In China, 25 people have died from novel coronavirus and another 835 people are sick with confirmed cases, officials said Friday.
By Laura Santhanam
In our news wrap Thursday, China closed off Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, in an unprecedented effort to contain a deadly coronavirus. Officials announced two other cities will be shuttered Friday, as infected patients are hospitalized in isolation…
The lockdowns are unprecedented in size, embracing more people than the population of New York City, Los Angeles and Chicago combined.
By Ken Moritsugu, Yanan Wang, Associated Press
In our news wrap Wednesday, President Trump departed the World Economic Forum after urging European countries to liberalize trade. Trump complained that the European Union is “more difficult to do business with than China.” Also, high winds and sweltering temperatures…
By Laura Santhanam
Novel coronavirus, which is linked to an outbreak of pneumonia, has global public health officials concerned about its potential to spread around the world.
Chinese officials are racing to respond to a highly contagious pneumonia-like virus that has now killed at least 17 people, infected hundreds more and spread to several other countries. In an effort to contain the illness, the city of Wuhan…
By Yanan Wang, Associated Press
As a viral outbreak spread from the central city of Wuhan this week, a more assertive China now appears determined not to repeat its past mistakes.
By Ken Moritsugu, Associated Press
Chinese health authorities are urging people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings.
By Associated Press
Deputy Director of the National Health Commission Li Bin told reporters all the deaths had been in Hubei province, where the first illnesses from the new coronavirus were reported in December.
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