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Italy rushes to contain Europe’s first major virus outbreak

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) - Italy scrambled Sunday to check the spread of Europe's first major outbreak of the new viral disease amid rapidly rising...

TSA halts employees from using TikTok for social media posts

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Transportation Security Administration said Sunday it has stopped allowing employees to use the China-owned video app TikTok to create social...

S. Korea leader: ‘Unprecedented’ steps needed to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea’s president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and...

Italy cancels Venice Carnival in bid to halt spread of virus

CODOGNO, Italy (AP) - Scrambling to contain rapidly rising number of new coronavirus infections in Italy, the largest amount outside Asia, authorities on Sunday...

China’s Xi says epidemic ‘grim,’ calls for action on economy

BEIJING (AP) - Warning that China’s virus epidemic is “still grim and complex,” President Xi Jinping called Sunday for more efforts to stop the...

Moscow targets Chinese with raids amid virus fears

MOSCOW (AP) - Bus drivers in Moscow kept their WhatsApp group chat buzzing with questions this week about what to do if they spotted...

S. Korea leader: ‘Unprecedented’ steps needed to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea’s president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and...

Iran raises death toll from new virus to 8, infections to...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's health ministry raised Sunday the death toll from the new virus to 8 people in the country, amid concerns...

S. Korea leader: ‘Unprecedented’ steps needed to fight virus

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea’s president has put his nation on its highest alert for infectious diseases, saying Sunday that officials should...

Iran’s health ministry raises death toll from new virus to 8

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's health ministry raised Sunday the death toll from the new virus to 8 people in the Middle Eastern country,...