Saudi Arabia has closed off air and sea travel to 14 countries affected by the new coronavirus while Israel announced plans to place anyone arriving from overseas into quarantine.
By Jon Gambrell, Associated Press
With the novel coronavirus crisis gripping parts of Asia, thousands of passengers have been quarantined aboard cruise ships. Among them were several hundred Americans, who are now being evacuated back to the U.S., where they will undergo another quarantine in…
As novel coronavirus continues to plague China, the country’s president, Xi Jinping, fired two high-level Communist Party officials in the region at the outbreak's center. The move comes as both death toll and number of cases are surging, partly as…
The International Energy Agency expects demand for oil to fall by 435,000 barrels per day in the first quarter as a result of the virus outbreak from China. Any fall would be the first quarterly decline in a decade. The…
By Associated Press
With nearly 20,000 people in China infected by novel coronavirus, the country has essentially quarantined a population of 50 million. Countries including the United States have evacuated their citizens from China and restricted inbound travelers from there. Sec. of Health…
By Gretchen Frazee
International health experts say they are doing everything they can, in partnership with China, to contain the virus. Whether they are successful over the coming days and weeks could determine whether the virus ends up being relatively minor hit or…
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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