An Epidemic of Wuhan Virus Misinformation Is Spreading Online

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Social media giants are finding it hard to quarantine fake news. A young boy reacts as he and thousands of others line up to purchase face masks from a makeshift stall after waiting for hours in Hong Kong on Feb. … Read More

Coronavirus Chaos: The Torturous Journey Home for 5 Million ‘Homeless’ Wuhan People

The latest from inside China thanks to our on-the-ground expert: “While residents of Wuhan have been blocked from leaving the city ever since it was quarantined on January 23, the approximately 5 million Wuhan locals who were stuck outside of … Read More

Coronavirus cases in Wuhan may be ‘just tip of the iceberg,’ expert says

A medical worker in a protective suit adjusts a drip bag for a patient at a hospital, following an outbreak of the new coronavirus in Wuhan. -Reuters The thousands of coronavirus cases in the Chinese city of Wuhan, the center … Read More

Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 31 January 2020

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Greetings from Tyler, The worldwide scare over the spread of the coronavirus continues to prompt concern if not panic.  China publicly admits they may have as many as 10,000 cases of the deadly sickness.  But they’ve quarantined whole cities, recommended … Read More

Coronavirus: 100,000 may already be infected, experts warn

UK government urged to reassure public that NHS is ready for cases within days. UK authorities have faced criticism over the time taken to track down recent arrivals from Wuhan. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA About 100,000 people could be infected with … Read More

China’s Xi Vows to Defeat ‘Devil’ Coronavirus Outbreak as Death Toll Soars

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Tedros Adhanom, director-general of the World Health Organization, left, meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Jan. 28, 2020. Chinese President Xi Jingping vowed the country will conquer the fight against a … Read More

China coronavirus spread is accelerating, Xi Jinping warns

The spread of a deadly new virus is accelerating, Chinese President Xi Jinping warned, after holding a special government meeting on the Lunar New Year public holiday. The country is facing a “grave situation” Mr. Xi told senior officials. The … Read More

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