Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

It’s been nearly four weeks since Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak, sealed off its borders. Stricter measures have been now imposed by the Chinese government, which is determined to control the crisis that has brought the country to a standstill. Millions have been forbidden to leave their homes – a food and … Read more Coronavirus epidemic: Wuhan residents ordered to remain indoors

Coronavirus hysteria results in protests and clashes in Ukraine | ABC News

Hysteria over the novel coronavirus epidemic has sparked violent protests in Ukraine, fueled by panic and disinformation around the outbreak—even though the country has no confirmed cases of the virus. https://abcn.ws/2V9eLEO SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://www.youtube.com/ABCNews/ Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc

Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director

Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, head of the World Health Organization, has expressed concerned over a ‘narrowing window of opportunity’ to tackle Covid-19 and has urged the international community not to squander it With four new cases in Iran, concern has increased about the epidemic spreading across the Middle East, plus the sharp devaluation of the Iranian … Read more Coronavirus: ‘window of opportunity narrowing’ says WHO director

Riot police violently quash coronavirus quarantine protesters in a Ukrainian village

Ukraine had to resort to old-school police tactics to quash a protest by local residents of a small town when they closed roads after learning that a plane full of possible carriers of the new coronavirus was heading their way. On Thursday, the Ukrainian government finally evacuated its citizens from the epidemic-stricken Chinese city of … Read more Riot police violently quash coronavirus quarantine protesters in a Ukrainian village

Chinese Ambassador says ‘China is making a miracle’ fighting coronavirus | nzherald.co.nz

Chinese ambassador to New Zealand Madam Wu said said the epidemic in China was “generally under control”, and the number of new cases had been declining for 13 consecutive days. Full Story: http://nzh.tw/12309413 Subscribe: https://goo.gl/LP45jX Check out our playlists: https://goo.gl/Swd249 Like NZ Herald on Facebook: https://goo.gl/tUC4oq Follow NZ Herald on Instagram: https://goo.gl/oLicXe Follow NZ Herald on Twitter: https://goo.gl/Wi6mbv

Coronavirus: Chinese authorities humiliate citizens for not wearing face masks

Authorities in China are humiliating citizens caught not wearing face masks. They see the masks as key in tackling the coronavirus epidemic. Videos of the confrontations are escaping censorship and going viral on sites like Weibo. Get the latest headlines: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper … Read more Coronavirus: Chinese authorities humiliate citizens for not wearing face masks

Canadians snub Chinese restaurants over Coronavirus fears

Chinese restaurants in Toronto have lost much of their business since the new Coronavirus epidemic erupted in Wuhan, thousands of kilometers away. To attract clients back, local Chinese restaurants have launched a food festival, Asialicious. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: … Read more Canadians snub Chinese restaurants over Coronavirus fears

Nurses pay a heavy price as China fights coronavirus epidemic

Behind the coronavirus outbreak of China, there are thousands of nurses, mainly women, who are paying a very heavy price. Al Jazeera’s Leah Harding explains. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ #AlJazeeraEnglish #Coronavirus

‘Diamond Princess’: US evacuates citizens from coronavirus-quarantined cruise ship

Ruptly has obtained exclusive footage from inside the plane from Tokyo responsible for evacuating US passengers from the shunned ‘Diamond Princess’ coronavirus cruise ship to California on Monday. Passengers can be seen boarding the flight alongside officials and medics wearing protective gear and masks. Footage also shows passengers being assessed as the total number of … Read more ‘Diamond Princess’: US evacuates citizens from coronavirus-quarantined cruise ship

China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact

China’s military is sending hundreds of doctors and nurses to Wuhan – the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak as the country grapples with new cases and more deaths. Nearly 2,000 more infections were reported on Sunday, bringing the total on the mainland to more than 71,000. More than 1,770 people have died so far. The … Read more China offers firms tax incentives over coronavirus impact