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Chinese city quarantines 11 million as virus spreads

The Chinese city of Wuhan is going under quarantine to contain the new and deadly coronavirus. As Ramy Inocencio reports, health officials are considering declaring an international health emergency.

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7:04pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

What we know about the new coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people globally.

coronavirus - Reuters
7:02pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

China Locks Down 11 Million in Wuhan, Home of Deadly Virus

Chinese health officials declared the newly identified Wuhan coronavirus a class-A disease and placed strick precautionary and control measures.

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6:53pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus: China locks down epicentre of virus outbreak; nearly 600 infected

China News: The previously unknown coronavirus strain is believed to have emerged late last year from illegally traded wildlife at an animal market in the central

coronavirus - Google News (India)
6:49pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

China locks down epicenter of virus outbreak; nearly 600 infected

China is putting on lockdown a city of 11 million people considered the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600 people, as health authorities around the world work to prevent a global pandemic.

coronavirus - Reuters
6:24pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

New coronavirus is increasingly likely to spread to EU, health bodies warn

WHO panel to decide whether to declare the latest outbreak an international emergency

coronavirus - The Irish Times
6:21pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

China virus death toll rises to 17 as city of 11 million is shuttered

Travel in and out of the sprawling Chinese city of Wuhan is being suspended as the death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to 17.

coronavirus - NBC News
5:46pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Flight from coronavirus epicentre arrives in Sydney

A flight from the epicentre of China's deadly coronavirus outbreak arrives in Sydney, where passengers are individually screened for symptoms of the highly contagious bug.

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5:42pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

2 dramatic charts show the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus within and outside China - Business Insider

Cases of a coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, have been reported in at least five other countries.

coronavirus - Business Insider
4:20pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

2 dramatic charts show the rapid spread of the Wuhan coronavirus within and outside China - Business Insider

Cases of a coronavirus that started in Wuhan, China, have been reported in at least five other countries.

coronavirus - Business Insider (UK)
4:20pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Chinese stocks drop as coronavirus death toll rises

Investor sentiment has taken a hit this week as a coronavirus that has infected hundreds in China spreads. The World Health Organization postponed a decision Wednesday over whether to declare the disease a global health emergency.

coronavirus - CNBC
3:32pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Transportation shut down in city where new coronavirus originated

The World Health Organization commended the decision to close off the city. The organization met today to discuss whether the outbreak of the new coronavirus met the level of a global health emergency, but could not reach a decision.

coronavirus - The Verge
2:24pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Would the Coronavirus Quarantine of Wuhan Even Work?

It’s almost impossible to shut down a megacity. And even if you do, people (and their germs) would find a way out.

coronavirus - Wired
2:19pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

China Just Quarantined the City at the Heart of the New Coronavirus Outbreak

They've canceled planes and trains out of Wuhan, a city of 11 million people.

coronavirus - Vice News
12:59pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

China isolates Wuhan where coronavirus originated

Chinese officials shut down all transportation out of the city of Wuhan, trying to contain a mysterious illness Wednesday as the death toll climbed to 17 and more than 540 people were reported to be infected with the rapidly spreading virus.

coronavirus - The Washington Times
12:43pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Wuhan coronavirus: Authorities quarantine outbreak's origin city - Business Insider

Since December, there have been 544 cases of the Wuhan coronavirus and 17 deaths. Local authorities just issued quarantine orders in Wuhan, China.

coronavirus - Business Insider
12:13pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Wuhan coronavirus: Authorities quarantine outbreak's origin city - Business Insider

Since December, there have been 544 cases of the Wuhan coronavirus and 17 deaths. Local authorities just issued quarantine orders in Wuhan, China.

coronavirus - Business Insider (UK)
12:13pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

B.C. health officials prepare coronavirus diagnostic test, screen at airports | CBC News

One case of the respiratory illness has been confirmed in Washington state, but so far no cases have been detected in Canada.

coronavirus - CBC News
12:08pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Chinese virus-hit city of Wuhan closes transport networks, state media says | CBC News

Wuhan, the epicentre of an outbreak of a new coronavirus, has shut its transport networks and people are advised not to leave the city, according to state media reports.

coronavirus - CBC News
12:08pm PST - January 22nd, 2020

Possible human 'super-spreaders' are a key concern in coronavirus outbreak | CBC News

As the coronavirus outbreak continues, key questions remain about the nature of the virus and how quickly and easily it can spread between people.

coronavirus - CBC News
11:53am PST - January 22nd, 2020

S&P 500, Nasdaq on track for record closing highs

Wall Street rebounded on Wednesday as a healthy forecast from IBM enticed buyers back to the equity market while investors kept a wary eye on the developing coronavirus outbreak.

coronavirus - Reuters
11:21am PST - January 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus: Novavax stock up after it says it's working on vaccine

Shares of Novavax surged after the biotech announced that it is developing a potential treatment for the virus.

coronavirus - CBS News
11:18am PST - January 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus infection number could be much higher than official Chinese figures

Coronavirus infection number could be much higher than official figures

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10:47am PST - January 22nd, 2020

Coronavirus set to impact Chinese airlines' first quarter profit: Aercap CEO

The chief executive of one of the world's largest aircraft lessors, Aercap , expects the new coronavirus that has emerged from Wuhan, China to impact Chinese airlines' profitability in the first quarter.

coronavirus - Reuters
10:12am PST - January 22nd, 2020

China companies issue staff with masks, travel warnings as virus outbreak fears grow

Companies across China are handing out masks and warning staff to avoid the central city of Wuhan amid fears that the new flu-like coronavirus will rapidly spread with much of population embarking on travel for Lunar New Year holidays.

coronavirus - Reuters
10:05am PST - January 22nd, 2020