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Trump offers China 'any help' needed as coronavirus toll hits 811/27/2020 3:51:24 PM U.S. President Donald Trump offered China "any help that is necessary" on Monday to control a coronavirus outbreak in the central city of Wuhan that has killed 81 people and left tens of millions stranded during the biggest holiday of the year.
J&J chief testifies he did not read all documents related to asbestos in talc1/27/2020 3:37:21 PM Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Alex Gorsky told a jury Monday that he did not read all the internal company documents related to potential asbestos contamination in Johnson's Baby Powder.
J&J CEO to testify at trial for first time on Baby Powder risks1/27/2020 3:37:17 PM Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Officer Alex Gorsky was set to be called as a witness on Monday in what would be his first appearance in a jury trial over allegations that the company's Baby Powder causes cancer.
Beijing city reports first coronavirus death: state TV1/27/2020 3:35:59 PM China's capital Beijing reported its first death caused by the new coronavirus on Monday, the state television station CCTV said.
Indian state to cull chickens after H5N1 bird flu found1/27/2020 3:31:13 PM Authorities in an eastern Indian state will start culling chickens and destroying eggs from Tuesday to contain a bird flu virus of the H5N1 strain, a government statement said on Monday.
Trump says U.S., China in close contact on coronavirus outbreak1/27/2020 3:15:05 PM U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States and China were in close contact regarding the newly identified coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands in more than 10 countries and killed at least 81.
In virus-hit 'ghost town', stranded Thai student waits for help1/27/2020 2:59:38 PM When Thai medical student Badeephak Kaosala dares to leave his rented apartment in the central Chinese city of Wuhan, he puts on a mask, gloves, a hat and layers of clothing to try to avoid infection with the coronavirus that has the city on lockdown.
Wife of Canada's first coronavirus patient confirmed as country's second case1/27/2020 2:59:38 PM The wife of Canada's first novel coronavirus patient has tested positive for the virus at a public health laboratory, the province of Ontario's health ministry said in a release on Monday.
Hong Kong bans entry of visitors from China virus province1/27/2020 2:46:28 PM Residents of China's Hubei province, where the new coronavirus outbreak was first reported, will be banned from entering Hong Kong from Monday as China tries to halt the rapid spread of the outbreak.
Saudi Arabia, UAE caution oil market against gloom over China virus1/27/2020 2:46:28 PM Saudi Arabia, the world's top oil exporter, urged caution on Monday against "gloomy expectations" regarding the possible impact of the spread of the coronavirus on the global economy and oil demand.
Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas1/27/2020 2:34:41 PM Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, which is spreading quickly.
Olympics: Women's basketball qualifier moved from China to Serbia1/27/2020 1:55:54 PM A women's Olympic basketball qualifying tournament for this year's Tokyo Games has been moved from China to Serbia as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
European travel firms cancel trips to China as virus fears grow1/27/2020 1:51:21 PM By Anneli Palmen, Ilona Wissenbach and Benoit Van Overstraeten
Factbox: What is known about the new coronavirus1/27/2020 1:39:16 PM A new virus that has killed 81 people in China can spread before symptoms show up, Chinese health authorities said, adding that its incubation period can range from one to 14 days.
China official says food supplies ample in virus-hit Wuhan1/27/2020 1:38:56 PM Food supplies including meat, eggs, and milk in the Chinese city of Wuhan are ample, its Communist Party chief Ma Guoqiang said on Monday.
Emirates advises crew to stay in hotels, avoid crowds in China due to virus outbreak1/27/2020 1:18:14 PM Dubai's Emirates airline is advising its flight crew to stay in their hotels when on a layover in China due to the new coronavirus outbreak there that has killed 81 people.
Taiwan to inspect travelers to enforce mask export ban, will permit personal use1/27/2020 12:42:42 PM Taiwan will inspect people leaving the island to ensure they are not breaking a temporary ban on exporting face masks amid an outbreak of the new coronavirus which started in China, but people carrying them for personal use will be exempted.
Cambodia confirms first case of coronavirus -health minister1/27/2020 12:42:35 PM Cambodia has confirmed the first case of coronavirus in the country, Health Minister Mam Bunheng said on Monday.
China county offers reward for identifying people from virus-hit Wuhan1/27/2020 12:39:27 PM A county in northern China is offering 1,000 yuan ($145) to tipsters who report the presence of anyone from Wuhan, epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, who has not already registered with authorities, the local government TV station said on Monday.
Dutch government may evacuate 20 citizens from Wuhan, China1/27/2020 12:30:43 PM The Dutch government is assessing ways to evacuate 20 Dutch citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan, press agency ANP reported on Monday.