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China finishes new hospital for virus patients as toll grows

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 06:00
China sent medical workers and equipment Monday to its just-completed 1,000-bed hospital for treating victims of a new virus that has caused 362 deaths and ...

Herbal remedies for the coronavirus spark debate over traditional Chinese medicine

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 05:55
A claim by Chinese scientists that a liquid made with honeysuckle and flowering plants could help fight the deadly coronavirus has sparked frenzied buying of ...

China’s Hubei reports 56 new coronavirus deaths, bringing total to 350

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 01:40
China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of a coronavirus epidemic, reported 56 new deaths from the outbreak on Sunday, bringing the total to 350, the local ...

U.S. flight rules on China visits will pose new airline challenges

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 01:38
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued rules on Sunday to implement new restrictions on Americans who have recently visited China to address the ...

Trump says U.S. has ‘shut down’ coronavirus threat; China shuns U.S. help

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 00:22
The United States has taken decisive action to protect Americans from the threat of a fast-moving coronavirus while offering help to China, President Donald Trump ...

20 China evacuees in France showing coronavirus symptoms: minister

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 00:20
Around 20 of the 250 people flown back to France from China Sunday because of the coronavirus outbreak are presenting symptoms of the virus, the ...

More Europeans flee China virus as plane lands in France

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 22:54
A second French-chartered plane carrying 300 evacuees from China flew to France on Sunday as more foreigners fled China’s rapidly spreading virus.The Airbus A380 landed ...

Thailand sees apparent success treating virus with drug cocktail

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 21:27
A Chinese woman infected with the new coronavirus showed a dramatic improvement after she was treated with a cocktail of anti-virals used to treat flu ...

North Korea says it is free of new virus amid travel restrictions

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 20:07
North Korea has had no cases of the new coronavirus that is spreading in neighboring China, a health ministry official said on state media on ...

New virus has infected more than 14,550 globally

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 20:06
A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 14,550 people globally.Cases confirmed as of Sunday in Beijing: — China: 14,380 cases on ...

Coronavirus won’t turn you into a ‘zombie,’ says Malaysia

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 11:31
The deadly coronavirus will not cause victims to act like zombies, Malaysia’s government said on social media, as officials act to correct the spread of ...

China culls 18,000 chickens after H5N1 bird flu cases in Hunan province

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 10:27
A city in China’s central Hunan province reported that it had culled almost 18,000 chickens after an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu, the Ministry of ...

U.S. military in South Korea imposes quarantine for troops returning from China

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 09:28
The U.S. military command in South Korea said it has instituted a 14-day self-quarantine effective Sunday for any troops who recently traveled to China, adding ...

‘Please take my daughter’: Mom of girl with cancer pleads for passage at virus blockade

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 09:23
Hours ticked by on Saturday as 50-year-old Lu Yuejin struggled to get past the police checkpoint on the bridge over the Yangtze river and out ...

Fears of new virus trigger anti-China sentiment worldwide

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 09:20
A scary new virus from China has spread around the world. So has rising anti-Chinese sentiment, calls for a full travel ban on Chinese visitors ...

South Korea to bar people who visited virus-hit province in China

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 09:09
South Korea will bar entry by foreigners who have visited China’s Hubei province, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, the country’s prime minister said ...

Mike Moore, former WTO leader and New Zealand prime minister, dies at 71

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 06:50
Mike Moore, who served as New Zealand’s prime minister before leading the World Trade Organization during a tumultuous time when thousands protested in Seattle riots, ...

Canberra breaks heat record amid wildfire threat

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 06:35
Temperatures in the Australian capital, Canberra, have set a new monthly record amid an advancing wildfire that has prompted a state of emergency declaration, weather ...

Expats across China flee as virus fears mount

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 06:19
Expatriates are leaving coronavirus-hit China — and not just from the outbreak epicenter in Wuhan — as worries about their children take hold and private ...

Coronavirus lurking in feces may reveal hidden risk of spread

Sun, 02/02/2020 - 06:09
While doctors have focused on respiratory samples from pneumonia cases to identify coronavirus patients, they might have ignored a less apparent and hidden source of ...

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