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China reports 25 more virus deaths as US prepares evacuation

BEIJING (AP) - China on Tuesday reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to at least 106, as the...

Stocks tumble as virus fears spark sell-off; Dow falls 453

U.S. stocks fell sharply Monday, sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average down by more than 450 points, as investors grappled with fresh worries about...

The Latest:

BEIJING (AP) - The Latest on the new virus from China that has sickened thousands of people and killed dozens(all times local):2:30 a.m:U.S. health...

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...

Malaysia bans travelers from virus-affected area in China

BEIJING (AP) - 7:15 p.m.Malaysia's government has announced it will ban travelers from the central Chinese city of Wuhan and other parts of surrounding...

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...