Chinese coronavirus outbreak has reached U.S. shores, CDC says
An man in Washington state has been sickened by the new coronavirus spreading through Asia, marking the first confirmed case in the U.S.
Deaths on mainland China pass 2,000 as passengers begin leaving the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. Follow all the latest news hereChina ’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreakDissent becomes victim of China coronavirus crackdownShare your experiences12.14pmGMTThe coronavirus outbreak has temporarily reduced China ’s CO2 emissions by a quarter, according to analysis by Carbon Brief.Electricity demand and industrial output remain far below usual levels after authorities introduced stringent measures to stop the spread of the dise...
The total travel ban on foreign nationals is unlawful and ineffective, according to the authors of a viewpoint article on the public health response to the ongoing coronavirus disease outbreak.Medscape Medical News
Passengers who disembark Diamond Princess may not be allowed to board evacuation flight later in week, FCO warns Coronavirus: live updatesBritish passengers stuck on the cruise ship in Japan where over 600 people have been infected with the coronavirus have have been told to stay onboard by the Foreign Office.Japanese authorities said those who had tested negative for the virus were allowed to leave on Wednesday, but the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) warned that passengers who disembark may not be allowed to board a British evacuation flight scheduled for later this week.Continue reading...
Chinese leaders signaled optimism about controlling the outbreak, as some businesses began to reopen. But restrictions on mobility remained tight.
Japan's financial watchdog has begun conducting an emergency survey on domestic financial institutions with business operations in China to gauge how the coronavirus outbreak could affect credit costs, government sources said on Wednesday.
Mongolia will keep all its schools shut until March 30 in order to prevent the coronavirus from spreading in the country, the government said on Wednesday.
South Korea reported 15 new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, including 10 people involved in a surprise outbreak traced to several church services in the central city of Daegu.
There are no indications that there are cases of the new coronavirus in North Korea, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said, despite South Korean media reports suggesting the outbreak had spread to the isolated country.
[Vanguard] Experts in the housing industry have cautioned the Federal Government to put in place adequate measures to prevent the outbreak of coronavirus, warning that the impact would be disastrous on the nation in the face of its filthy surroundings.
More than 3,000 people to disembark over three days after ship proved a fertile breeding ground for Covid-19Deaths rise over 2,000 in China - latest updatesHundreds of passengers have begun leaving the stricken Diamond Princess in Japan after testing negative for thecoronavirus Covid-19, ending two weeks of quarantine that experts say failed to prevent the virus spreading onboard.Japanese TV showed passengers – who spent quarantine largely confined to their cabins – leaving the ship on Wednesday morning to board waiting buses, while others left the pier in Yokohama, near Tokyo, by taxi.Continue reading...