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Coronavirus live updates: WHO worried about cases with no link to China

The World Health Organization has raised concerns about cases where there has been no contact with someone known to be infected nor travel to China 11.07am GMT Samsung Electronics said today that one coronavirus case had been confirmed at its mobile device factory complex in the southeastern Korean city of Gumi, causing a shutdown of its entire facility there until Monday morning, Reuters reports.Samsung Electronics, the world’s top smartphone maker, said the floor where the infected employe...
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Sealed in: Chinese trapped at home by coronavirus feel the strain

During weeks holed up in her grandmother's apartment with 10 relatives and eating a restricted diet, Chinese teenager Li Yuxuan says tempers have frayed. Li and her family are among the millions of people across China's Hubei province, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, who are subject to official orders to stay at home amid attempts to contain the spread of the disease. Officials and volunteers have sealed off buildings, erected barricades and stepped up surveillance to ensure compliance ...
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Coronavirus causing dip in Chinese imports at Ports of L.A., Long Beach

The ongoing closure of factories in China due to the coronavirus continues bringing higher-than-normal cancellations of ships from that country to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, officials said Friday, Feb. 22 — capping off a trio of events that have combined to slice cargo volumes at the nation’s largest port complex. “The virus has had a major impact on the global supply chain,” said Port of L.A. spokesman Phillip Sanfield. While cargo numbers generally fall off in February due to the...
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Coronavirus outbreak: South Korea church cluster drives huge jump in cases

Central city of Daegu is at the epicentre of the infections, health officials say, as China’s Hubei province sees 106 more deathsSouth Korea has reported another huge jump in cases of coronavirus as the country fights to contain the spread of the deadly disease.The number of infections has increased by 142 to 346, officials said on Saturday, with most of the cases linked to the city of Daegu and surrounding region two hours south of Seoul. Continue reading...
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'Enemies of the people': Coronavirus evacuees endure hostile return to Ukraine

Julia Volok says some of her fellow passengers expected a warm welcome on their arrival in Ukraine after finally being evacuated from the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic in China's Hubei province this week. Instead Volok, a 26-year-old Chinese-language student, and her fellow evacuees found their buses being pelted with projectiles by protesters on Thursday as they approached the sanatorium where they have started a mandatory two-week quarantine. Despite repeated reassurances from the g...
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Oil slides 1% on renewed fears over toll from coronavirus - Reuters

Oil slides 1% on renewed fears over toll from coronavirus - Reuters:Oil prices fell about 1% on Friday on renewed concerns about crude demand being pinched by the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, while OPEC and allied producers appeared to be in no rush to curb output.The latest signs of infections outside the Hubei province epicenter in China spurred a selloff across financial markets, as G20 policymakers traveled to Saudi Arabia for talks on the global economy.Brent crude LCOc1 tum...
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Oil falls over 2% on concerns over economic toll from virus - Reuters

Oil falls over 2% on concerns over economic toll from virus - Reuters:Oil prices slid more than 2% on Friday as investors fretted about crude demand being pinched by the economic impact of the coronavirus outbreak, while leading producers appeared to be in no rush to curb output.The latest signs of infections outside the Hubei province epicentre spurred a selloff across financial markets, as G20 policymakers travelled to Saudi Arabia for talks on the global economy. Brent crude LCOc1 was down $1...
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China's Hubei province revises February 19 new cases tally to 775, from 349 previously

China's Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, on Friday revised the number of new cases it reported on Feb. 19 to 775, from 349 previously. Earlier in the day, provincial authorities said they would add back some cases to their tally of the disease, after they adjusted their methodology to count only cases that were detected with genetic tests, rather than with CT scans. Officials later concluded on Friday that it was a mistake to have removed cases that were already count...
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Japanese Prime Minister Abe Under Increasing Fire for Handling of Coronavirus-Stricken Cruise

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has so far managed to keep the coronavirus outbreak from damaging his hard-won relationship with China. That’s getting even more difficult with each new case confirmed in Japan. Abe has taken a softer approach to China over the virus than the Trump administration, winning Tokyo praise in Beijing. That chimes with his efforts to nurse Japan’s relationship with its giant neighbor and biggest trading partner back to health since he took office in 2012 amid the worst c...
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Hospitals in China, Overwhelmed by Coronavirus, Turn Away Patients With Other Pressing Needs

Liu Zi’ao was awaiting surgery in a Wuhan hospital to treat the tumor pressing on his spinal cord when, suddenly, he was told to leave. The novel coronavirus had plunged the central Chinese city’s health-care system into crisis, and all resources were being diverted to contain it. In the month since, the 25-year-old former acupuncturist has been turned away from hospital after hospital as he seeks treatment. Because his right leg has atrophied, he’ll need an ambulance to pick him up if one ...
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The Covid-19 Coronavirus Outbreak : Should You Be Worried?

