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China lockdown may have blocked 700,000 virus cases – researchers

'China's control measures appear to have worked by successfully breaking the chain of transmission – preventing contact between infectious and susceptible people,' says one of the paper's authors

'China's control measures appear to have worked by successfully breaking the chain of ...

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China lockdown may have blocked 700,000 virus cases – researchers

The governor of Jakarta says nearly 300 suspected and confirmed victims of the virus have ...

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Asia virus latest: Myanmar reports first death, China factory turnaround

Indonesian authorities say 136 people have died after contracting the virus, with 1,528 ...

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Indonesia declares state of emergency as virus toll jumps

Jolovan Wham alleges in a Facebook post Singapore's judiciary lacked integrity and ...

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Singapore activist picks jail over fine for criticising courts

Eighteen firefighters and one forestry guide die fighting a huge forest fire in ...

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19 killed in massive China forest fire

Pompeo has 'unleashed insult at a country with which his president was willing to forge a ...

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North Korea slams Pompeo and says will 'walk our way'

(UPDATED) A railway police officer is killed and 122 passengers are hurt, 4 of them ...

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One dead, 127 hurt in China passenger train derailment

Police commissioner Mike Bush says a website for reporting people breaking coronavirus ...

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Police website crashes as Kiwis turn into shutdown snitches

Authorities say a group of inmates started a rumor that there's a virus outbreak inside ...

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Virus fears spark Thailand prison riot

Underlining the risks to Wuhan, huge numbers of passengers have crowded onto trains and ...

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China's coronavirus epicenter pivots to stem imported cases