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# china - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow
# Coronavirus Crisis
# Coronavirus Crisis

Death toll in China passes 1,000 as coronavirus concerns grow

Feb 11th 2020, 7:11 AM 26,216 Views 67 Comments

The death toll is beyond that of the outbreak of SARs in 2002.

# china - Monday 10 February, 2020

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'
# Quarantine
# Quarantine

UK government declares coronavirus a 'serious and imminent threat to public health'

Updated Feb 10th 2020, 9:45 AM 23,585 Views 19 Comments

Under new measures announce today the UK Department of Health said people can be forcibly quarantined.

# china - Sunday 9 February, 2020

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities
# Novel Coronavirus
# Novel Coronavirus

Coronavirus death toll hits 811, surpassing SARS fatalities

Feb 9th 2020, 9:21 AM 14,629 Views 43 Comments

A reduction in new cases has, however, provided hope the spread of the disease may be slowing.

# china - Saturday 8 February, 2020

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

WHO says number of cases of deadly coronavirus 'stabilising'

Updated Feb 8th 2020, 6:00 PM 43,508 Views 70 Comments

Five British nationals, including a child, have now tested positive for the virus in France.

# china - Friday 7 February, 2020

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads
# Precautions
# Precautions

An Post suspends all mail to China as coronavirus outbreak spreads

Feb 7th 2020, 8:54 AM 42,298 Views 66 Comments

There have been no cases of coronavirus confirmed in Ireland.

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness
# China
# China

Whistleblower doctor who raised alarm about coronavirus dies from the illness

Feb 7th 2020, 7:29 AM 36,066 Views 53 Comments

More than 630 people in China have now died from the virus.

# china - Thursday 6 February, 2020

China scrambles for bed spaces as coronavirus death toll reaches over 550
# China
# China

China scrambles for bed spaces as coronavirus death toll reaches over 550

Feb 6th 2020, 7:08 AM 13,971 Views 21 Comments

More than 28,000 people are known to be infected across the country.

# china - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: Department of Foreign Affairs advises Irish people in China to leave if their presence is 'not essential'

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 7:32 PM 20,285 Views 68 Comments

A new updated warning advises people to “avoid non-essential” travel.

Death toll rises above 400 as China admits 'shortcomings and difficulties' in coronavirus response
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Death toll rises above 400 as China admits 'shortcomings and difficulties' in coronavirus response

Updated Feb 4th 2020, 6:50 AM 22,539 Views 36 Comments

The World Health Organisation said the number of cases will keep growing because tests are pending on thousands of suspected cases.

# china - Monday 3 February, 2020

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Built in 10 days, China's coronavirus hospital takes first patients as death toll passes SARS

Feb 3rd 2020, 9:01 AM 169,412 Views 100 Comments

China has also made an appeal for medical masks and protective suits.

# china - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300
# Philippines
# Philippines

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 2:40 PM 41,553 Views 91 Comments

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

# china - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259
# Isolation
# Isolation

Coronavirus: Around 12,000 cases of infection as death toll rises to 259

Updated Feb 1st 2020, 5:41 PM 30,002 Views 50 Comments

The UK Foreign Office said that it was withdrawing its staff members based in China.

Opinion: One minute it's a family holiday, the next we're housebound in China - one Irishman's coronavirus story
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Opinion: One minute it's a family holiday, the next we're housebound in China - one Irishman's coronavirus story

Feb 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 24,924 Views 10 Comments

Greg McDonough is an Irishman living in China. He’s currently stuck in a town with his wife and child.

# china - Friday 31 January, 2020

Three Irish citizens evacuated from Wuhan begin fortnight in UK quarantine
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three Irish citizens evacuated from Wuhan begin fortnight in UK quarantine

Updated Jan 31st 2020, 8:23 PM 22,651 Views 44 Comments

There have been two confirmed cases of the novel virus in the UK so far.

Department of Justice considering extending visa status of Chinese people in Ireland over coronavirus
# Visa
# Visa

Department of Justice considering extending visa status of Chinese people in Ireland over coronavirus

Jan 31st 2020, 2:52 PM 26,891 Views 31 Comments

There has been two confirmed cases of the novel virus in the UK.

# china - Thursday 30 January, 2020

Two cruise passengers test negative for coronavirus - but passengers not to disembark until tomorrow
# Costa Crociere
# Costa Crociere

Two cruise passengers test negative for coronavirus - but passengers not to disembark until tomorrow

Updated Jan 30th 2020, 9:00 PM 58,362 Views 48 Comments

Around 1,140 people who had been due to disembark at the Civitavecchia port earlier today, but will have to stay onboard the ship.

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China
# Simon Coveney
# Simon Coveney

Coronavirus: Irish citizens might get place on French evacuation flight from China

Jan 30th 2020, 1:59 PM 16,782 Views 27 Comments

A separate flight is leaving for the UK at 9pm Irish time tonight.

Coronavirus deaths in China spike as global health emergency could be declared today
# Contagion
# Contagion

Coronavirus deaths in China spike as global health emergency could be declared today

Jan 30th 2020, 7:03 AM 25,124 Views 16 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has begun advising Irish citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# china - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Human-to-human transmission of coronavirus outside China is worrying, says WHO

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 9:50 PM 46,418 Views 68 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney has said “there is no evidence to suggest that any Irish citizen has contracted the virus”.

2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed due to coronavirus fears
# China
From The42
# China

2020 World Athletics Indoor Championships postponed due to coronavirus fears

Jan 29th 2020, 9:49 PM 3,322 Views 0 Comments

World Athletics released a statement about March’s Championships today.

