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Americans disembark from virus-hit cruise; China says new cases slow

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) - American passengers were taken off a cruise liner on Sunday to fly home after being quarantined for two weeks off Japan,...

Taiwan confirms first coronavirus death on island, cases at 20

TAIPEI (Reuters) - A taxi driver has died from the coronavirus in Taiwan, marking the first such death on the island and the fifth...

Hong Kong protesters rally against planned virus quarantine centers

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hundreds of demonstrators rallied for a second day in Hong Kong on Sunday to protest against plans to turn some...

Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

(Reuters) - Here are latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak: * China reported fewer new coronavirus cases on Sunday than the previous day, which it...

In Moscow – a prayer for China to overcome coronavirus epidemic

MOSCOW (Reuters) - At a humble service at a Moscow Russian Orthodox church on Sunday morning, Father Igor led a prayer to help China...

China battery recycler GEM to make disinfectants in virus epicenter

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s GEM Co Ltd, best known as a recycler of batteries for electric vehicles and producer of cobalt chemicals used in...

Virus spreads on ship in Japan, American passengers set to disembark

TOKYO (Reuters) - Hundreds of passengers were preparing to be evacuated from a cruise ship on Sunday after spending two weeks under quarantine off...

Canada to evacuate passengers from virus-hit Diamond Princess cruise ship

(Reuters) - Canada has chartered a plane to evacuate its citizens onboard the Diamond Princess cruise liner docked in Yokohama, Japan, the Canadian government...

Italy to evacuate 35 nationals from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Sunday it would evacuate citizens from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship being held under quarantine in the Japanese port...

American woman from cruise ship tests positive again for coronavirus in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An American passenger from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia has tested positive for the new coronavirus a second time...

U.S. to evacuate Americans from cruise ship quarantined at Japan port

TOKYO (Reuters) - The United States said on Saturday it will send aircraft to Japan to bring back American passengers on the quarantined cruise...

Chinese tourist in France becomes first to die in Europe of coronavirus

SHANGHAI/PARIS (Reuters) - An 80-year-old Chinese tourist infected with the coronavirus has died in France, the first fatality in Europe and the fourth outside...

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