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However, there are fears that humans could come to blame pangolins for the outbreak, and seek revenge
(UPDATED) China is no longer the only breeding ground for COVID-19 as countries worry about possible contagion from other hotbeds of infection, including Iran, South Korea and Italy
In one video believed to have been shot last week, a man is heard shouting at officials, 'I'm starving. My wife and children are starving.'
Most of South Korea's novel coronavirus are linked to the Shincheonji Church of Jesus, an entity often accused of being a cult
Local church officials also strongly recommend that Catholics do not kiss or touch the cross during Good Friday services
'People are illiterate, you can't get the message through to them,' says a Kabul-based physician
Around 970 were allowed off the boat last week after testing negative for the virus, but several have subsequently been found to be carrying the disease
The soldier, a 23-year-old man, is the first infection among the 28,500 troops Washington stations in the South to defend it against the nuclear-armed North
But the disease has now reached dozens of countries
An 11th person has died of the disease – a Mongolian man who had been awaiting a liver transplant
None of the 3 people with fevers have any history of travel to Wuhan
The report comes after outbreaks were identified in Switzerland's main neighbors Austria, France, Germany, and Italy
'How many countries are planning hospital beds, planning ventilators...and the lab capacity to be able to manage this?' asks WHO's China mission chief
At some point, national health authorities may have to switch from blocking the virus' progress to coping with its effects
'We're talking about a virus that doesn't respect borders,' says Italy's Health Minister Roberto Speranza
Officials are also worried about the US drug supply chain, because a high proportion of ingredients used to make medicine is made in China
Pompeo says that both China and Iran could have better contained coronavirus if they allowed free expression
Several people who left the boat after getting the all-clear have since tested positive, the health ministry admits
(UPDATED) More than 80% of the infections have been in South Korean city Daegu and the neighboring North Gyeongsang province
A WHO expert warns of outbreaks in other countries 'increasing at exponential growth rates'
Bahrain shuts 3 schools after a man who had transported children to the institutions tested positive after returning from Iran
(UPDATED) The spread of the disease continues unabated with Afghanistan, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, and Oman announcing their first cases on Monday
(3rd UPDATE) The number of fatalities in China also continues to soar, with 150 more deaths taking the official toll to nearly 2,600
South Korean President Moon Jae-in raises the country's virus alert to red, the highest level
The virus has so far killed more than 2,400 people, with about 80,000 infected globally
WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has already sounded the alarm, saying the window to stem the virus is shrinking
Philippine Ambassador Joseph Yap tells Rappler the situation in Singapore is improving, and ‘there is even less reason now to have travel restrictions of any kind’
(3rd UPDATE) The head of the country's civil protection agency, Angelo Borrelli, says 219 people have now tested positive in Italy, which has the most confirmed cases in Europe
'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
(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