Month: February 2020

People wear masks after deaths and new confirmed cases revealed from the coronavirus in Tehran, Iran on February 21, 2020. Anadolu Agency All times below are in Eastern time. 9:45 am: IMF chief sees negative economic impact from virus, even if outbreak contained The coronavirus that originated in China will have a negative impact on the
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Travelers wearing masks arrive on a direct flight from China, after a spokesman from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said a traveller from China had been the first person in the United States to be diagnosed with the Wuhan coronavirus, at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington, January 23, 2020. David
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Hospital staff in protective garments walk at a checkpoint to the Hubei province exclusion zone at the Jiujiang Yangtze River Bridge in Jiujiang, Jiangxi province, China, as the country is hit by an outbreak of a new coronavirus, February 1, 2020. The banner reads: ‘Committed to the fight to prevent and control the epidemic’. Thomas
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 31,000 as of Friday morning.Total deaths: At least 636 worldwide as of Friday morning  8:3 am Canada Goose says travel restrictions are hurting sales  8:15 am: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says outbreak is not
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 28,000 as of Thursday morning.Total deaths: At least 565 worldwide as of Thursday morning 8:10 am: Russia reportedly rejects OPEC’s proposal to impose further oil cuts Russia is thought to be standing in the
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The view of the WuhanKeting in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. Getty Images This is a live
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American Airlines Boeing 777, departs Los Angeles International Airport in Los Angeles, California. FG | auer-Griffin | Getty Images American Airlines on Tuesday suspended its Hong Kong service, halting flights to and from Dallas/Fort Worth and Los Angeles through Feb. 20 citing a drop in demand as the coronavirus spreads. The union that represents some 15,000 American
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Police officers in plainclothes raid a medical supply shop for allegedly hoarding and overpricing face masks, as public fear over China’s Wuhan Coronavirus grows, on January 31, 2020 in Manila, Philippines. Ezra Acayan | Getty Images All times below in U.S. eastern standard time. Roughly 2,100 new cases of the coronavirus have been confirmed in
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