Live updates: China’s leaders shake up political ranks as coronavirus cases near 60,000; Japan announces second virus fatality outside China

Those replaced include the head of Wuhan, the city at the center of the epidemic, and the leader of Hubei province, as Beijing attempts to assuage public anger over its response.
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Chinese state media released evidence that the country ’s leader, Xi Jinping, issued internal orders about the coronavirus epidemic in early January, about two weeks before his first public remarks.
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An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside mainland China from an epidemic that has shut Chinese factories, curbed travel and disrupted global supply chains.
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The coronavirus outbreak is still an emergency for China and it is impossible to tell where the epidemic will spread, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director general of the World Health Organization, said on Saturday.
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China must make every effort to maintain economic and social control as it battles the coronavirus epidemic, and avoid causing panic that could lead to secondary "disasters," President Xi Jinping told senior officials earlier this month.
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China's banking and insurance regulator has announced new measures to support companies, manufacturers, and small and medium businesses that have been hard hit by the coronavirus epidemic.
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China is confident the coronavirus epidemic will be over soon and that the impact will be only temporary on its economy, which will rebound strongly, Qin Gang, China's vice minister of foreign affairs said on Saturday.
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(Natural News) Meeting with the head of the World Health Organization Tuesday, President Xi Jinping did his best to pretend that the deadly coronavirus epidemic now raging in China was under control. “I have been in command” of the situation from the beginning, he said. His government would “release information on the virus in a timely...
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There are new cases of coronavirus being reported. The CDC is ramping up its response to the epidemic by setting up five labs around the country. Carter Evans has the latest.
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Here is a list of international sports events whose timing has been affected by a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 1,300 people and infected more than 60,000 in China after emerging late last year in Wuhan, the capital of central Hubei province:
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CORONAVIRUS has been hitting the headlines as more people are infected by the virus. Spreading across the globe, this epidemic shows no signs of slowing down. How can you tell if someone is carrying the contagious illness?
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