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10 coronavirus cases confirmed from cruise ship quarantined in Japan...
Ten people have tested positive for novel coronavirus during testing of people aboard a cruise ship quarantined in Japan after a passenger later was confirmed to have it.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-05 03:01 UTC
China province reports H5N1 bird flu outbreak...
A city in Hunan province, which boarders Wuhan's Hubei province, has killed thousands of chickens after an H5N1 outbreak.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:19 UTC
Taiwan calls China 'vile' for restricting island's access to WHO on coronavirus...
Taiwan's foreign ministry said on Tuesday China is "vile" for restricting the island's access to WHO during the coronavirus outbreak, adding to tensions with Beijing over the growing health crisis.'
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:04 UTC
Macau closing all casinos over coronavirus fears...
MACAU: Macau will close all its casinos for two weeks as the gambling hub battles the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), its leader announced Tuesday, cutting off the lifeblood of the city's economy.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-04 06:02 UTC
Coronavirus detected on doorknob in S. China's Guangzhou...
Scientists in south China's Guangzhou last Sunday detected the nucleic acid of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) on a doorknob at the house of a patient diagnosed with the disease.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-03 20:41 UTC
Coronavirus could be 'death blow' for many of China's small manufacturers if not under control by April...
Concerns among small and medium-sized manufacturers in China over the impact of the coronavirus outbreak have risen sharply, with many worrying about going bust if the situation is not brought under control soon.Anxiety is most acute among labour-intensiv
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 22:40 UTC
New Chinese city locked down as first virus death abroad reported...
China imposed a lockdown Sunday on a major city far from the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, as its death toll from the disease soared to 304 and the first fatality outside the country was reported in the Philippines. Since emerging out of Wuhan la
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 21:02 UTC
China virus death toll surges past 300...
The death toll from China's coronavirus epidemic soared to 304 on Sunday, as an increasing number of countries imposed extraordinary Chinese travel bans to combat the spread of the disease.Similar expansive restrictions have been announced by countrie
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-02 06:16 UTC
Communities around China threaten to cull residents' pets due to coronavirus...
Residential committees, village officials and companies from various provinces have issued the order after receiving instructions from their superiors to tackle the coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-02-01 18:38 UTC
Coronavirus: Chinese health experts warn patients can get reinfected...
“The antibodies may not remain for a long time, so there is still a risk that these recovered patients will be infected again,” Zhan said. “They should continue to keep themselves protected.”
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 21:07 UTC
Coronavirus latest: Outbreak epicenter Hubei suffers deadliest day...
The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.Chinese health authorities
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-31 03:30 UTC
Chinese officials crack down on wildlife markets as coronavirus outbreak nears 3,000 cases...
In western markets, shoppers can buy beef, chicken, pork, and, if they're lucky, perhaps some duck or bison. But the options in China can be a bit more exotic. Vendors in small city markets often sell wild animals including rodents, yak, snakes and ev
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-28 00:02 UTC
Coronavirus outbreak: Video shows dead bodies in halls of China hospital...
Disturbing new video shows dead bodies piling up in the hallways of a hospital in China, as the coronavirus outbreak continues to spiral out of control. The images from inside Red Cross Hospital in Wuhan, the city at the epicenter of the deadly viral outb
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:37 UTC
Video appears to show bodies covered by sheets in crowded Wuhan hospital hallway...
Startling footage has emerged from a hospital at the epicentre of the new coronavirus outbreak in central China, apparently showing bodies covered by sheets.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-24 20:35 UTC
Release dates for 7 new movies postponed amid China's pneumonia outbreak...
A total of seven blockbusters announced Thursday that they will postpone their release dates as the country is suffering pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 23:17 UTC
Wuhan medical staff being infected by virus at much faster pace than reported, sources say...
The Chinese Centre for Disease Control has identified 15 hospital staff as being infected in the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan city, but two sources with direct knowledge of the situation said doctors and nurses were being stricken at a much faster pace.T
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 23:13 UTC
Coronavirus LOCKDOWN: Highways near Wuhan BLOCKED to stop people from leaving – video...
WUHAN highways have been blocked as the city goes into lockdown in an attempt to limit the coronavirus from spreading, footage from the city at the centre of the outbreak shows.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 20:30 UTC
China cancels New Year plans amid coronavirus outbreak...
Major Chinese New Year events are being cancelled to avoid mass gatherings of people as the coronavirus continues to spread.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:53 UTC
CDC issues level 3 travel warning for Wuhan, China due to virus: 'Avoid all non-essential travel'...
The CDC issued a level 3 travel warning for people visiting Wuhan, China, urging travelers to "avoid all non-essential travel" to the city to due to the spread of the new coronavirus that has left at least 17 people dead.
By Anonymous Submission on 2020-01-23 17:51 UTC
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