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Fear of coronavirus pandemic grows but China eases curbs as new infections fall

Fear of coronavirus pandemic grows but China eases curbs as new infections fall

Published 24/02/2020

BEIJING/SEOUL (Reuters) - Fears of a coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new cases reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea but [more…]

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to suspend all flights to South Korea over coronavirus concerns

Vietnam’s Bamboo Airways to suspend all flights to South Korea over coronavirus concerns

Published 24/02/2020

HANOI (Reuters) - Bamboo Airways will suspend flights to South Korea from Feb. 26 over coronavirus concerns, the company said on Monday. Its flights between [more…]

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Kuwait, Bahrain report coronavirus in people who visited Iran

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait and Bahrain on Monday recorded their first new coronavirus cases, all involving people who had visited Iran, which has reported 43 [more…]

Some Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as Korea Inc braces for virus impact

Some Samsung, Hyundai workers self-quarantine as Korea Inc braces for virus impact

Published 24/02/2020

SEOUL (Reuters) - Some South Korean workers at Samsung Electronics (005930.KS) and Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) are staying home as a precautionary measure as corporate Korea [more…]

No need to close France/Italy borders over coronavirus – French minister

No need to close France/Italy borders over coronavirus – French minister

Published 24/02/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - French junior transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari said on Monday that he saw no need to close down transport borders between France and [more…]

Qatar to quarantine passengers arriving from Iran, South Korea

Qatar to quarantine passengers arriving from Iran, South Korea

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Qatar will ask passengers arriving from Iran and South Korea to remain in home isolation or a quarantine facility for 14 days [more…]

Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus – KUNA

Kuwait says three people who traveled to Iran have new coronavirus – KUNA

Published 24/02/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Kuwait said on Monday three people, including a Saudi national, who returned from Iran were infected by the new coronavirus, state news [more…]

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Factbox: Latest on coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

Published 17/02/2020

(Reuters) - Here are the latest developments around the coronavirus outbreak: *The death toll in mainland China reached 1,770 as of Sunday-end, up by 105 [more…]

Russia says citizen aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship has coronavirus

Russia says citizen aboard Diamond Princess cruise ship has coronavirus

Published 17/02/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian woman who was on board the Diamond Princess cruise liner docked in Yokohama, Japan, has tested positive for coronavirus following [more…]

CPPCC studying possibility of postponing annual meeting: state media

CPPCC studying possibility of postponing annual meeting: state media

Published 17/02/2020

BEIJING (Reuters) - The Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), China’s top political consultative body, is studying whether to postpone its annual meeting, state-run CCTV [more…]