China Coronavirus Cases Rise Again; 65 More On Cruise Ship In JapanMore offices and stores in Beijing and other parts of China finally reopened Monday after the Lunar New Year break was extended to discourage travel and contain the new coronavirus, but many workers and shoppers appeared to stay home.
Spain, UK See New Coronavirus Cases; French Hunt Carriers In AlpsThe U.K. confirmed its fourth case of the new virus from China and Spain reported its second case as European authorities pressed Sunday to contain the spread of the coronavirus by hunting down those who came into contact with infected people.
Where Did They Go? Millions Left Wuhan Before QuarantineFor weeks after the first reports of a mysterious new virus in Wuhan, millions of people poured out of the central Chinese city, cramming onto buses, trains and planes as the first wave of China’s great Lunar New Year migration broke across the nation.
China’s Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses SARS But New Cases FallChina’s virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported.
China Coronavirus Cases Increase As More Preventive Measures TakenThe rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world enforced stricter measures to contain its spread.
China Scrambles To Keep Cities In Coronavirus Lockdown FedThe manager of the Wushang Mart in Wuhan, the locked-down city at the heart of China’s virus outbreak, says its shelves are loaded with 50% more vegetables and other food than usual to reassure jittery customers.
5 Britons With Coronavirus Hospitalized In France After Alps StayFive people from Britain, including one child, are hospitalized in France with the new virus from China after contracting it during a holiday in the Alps.
New Coronavirus Cases In UK, Germany, Italy Put Europe Total At 31 Britain, Germany and Italy announced more cases of the new virus from China Friday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in Europe to 31.
No Handshakes At Meet And Greet? European Tech Show Adapts To CoronavirusA major European technology trade fair has a low-tech idea for reducing virus risks: go hands-free.
‘A Floating Prison’: Cruise of Asia Ends In Virus QuarantineDavid Abel’s 50th wedding anniversary luxury cruise began with him eating his fill and enjoying the sights of East Asia. It’s ending with him quarantined in his cabin aboard the Diamond Princess.
China Probes Virus Alarm Doctor Death, Cruise Ships Shunned China’s top Communist Party investigators are looking into “relevant issues raised by the public” about a whistleblower doctor who was threatened by police after publicizing his concerns about the new virus and has now died from it.