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China reports decrease in new cases of coronavirus

Number of recovered patients higher than fresh cases of viral infection

23 Feb 2020 9:44 AM

New Covid19 cases in China falls

Containment of the illness has been a struggle far from the epicenter in central China as South Korea urged residents to stay indoors

21 Feb 2020 10:28 AM

China Virus rumours creates panic and fear across the world

Governments have not always known how to handle the situation

21 Feb 2020 9:34 AM

7 Indians quarantined on Diamond Princess test positive for Covid-19

One more Indian on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess quarantined off the coast of Japan was tested positive for novel coronavirus

20 Feb 2020 2:51 PM

Covid-19 deaths cross 200; Epidemic not over yet, says WHO

The death toll rose to 2,004, with most of the deaths in Hubei, where the virus first emerged in Dec before spiralling into an epidemic

19 Feb 2020 3:57 PM

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South Korea sees two-thirds increase in COVID-19 cases in one day

Those infected including a cluster of at least 16 centred on the southern city of Daegu

19 Feb 2020 3:37 PM

Japan cruise passengers leave Diamond Princess after ship quarantine ends

Results were still pending for some passengers who’ve been tested for the coronavirus that had infected more than 540 on the ship

19 Feb 2020 12:06 PM

FATF for retaining Pakistan in Grey List

A final decision will be taken on Friday when the FATF takes up issues concerning Pakistan

19 Feb 2020 10:41 AM

No end to China's crackdown on dissent despite coronavirus crisis: Rights activists

Over a dozen activists detained or disappeared after a gathering of dissenters

18 Feb 2020 12:10 PM

Families of Pakistani students stuck in China demand their return

Family members of those stranded in Wuhan demand the evacuation of Pakistani students from the Chinese city

17 Feb 2020 10:01 AM

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China virus puts focus on slaughtering wild animals

Coronavirus is spreading through China, so far killing 1,380 people and sickening more than 64,000 — eight times the number sickened by SARS

17 Feb 2020 9:28 AM

China sees new virus cases as death toll goes up

The 2,048 new cases followed three days of declines but was up by just 39 cases from the previous day’s figure

17 Feb 2020 9:13 AM

US imposes travel ban on Sri Lankan Army Commander over war crimes

Shivendra Silva was the commanding officer in the island's northern war-zone in the military offensive against Tamil Tiger rebels

15 Feb 2020 1:57 PM

Covid-19 death cases cross 1,500, fall in new cases

Some 1,700 medical workers have been infected, with six dying from the COVID-19 illness

15 Feb 2020 12:06 PM

How does China test patients for covid-19?

To be counted as a suspected case, individuals have to check several boxes, including symptoms and travel history

15 Feb 2020 11:56 AM

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Hunt to find first Coronavirus victim on

Experts say finding this so-called "patient zero" is critical for tracing all those potentially exposed to coronavirus

14 Feb 2020 9:39 PM

Covid19 infects 1,700 health workers in China

The health commission is highly concerned and has issued guidelines for the prevention and control of infection within medical institutions

14 Feb 2020 8:18 PM

China virus deaths cross 1,400, 5,090 new cases recorded

The National Health Commission said 121 more people had died and there were 5,090 new confirmed cases

14 Feb 2020 11:21 AM

Covid-19: Millions in China work from home

Many large companies have told employees to stay home

14 Feb 2020 10:32 AM

254: China’s highest single day deaths

Authorities adopt a new diagnosis method after fatalities from the deadly coronavirus reach 1,367.

14 Feb 2020 3:09 AM

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