Tag Archives: China

Coronavirus live updates: India surpasses China as cases spike; Italy eases travel restrictions

This is CNBC’s live blog covering all the latest news on the coronavirus outbreak. This blog will be updated throughout the day as the news breaks. Global cases: More than 4.5 million Global deaths: At least 307,159 Most cases reported: United States (More than 1.4 million), Russia (262,843), United Kingdom (238,004), Spain (230,183), Italy (223,885). The data above was… Read More »

Tom Cotton demands ‘answers’ after China state newspaper says coronavirus originated outside wildlife market

A Republican senator says it’s time for the Chinese Communist Party to reveal what it knows about the new coronavirus after the country’s state-run newspaper reported that the mystery illness may not have originated from a seafood market in Wuhan. On Saturday, Sen. Tom Cotton demanded “answers” while sharing a report from the Global Times,… Read More »

‘SARS-like damage’ seen in dead coronavirus patient in China, report says

A lung biopsy found that a man who died in China from the new coronavirus last month had lung damage reminiscent of two prior coronavirus-related outbreaks, SARS and MERS. The patient died on Jan. 27 after falling ill two weeks earlier and becoming increasingly breathless. Doctors bombarded him with various medications in attempts to save… Read More »

Second Aust airlift from China delayed

The Australian government is working with Chinese authorities to get clearance for a plane to airlift Australians out of the coronavirus epicentre of Wuhan after the evacuation was delayed overnight. The plane, which was originally scheduled to leave Wuhan on Friday night, did not get clearance to land from China. The Department of Foreign Affairs… Read More »