Περιληψη : The Hong Kong government is on high alert to deal with a new flu-like coronavirus that has killed nine people in mainland China, the city's commerce secretary, Edward Yau, told Reuters at th
e World Economic Forum in Davos on Wednesday.
The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.
The death toll from the Wuhan coronavirus has risen to nine, as dozens more cases were reported across China and as far afield as the western United States sparking fears of a possible pandemic.
As the Lunar New Year travel rush picks up, airports in countries including Thailand, Australia and the United States are increasing health screenings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which first appeared in Wuhan, China.
Most visitors to the North are Chinese or visit through the mainland, which first reported the virus in December.
CHICAGO (AP) — Travelers arriving at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport from Wuhan, China will be screened for the respiratory coronavirus, health officials announced Tuesday.
Stocks in Asia recovered a little ground Wednesday after a new virus originating in China drove markets into the red earlier this week and disrupted plans for the millions of people traveling over the Lunar New Year.
The yuan dipped and the Australian dollar hit a six-week low on Wednesday as investors feared the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China could create more headaches for the Chinese economy, which is already slowing because of the U.S.-China trade war.
The 2019 coronavirus has drawn similarities with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, a coronavirus that killed more than 700 people in 2002-2003.
A newly identified virus originating in central China is spreading between people primarily via the respiratory tract, according to Chinese authorities, and the number of confirmed cases now exceeds 400.
Taiwan’s first case of a deadly coronavirus turns a spotlight on Beijing’s attempts to exclude the self-governing island from the World Health Organization.
Asian stock markets recovered ground on Wednesday as China's response to a virus outbreak tempered some fears of a global pandemic, although Shanghai shares initially slipped amid worries about a hit to domestic demand and tourism.
China will start nationwide screening to tackle the growing outbreak of a new respiratory virus, with hundreds of millions set to travel during the looming Lunar New Year holiday.
North Korea to ban tourists over China virus: tour operator.
Sandy Lee, a traveller from San Francisco with roots in Hong Kong, said she’s 'getting nervous.'.
There were 440 confirmed cases as of midnight Tuesday in 13 jurisdictions, said Li Bin, deputy director of the National Health Commission.
Scientists are racing to understand just how bad things could get with the outbreak of a pneumonia-like disease that first appeared in China and has now spread to the US.
U.S. benchmark stock indexes finished lower on Tuesday, pulling back from records seen last week, after news that the Chinese coronavirus had spread to the U.S. raising fears of a pandemic that might affect global economic growth.
Tsai urges WHO to include Taiwan after virus case confirmed.
The world remains baffled by the newly-discovered coronavirus, which has infected hundreds of people and taken nine lives.
Japan's Nikkei 225 index climbed 0.7%...
Another 2,197 people who came into contact with infected people were isolated, with 765 so far released from observation.
Περιληψη : When Dan Evans lost to Yoshihito Nishioka, he blew a chance to play Novak Djokovic.
Rolling report: Novak Djokovic and Ashleigh Barty were easy winners of their second-round matches on the a
fternoon of day three at the Australian Open.
Naomi Osaka and Cori Gauff, two of the most precocious talents tennis has had in many years, are on track to meet in the third round of the Australian Open on Friday.
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on the Australian Open (all times local): 3:40 p.m.
Malcolm Turnbull tells the BBC he cannot explain Scott Morrison's actions during the crisis.
Tesla Inc.’s latest big lithium-ion battery is set to start in South Australia, one of the nation’s biggest users of renewable generation, where it will support a steady flow of power from a wind farm.
Hooper quits as Waratahs captain, still wants to lead Australia.
Coco Gauff has beaten Sorana Cirstea 4-6, 6-3.
Turnbull says US president is ‘actively working against global action to reduce emissions’.
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However, the British No 1 can look back on an excellent few weeks in Australia.
Australia has already dealt with extreme fires, flooding and hail this year.
The double-faults kept coming Wednesday, nine in all.
Now experts are warning people to watch out for deadly funnel-web spiders due to perfect conditions for the arachnid to thrive.