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Chinese cities are rolling out disinfectant tunnels and spray trucks to ward off the coronavirus — but experts don't think it will work

The coronavirus outbreak has driven a demand for medical disinfectants in China. Chinese cities have set up 'disinfection tunnels' and dispatched spray trucks to help sanitize streets, buildings, and even people. The demand has sent workers into overdrive — b…

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6:48am PST - February 25th, 2020

Coronavirus: Tenerife hotel with hundreds of guests locked down

An Italian doctor staying at the hotel, which has hundreds of guests, tested positive on Monday.

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1:53am PST - February 25th, 2020

Fist Bumps vs. Handshakes: How COVID-19 Does—and Doesn’t—Spread

Can the newest coronavirus spread through a handshake? Or by sharing shopping carts or subway hanging straps? Here’s what you need to know about how COVID-19 spreads from person to person

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5:00am PST - February 19th, 2020

‘It Will Be Catastrophic.’ Asia’s Tourism-Dependent Economies Are Being Hit Hard by the Coronavirus

The slump in Chinese visitors following the coronavirus outbreak is being felt across Asia and could turn "catastrophic," one expert warns.

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1:09am PST - February 13th, 2020

People in China are scrambling to get HIV medication after authorities said it could be used to treat the deadly coronavirus

People in China are scrambling to get their hands on HIV medication after global health authorities suggested it could be used to treat the deadly Wuhan coronavirus. Medics around the world are currently holding clinical trials to test HIV medication as a pot…

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5:57am PST - February 6th, 2020

Passengers on a Virus-Stricken Cruise Ship in Japan Speak About Life Under Quarantine

Passengers aboard the Diamond Princess, where 20 have tested positive for coronavirus, talk to TIME about life under quarantine.

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3:08am PST - February 6th, 2020

Only a handful of children have been diagnosed with the coronavirus — and experts have a few guesses as to why

Only a handful of children have been diagnosed with the new coronavirus, which has killed nearly 500 people and infected more than 24,000. Disease experts say it's good that the virus hasn't spread much among kids, since children are less likely to wash their…

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1:43pm PST - February 5th, 2020

Everything you need to know about the coronavirus outbreak in 30 seconds

A deadly coronavirus that originated in China has killed more than 420 people and infected more than 20,000. Here's what to know about the virus in 30 seconds. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A deadly coronavirus outbreak that originate in…

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12:14pm PST - February 4th, 2020

What travelers should know about face masks amid growing coronavirus concerns - The Washington Post

What travelers should know about face masks amid growing coronavirus concerns The Washington Post Tech companies feel growing impact of coronavirus outbreak | TheHill The Hill Death toll continues to rise in China as countries scramble to tackle coronavirus o…

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11:07am PST - February 3rd, 2020

KFC and Pizza Hut have launched a contactless delivery service in China amid coronavirus fears

KFC and Pizza Hut launched a contactless delivery service in China last Thursday, in an attempt to reduce the risk of person-to-person transmission of the deadly coronavirus. After customers select the "contactless delivery" option when placing an order onlin…

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11:00am PST - February 3rd, 2020

Want to Protect Yourself from Coronavirus? Do the Same Things You Do Every Winter

Many Americans likely grew a little nervous after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced Thursday that a novel coronavirus has spread for the first time within the U.S. But agency officials and other doctors have a simple message …

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11:05am PST - January 31st, 2020

How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

The 2019-nCoV coronavirus spreads from person-to-person in close proximity, similarly to other respiratory illnesses.

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12:43am PST - January 31st, 2020

A health-security expert says we're in an 'age of epidemics.' We can expect a future outbreak worse than the Wuhan coronavirus.

A coronavirus that originated in Wuhan, China, has killed at least 170 people and infected more than 7,000. Coronaviruses are zoonotic diseases, meaning they jump from animals to humans. Both this virus and SARS likely originated in bats, then jumped to peopl…

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3:21pm PST - January 29th, 2020

The coronavirus' crown-like spikes give the virus family its name — here's what it looks like

A coronavirus outbreak that started in Wuhan, China, has killed more than 100 people and spread to at least 16 other countries. The coronavirus family also includes SARS, pneumonia, and the common cold. They're called coronaviruses because under a microscope,…

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3:00pm PST - January 28th, 2020