Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Coronavirus live updates: China’s Hubei province reports 630 new cases, 96 additional deaths

South Korean health officials spray disinfectant in front of the Daegu branch of the Shincheonji Church of Jesus in the southeastern city of Daegu on February 21, 2020. Jung Yeon-je | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:55 am: Hubei reports… Read More »

Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the new coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. Thirteen of the infections were diagnosed in travelers who fell ill after returning from overseas, and 21 in people “repatriated” by the State Department. More infections are expected among the people who… Read More »

The White House doesn’t trust China’s coronavirus numbers — here’s why

Chinese President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, inspects the novel coronavirus pneumonia prevention and control work in Beijing, capital of China, on Feb. 10, 2020. Xinhua News Agency The coronavirus that emerged from China’s Hubei province over a month ago… Read More »

US health officials will check patients with flu-like symptoms for coronavirus

National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases Director Nancy Messonnier speaks during a press conference today at the Department of Health and Human Services on the coordinated public health response to the 2019 coronavirus (2019-nCoV), January 28, 2020 in Washington, DC. Samuel Corum U.S. health officials will monitor people with flu-like symptoms for the coronavirus… Read More »