Chinese doctor who warned of virus dies, stoking fresh anger online

A Chinese doctor who was initially sanctioned for warning about the deadly Wuhan coronavirus outbreak in early January has died, stoking fresh anger online at the Communist Party-led government.For

Analysis | Global tourism takes major hit as virus halts Chinese travel

  This should have been a good year for global tourism, with trade tensions gradually easing, certain economies growing and banner events like the Summer Olympics taking place in Tokyo. But

Wuhan Coronavirus | ‘A floating prison’: Cruise of Asia ends in virus quarantine

David Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia. It’s ending with him quarantined in his cabin aboard the Diamond

New virus has infected more than 28,200 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 28,200 people globally. The latest figures as of Thursday in Beijing: — China: 563 deaths and 28,018 confirmed cases on the

Wuhan Coronavirus | Japan quarantines cruise ship as toll of new virus grows

Large white sheets covering them head-to-knee, people infected with a new virus were led by gloved and masked officials yesterday off a Japanese cruise ship that’s being quarantined amid growing

Air China seeks to pare US routes due to virus outbreak

Air China is seeking to reduce flights to the United States and offer unusual legs between U.S. cities because of a drop-off in travel and new restrictions on people entering

2019-nCoV | In virus outbreak, fretting over a name that might go viral

WEST Nile virus, Lyme disease, Ebola virus. And now: 2019-nCoV? “Just rolls off the tongue, doesn’t it?” said Trevor Hoppe, a researcher at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, who has

Clock is ticking for companies that depend on China imports

For companies bracing for losses from China’s viral outbreak, the damage has so far been delayed, thanks to a stroke of timing: The outbreak hit just when Chinese factories and

Wuhan Coronavirus | Over 20,000 infected, China more isolated from world

With more than 20,000 cases reported, China has begun moving patients suffering from a new virus into rapidly built or adapted facilities, although the degree of medical isolation among them

Mainland slogans invoke class struggle in virus warnings

Macau is closing its casinos, Hong Kong is closing its borders, and mainlanders are calling upon their compatriots to report “enemies” of the communist “class struggle.” “People with fever who do

New virus has infected more than 20,600 globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 20,600 people globally. The latest figures as of today (Tuesday) in Beijing: — China: 425 deaths and 20,438 confirmed cases on

Built in 10 days, virus hospital takes first patients

The first patients arrived yesterday at a 1,000-bed hospital built in 10 days as part of China’s sweeping efforts to fight a new virus that is causing global alarm. Huoshenshan Hospital

One meter away from each other, mainland physicians suggest

A trusted online community of mainland healthcare professionals, Ding Xiang Doctor (DXY), has suggested that mainland residents stay at least one meter away from each other. This is one among

Gilead drug to undergo human trials in China for coronavirus

China has kick-started a clinical trial to speedily test a drug for the novel coronavirus infection as the nation rushes therapies for those afflicted and scours for vaccines to protect the rest.Remdesivir,

New virus has infected more than 17,300 globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 17,300 people globally. Cases confirmed as of this morning (Monday) in Beijing: — China: 17,205 cases on the mainland. In addition,

In Kazakhstan, Pompeo warns of China’s growing reach

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo yesterday pressed Kazakhstan to be wary of Chinese investment and influence, urging the Central Asian nation and others to join calls demanding an end

Panic turns mainland cities into ghost towns

This Spring Festival holiday, ghost towns have become the norm across the entire mainland, even in the most populous of provincial capitals. Usually, during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, Chinese

Philippines reports first virus death outside of China

The Philippines today (Sunday) reported the first death from a new virus outside of China, where authorities delayed the opening of schools in the worst-hit province and tightened quarantine measures

When will there be a coronavirus vaccine? 5 questions answered

Is there a vaccine under development for the coronavirus? Work has begun at multiple organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, to develop a vaccine for this new strain of coronavirus,

New virus has infected more than 9,800 globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 9,800 people globally. Cases confirmed as of Friday evening in Beijing: — China: 9,692 cases on the mainland. In addition, Hong

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