Symptoms of a Covid-19 virus infection – other than breathlessness, very similar to other flu symptoms There’s never been such a massive response to any previous infectious outbreak as there has been to what was originally generically termed and described as a new type of coronavirus, and which has now been officially named as Covid-19.Is this massive response, all around the world, necessary, or is it a panicked over-reaction?  Is the outbreak now almost under control and the threat it origin...
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Virus Surge in Japan Risks Undoing Abe’s Efforts to Woo China

(Bloomberg) -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has so far managed to keep the coronavirus outbreak from damaging his hard-won relationship with China. That’s getting even more difficult with each new case confirmed in Japan.Abe has taken a softer approach to China over the virus than the Trump administration, winning Tokyo praise in Beijing. That chimes with his efforts to nurse Japan’s relationship with its giant neighbor and biggest trading partner back to health since he took office in 2012 amid th...
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Fearing infection, residents protest coronavirus evacuees landing in Ukraine

Residents in central Ukraine protested the arrival of a plane carrying evacuees from China's Hubei province on Thursday, fearing they could be infected with the coronavirus despite authorities insisting there was no danger. The protest prompted President Volodymyr Zelenskiy to issue a statement reassuring Ukrainians that there was no danger, that the authorities had done everything possible to make sure the virus would not spread to Ukraine. In addition to 45 Ukrainians, there were 27 citizens...
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Coronavirus outbreak: passengers begin to leave Diamond Princess – live updates

Deaths in China from the virus have risen above 2,000 after a 40% spike in fatalities in Hubei province – but new cases in the province are down. Follow all the latest news here China’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreak 2.34am GMT Justin McCurry, our man in Tokyo, has been speaking to a Japanese health expeprt who fears some of the cruise ship passengers could yet turn out to be carrying the virus:Kentaro Iwata, ...
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Coronavirus outbreak: passengers prepare to leave Diamond Princess – live updates

Deaths in China from the virus have risen above 2,000 after a 40% spike in fatalities in Hubei province – but new cases in the province are down. Follow all the latest news here China’s handling of the virus is a diplomatic challenge for the WHOChinese people in UK targeted with abuse over outbreak 12.17am GMT Reuters has the latest health commission numbers. It says 2,004 people have died from the virus in mainland China, making a total around the world of 2,009 by my reckoning.Confirmed ca...
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Do trade shows still matter in the age of online business?

The death of Mobile World Congress 2020 started as a trickle. First, it was an understandably nervous ZTE. As a Chinese company, it was undoubtedly going to receive extra scrutiny — never mind that ZTE’s Shenzhen headquarters are a two-hour flight from Wuhan. Soon enough, South Korea’s LG backed out, followed by Nvidia and Ericsson. By the weekend, as deaths from the coronavirus rose to more than 800 (surpassing SARS in the process), event organizers GSMA put strict guidelines in place fo...
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Police filmed a woman trying to sneak into Shanghai in the trunk of a car to avoid being quarantined for coronavirus

The woman had visited her hometown in Hubei Province, the center of the outbreak, and was returning to Shanghai, where she works. She was quarantined.
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Coronavirus could cost Apple $4 billion this quarter as the firm warns of iPhone shortages

Apple could lose $4 billion in sales as the coronavirus impacts its ability to produce sufficient iPhones and AirPods.  In a Monday press release, the firm warned that it expected to take a revenue hit due to the novel coronavirus outbreak in China. Wuhan, in China, is thought to be the epicenter of the virus. The virus has so far infected more than 71,000, and killed more than 1,700. The majority of the cases are concentrated in China, but it has spread to more than 25 other countries. Analys...
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Chinese Media Declares Hospital Director Dead From COVID-19, Then Alive, Then Dead Again

Liu Zhiming, the 51-year-old director of Wuchang Hospital in Wuhan, China, died at 10:54 AM local time Tuesday morning after being infected with coronavirus, according to the Wuhan Health Commission. Multiple Chinese state media outlets like the People’s Daily and Global Times reported Liu’s death yesterday but…Read more...
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Wuhan Hospital Director Dies of Coronavirus, State Media Reports

