Tag Archives: China

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

(Reuters) – The rapid spread of the new coronavirus has increased fears of a pandemic, with the World Health Organization (WHO) raising its global spread and impact risk alert to “very high” on Friday. FILE PHOTO: The ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was identified as the cause of an outbreak… Read More »

Coronavirus doctor Li Wenliang’s mother demands answers from China about his treatment by police

Coronavirus sparks same fears as SARS and MERS The Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) and the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) were two global epidemics that struck fear before the coronavirus. Here’s a look at how these two viruses affected the world. The mother of the doctor in China who was allegedly detained for warning… Read More »

China grows isolated as airlines cancel more than 50,000 flights amid coronavirus epidemic

Chinese citizens wear face masks to protect against the spread of the Coronavirus as they check in to their Air China flight to Beijing, at Los Angeles International Airport, on February 2, 2020. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Dai Xin planned to fly to the northeastern Chinese city of Shenyang this month to… Read More »