Archive for February 10th, 2020

Apple to delay reopening of retail stores in China

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

Apple Inc is extending its retail store closures in China due to the coronavirus outbreak, even as it worked toward opening its corporate offices and contact centers, the [...]
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Chinese cities fight for mask shipments in scramble to stop coronavirus

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Local government is turning against local government over mask supplies in China as authorities scramble for resources to contain a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more [...]
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Coronavirus: Work-pass holders with recent China travel history need MOM approval before entry

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Yahoo News Singapore | 6:02 AM

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) will carry out new requirements for work-pass holders entering or returning to Singapore with travel history to mainland China within the last [...]
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China lashes out at countries restricting travel over virus

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:02 AM

Beijing is growing increasingly angry at countries imposing harsh travel restrictions on visitors from China as the world tries to contain the spread of a deadly coronavirus. [...]
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Coronavirus: Whistle-blower Dr Li Wenliang confirmed dead of the disease at 34, after hours of chaotic messaging from hospital

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Li Wenliang one of the first doctors who tried to alert the public about the coronavirus outbreak, only to be reprimanded by local police has died, Wuhan Central Hospital [...]
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More planes with quarantined China passengers arrive in US

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

Hundreds more people evacuated from the virus zone in China began arriving Friday at military bases across the US to begin a two-week quarantine. There were no signs of [...]
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Chinese cryptocurrency billionaire Justin Sun finally sits down to eat with Warren Buffett

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Chinese cryptocurrency entrepreneur Justin Sun Yuchen has finally sat down for a meal with Berkshire Hathaway chair and legendary investor Warren Buffett after postponing it [...]
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Coronavirus puts Shanghai into a coma

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

For more than a week, the rare resident of Shanghai who dared venture outside has encountered something unfamiliar: a surreal peace and quiet. The deadly coronavirus epidemic [...]
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China’s Red Cross is under fire for not getting supplies to hospitals fighting coronavirus. That’s a problem for the government

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | CNN | 6:02 AM

On a gray afternoon in the Chinese city of Wuhan, a suited man lifts a box of 3M masks into the trunk of a black vehicle next to a Red Cross warehouse. White characters on [...]
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China will succeed in coronavirus counter-attack, Donald Trump says; 73 new fatalities reported

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Health authorities in China pegged deaths caused by the novel coronavirus epidemic on Thursday at 73, with 69 in Hubei province, according to official figures released early [...]
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China turns to AI, data in fight against virus

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

A man who had travelled to Wuhan the central city at the heart of China’s coronavirus crisis was surprised when police showed up at his door after he returned home, [...]
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New coronavirus infected 40 staff in single Wuhan hospital: study

New coronavirus infected 40 staff in single Wuhan hospital: study

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

Forty health care workers were infected with the novel coronavirus by patients at a single Wuhan hospital in January, a new study has found, underscoring the risks to those [...]
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Anger and virus cases grow in China with 722 total deaths

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | AP | 6:02 AM

The rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world [...]
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Coronavirus: World Health Organization plays down dip in daily infection rate, saying it might not mean outbreak has peaked

Coronavirus: World Health Organization plays down dip in daily infection rate, saying it might not mean outbreak has peaked

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The World Health Organization on Thursday cautioned against reading too much into data showing a dip in daily new coronavirus infections in China after the figure had surged [...]
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China takes desperate, ‘wartime’ measures to stop coronavirus in Wuhan

10-Feb-2020 Intellasia | Arstechnica | 6:02 AM

Chinese authorities in Wuhan Thursday said that they will conduct door-to-door home searches for people potentially infected with the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) and [...]
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