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The claims include allegations that the virus is a US effort to 'wage economic war on China,' that it is a biological weapon manufactured by the CIA or part of a Western-led effort 'to push anti-China messages'
'Now's the best time to give ourselves an immunity shot to avoid succumbing to misinformation, malice, and meanness'
While passengers on board were confined to their cabins around the clock apart from an hour of fresh air on deck, most of the Diamond Princess crew did not undergo quarantine as they were needed to keep the ship running
(UPDATED) Both Iraq and Kuwait, which respectively share land and maritime borders with Iran, have not confirmed any cases of the virus internally
Dozens of protesters block a road near a local hospital even before officials confirm that the site would hold evacuees
South Korea is now the worst-infected country outside China
(UPDATED) The evacuees are positive for coronavirus but were earlier cleared in Japan
The man says he was scared for his life when he was ordered out of the country 'straight into an epidemic of a deadly virus which still rages'
(UPDATED) The number of deaths outside mainland China climb to 11
The coronavirus outbreak hits a critical stage in the Chinese athletes' Olympic buildup
(UPDATED) A man in his 60s in North Gyeongsang province tests positive for the coronavirus after dying Wednesday, February 19, following symptoms of pneumonia
Outside of Hubei, the number of cases has been steadily falling
(UPDATED) They are the first fatal cases among the more than 600 who were onboard the cruise ship
Photos are seen online of Japanese pharmacies with signs saying 'Let's go, China!'
'Is it really safe to get off?' screams a headline in the Nikkan Sports tabloid
China's carbon emissions have dropped by least 100 million metric tons over the past two weeks, the study says
The number of new cases is sharply lower than the daily updates of recent weeks
This is a critical step toward developing vaccines and treatments
The head of the health ministry's contagious diseases unit says the pair who died were Qom residents who were not known to have left Iran
'Maybe you are hearing my voice today and seeing my corpse tomorrow,' says one disabled resident
Officials say the man was taken to hospital after a fall at home. He had a fever and tested positive for the virus, dying a week later.
At least two government officials themselves contracted the virus while working on the quarantined Diamond Princess
(UPDATED) Kentaro Iwata, a professor at the infectious diseases division of Kobe University, blasts the on-ship quarantine as a 'major failure, a mistake'
(UPDATED) At least 15 cases are believed to be linked to a single patient, a 61-year-old woman
'I wish to emphasize that the only thing to fear is fear itself, not the virus,' envoy Zhang Ming says
The head of WHO's health emergencies program says the outbreak was 'very serious' and could grow, but stressed that outside Hubei the epidemic was 'affecting a very, very tiny, tiny proportion of people'
Plasma from patients who have recovered from a spell of pneumonia triggered by COVID-19 contains antibodies that can help reduce the virus load in critically ill patients
The health commission also reports 1,807 new cases, a smaller number of infections compared to those declared on Monday
A 37-year-old Chinese was diagnosed during a routine check-up, says the government-run Emirates News Agency
The foreign ministry rolls out a pigeon in a face mask to announce entry restrictions on foreigners
'A delivery man was threatened by 3 knife-wielding men who took toilet paper worth more than HK$1,000 ($130),' a police spokesman says
(UPDATED) More than 300 passengers are transferred onto coaches via a makeshift passport control and loaded onto two planes heading for air bases in California and Texas
Chinese President Xi Jinping says the government must 'increase use of police force' during the crisis
This brings the total number of infected Filipinos onboard to 27
The appearance is Kim's first in 22 days after he attended Lunar New Year festivities, then disappeared from the public eye amid global concern over the coronavirus outbreak
It's still all systems go for Tokyo even as fears over the coronavirus epidemic cast a dark shadow on Japan's Olympic hosting
Amid the coronavirus outbreak, officials of the World Health Organization say it's not their decision to call off major events like the Olympics
(UPDATED) Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having fallen ill from the virus in China, with officials revealing that 1,716 health workers have been infected as of Tuesday, February 11
One passenger cuts out paper hearts and leaves them on her door for the crew to read, with messages including: 'Thank you for all your hard work' and 'Thank you for taking care of us'
'Cambodia does this because Cambodia pays more attention to human rights,' says Cambodia's strongman premier Hun Sen
'We're more than willing to work with the UN (and) WHO on this and they won't let us,' says Larry Kudlow, director of the National Economic Council
The central province's health commission reports 116 more deaths and 4,823 new cases, the majority involving 'clinically diagnosed' patients
Amid coronavirus concerns, Tokyo Olympics organizers say they're 'not considering postponing' the 2020 Games
Jiang's removal comes after Hubei's two most senior health officials were sacked Monday
'Those who do not declare their fever are enemies,' proclaims a banner on a building in Yunmeng
Anger erupted in China this month after the death of a doctor in Wuhan, whom police silenced when he flagged the emerging virus in December
'A prayer goes to our Chinese brothers and sisters who are suffering from such a cruel disease,' the pontiff says
(UPDATED) The huge jump comes as local officials said they were changing the way they diagnose COVID-19 cases
According to lab reports, the kits are returning inconclusive results