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Hong Kong halts trains from mainland China as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) - Hong Kong's leader announced Tuesday that all rail links to mainland China will be cut starting Friday as fears grow about...

China counts 106 virus deaths as US, others move to evacuate

BEIJING (AP) - Deaths from a new viral disease that is causing mounting global concern rose by 25 to at least 106 in China...

UN health chief visits China to help with virus containment

BEIJING (AP) - 11:20 p.m.The director-general of the World Health Organization has flown to China to meet with government officials and health experts trying...

Wuhan mayor says willing to resign if it helps contain virus

BEIJING (AP) - 10:10 p.m.The mayor of the Chinese city where a deadly virus broke out says he would be willing to resign if...

Chinese visitor confirmed as Cambodia’s 1st coronavirus case

BEIJING (AP) - 9:00 p.m.Cambodia's health minister says a Chinese visitor to a popular resort is his country's first case of the new virus.Mam...

Hong Kong confirms 8 virus cases, all linked to China

BEIJING (AP) - 8:30 p.m.Hong Kong has confirmed two more cases of a new virus that started in central China, raising its total to...

China virus outbreak rams global tourism, costing billions

With tens of millions of Chinese ordered to stay put and many others avoiding travel as a new virus spreads, tourism around the globe...

China extends holiday to contain virus as death toll rises

BEIJING (AP) - China on Monday expanded sweeping efforts to contain a viral disease by extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the...

Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation

BEIJING (AP) - A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China on Sunday with...

Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation

BEIJING (AP) - A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China on Sunday with...