As the deadly coronavirus outbreak continues to ravage the country, pet owners in China are taking extra precautions for their furry friends.
Facebook media relations chief Anthony Harrison says, “Our priority is the health and safety of our teams, so out of an abundance of caution, we canceled our Global Marketing Summit due to the evolving public health risks related to coronavirus.”
There are now 63,851 confirmed cases in mainland China, of which 1,380 have died.
Officials have confirmed another case of coronavirus infection in the U.S. and this latest one is a U.S. evacuee from China in Texas.
The total deaths from the outbreak stood at 1,367 on Thursday, with the total number of confirmed cases mounting to 59,804.
Hong Kong health officials are investigating the possibility that the coronavirus may have spread through an unsealed pipe in an apartment building in response to one of the building’s residents having become infected.
The new disease is caused by a coronavirus that was first identified late last year in China.
Currently, there are no confirmed cases of coronavirus in Texas.
Isiah speaks with members of the Chinese-American Alliance about misinformation swirling around Houston's Chinatown.
The virus, which started in China, has spread to other countries including the U.S. by people who are traveling. So airport workers who come into contact with travelers from across the globe say they want to make sure they are being protected.
The Novel Coronavirus is causing concern among employees who work at the airport. So Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee held a News Conference at Bush Intercontinental Airport to address workers who fear for their safety.
China's mainland death toll rose to 908, while a total of 40,171 confirmed cases vastly exceeds the 8,098 sickened by SARS.
Some 2,656 new virus cases were reported in the 24 hours ending at midnight Saturday, most of them in the central province of Hubei, where the first patients fell sick in December. That was down by about 20% from the 3,399 new cases reported in the previous 24-hour period.
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A 60-year-old diagnosed with coronavirus in Wuhan, China, has reportedly become the first U.S. citizen to die of the virus.
The 34-year-old ophthalmologist died overnight at Wuhan Central Hospital, where he worked and likely contracted the virus while treating patients in the early days of the outbreak.
Japan on Friday reported 41 new cases of a virus on a cruise ship that's been quarantined in Yokohama harbor while the death toll in mainland China rose to 636, including a doctor who got in trouble with authorities in the communist country for sounding an early warning about the disease threat.
More than 1000 Americans have been identified as living in the part of China where the outbreak was first detected and evacuations started late last month.
A doctor in China who issued the first warnings about the coronavirus outbreak is dead from the disease, according to the hospital treating him. In December, he sent out a warning saying seven patients had been diagnosed with a SARS-like illness and were quarantined. Wuhan police detained him, forcing him to admit he made "untrue statements".
Li Wenliang, a doctor in China who was allegedly detained for warning others about the coronavirus before he himself was sickened by the illness, has died, according to the hospital treating him.