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Coronavirus spreads outside China, but 'world in Wuhan's debt' for its actions -WHO

Coronavirus spreads outside China, but 'world in Wuhan's debt' for its actions -WHO

Italy, South Korea and Iran reported sharp rises in coronavirus cases on Monday, but China eased curbs as the rate of infection there slowed and a visiting World Health Organization team said a turning point had been reached in the epicentre, Wuhan.

China slightly eases Wuhan's virus quarantine measures

China slightly eases Wuhan's virus quarantine measures

Chinese authorities on Monday slightly relaxed their month-long quarantine measures in Wuhan, allowing some people to leave the epicentre of the country's virus epidemic under certain conditions.

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

Concern over coronavirus spread as cases jump in South Korea, Italy and Iran

International concern about the spread of coronavirus outside China grew on Sunday with sharp rises in infections in South Korea, Italy and Iran.

China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in South Korea

China reports fewer coronavirus cases outside epicentre, cases surge in South Korea

China reported another fall in new coronavirus infections outside of its epicentre on Sunday, but world health officials warned it was too early to make predictions about the outbreak ...

Quarantine questioned as Japan woman tests positive after leaving ship

Quarantine questioned as Japan woman tests positive after leaving ship

Japan on Sunday confirmed that a woman who tested negative and disembarked from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship later tested positive, raising questions about the effectiveness of the quarantine ...

Coronavirus survivor recounts fear, confusion

Coronavirus survivor recounts fear, confusion

Xiao Yao doesn't know when or where he caught the new coronavirus. He suspects it happened on his train journey home to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Jingzhou city, in central China's Hubei province.

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reports 142 more coronavirus cases, total 346

South Korea reported 142 more coronavirus cases Saturday, the sharpest spike in infections yet, with more than half of the new cases linked to a hospital in a southern city.

Qatar Airways freighters depart for China with coronavirus medical relief

Qatar Airways freighters depart for China with coronavirus medical relief

Five Qatar Airways Cargo freighters departed for China Friday, carrying approximately 300 tonnes of medical supplies donated by the airline to support coronavirus relief efforts.

Adidas, Puma warn of coronavirus hit to China business

Adidas, Puma warn of coronavirus hit to China business

German sportswear makers Adidas and Puma have both warned that the coronavirus outbreak was hurting their business in China

Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicentre; global economic impact spreads

Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicentre; global economic impact spreads

The head of a leading hospital in China's central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday while South Korea announced an economic emergency

Eight Qatar Airways planes to carry medical aid to China

Eight Qatar Airways planes to carry medical aid to China

Extending a helping hand to China's ongoing efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak, Qatar Airways will fly eight aircraft carrying medical aid to three Chinese cities on Friday.

US firms in China report staff shortages, say coronavirus hitting

US firms in China report staff shortages, say coronavirus hitting

Nearly half of the US companies in China say their global operations are already seeing an impact from business shutdowns due to the coronavirus epidemic