Month: February 2020

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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