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Coronavirus Epidemic Keeps Growing, but Spread in China Slows

Coronavirus Epidemic Keeps Growing, but Spread in China Slows

 

Returning from shopping in Beijing. The Chinese authorities reported 1,886 new confirmed cases on Tuesday, the first time since Jan. 30 that the number has been below 2,000.


February 19, 2020 - 13:00 GMT
Death Toll Tops 1,000; Mortality Estimate at 1%: Virus Update

Death Toll Tops 1,000; Mortality Estimate at 1%: Virus Update

 

BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 10: A Chinese worker wears a protective suit as he stands outside an office building while checking people entering on February 10, 2020 in Beijing, China. The number of cases of a deadly new coronavirus rose to more than 40000 in mainland China Monday, days after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak a global public health emergency. China continued to lock down the city of Wuhan in an effort to contain the spread of the pneumonia-like disease which medicals experts have confirmed can be passed from human to human. In an unprecedented move, Chinese authorities have put travel restrictions on the city which is the epicentre of the virus and municipalities in other parts of the country affecting tens of millions of people. The number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to over 900 on Monday, mostly in Hubei province, and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, India, the United Kingdom, Germany, France and several others. The World Health Organization has warned all governments to be on alert and screening has been stepped up at airports around the world. Some countries, including the United States, have put restrictions on Chinese travellers entering and advised their citizens against travel to China. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)


February 11, 2020 - 01:19 GMT
Chinese military stole masses of Americans' data, US says

Chinese military stole masses of Americans' data, US says

 

Attorney General William Barr, right, next to FBI Deputy Director David Bowdich, speaks during a news conference, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, at the Justice Department in Washington. Four members of the Chinese military have been charged with breaking into the networks of the Equifax credit reporting agency and stealing the personal information of tens of millions of Americans, the Justice Department said Monday, blaming Beijing for one of the largest hacks in history. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


February 10, 2020 - 18:33 GMT
Baby tests positive for China virus just 30 hours after birth

Baby tests positive for China virus just 30 hours after birth

 

Parents put a protective mask on their baby outside Beijing railway station ahead of the Lunar New Year. State media has reported that a baby tested positive for the virus just 30 hours after being born


February 05, 2020 - 13:42 GMT
9th US case of new virus confirmed in San Francisco Bay Area

9th US case of new virus confirmed in San Francisco Bay Area

 

A woman wears a face mask as she takes photos during a snowfall in Beijing, Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020. China's death toll from a new virus increased to 304 on Sunday amid warnings from the World Health Organization that other countries need to prepare in the event the disease spreads among their populations as more nations report local infections. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)


February 03, 2020 - 00:25 GMT
'A lot of chaos': State Department says it will fly Americans back from Wuhan, but questions remain

'A lot of chaos': State Department says it will fly Americans back from Wuhan, but questions remain

 

A Chinese girl wears a plastic bottle as makeshift homemade protection and a protective mask while waiting to check in to a flight at Beijing Capital Airport on Jan. 30, 2020 in Beijing, China.


January 31, 2020 - 15:41 GMT
State Department elevates China travel advisory to 'Do Not Travel' due to coronavirus

State Department elevates China travel advisory to 'Do Not Travel' due to coronavirus

 

BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 30: Passengers wear protective masks as they walk he their luggagein the arrivals area at Beijing Capital Airport on January 30, 2020 in Beijing, China. The number of cases of a deadly new coronavirus rose to over 7000 in mainland China Thursday as the country continued to lock down the city of Wuhan in an effort to contain the spread of the pneumonia-like disease which medicals experts have confirmed can be passed from human to human. In an unprecedented move, Chinese authorities put travel restrictions on the city which is the epicentre of the virus and neighbouring municipalities affecting tens of millions of people. The number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to over 170 on Thursday, mostly in Hubei province, and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and France. The World Health Organization has warned all governments to be on alert, and its emergency committee is to meet later on Thursday to decide whether to declare a global health emergency. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)


January 31, 2020 - 03:10 GMT
China Deaths Jump as Measures Fail to Slow Spread of Virus

China Deaths Jump as Measures Fail to Slow Spread of Virus

 

BEIJING, CHINA - JANUARY 26: A Chinese man wears a protective mask, goggles and coat as he stands in a nearly empty street during the Chinese New Year holiday on January 26, 2020 in Beijing, China. The number of cases of a deadly new coronavirus rose to over 2000 in mainland China Sunday as health officials locked down the city of Wuhan earlier in the week in an effort to contain the spread of the pneumonia-like disease. Medical experts have confirmed the virus can be passed from human to human. In an unprecedented move, Chinese authorities put travel restrictions on the city, which is the epicenter of the virus, and neighboring municipalities affecting tens of millions of people. The number of those who have died from the virus in China climbed to at least 56 on Sunday, and cases have been reported in other countries including the United States, Canada, Australia, France, Thailand, Japan, Taiwan and South Korea. (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)


January 27, 2020 - 14:40 GMT
China Silences Critics Over Coronavirus Outbreak

China Silences Critics Over Coronavirus Outbreak

 

Chinese children waiting to board trains in Beijing on Tuesday.


January 23, 2020 - 18:09 GMT
What is coronavirus and should Americans be worried? What to know about the outbreak in China

What is coronavirus and should Americans be worried? What to know about the outbreak in China

 

Travelers wear face masks as they walk outside of the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. China reported Monday a sharp rise in the number of people infected with a new coronavirus, including the first cases in the capital. The outbreak coincides with the country's busiest travel period, as millions board trains and planes for the Lunar New Year holidays.


January 21, 2020 - 16:51 GMT
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