Britain on Tuesday advised against "all but essential" travel to mainland China due to the coronavirus outbreak....
22:36, 2020-01-28

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

About 100 Uniqlo stores re-open in virus-hit China this week, 250 shut Fast Retailing , which operates casual clothing chain Uniqlo, said it had reopened about 100 stores in China since last week, although about a third ...
10:24, 2020-02-21

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

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

'Animals live for man': China's appetite for wildlife likely to survive virus For the past two weeks China's police have been raiding houses, restaurants and makeshift markets across the country, arresting nearly 700 people for...
06:12, 2020-02-17

China virus deaths rise to 170 as hit to global economy looms Hundreds of foreign evacuees from the Chinese city of Wuhan entered quarantine on Thursday as deaths from a fast-spreading virus rose to 170 and mark...
13:28, 2020-01-30

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

China's Canton Fair suspends activities due to virus outbreak The venue for Canton Fair, China's oldest and biggest trade fair, has suspended exhibition activities until further notice due to the outbreak of a n...
09:56, 2020-02-04

China evacuations begin as WHO voices concern about virus spread The United States and Japan flew nationals out of China's coronavirus epicentre on Wednesday, as the number of deaths leapt to 133 and the World Heal...
19:32, 2020-01-29

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

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

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

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

From cruise liners to supply chains, China virus hurts China's fast-moving coronavirus spread among passengers of a quarantined Japanese cruise liner on Thursday and dragged down production at more global...
13:52, 2020-02-06

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 '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

China decries travel, visa measures taken against WHO advice on virus China on Monday decried some countries for denying entry to people from Hubei province, at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak, and cancelling of ...
12:52, 2020-02-03

Human spread of virus in three countries outside China worrying: WHO chief The person-to-person spread of the new coronavirus in three countries - Germany, Vietnam and Japan - is worrying and will be considered by experts re...
18:52, 2020-01-29

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

WHO considers whether to declare China virus emergency as deaths reach 170 A World Health Organization (WHO) panel of experts met on Thursday to reconsider whether China's fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak that has now kil...
19:36, 2020-01-30

Australians boarding for evacuation from China as virus deaths mount Australians boarded a Qantas jet in Wuhan on Monday morning, fleeing the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in China on a flight chartered by the ...
00:08, 2020-02-03

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

U.S. and others tighten curbs on travel to China, virus toll hits 213 The United States and other countries tightened travel curbs on Friday and businesses said they were facing supply problems because of the coronaviru...
14:12, 2020-01-31

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 ‘highly concerned’ as more than 1,700 medical workers infected with virus Six of the workers have died, Zeng Yixin, vice director of the National Health Commission, said at a news conference....
21:12, 2020-02-14

China virus toll crosses 130; Japan, U.S. evacuate citizens The United States and Japan flew citizens out of the Chinese city at the epicenter of a new virus outbreak on Wednesday, as the death toll rose sharp...
10:00, 2020-01-29

Indonesia's tourism sector will be hit by China virus: finance minister Indonesia's tourism sector will be affected by China's virus outbreak as Chinese tourists cancel their travel plans, finance minister Sri Mulyani Ind...
12:24, 2020-01-29

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

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

Mongolia closes border to China until March 2 to stop virus Mongolia will close all ports of entry from and into China until March 2 to try to prevent the spread of the coronavirus epidemic, the government sai...
09:56, 2020-01-31

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

As Virus Tightens Grip on China, the Art World Feels the Squeeze Movie theaters have closed, art fairs have been canceled and orchestra performances called off as the epidemic has curtailed travel and foot traffic ...
12:12, 2020-02-13

Wuhan Virus: Impact on China, Global Growth in Focus The rapidly spreading virus has brought into focus its potential impact on China and the global economy, unsettling markets dependent on Chinese dema...
13:36, 2020-02-03

China's Xi says virus controls at crucial stage: state media China's efforts to control a coronavirus outbreak are at a crucial stage and authorities must prevent the epidemic from spreading, Xinhua news agency...
12:44, 2020-02-05

Plane brings Thais back from China's virus-hit Wuhan A plane carrying Thais from virus-hit Wuhan in China arrived in Thailand late on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said....
17:04, 2020-02-04

China's President Xi says containing the virus remains a grim and complex task China's President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday that preventing and containing the new coronavirus remains a grim and complex task, the state televisi...
12:48, 2020-01-29

U.S., Japan pull nationals from China as virus toll jumps The United States and Japan evacuated their nationals from a quarantined city while British Airways suspended flights to mainland China as deaths fro...
13:48, 2020-01-29

