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Here’s What You, Personally, Should Do About Coronavirus

If someone coughs near you, do they have coronavirus? Should you buy a mask? Go outside? Stockpile food? Here’s everything you need to know.

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11:37am PST - February 27th, 2020

Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Hudson are wearing masks to protect against the coronavirus, but they’re promoting a dangerous myth

Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Since the first case of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, was reported in December 2019, the virus has spread to 47 countries, infected 81,000 people, and killed 2,760 worldwide. Celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow, Kate Hudson, Selena …

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10:37am PST - February 27th, 2020

200,000 people in Hong Kong live in subdivided apartments so small they call them 'coffin homes'. This is how one man living in 21.5 square feet is spending his time cooped up during the coronavirus outbreak.

Tyrone Siu/Reuters Simon Wong, a 64-year-old man who lives in a "coffin home" in Hong Kong, recently described how he's coping with the coronavirus outbreak. While he used to spend most of his time outside of his small dwelling, he says the outbreak has left …

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8:25am PST - February 27th, 2020

An official leading South Korea's battle against coronavirus says he's a member of a doomsday cult where a virus 'super-spreader' event occurred

A senior health official in South Korea who is responsible for leading efforts against the coronavirus outbreak admitted to being a member of a doomsday church "cult" after contracting the virus. The delay forced authorities to quarantine another 50 health of…

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2:14pm PST - February 24th, 2020

Arson, Pepper Spray, and Arrests: Hong Kong Protesters Want to Close the Border With China Over Coronavirus

On Sunday riot police used pepper spray during a protest of a new coronavirus quarantine facility in Kowloon Bay.

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11:36am PST - February 18th, 2020

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak:

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4:39am PST - February 12th, 2020

As virus boosts demand, French face mask factory ramps up output

For one face mask factory outside Angers, western France, business is booming.

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3:33am PST - February 6th, 2020

Officials in Hong Kong are using wristbands to track families that are under Wuhan coronavirus quarantine

People in Hong Kong who visited the Hubei province in China will be placed on in-home quarantine and tracked using wristbands, officials said. According to the South China Morning Post, the wristbands won't use GPS but will be connected to a smartphone that m…

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9:14am PST - February 4th, 2020

To mask or not to mask: confusion spreads over coronavirus protection

"Do not wear a mask if you are well" read a warning plastered across the front of Singapore's main newspaper on Friday, as authorities around the world sought to calm panic buying of masks seen as a guard against the fast-spreading coronavirus.

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11:47pm PST - January 30th, 2020