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Chinese government reports number of virus deaths rises to 80, confirmed cases 2,744Chinese government reports number of virus deaths rises to 80, confirmed cases 2,744
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Canadian patient with China virus showed symptoms on planeCanada's chief public health officer says officials are tracking down airline passengers and others who were in close contact with the first person in the country detected with an emerging virus that originated in China
The Associated Press17 hours ago
An ambulance drive in to the Bichat hospital in Paris, Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. France has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States. One of people who caught the virus is hospitalized in the southwestern city of Bordeaux. The others are in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
France to repatriate citizens from Wuhan as virus spreadsFrance will repatriate up to hundreds of its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan as the new deadly virus spreads in the area
The Associated Press20 hours ago
A worker wearing a hazardous materials suit takes the temperature of a passenger at the entrance to a subway station in Beijing, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The new virus accelerated its spread in China, and the U.S. Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
What's new in the China virus outbreakHere's what's new in the outbreak linked to an emerging virus in China
The Associated Press23 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, file photo, heavy equipment works at a construction site for a field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province. A patient in Southern California is third person in the U.S. to be diagnosed with the new pneumonia-like virus from China, health officials said. (Chinatopix via AP, File)
Arizona, California cases push US tally of new virus to 5Health officials say the U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new pneumonia-like virus from China
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gao Fu, bottom, the head of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), speaks to journalists after a press conference about a virus outbreak at the State Council Information Office in Beijing, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The new virus accelerated its spread in China, and the U.S. Consulate in the epicenter of the outbreak, the central city of Wuhan, announced Sunday it will evacuate its personnel and some private citizens aboard a charter flight. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuationA new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe has accelerated its spread in China with 80 deaths so far
The Associated Press1 day ago
Canada hospital says it has confirmed case of deadly virusA Toronto hospital says it has a confirmed case of the deadly virus from China, Canada's first
The Associated Press1 day ago
Members of the Chinese community dance with costumes to mark the Chinese New Year at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. This year marks the "Year of the Rat" in the Chinese Lunar calendar. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
French carmaker to evacuate workers from China amid outbreakFrance and a major automaker said Saturday that they're moving to get citizens out of a locked-down Chinese city that's the epicenter of a deadly outbreak of a new virus
The Associated Press1 day ago
Coronavirus Reaches EuropeOn the same day the US confirmed its second case of the Wuhan coronavirus, France announced it has three cases—the first three to be confirmed in Europe, France24 reports. One of the patients recently returned from a trip to China during which he stopped in Wuhan. "He's in isolation...
Newser1 day ago
A farmer looks back as she walks through swarms of desert locusts feeding on her crops, in Katitika village, Kitui county, Kenya, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. Desert locusts have swarmed into Kenya by the hundreds of millions from Somalia and Ethiopia, countries that haven't seen such numbers in a quarter-century, destroying farmland and threatening an already vulnerable region. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
'This is huge': Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decadesMillions of desert locusts are descending on Kenya in the country's worst outbreak in 70 years
The Associated Press2 days ago
China temporarily bans wildlife trade in wake of outbreakChina is temporarily banning the trade of wild animals following a viral outbreak in Wuhan, saying they will “severely investigate and punish” violators
The Associated Press2 days ago
Co-directors Jim LeBrecht, left, and Nicole Newnham join one of the subjects, Judith Heumann, from the documentary "Crip Camp" to pose for a portrait during the 2020 Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Park City, Utah. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
Disability-rights movement takes spotlight at SundanceA documentary about the disability-rights movement is a hit at the Sundance Film Festival
The Associated Press2 days ago
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