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Coronavirus Cases in the United States Reach 34, and More Are Expected

At least 34 people in the United States are infected with the coronavirus spreading from China, federal health officials said on Friday. “This new virus represents a tremendous public health threat,” Dr. Nancy Messonnier, director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, said at a news briefing. But so far there has been… Read More »

China’s Xi Jinping warns about coronavirus: ‘The peak of the outbreak has not yet been reached’

Chinese communist officials should expect the coronavirus outbreak to get worse before it gets better, according to the Communist Party general secretary. “We have to be clear that the peak of the outbreak has not yet been reached,” Xi Jinping, chairman of the government, told his top party lieutenants on Friday. Xi sounded that cautionary… Read More »

Coronavirus updates: China death toll at 1,665, cruise operator waits for new test on passenger

A girl wearing a face mask plays on her scooter at a park in Beijing on February 15, 2020. Wang Zhao | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 1:38 pm: Japan confirms 70 more cases on Diamond Princess cruise ship… Read More »