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'Coronavirus', which literally translates into 'the virus with a halo' has alarmed the whole world after China quarantined the epicentre of the outbreak, Wuhan shutting down essential services in the city. 

With the number of cases rising daily, the virus threatens millions of people, especially in developing regions. Several countries have cancelled or suspended flights to China as the country grapples with the deadly virus.

Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll soars past 2,000; PSG, Liverpool lose in Champions League and more!

After 14 deaths and more than 300 hospitalisations, Pakistan now claims that it has found the source of the toxic gas leak.

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Death toll in China's coronavirus passes 2,000; passengers begin leaving Japan cruise ship

The number of those infected by the virus has climbed to 74,185 in China even as the number of new cases fell for the second straight day.

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Coronavirus outbreak: Over 70 thousand people infected; death toll passes 1,800

According to a report, at least 150 million people in China cannot move freely.  

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'The new gold': Thieves steal thousands of surgical masks from hospital in Japan

According to a report, the thieves stole 6,000 surgical face masks from the Japanese Red Cross hospital which were locked in a storage facility.

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Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

The new cases take the total from the Diamond Princess to 542 easily the biggest cluster outside the epicentre in China as the cruise ship has proved an especially virulent breeding ground for the…

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Fashion house Chanel cancels Beijing show due to coronavirus

Luxury companies already face a sales hit from the coronavirus outbreak as they shut shops in China.

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Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out COVID-19 impact

The South Korean smartphone maker has decided to sharply cut the number of in-store "experimental zones," where consumers can try out the latest phones, and skip promotional events for latest…

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Coronavirus: First batch of 200 evacuees from Wuhan discharged from ITBP quarantine camp in Delhi

The centre housed a total of 406 people, including seven Maldivians.

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India's poultry sales decline after coronavirus rumors linked to chickens

While the disease has infected more than 70,000 people in China and killed at least 1,770 there, only three confirmed cases have been reported in India.

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Armed gang steals hundreds of toilet rolls as fears of supply shortage grow in Hong Kong

A police spokesman said that toilet paper rolls worth more than HK$1,000 ($130)

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All 4 Indians who tested positive for coronavirus onboard cruise ship in Japan responding well to treatment

On February 12, two Indian crew members were found positive of the coronavirus for the first time on the ship.

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China intends to destroy 'infected currency' in a bid to contain coronavirus

The country intends to 'deep clean' infected cash, which could indeed be a valid carrier of the virus

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99 more confirmed with coronavirus on Japanese cruise; total cases jump to 454

With the additional cases, the total number of positive cases on the Diamond Princess rose to 454.

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Watch | Quarantined fitness enthusiast runs for 66 kilometres in his apartment in China

Quarantine measures and prevention in China require people to stay indoors and to avoid human contact until the virus has been contained

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Japan records slowest economy in over five years as coronavirus halts trade with its biggest partner, China

The Japanese economy shrunk at its fastest rate in over five years

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Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll rises, Libya arms embargo under UN scanner & more!

UN Deputy Special Representative to Libya Stephanie Williams said that arms embargo has become a joke in Libya as the world body called members to "step up".

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Millions quarantined in China as coronavirus death toll rises to 1,770

Over 70,500 people have been infected due to the virus, the National Health Commission said.

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Bangladesh crab farmers feel pinch as coronavirus halts exports

Many farmers had borrowed from banks and money lenders at high-interest rates to boost stocks ahead of the Lunar New Year.

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Government sets up teams to inspect villages bordering Nepal for COVID-19

Five separate teams of doctors from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Safdarjung Hospital, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital among others have been set up.

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Second coronavirus patient discharged in Kerala

The patient from Kasaragod, one of the three positive cases of coronavirus detected in the country on their return from China, would, however, remain under home quarantine for ten days, the state…

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Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll soars past 2,000; PSG, Liverpool lose in Champions League and more!

After 14 deaths and more than 300 hospitalisations, Pakistan now claims that it has found the source of the toxic gas leak.

Read Article

Death toll in China's coronavirus passes 2,000; passengers begin leaving Japan cruise ship

The number of those infected by the virus has climbed to 74,185 in China even as the number of new cases fell for the second straight day.

Read Article

Coronavirus outbreak: Over 70 thousand people infected; death toll passes 1,800

According to a report, at least 150 million people in China cannot move freely.  

Read Article

'The new gold': Thieves steal thousands of surgical masks from hospital in Japan

According to a report, the thieves stole 6,000 surgical face masks from the Japanese Red Cross hospital which were locked in a storage facility.

Read Article

Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

The new cases take the total from the Diamond Princess to 542 easily the biggest cluster outside the epicentre in China as the cruise ship has proved an especially virulent breeding ground for the…

Read Article

Fashion house Chanel cancels Beijing show due to coronavirus

Luxury companies already face a sales hit from the coronavirus outbreak as they shut shops in China.

Read Article

Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out COVID-19 impact

The South Korean smartphone maker has decided to sharply cut the number of in-store "experimental zones," where consumers can try out the latest phones, and skip promotional events for latest…

Read Article

Coronavirus: First batch of 200 evacuees from Wuhan discharged from ITBP quarantine camp in Delhi

The centre housed a total of 406 people, including seven Maldivians.

Read Article

India's poultry sales decline after coronavirus rumors linked to chickens

While the disease has infected more than 70,000 people in China and killed at least 1,770 there, only three confirmed cases have been reported in India.

