Passengers aboard Diamond Princess docked off Japanese coast leave cruise ship after two-week quarantine ends
About 500 passengers left the Diamond Princess cruise ship Wednesday at the end of a much-criticized two-week quaratine that failed to stop the spread of the new virus among passengers and crew.
China revokes three Wall Street Journal reporters' credentials after newspaper declines to apologise for column calling Beijing 'real sick man of Asia'
China has revoked the press credentials of three journalists with the Wall Street Journal after the newspaper declined to apologise for a column with a headline calling China the 'real sick man of Asia,' the foreign ministry said.
New coronavirus cases in China continue to fall under 2,000 for second day as toll passes 2,000; Xi Jinping says disease prevention at 'a critical time'
New virus cases in China continued to fall Wednesday, with 1,749 new infections and 136 new deaths announced after China's leader said disease prevention and control was at 'a critical time'.
Chinese doctor and director of hospital in Wuhan, epicentre of coronavirus outbreak in China, dies from virus
The head of a leading hospital in China’s central city of Wuhan, the epicentre of a coronavirus outbreak, died of the disease on Tuesday, state television said, becoming the second prominent Chinese doctor to have succumbed to the pathogen.
Coronavirus toll in China rises to 1,868, country sees 1,886 new confirmed cases; health report says 80% of recent cases of infection were mild
Mainland China reported 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths for a total of 1,868 in its update Tuesday, following a report that 80 percent of cases have been mild, prompting guarded optimism from health officials.
China sees rise in coronavirus cases with 105 deaths, toll stands at 1,770; Xi Jinping under fire for knowing about virus weeks before alerting public
In China's Hubei province, where the coronavirus outbreak began in December, 2019, all vehicle traffic will be banned in another containment measure.
The virus, first identified in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, has killed 41 and infected around 1,400 globally.