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China reports drop in coronavirus cases; scientists warn virus may spread easily

TOKYO/BEIJING (Reuters) – China reported a dramatic drop in new cases in the province at the heart of the coronavirus outbreak, while scientists reported the new virus may spread even more easily than previously believed. China’s central Hubei province had 349 new confirmed cases on Wednesday, down from 1,693 a day earlier and lowest since […]

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First batch of Diamond Princess Passengers arrive in Hong Kong to face further quarantine

HONG KONG (Reuters) – More than 100 Hong Kong residents who were quarantined on the Diamond Princess cruise in Japan for over two weeks landed on Thursday morning in the Asian financial hub, where they will face a further 14 days of quarantine. Masked passengers look out from the Diamond Princess cruise ship docked at […]

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Japanese shares recoup as Apple regains some lost ground

TOKYO, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Japanese shares bounced back on Tuesday as sentiment improved slightly after Wall Street’s major indexes closed off their lows and Apple trimmed its losses stemming from a sales warning, although the health crisis in China remained an overhang. Investors are cautious as the coronavirus epidemic could tip the Japanese economy, […]

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Quarantined passengers disembark ship in Japan; new China coronavirus cases fall

BEIJING/TOKYO (Reuters) – Hundreds of people began disembarking a quarantined cruise ship off Japan on Wednesday as the death toll from the new coronavirus in mainland China passed 2,000 and the number of new cases in the country fell for a second straight day. A member of the media approaches a passenger after he walked […]

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Second Hong Kong coronavirus death as it awaits stranded cruise passengers

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Hong Kong reported its second death from the new coronavirus on Wednesday as authorities drew up plans to fly home hundreds of city residents stranded on a virus-stricken cruise ship in Japan. The 70-year-old man who died had underlying illnesses and was one of 62 confirmed cases in the Chinese-ruled city, […]

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Virus-hit cruise liner passengers start disembarking in Japan after controversial quarantine

TOKYO (Reuters) – Passengers on the virus-hit cruise ship moored near Tokyo began disembarking on Wednesday, television footage showed, after a controversial two-week quarantine that saw more than 500 people infected with the new coronavirus originating in China. A police officer escorts a passenger away from the media as she walks out from the cruise […]

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Gyms in China livestream routines as coronavirus keeps patrons away

SHANGHAI/BEIJING (Reuters) – “Stand in front of a chair. Chest up, core tight and square your pelvis,” said Heidi Liu, a pilates instructor at a studio in Shanghai, as she demonstrated a series of poses and stretches. Fitness trainers Katie Xu and Heidi Liu lead exercise classes and stream them live at Pilates ProWorks studio […]

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Japan plans HIV drug trials for coronavirus, cruise ship evacuations continue

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan plans to trial HIV medications to treat patients infected with coronavirus as the growing number of cases poses an increasing threat to the country’s economy as well as public health. FILE PHOTO: Passengers wearing protective face masks are seen on the cruise ship Diamond Princess, as the vessel’s passengers continue to […]

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Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, 14 with coronavirus

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif./GENEVA (Reuters) – More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States after two weeks under quarantine off Japan. The cruise ship Diamond Princess, which with more than 400 cases has by far the largest cluster […]

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