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Singapore confirms first case of new China virus: Straits Times

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore on Thursday confirmed its first case of a new strain of coronavirus that has killed 17 and infected nearly 600...

Beijing cancels New Year events to curb virus spread: Beijing News

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s capital city Beijing canceled major public events including two well-known Lunar New Year temple fairs, the state-run Beijing News said...

Co-Diagnostics, Inc. Designs Test for New Coronavirus Using CoPrimer™ Platform

SALT LAKE CITY--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Co-Diagnostics, Inc. (Nasdaq:CODX), a molecular diagnostics company with a unique, patented platform for the development of diagnostic tests, announced today that...

China locks down two cities at epicenter of virus outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) - China put on lockdown on Thursday two cities at the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak that has killed 17 people...

UAE to screen passengers on China flights after virus outbreak

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates will screen passengers arriving on direct flights from China, airport’s there said on Thursday, as health authorities...

Chinese movies scrap Lunar New Year premieres due to virus outbreak

BEIJING (Reuters) - A virus outbreak in China has prompted seven Chinese films that were set to premiere during the country’s Lunar New Year...

Britain says death toll from new coronavirus in China likely to rise

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s health minister said on Thursday that the number of cases of new coronavirus is likely to be higher than confirmed...

Abu Dhabi screen China flights as virus spreads

DUBAI (Reuters) - Abu Dhabi International, the base of carrier Etihad Airways, will screen passengers arriving from China, the airport said on Thursday, as...

China’s mask makers cancel holidays, jack up wages as new virus spurs frenzied demand

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Chinese face mask manufacturers are reopening factories shut for a national holiday, promising workers up to four times their normal wages...

Factbox: What we know about the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

(Reuters) - An outbreak of a new coronavirus that began in the central Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 and infected nearly 600...

Factbox: WHO expert panel to decide whether new virus is an emergency

GENEVA (Reuters) - A World Health Organisation panel of experts on the new coronavirus met on Thursday to evaluate whether the outbreak, which has...

Wuhan lockdown ‘unprecedented’, shows commitment to contain virus: WHO representative in China

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s decision to lock down Wuhan, a city of 11 million people, shows how committed the authorities are to contain a...

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