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US evacuees from China placed on 72-hour ‘hold’ at California military base for medical evaluation

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Nearly 200 Americans airlifted from China in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak arrived on Wednesday at a US military base in California, where they will remain isolated [...]
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China’s ‘demon’ virus leaves health experts at odds on when infection rate will slow

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese President Xi Jinping called the pneumonia-like virus that has ravaged the city of Wuhan a “demon” that must be defeated, but some of the world’s [...]
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China virus fears prompt homemade barricades and online shaming

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Villages and apartment complexes across China are taking the fight against a deadly viral epidemic into their own hands with improvised barricades and the online shaming of [...]
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Suspected Chinese Coronavirus Patient Gives Birth To Baby By Caesarean

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | theAsianparent | 6:02 AM

In a risky yet responsible event in medical history, a team of four doctors delivered a baby for a mum suspected to be infected by the coronavirus. Despite city lockdown and [...]
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Stranded in Wuhan: foreigners raise call for help in virus epicentre

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Pregnant, newly wed and now trapped at the Chinese epicentre of a global health crisis, Thai national Aphinya is among thousands of foreigners desperate to escapeand watching [...]
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Tesla says China has ordered its Shanghai factory shut down over coronavirus fears

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | TheVerge | 6:02 AM

The Chinese government has ordered the shutdown of Tesla’s new factory in Shanghai over coronavirus fears, which will delay the company’s production of the Model [...]
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China virus death toll rises to 170, more than 1,700 new cases

China virus death toll rises to 170, more than 1,700 new cases

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

The nationwide death toll from China’s viral epidemic has leapt to 170, the government said on Thursday, with more than 1,700 new infections confirmed. Thirty-seven of [...]
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China virus anxiety underpins safe-haven currencies

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

The dollar held near a two-month high against a basket of major currencies while the Australian dollar and the yuan were under pressure on Thursday as investors tried to [...]
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China faces bigger epidemic than Sars in ‘complicated and grave’ coronavirus outbreak

China faces bigger epidemic than Sars in ‘complicated and grave’ coronavirus outbreak

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China is facing a larger epidemic than Sars, with the number of Wuhan coronavirus infections in the mainland surpassing the tally of severe acute respiratory syndrome cases [...]
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Jack Ma donates $14 million to develop coronavirus vaccine

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

Jack Ma, Alibaba (BABA) founder and China’s richest man, has donated 100 million yuan ($14.4 million) through his foundation to help find a vaccine for the Wuhan [...]
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Early reporting, isolation, diagnosis ‘best way to contain coronavirus’: official

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | Xinhuanet | 6:02 AM

The general public should reach a consensus that early identification, reporting, isolation, diagnosis and treatment is the best and most effective way to contain the [...]
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Confined at home, Chinese get creative to beat boredom

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Chinese around the country confined to their apartments either by choice or by order are making the best of the situation as cities remain in lockdown in a desperate bid to [...]
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Life in the time of coronavirus: how Wuhan made it through a week in lockdown

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

In the week since the central Chinese city of Wuhan went into lockdown, everyday life has been on hold. For many, the world has shrunk to their flats, forcing them to find [...]
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Project fear: Misinformation spreads China virus panic

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Misleading bat soup videos, vastly inflated death tolls, quack remedies and vaccine conspiraciesa global deluge of misinformation is compounding public fears about [...]
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Coronavirus ‘rumour’ crackdown by Wuhan police slammed by China’s top court

31-Jan-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

China’s top court has lashed out at police in the epicentre of a deadly coronavirus outbreak, arguing that Wuhan officers should not have punished a group of people in [...]
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