Wuhan Coronavirus spreads
Novel coronavirus, denoted 2019-nCoV by the WHO and also known as Wuhan coronavirus,
Feb 18, 2020
Apple moving production from China to Taiwan ... | Taiwan News
Apple shifting manufacture of AirPods, iPad, Apple Watch from China to Taiwan due to ongoing outbreak
Feb 15, 2020
Here’s what coronavirus does to the body
From blood storms to honeycomb lungs, here’s an organ-by-organ look at how COVID-19 harms humans.
How China’s Coronavirus Incompetence Endangered the World
As the deadly coronavirus began to spread, Beijing wasted the most critical resource to fight it: trust.
Feb 13, 2020
China picks ex-Shanghai mayor to lead in virus epicenter
BEIJING (AP) — China on Thursday appointed the former Shanghai mayor as its top party official in central Hubei, the province hardest-hit by a viral outbreak that has infected more than 45,000...
The Daily Show on Twitter
“The only thing more viral than the coronavirus is the misinformation about it online. @ronnychieng cuts through the bulls**t (and the racism). https://t.co/FrHbNRtsal”
Feb 12, 2020
China seizes hotels, hospitals and cars to fight coronavirus
Relatives warn of ‘humanitarian disaster’ as patients with other diseases left untreated
200 Georgia residents are being monitored for coronavirus
Georgia health officials are monitoring nearly 200 Georgia residents who have recently traveled to China, where a deadly new coronavirus has sickened more than 40,000 people.
Decline in new coronavirus cases raises hopes in China - Los Angeles Times
China reports 2,015 new cases in 24 hours, a second day of decline, but the country remains mostly shut down amid the coronavirus now called COVID-19.
Feb 10, 2020
Coronavirus: China delayed reporting the outbreak and the WHO is staying mum - Vox
The tricky business of disease diplomacy.
Report 4: Severity of 2019-novel coronavirus (nCoV)
We present case fatality ratio (CFR) estimates for three strata of 2019-nCoVinfections. For casesdetected in Hubei, we estimate the CFR to be 18% (95% credible interval:11%-81%).
Feb 09, 2020
Her Grandmother Got the Coronavirus. Then So Did the Whole Family. - The New York Times
“What kind of government is this?’ asks a family of three generations sickened by the new virus and desperate for care in Wuhan, the Chinese city at the center of the outbreak.
Feb 08, 2020
Video appears to show people in China forcibly taken for quarantine over coronavirus
Two videos have surfaced on social media that appear to show people in China being taken for quarantine or isolation over the coronavirus, which has sickened tens of thousands and killed more than 700 people in the country.
How AI Is Tracking the Coronavirus Outbreak | WIRED
Machine-learning programs are analyzing websites, news reports, and social media posts for signs of symptoms, such as fever or breathing problems.
Misinformation about coronavirus abounds. Correcting it can backfire - Los Angeles Times
With so much false information circulating about the coronavirus outbreak, health officials are trying to set the record straight. Here's why that can backfire.
Feb 07, 2020
On Cruise Ship Quarantined In Japan, Any New Cases Would Reset The Isolation Clock : NPR
If the cruise ship were a country, it would now have the second-highest number of coronavirus cases outside of mainland China.
FDA: No drug shortages reported because of coronavirus but situation 'fluid' - POLITICO
Even before coronavirus, lawmakers were questioning U.S. reliance on China's medical industry.
Big Outbreaks Like The Coronavirus Actually Do Discriminate: Against the Poor and Most Needy – Mother Jones
The burden of the illness won’t be shared equally among Americans.
Jane Tang 唐家婕 on Twitter
“From #LiWenliang ‘s mom. 1） My son didn’t tell a lie 2）Li’s body was cremated without his family seeing him 3）Li’s wife is expecting baby in June. https://t.co/pPOyiJ6NPl”
Feb 06, 2020
Coronavirus whistleblower 李文亮 dies at 34 (RIP Li Wenliang)
The Lasting Toll of a Deadly Virus
Hyundai, Levi Strauss, and Apple are already feeling the impact of the coronavirus.