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

U.S. warns citizens against travel to China as virus toll passes 200 The United States warned Americans not to travel to China as the death toll from a new virus reached 213 on Friday and the World Health Organization ...
12:36, 2020-01-31

Carmakers look to resume China output after virus forced closures Automakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla are looking to resume production in China after being forced to shut factories following the outbreak of...
12:28, 2020-02-10

China virus triggers global rush for protective masks From South Korea to the Czech Republic, China's coronavirus outbreak has triggered a massive surge in demand for protective masks, with factories scr...
16:28, 2020-01-30

Factbox: Automakers close factories in China due to virus outbreak Automakers and parts suppliers have had to shut factories in China, in line with government guidelines, or have flagged a hit to profits....
10:20, 2020-02-07

Coronavirus: UK issues new powers to stop spread of China virus The measures are to keep people in isolation after one quarantined passenger “threatened to abscond”....
10:52, 2020-02-10

China virus cases surpass SARS as big economic hit looms Infection from China's coronavirus spread to more than 8,100 people globally on Thursday, surpassing the total from the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic in a ...
16:28, 2020-01-30

U.S. tells citizens not to travel to China as virus toll tops 200 The U.S. government warned Americans not to travel to China as the death toll from a new coronavirus reached 213 on Friday and the World Health Organ...
04:04, 2020-01-31

U.S. State Department warns Americans against China travel over virus The U.S. State Department increased its travel advisory for China on Thursday, as the death toll from a fast spreading virus rose to over 200 and the...
03:20, 2020-01-31

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

Russia not considering restricting food from China over virus fears: ministry Russia is not considering restricting the supply of food from China over coronavirus fears, the deputy head of the agriculture ministry said on Wedne...
10:56, 2020-02-05

China to allow in U.S. health experts as virus shows no sign of slowing China has agreed to allow U.S. health experts into the country as part of a World Health Organization (WHO) effort to help fight the fast-spreading c...
01:04, 2020-02-04

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

China chides 'mean' U.S. for travel warning as virus impact spreads The United States angered China on Friday with a warning to Americans not to travel there because of a coronavirus epidemic that has rattled the glob...
21:16, 2020-01-31

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

U.S. warns citizens against travel to China as virus toll tops 200 The U.S. government warned Americans not to travel to China as the death toll from a new coronavirus reached 213 on Friday and the World Health Organ...
06:40, 2020-01-31

China to allow in U.S. experts amid spread of virus even as it slams U.S. actions China has agreed to allow U.S. health experts into the country as part of a World Health Organization (WHO) effort to help fight the fast-spreading c...
22:40, 2020-02-03

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

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

China calls for more vegetable output amid virus outbreak China's agriculture ministry on Wednesday urged the country to boost vegetable production to ensure ample supplies and stable prices amid the new cor...
12:00, 2020-01-29

China accuses U.S. of whipping up panic over virus as stocks tumble China accused the United States on Monday of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese ...
12:52, 2020-02-03

Turkey to evacuate citizens from China's Wuhan over virus outbreak: NTV Turkey will evacuate 32 citizens and their families from China's Wuhan, at the epicenter of a new virus outbreak, in the coming days, the country's a...
09:36, 2020-01-29

China science database scraps paywall to aid virus battle A major scientific database run by China's Tsinghua University has made its contents available free of charge from Wednesday in order to help researc...
09:20, 2020-01-29

China facing global isolation as virus toll rises China faced mounting isolation in the face of increasing international travel curbs and flight suspensions on Saturday, as the death toll from a spre...
22:28, 2020-02-01

China first quarter growth may dip below 5% as virus spreads: government economist China's economic growth may drop to 5% or even lower due to the coronavirus outbreak, possibly pushing policymakers into introduce more stimulus meas...
14:32, 2020-01-29

China says January-February trade to take sharp hit from virus outbreak China's exports and imports will fall sharply in January and February as the coronavirus outbreak severely disrupts activity in the world's second-la...
07:24, 2020-02-21

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

Girl in Malaysia recovers from virus, family to return to China A Chinese girl has recovered from the new coronavirus infection in Malaysia, and is allowed to return home, a Malaysian health official said in a sta...
19:20, 2020-02-04

China reports 73 new deaths on mainland from virus outbreak on February 5 Another 73 people on the Chinese mainland died on Wednesday from the coronavirus outbreak, the highest daily increase so far, bringing the total deat...
01:20, 2020-02-06

