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China admits it still has no idea how many people are infected with coronavirus in Wuhan...
A top Chinese official appointed to handle the crisis said his team could not confirm the exact scale of the epidemic in the city, but warned the number of potential carriers could be 'quite large'.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 18:07 UTC
Coronavirus death toll leaps, party bosses in China's Hubei province sacked...
The Chinese province at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday under a new diagnostic method, and Beijing sacked two top provincial officials after criticism of their handling of the crisis.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-13 07:57 UTC
China virus deaths top 1,000 as WHO warns of 'very grave' global threat...
The death toll from the novel coronavirus outbreak surged past 1,000 in China on Tuesday as the World Health Organization warned that the epidemic poses a "very grave" global threat.Chinese authorities have locked down millions of people in a numb
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-11 21:58 UTC
China's Coronavirus Outbreak Could Disrupt Global Shipping, Supply Chains, Experts Warn...
Measures to stop the spread of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak are reducing the number of seaborne vessels and threatening to disrupt global supply chains.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:48 UTC
13 Japanese airports to suspend flights to mainland China...
Regular flights between mainland China and at least 13 regional airports in Japan will be completely suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, operators of the ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 21:47 UTC
Funeral Home Worker in Wuhan, Epicenter of Coronavirus: We Are Working 24/7 to Cremate Bodies...
Workers at crematoriums in Wuhan City, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, say that their workload has increased ...
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 05:54 UTC
Billionaire Whistleblower: Wuhan Coronavirus Death Toll Is Over 50,000...
A Chinese billionaire and whistleblower who lives in U.S. exile says Wuhan crematoriums working 24x7 have burned 50,000 coronavirus victims.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-10 05:51 UTC
Truth silenced again: An outspoken citizen is missing in Wuhan days after another died...
As people across China mourned the death of a whistleblower doctor in an almost unprecedented outpouring of grief and anger on Thursday, little did they know that another truth-teller of the coronavirus outbreak was being silenced. Chen Qiushi, a citizen
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-09 07:51 UTC
Chinese Communist Party Purge Begins over Coronavirus...
A Chinese teenager with cerebral palsy dies from neglect after his family is quarantined due to the Wuhan virus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-08 21:25 UTC
Coronavirus: Singapore urges calm after panic buying hits supermarkets amid outbreak fears...
The government has come out to assure Singaporeans that there is an ample supply of essentials, after the raising of the risk assessment level of the novel coronavirus situation in the city state sparked panic buying at supermarkets.Photos of long queues
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:40 UTC
Hundreds of miles from Hubei, another 30 million Chinese are in coronavirus lockdown...
Four big cities in Zhejiang, one of the country's most prosperous regions, are now at a standstill as Communist leaders struggle to contain the deadly outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:39 UTC
Doctored Screenshots Claim China’s Coronavirus Deaths Over 24,000...
There have been claims that a data leak by website Tencent shows that deaths due to coronavirus have crossed 24,000.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 17:35 UTC
China's central bank vows to step up support for virus-hit economy...
China's central bank will step up support for the economy to cushion the blow from a coronavirus outbreak, but activity is expected to recover once the virus is brought under control, one of its deputy governors said on Friday.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 07:49 UTC
Coronavirus live updates: China's death toll rises to 636 as total cases cross 31,000...
Most of those who died on Thursday were from Hubei — the epicenter of the outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-07 00:47 UTC
Taiwan says China feeding WHO wrong information about virus cases on island...
China is providing the World Health Organization (WHO) with wrong information about the number of coronavirus cases in Taiwan, the island's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, after the WHO published incorrect case numbers earlier this week.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:25 UTC
China halves tariffs on $75 billion worth of US goods, as coronavirus outbreak escalates...
China announced on Thursday that it will halve tariffs on $75 billion worth of US imports, as the world's two largest economies continue to step back from a years-long trade war that has hurt both countries and dented global growth. The move comes as
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 07:24 UTC
Alleged Tencent Leak Suggests Coronavirus Death Toll Spiraling to 25,000...
Tencent may have accidentally published what looks like the
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 02:02 UTC
China accused of cremating bodies in secret as coronavirus patient numbers spike...
There are claims Chinese doctors are cremating people from the virus, but failing to identify and record them.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 02:00 UTC
Tencent may have accidentally leaked real data on Wuhan virus deaths...
Tencent briefly lists 154,023 infections and 24,589 deaths from Wuhan coronavirus
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 01:58 UTC
Have 'real' coronavirus death figures been leaked? Chinese conglomerate lists death toll at 24,589...
Tencent, the second largest company in China, may have inadvertently leaked the true extent of the coronavirus death toll as more than 24,000, more than 80 times higher than the official figure.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-06 01:57 UTC
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