Package of dead birds from China seized at Virginia airport

U.S. 02/11/20, 19:12

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents seized a package at Dulles International Airport in Virginia that was filled with small dead birds, WTHR reported on Monday, Feb. 10. The package belonged to a passenger who arrived on a flight from Beijing, China, on Jan. 27, 2020. The traveler's final ...

Death toll from coronavirus surpasses 1,000 in mainland China

China 02/11/20, 06:58

The coronavirus outbreak for first time killed more than 100 people in one day on Monday, Feb. 10, bringing the death toll from the deadly virus to more than 1,000. China's National Health Commission said in a daily update that 108 people died from coronavirus in mainland China on Monday, raising ...

US Embassy: First American citizen dies from coronavirus

U.S. 02/08/20, 06:33

A U.S. citizen diagnosed with coronavirus died on Thursday, Feb. 6, in China, the U.S. Embassy in Beijing confirmed early on Saturday, Feb. 8. The 60-year-old citizen was dead at Jinyintian Hospital in Wuhan city, the epicenter of the health emergency, Bloomberg News citing the embassy said in an emailed statement. “We ...

President Trump discusses coronavirus with China as death toll rising

China 02/07/20, 06:28

President Donald Trump on Thursday, Feb. 6 spoke with Chinese leader Xi Jinping about the coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 600 people mostly in mainland China and spread to two dozen countries.  "President Trump expressed confidence in China’s strength and resilience in confronting the challenge of the 2019 novel ...

Newborn, just 30 hours old, diagnosed with coronavirus in China

World 02/06/20, 05:52

A baby born on Feb. 2 in China has officially become the youngest patient who is battling the new coronavirus. Medical officials said the mother of the boy was diagnosed with the virus before going into labor. According to XinhuaNet, a state-run media outlet in China, the baby was diagnosed with novel ...

China blames US for spreading fear amid coronavirus outbreak

World 02/03/20, 10:24

China on Monday, Feb. 3, accused the United States of creating and spreading fear following a coronavirus outbreak, instead of offering assistance, even though on Jan. 30, Beijing agreed to finally let the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) experts join the WHO team at the epicenter of the ...

Is the Communist Party to blame for the coronavirus outbreak?

China 02/02/20, 19:57

Chinese leader Xi Jinping is confident the raging coronavirus epidemic racing through China is under control, but is that just typical Communist rhetoric? On Jan. 28, Xi had a meeting with the head of the World Health Organization. He maintains he has full control of the novel coronavirus, and said right ...

UN declares Wuhan coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency

World 01/31/20, 04:50

The United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) on Thursday, Jan. 30, declared the new coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency of international concern as the outbreak has spread from China to nearly 20 countries and territories. This is only the sixth time the  WHO has declared such a global health emergency, ...

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