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Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll hits 1,000
February 11, 2020
Coronavirus: Senior Chinese officials 'removed' as death toll hits 1,000

China has "removed" several senior officials over their handling of the coronavirus outbreak - as the death toll passed 1,000...

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Coronavirus: Dozens More Catch Virus on Quarantined Cruise Ship
February 07, 2020
Coronavirus: Dozens More Catch Virus on Quarantined Cruise Ship

Another 41 people on a cruise ship off the coast of Japan have tested positive for the new coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases on board to 61...

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Coronavirus: Newborn becomes youngest person diagnosed with virus
February 06, 2020
Coronavirus: Newborn becomes youngest person diagnosed with virus

A Chinese newborn has been diagnosed with the new coronavirus just 30 hours after birth, the youngest case recorded so far, state media said...

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine visitors from mainland China
February 05, 2020
Coronavirus: Hong Kong to quarantine visitors from mainland China

Hong Kong is to impose a mandatory 14-day quarantine on all visitors from mainland China as it battles to prevent the spread of a coronavirus outbreak...

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Coronavirus: Ten Passengers on Cruise Ship Test Positive for Virus
February 05, 2020
Coronavirus: Ten Passengers on Cruise Ship Test Positive for Virus

At least 10 people on board a cruise ship docked in the Japanese port of Yokohama have tested positive for coronavirus, health authorities say...

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Coronavirus in Wuhan: €˜We€™d Rather Die at Home Than Go to Quarantine€™
February 05, 2020
Coronavirus in Wuhan: ‘We’d Rather Die at Home Than Go to Quarantine’

Wenjun Wang is a resident of Wuhan, the Chinese city at the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus outbreak...

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February 04, 2020
Coronavirus: China admits 'shortcomings and deficiencies'

China's top leadership has admitted "shortcomings and deficiencies" in the country's response to the deadly coronavirus outbreak...

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Coronavirus: Hong Kong hospital staff strike to demand closure of China border
February 03, 2020
Coronavirus: Hong Kong hospital staff strike to demand closure of China border

Hundreds of hospital workers in Hong Kong have gone on strike, demanding the border with mainland China be completely closed to reduce the risk of the coronavirus spreading...

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Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO
January 31, 2020
Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO

The new coronavirus has been declared a global emergency by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread outside China...

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Coronavirus: Death toll rises as virus spreads to every Chinese region
January 30, 2020
Coronavirus: Death toll rises as virus spreads to every Chinese region

The death toll from the coronavirus outbreak has risen to 170, and a confirmed case in Tibet means it has reached every region in mainland China...

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