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Armed gang steals hundreds of toilet rolls as fears of supply shortage grow in Hong Kong

A police spokesman said that toilet paper rolls worth more than HK$1,000 ($130)

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All 4 Indians who tested positive for coronavirus onboard cruise ship in Japan responding well to treatment

On February 12, two Indian crew members were found positive of the coronavirus for the first time on the ship.

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China intends to destroy 'infected currency' in a bid to contain coronavirus

The country intends to 'deep clean' infected cash, which could indeed be a valid carrier of the virus

Read Article

99 more confirmed with coronavirus on Japanese cruise; total cases jump to 454

With the additional cases, the total number of positive cases on the Diamond Princess rose to 454.

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Watch | Quarantined fitness enthusiast runs for 66 kilometres in his apartment in China

Quarantine measures and prevention in China require people to stay indoors and to avoid human contact until the virus has been contained

Read Article

Japan records slowest economy in over five years as coronavirus halts trade with its biggest partner, China

The Japanese economy shrunk at its fastest rate in over five years

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Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll rises, Libya arms embargo under UN scanner & more!

UN Deputy Special Representative to Libya Stephanie Williams said that arms embargo has become a joke in Libya as the world body called members to "step up".

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Millions quarantined in China as coronavirus death toll rises to 1,770

Over 70,500 people have been infected due to the virus, the National Health Commission said.

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Bangladesh crab farmers feel pinch as coronavirus halts exports

Many farmers had borrowed from banks and money lenders at high-interest rates to boost stocks ahead of the Lunar New Year.

Read Article

Government sets up teams to inspect villages bordering Nepal for COVID-19

Five separate teams of doctors from the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Safdarjung Hospital, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital among others have been set up.

Read Article

Second coronavirus patient discharged in Kerala

The patient from Kasaragod, one of the three positive cases of coronavirus detected in the country on their return from China, would, however, remain under home quarantine for ten days, the state…

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Xi Jinping finally resurfaces after conjecture amid coronavirus outbreak

Chinese President Xi Jinping has finally resurfaced after claims that he had disappeared as the deadly coronavirus had spread. Look at the pictures!

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Thousands of couples get married in mass wedding ceremony in South Korea braving coronavirus fears

The saying "Love can bloom on a battlefield" is often used to depict wholesome acts in grim situations.

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How coronavirus is affecting the global economy

China is significant in the nexus of the global supply chain. The deadly coronavirus has put a strain on different sectors of the global economy.

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Death toll in China's coronavirus passes 2,000; passengers begin leaving Japan cruise ship

The number of those infected by the virus has climbed to 74,185 in China even as the number of new cases fell for the second straight day.

Read Article

Coronavirus outbreak: Over 70 thousand people infected; death toll passes 1,800

According to a report, at least 150 million people in China cannot move freely.  

Read Article

'The new gold': Thieves steal thousands of surgical masks from hospital in Japan

According to a report, the thieves stole 6,000 surgical face masks from the Japanese Red Cross hospital which were locked in a storage facility.

Read Article

Coronavirus cases top 500 on cruise ship off Japan

The new cases take the total from the Diamond Princess to 542 easily the biggest cluster outside the epicentre in China as the cruise ship has proved an especially virulent breeding ground for the…

Read Article

Fashion house Chanel cancels Beijing show due to coronavirus

Luxury companies already face a sales hit from the coronavirus outbreak as they shut shops in China.

Read Article

Samsung offers phone delivery service for test use to ride out COVID-19 impact

The South Korean smartphone maker has decided to sharply cut the number of in-store "experimental zones," where consumers can try out the latest phones, and skip promotional events for latest…

Read Article

Coronavirus: First batch of 200 evacuees from Wuhan discharged from ITBP quarantine camp in Delhi

The centre housed a total of 406 people, including seven Maldivians.

Read Article

India's poultry sales decline after coronavirus rumors linked to chickens

While the disease has infected more than 70,000 people in China and killed at least 1,770 there, only three confirmed cases have been reported in India.

Read Article

Armed gang steals hundreds of toilet rolls as fears of supply shortage grow in Hong Kong

A police spokesman said that toilet paper rolls worth more than HK$1,000 ($130)

Read Article

All 4 Indians who tested positive for coronavirus onboard cruise ship in Japan responding well to treatment

On February 12, two Indian crew members were found positive of the coronavirus for the first time on the ship.

Read Article

China intends to destroy 'infected currency' in a bid to contain coronavirus

The country intends to 'deep clean' infected cash, which could indeed be a valid carrier of the virus

Read Article

99 more confirmed with coronavirus on Japanese cruise; total cases jump to 454

With the additional cases, the total number of positive cases on the Diamond Princess rose to 454.

Read Article

Watch | Quarantined fitness enthusiast runs for 66 kilometres in his apartment in China

Quarantine measures and prevention in China require people to stay indoors and to avoid human contact until the virus has been contained

Read Article

Japan records slowest economy in over five years as coronavirus halts trade with its biggest partner, China

The Japanese economy shrunk at its fastest rate in over five years

Read Article

Morning News Brief: Coronavirus death toll rises, Libya arms embargo under UN scanner & more!

UN Deputy Special Representative to Libya Stephanie Williams said that arms embargo has become a joke in Libya as the world body called members to "step up".

Read Article