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

U.S. and others tighten curbs on travel to China as virus toll hits 213 The United States and other countries tightened travel curbs on Friday and businesses said they were facing supply problems because of the coronaviru...
13:52, 2020-01-31

Russia to evacuate citizens from China as virus toll rises China faced mounting isolation from international travel curbs and flight suspensions on Saturday, with Russia to start pulling out its citizens next...
18:36, 2020-02-01

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 sure of slaying 'devil' virus, Hong Kong to cut links President Xi Jinping said on Tuesday China was sure of defeating a "devil" coronavirus that has killed 106 people, spread across the world and rattle...
15:28, 2020-01-28

China virus toll exceeds 130; Japan, U.S. evacuate citizens The United States and Japan flew citizens out of the Chinese city at the epicentre of a new virus outbreak on Wednesday, as the death toll rose sharp...
08:36, 2020-01-29

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

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

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

Pakistan resumes flights to and from China, screens passengers for virus Pakistan said on Monday it was resuming flights to and from China, three days after it suspended them because of the coronavirus outbreak in China....
15:24, 2020-02-03

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

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

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

From the small screen to the big screen - 8 new things to watch this weekend Music, drama, comedy, and more - we have you're weekend viewing sorted with our handy TV and movie guide....
12:28, 2019-11-22

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

Australian evacuees from China test negative for virus, but face 14-day quarantine A total of 239 Australians evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan have been cleared of the coronavirus, with two remaining facing only a "minimal" ...
07:56, 2020-02-04

Big love: Thai elephants, students send Valentines to virus-hit China Some 3,000 students gathered on Friday in Thailand's Ayutthaya province to send Valentine's Day well-wishes to China, which is facing an ongoing coro...
10:12, 2020-02-14

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

U.S. may stage additional evacuation flights in China's virus-hit Wuhan on February 6 The U.S. Department of State said it may be staging additional evacuation flights for private U.S. citizens in China's virus-hit Wuhan on Thursday....
00:40, 2020-02-05

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

WHO calls for improved data-sharing on virus, says sending team to China The head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Tuesday urged all health ministers to improve data-sharing on coronavirus immediately and said he ...
20:28, 2020-02-04

China won't send officials to G20 meeting amid virus outbreak: sources China's central bank and its finance ministry will not send any officials to a G20 meeting of finance ministers and central bank governors in Riyadh ...
13:00, 2020-02-19

China’s virus death toll surpasses SARS but new cases fall BEIJING (AP) - China's virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new c...
22:04, 2020-02-09

China virus claims second life off mainland, hits supply chains Hong Kong reported its first coronavirus death on Tuesday, the second outside mainland China from a fast-spreading outbreak that has killed 427 peopl...
17:40, 2020-02-04

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

Factbox: Carmakers look to resume China output after virus forced closures Automakers including Daimler, Ford and Tesla are looking to resume production in China after being forced to shut factories following the outbreak of...
12:44, 2020-02-10

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

Taiwan calls China 'vile' for limiting WHO access during virus outbreak Taiwan dramatically escalated its war of words with Beijing on Tuesday over the island's exclusion from the World Health Organisation, saying "vile" ...
07:56, 2020-02-04

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

South Korea to bar people who visited virus-hit province in China: Yonhap South Korea will bar entry by foreigners who have visited Hubei Province, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak in China, South Korea's prime m...
08:52, 2020-02-02

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

Backstory - 'This is a special time': Reporting from the edge of China's virus lockdown It was a late afternoon on a blue-sky day in Jiujiang, a city that borders Hubei, the central Chinese province worst hit by the coronavirus....
06:12, 2020-02-17

China says curbs on feed, livestock transport must be minimised amid virus Chinese authorities on Tuesday ordered local governments to ensure disruptions to the transportation of animal feed and livestock are kept to a minim...
14:00, 2020-02-04

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's Hubei province, center of virus outbreak, confirms 25 new deaths China's Hubei province, center of a coronavirus outbreak that has spread throughout the country and overseas, on Wednesday said another 25 patients h...
00:12, 2020-01-29

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

Mobile World Congress to go ahead despite China virus spread: GSMA The Mobile World Congress, an annual telecoms industry event that draws more than 100,000 visitors to Barcelona, will go ahead as planned on Feb. 24-...
10:00, 2020-01-29

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

WHO chief says widespread travel bans not needed to beat China virus World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Monday there was no need for measures that "unnecessarily interfere with internati...
12:52, 2020-02-03

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

China calls on Britain to maintain 'normal' cooperation during virus outbreak China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi called on Britain on Tuesday to maintain "normal cooperation and exchanges" with China during the outbreak of the ne...
17:04, 2020-02-04