A senior doctor at a hospital in the Chinese city of Wuhan died from the novel coronavirus, the latest fatality among medical workers as they rush to save tens of thousands of patients at the epicenter of the outbreak. Liu Zhiming, the director of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital and an expert in neurosurgery, died Tuesday morning, state media CCTV reported. The fatality follows the death earlier this month of Li Wenliang, a 34-year-old doctor in Wuhan who was sanctioned for attempting to bring the v...
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Virus-hit province rewards doctors' children with extra exam points

Children of China's frontline medical workers battling the deadly coronavirus will be awarded extra exam points when applying for schools and higher education, local officials said Tuesday. Doctors and nurses in Hubei province -- where the outbreak originated and which has reported the majority of deaths -- have been lionized online and by state media. China's schooling system places a major emphasis on exams, and even younger children face extreme competition to get into top schools that pare...
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Apple Says It Does Not Expect To Meet the Revenue Guidance For the March Quarter Because of the Coronavirus Outbreak

Apple said on Monday that it does not expect to meet the revenue guidance for the March quarter. In a press release, the company added: As the public health response to COVID-19 continues, our thoughts remain with the communities and individuals most deeply affected by the disease, and with those working around the clock to contain its spread and to treat the ill. Apple is more than doubling our previously announced donation to support this historic public health effort. Our quarterly guidance i...
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France Has Reported the First COVID-19 Death Outside Asia

(PARIS) — France on Saturday reported the first death outside Asia of a person infected with the new coronavirus from China, an 80-year-old Chinese tourist who two French hospitals initially turned away, and also reported a new confirmed case that brought the country’s total to 12. Health Minister Agnes Buzyn said she learned Friday night about the death of the patient, a man who tested positive for the virus in late January and had been in isolated in intensive care at a Paris hospital. Th...
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China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday as international experts began meetings with their Chinese counterparts on how to tackle an epidemic that has caused global concern. The death toll jumped to 1,765 in mainland China after 100 more people died in Hubei province, where the virus first emerged in December before spreading across the country and overseas. Worries about its spread remain high and the epidemic's reach was highlighted by the US an...
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Russian Court Orders Woman Back to Coronavirus Quarantine After She Escapes From Hospital

(MOSCOW) — A Russian court on Monday ordered a woman who escaped from a virus quarantine to return back to the hospital she fled and stay under quarantine for at least two more days. The ruling underlined the chaotic public health approaches being taken to stop the spread of the new coronavirus from China. Alla llyina was admitted to the hospital in the northern Russian city of St. Petersburg on Feb. 6 with a sore throat and was tested for the new virus because she had returned from China f...
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14 U.S. cruise ship evacuees test positive for coronavirus

Chinese authorities reported early Monday that there were about 100 new deaths from coronavirus, the lowest daily count since Feb. 11. The flu-like virus now has killed more than 1,700 people, Reuters reports. The number of confirmed infections in Hubei province, where the outbreak is centered, rose on Monday after falling for two straight days. Authorities in Hubei imposed tough new restrictions on movement as they continued to step up efforts to contain the spread of the outbreak. The number o...
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‘Now We Are Refugees’: A Family in Limbo Amid the Coronavirus Outbreak

The family of Chloe Chang, a Taiwanese woman, is effectively trapped in Hubei Province, and in the middle of a spat between China and Taiwan.
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Chinese President Xi Says He Was Leading COVID-19 Efforts During Critical Early Stages of Outbreak

China released a speech showing President Xi Jinping was leading the national effort to contain the coronavirus almost two weeks before he first issued public orders on the outbreak, potentially exposing him to more criticism as anger mounts over the government’s initial response. In the Feb. 3 speech, Xi told China’s most powerful leaders that he had “continuously given verbal and written instructions” since Jan. 7, and had personally ordered the quarantine of about 60 million people in Hu...
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China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins

The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday as international experts began meetings with their Chinese counterparts on how to tackle an epidemic that has caused global concern. The death toll jumped to 1,765 in mainland China after 100 more people died in Hubei province, where the virus first emerged in December before spreading across the country and overseas. Worries about its spread remain high and the epidemic's reach was highlighted by the US an...
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China toll leaps past 1,600 as first death reported outside Asia

The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak surpassed 1,600 in China on Sunday, with the first fatality reported outside Asia fuelling global concerns. More than 68,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading across the country and some two dozen countries. Amid criticism over the handling of the crisis, Chinese President Xi Jinping called for tighter policing to protect social stability, while Beijing ordered...
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