Kim Jong Un is in ‘vegetative state’, Japanese media claims; China medical experts dispatched to North Korea

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North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting with US President Donald Trump on the south side of the Military Demarcation Line that divides North and South Korea, in the Joint Security Area (JSA) of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized … Read More

North Korea has fired suspected cruise missiles, South Korea says

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Get all the latest news on coronavirus and more delivered daily to your inbox. Sign up here. Despite a possible coronavirus outbreak in North Korea, the country has fired missiles off its east coast from the ground as well as fighter jets on Tuesday, according to … Read More

Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000

A concourse at Sky Harbor Airport is unusually empty as airlines cut flights due to the coronavirus outbreak, March 17, 2020, in Phoenix. THE LATEST: Global Coronavirus Death Toll Passes 10,000 Trump Touts Two Drugs for Coronavirus Treatment South Korea’s … Read More

South Korean PM says ‘turning point’ near in coronavirus fight

Medical workers monitor screens showing negative pressure quarantine rooms at Seoul Medical Centre on March 9, 2020.PHOTO: EPA-EFE SEOUL (REUTERS, AFP) – South Korean officials warned against prematurely calling the peak of the coronavirus outbreak while expressing hope on Monday (March … Read More

Vatican Confirms First Case of Coronavirus

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Outpatient services at Vatican’s health clinic suspended The Vatican has reported its first coronavirus case, saying it had suspended outpatient services at its health clinic after a patient tested positive for Covid-19. The clinic inside the city-state – which has around … Read More

COVID-19 Continues to Spread in S.Korea

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YONHAP News “Citizens of Daegu and North Gyeongsang Province, stay strong. We can fully overcome this COVID-19 and we will.” President Moon Jae-in visited the southeastern city of Daegu, which has become a hotbed of coronavirus cases in South Korea. … Read More

Coronavirus infects US soldier for first time, military says

A U.S. soldier stationed in South Korea has tested positive for the coronavirus and is in self-quarantine at his residence off base, the military said Tuesday. The 23-year-old is based at Camp Carroll near the city of Daegu, where most of the country’s coronavirus cases have been clustered, and he visited … Read More

Coronavirus: South Korea declares highest alert as infections surge

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The South Korean city of Daegu has seen the biggest increase in infections – AFP South Korea has raised its coronavirus alert to the “highest level” as confirmed case numbers keep rising. President Moon Jae-in said the country faced “a … Read More

South Korea as virus kills at least 8 in Iran

The number of novel coronavirus cases in Italy and South Korea leaped upward on Sunday, spurring authorities to take new steps in an effort to fight a soaring viral outbreak now blamed for at least eight deaths in Iran. Italian authorities announced they were shutting down carnival events in … Read More

Coronavirus Cases Triple In South Korea; WHO Keeps Eye On Africa, Iran

A medical worker takes a look outside a preliminary testing facility at the National Medical Center in Seoul, South Korea, where people suspected of having contracted the novel strain of coronavirus are being tested. –Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images The number of … Read More

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