Li Wenliang's Coronavirus Death Gives Wuhan Its First Martyr
The coronavirus seems to have killed an early whistleblower. The question now is whether Beijing celebrates his sacrifice—or buries his story.
Chinese Doctor Who Tried to Warn of Outbreak Is Near Death From Coronavirus - The New York Times
Dr. Li Wenliang sounded an alarm about a strange new virus. Then the police summoned him in for a talking to.
Jane Tang 唐家婕 on Twitter
“Breaking:One of the first whistleblower of #corononavirus , Wuhan doctor Lee-WenLiang(#李文亮), is confirmed dead. His final post on Weibo is on 1/31. (Lee was arrested by the police on 1/3 for “spreading rumors” ) Read this document from 1/3:”
Feb 05, 2020
Coronavirus: The economic cost is rising in China and beyond - BBC News
How is the coronavirus outbreak affecting China's economy and trade?
Feb 04, 2020
Economic Impacts of China's Coronavirus Worse Than SARS, Could Slow Growth
China’s economy is bigger and weaker than during SARS, and ripple effects are already being felt across supply chains and in commodities markets.
Feb 03, 2020
Gilead Partnering with China on Trial of Remdesivir as Coronavirus Treatment
Gilead Sciences will partner with Chinese health authorities on a randomized, controlled trial designed to assess its antiviral drug candidate remdesivir (GS-5734) as a potential treatment for 2019-nCoV novel coronavirus.
Fear of coronavirus fuels racist sentiment targeting Asians - Los Angeles Times
Viruses often spark panic. But the coronavirus has spread something else besides misinformation and false rumors: xenophobia and anti-China sentiment.
Coronavirus live updates: Fears rise of pandemic as China stocks crash - The Washington Post
Chinese stocks slumped on fears of the economic impact of coronavirus, while other Asian markets were calmer after large falls last week.
The New Coronavirus: A Very 2020 Epidemic - The Atlantic
New diseases are mirrors that reflect how a society works—and where it fails.
Feb 02, 2020
WenZhou lock down
China’s private sector business capital on lockdown as coronavirus takes its toll | South China Morning Post
Authorities in the east China city of Wenzhou have closed roads and ordered people to stay home as number of confirmed cases hits 265.
Philippines reports 1st virus death outside of China
BEIJING (AP) — The Philippines on Sunday reported the first death from a new virus outside of China, where authorities delayed the opening of schools in the worst-hit province and tightened...
Feb 01, 2020
First Case Of Coronavirus In Massachusetts Confirmed – CBS Boston
A man in his 20s has the first case of coronavirus in Massachusetts, the Boston Public Health Commission announced.
Jan 31, 2020
Trump Has Sabotaged America's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic
As it improvises its way through a public health crisis, the United States has never been less prepared for a pandemic.
Coronavirus: first human transmission in Thailand as Russia and UK confirm cases | World news | The Guardian
Suspected infection of taxi driver by traveller raises fears virus could reach tourist hotspots
China Targets the Coronavirus, and Farmers Pay a Price - The New York Times
The government’s efforts to stop the outbreak could push the country’s already struggling small businesses over the edge.
First Case of 2019 Novel Coronavirus in the United States
An outbreak of novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) that began in Wuhan, China, has spread rapidly, with cases now confirmed in multiple countries. We report the first case of 2019-nCoV infection confirmed in the United States and describe the identification, diagnosis, clinical course, and management of the case, including the patient’s initial mild symptoms at presentation with progression to pneumonia on day 9 of illness. This case highlights the importance of close coordination between clinicians and public health authorities at the local, state, and federal levels, as well as the need for rapid dissemination of clinical information related to the care of patients with this emerging infection.
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“2019-nCoV respiratory disease outbreak data by territory”
Jan 30, 2020
WHO declares coronavirus a public health emergency
Coronavirus declared global health emergency by WHO - BBC News
The World Health Organization says efforts must be made to stop the virus spreading to vulnerable countries.
UN agency declares global emergency over virus from China
BEIJING (AP) — The World Health Organization declared the outbreak sparked by a new virus in China that has been exported to more than a dozen countries as a global emergency Thursday after the...