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Health Feb 03Novel coronavirus cases surpass 20,000 in China
Hong Kong on Tuesday reported its first death from the illness, a man who had traveled from the mainland city of Wuhan that has been the epicenter of the outbreak.
Health Feb 03China opens a novel coronavirus hospital as the toll grows
Health authorities released updated figures of 361 deaths and 17,205 confirmed cases, an increase of 2,829 over a 24-hour period.
Health Jan 30U.S. advises against traveling to China because of novel coronavirus
The advisory was issued after the World Health Organization declared the virus, which has killed 213 people, a global health emergency.
Health Jan 30China says 170 people have died from novel coronavirus
The new virus has now infected more people in China than were sickened there during the 2002-2003 outbreak of SARS, another type of coronavirus.
Health Jan 29Health experts says human-to-human spread of new virus is worrying
World health officials are expressing great concern that a dangerous new virus is starting to spread between people outside of China.
Health Jan 29Airlines suspend flights to China, countries evacuate citizens as novel coronavirus cases rise
Chartered planes carrying about 200 evacuees each arrived in Japan and the United States early Wednesday as other countries planned similar evacuations from the city of Wuhan, which authorities have shut down to try to contain the virus.
World Jan 26Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation
A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China on Sunday with 56 deaths so far, while the U.S. Consulate in the city at the epicenter announced it will evacuate its…
World Jan 25Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus
China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than…
Health Jan 24China reports over 1,280 virus cases, death toll rises to 41
The commission said Saturday the latest tally comes from 29 provinces across China, including 237 patients in serious condition.
World Jan 23China quarantines 18 million people to stop novel coronavirus
The lockdowns are unprecedented in size, embracing more people than the population of New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago combined.