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears
# Health
# Health

Trinity students advised to cancel study trip to China amid coronavirus fears

Updated Jan 29th 2020, 4:00 PM 24,564 Views 32 Comments

A number of colleges have issued advice to their students.

# china - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China
# China
# China

Coronavirus case confirmed in Germany as death toll reaches 106 in China

Updated Jan 28th 2020, 12:08 PM 30,208 Views 34 Comments

In the US, authorities have warned citizens against all non-essential travel to China.

# china - Monday 27 January, 2020

Irish people now advised to avoid entire province of Hubei due to coronavirus
# China
# China

Irish people now advised to avoid entire province of Hubei due to coronavirus

Jan 27th 2020, 2:55 PM 18,249 Views 41 Comments

The Department of Foreign Affairs has advised people to avoid the province of Hubei.

Death toll from coronavirus rises to 80, with over 2,700 confirmed cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Death toll from coronavirus rises to 80, with over 2,700 confirmed cases

Jan 27th 2020, 7:10 AM 14,386 Views 30 Comments

China’s health minister warned that the virus seems to be spreading more easily.

# china - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Wuhan mayor expecting thousands more cases of coronavirus to be confirmed
# China
# China

Wuhan mayor expecting thousands more cases of coronavirus to be confirmed

Jan 26th 2020, 3:11 PM 19,771 Views 37 Comments

The US consulate also announced it will evacuate personnel on a charter flight back to the US.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as US consulate prepares evacuation from Wuhan
# Wuhan
# Wuhan

Coronavirus death toll rises to 56 as US consulate prepares evacuation from Wuhan

Jan 26th 2020, 8:12 AM 23,800 Views 30 Comments

Cases have been found in Thailand, Japan, South Korea, the US, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Nepal, France, Australia and Canada.

# china - Friday 24 January, 2020

Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus reaches Europe as France confirms three cases

Updated Jan 24th 2020, 10:40 PM 28,640 Views 61 Comments

The two confirmed cases, the first in Europe, were announced by the health minister Agnes Buzyn.

Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Explainer: What is coronavirus and should we be worried?

Jan 24th 2020, 11:15 AM 41,787 Views 59 Comments

At present, the new virus appears to be “weaker” than SARS in its current form.

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Coronavirus death toll rises to 25 in China as 10 cities put on lockdown

Updated Jan 24th 2020, 8:15 AM 17,067 Views 28 Comments

Chinese authorities have confirmed 830 cases of the deadly new virus, most in the city of Wuhan.

# china - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'
# Sars
# Sars

Chinese health authority warns coronavirus could 'mutate and spread further'

Jan 22nd 2020, 7:04 AM 11,357 Views 13 Comments

North Korea has reportedly closed its border to all tourists.

# china - Tuesday 21 January, 2020

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

First case of new coronavirus on US soil after man returns from China

Jan 21st 2020, 7:43 PM 17,060 Views 21 Comments

The man returned to the Seattle area in the middle of last week after traveling to Wuhan in central China.

China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison
# Interpol
# Interpol

China's former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei sentenced to 13 years in prison

Jan 21st 2020, 8:38 AM 14,672 Views 10 Comments

At his trial last June, Meng pleaded guilty to accepting $2.1 million in bribes.

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Fourth person dies as China confirms coronavirus can be transmitted by humans

Jan 21st 2020, 7:15 AM 14,783 Views 24 Comments

Meanwhile, a man in Australia has been tested after showing symptoms of the virus.

# china - Monday 20 January, 2020

Third person killed by SARS-like illness as virus spreads to fourth country
# China
# China

Third person killed by SARS-like illness as virus spreads to fourth country

Jan 20th 2020, 7:27 AM 16,009 Views 5 Comments

Chinese authorities have confirmed more than 130 new cases of the virus.

# china - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Coronavirus: 17 more people diagnosed with SARS-like mystery virus in China

Jan 19th 2020, 8:02 AM 12,013 Views 16 Comments

Two men in their 60’s — one with severe pre-existing conditions — have died from the illness.

# china - Saturday 18 January, 2020

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Scale of SARS-like virus in China likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists warn

Jan 18th 2020, 11:07 AM 14,110 Views 15 Comments

Authorities in China say two people have died and at least 45 have been infected.

# china - Friday 17 January, 2020

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Thai authorities detect second case of SARS-linked virus in elderly woman

Jan 17th 2020, 7:50 AM 11,366 Views 3 Comments

The 74-year-old woman is being treated in hospital after arriving from the Chinese city of Wuhan.

# china - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China is not the return of SARS virus, officials say
# Infection
# Infection

Mysterious pneumonia outbreak in China is not the return of SARS virus, officials say

Jan 5th 2020, 5:32 PM 10,768 Views 4 Comments

SARS killed 349 people in mainland China and another 299 in Hong Kong in 2003.

# china - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes
# China
# China

Tens of thousands march in Hong Kong pro-democracy rally after police use tear gas in clashes

Jan 1st 2020, 11:12 AM 6,647 Views 7 Comments

The city has been battered by nearly seven months of unrest, which was sparked by a proposal to allow extraditions to mainland China.

# china - Tuesday 31 December, 2019

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off
# Negotiations
# Negotiations

Date set for 'phase one' of US-China trade deal to be signed off

Dec 31st 2019, 6:48 PM 7,903 Views 12 Comments

The truce offers Chinese President Xi Jinping breathing space as he faces a slowing economy and political trouble in Hong Kong.