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Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

Coronavirus Updates: Dangerous Disease Now Called COVID-19; Death Toll Exceeds 1,100

The death toll from the coronavirus reached a new high on Wednesday even as Chinese officials said the infection rate showed signs of slowing.Right NowRate of new cases begins to fall in China even as death toll rises.ImageThe authorities quarantined a public housing complex in Hong Kong after two residents were confirmed to have contracted…

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Coronavirus live updates: cruise ship cases rise to 61 as China mourns whistleblower doctor – latest news

Coronavirus live updates: cruise ship cases rise to 61 as China mourns whistleblower doctor – latest news

4.26am GMT 04:26 The New York Times reporter in Hong Kong has just posted a video that sums up the concern in the city about the spread of the coronavirus. Alexandra Stevenson (@jotted) It’s becoming hard to ignore the sense of panic in Hong Kong. This line for a local drugstore stretches around a large…

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Coronavirus live updates: China says its death toll hits 425 as total cases rise to 20,438

Coronavirus live updates: China says its death toll hits 425 as total cases rise to 20,438

This is a live blog. Please check back for updates.All times below are in Beijing time.10 am: Chinese stocks turn positive after Monday's hammeringAfter plunging more than 7% on Monday, Chinese shares turned positive in the first half-hour of trade on Tuesday. The Shanghai composite index rose around 0.65% and the Shenzhen component jumped 1.82%…

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Fed meeting updates: Powell says he’s not trying to boost stocks, comments on coronavirus

Fed meeting updates: Powell says he’s not trying to boost stocks, comments on coronavirus

Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell speaks during a press conference following the January 28-29 Federal Open Market Committee meeting, in Washington, DC on January 29, 2020.Mandel Ngan | AFP | Getty Images(This is a live blog. Check back for updates.)3:25 pm: Powell press conference ends3:07 pm: What the trade deals mean for economy"The fact…

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