China’s Hubei to add virus cases back to tally after methodology change China’s Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, said on Friday it will add back some cases to its tally of the disease, after subt...
12:12, 2020-02-21

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

UNICEF sends six tonnes of masks and other gear to help fight China virus A six-tonne shipment of respiratory masks and protective suits for health care workers landed in China on Wednesday for distribution in Wuhan, the ep...
16:40, 2020-01-29

China first quarter growth may dip below 5% as virus spreads: Academy of Sciences economist China's economic growth may drop to 5% or even lower in the first quarter as the coronavirus hits more sectors, possibly leading policymakers to intr...
13:48, 2020-01-29

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

Indian smartphone makers fear supply disruptions due to China virus The deadly coronavirus outbreak in China could start to disrupt India's production of smartphones if it continues to spread in February, industry exe...
16:28, 2020-01-30

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 to stagger the return of students to school to curb virus: official China will stagger the return of students to school across different regions in order to reduce the risk of spreading the coronavirus, a government e...
09:00, 2020-02-12

U.S. disinfectant maker boosts output as China hospitals battle virus U.S. manufacturer Decon7 Systems is stepping up production of a powerful disinfectant at six facilities, from three, to fill surging demand from hosp...
08:12, 2020-02-03

COVID-19: China reports 1,886 new virus cases as death toll rises by 98 China may postpone its annual congress in March, its biggest political meeting of the year, to avoid travel while the disease is still spreading....
02:12, 2020-02-18

New Zealand loggers, U.S. food exporters suffer from China's virus clampdown The economic impact of China's coronavirus lockdown is being felt across the globe, with exporters, miners and manufacturers of everything from coal ...
11:12, 2020-02-04

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

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

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

China agrees to WHO sending international experts to study virus: statement China has agreed that the World Health Organization (WHO) can send international experts there "as soon as possible" to increase understanding of a n...
18:52, 2020-01-28

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

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

Taiwan scrambles diplomats to keep flights going amid China virus inclusion Taiwan is asking its diplomats to talk to governments where Taiwanese airlines fly to ensure more flights are not cut off due to the island's inclusi...
07:00, 2020-02-02

China premier urges Chinese scientists to find root cause of virus Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Thursday urged Chinese scientists to find the root cause of the coronavirus to help develop a vaccine, state television...
12:52, 2020-01-30

Czech carmaker Skoda postpones China business trips due to virus Volkswagen's Czech carmaker Skoda Auto has postponed business travel to its largest market China for an indefinite period due to the spread of a new ...
12:48, 2020-01-29

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

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

Coronavirus: China admits 'deficiencies' in response to virus— live updates Chinese health officials confirmed the number of fatalities has reached 425, with over 20,400 people infected nationwide. Hong Kong has also reported...
08:04, 2020-02-04

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

China virus hits cruise ships, carmakers, airlines and Airbus Thousands of passengers and crew on two cruise ships in Asian waters were placed in quarantine for China's coronavirus on Wednesday as airlines, car ...
16:16, 2020-02-05

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

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

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

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 health commission official says controls starting to rein in virus The measures China has adopted to rein in the spread of the coronavirus are starting to have an impact, said Mi Feng, a spokesman at the National Hea...
09:24, 2020-02-16

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

North Korea's Kim offers condolences to China's Xi about virus outbreak: KCNA North Korean leader Kim Jong Un sent a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping offering condolences about the coronavirus outbreak in China, North Kor...
13:16, 2020-02-01

Apple temporarily closes stores in China amid virus outbreak SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is temporarily closing its 42 stores in mainland China, one of its largest markets, as a new virus spreads rapidly and the...
20:00, 2020-02-01

Coronavirus Live Updates: An American Dies of the Virus in Wuhan, China The death appeared to be the first of a U.S. citizen from the disease and prompted further questions about Beijing’s handling of the outbreak....
14:12, 2020-02-08

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

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 virus forces white collar class to work from home In a nation unaccustomed to widespread working from home, China's coronavirus epidemic is forcing millions of white-collar workers to get used to bus...
14:12, 2020-02-06

Russia to restrict foreign arrivals from China over virus fears: deputy PM Russia will from Tuesday temporarily restrict the entry of foreigners arriving from China due to the coronavirus, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Tati...
15:24, 2020-02-03

China may delay annual meeting of parliament due to virus outbreak - sources China is considering delaying the annual meeting of its top legislative body, five people familiar with the matter said, as it grapples with a virus ...
09:28, 2020-02-06

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

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

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