The coronavirus traps Wuhan residents in a real-life horror movie as the Chinese city crashes

updated January 24, 2020 12:56:32 Emoriz Cong was particularly unfortunate: she only arrived in Wuhan three days ago to spend time with her family during the Lunar New Year holidays. Key points:The blockade in Wuhan left millions trapped in the city where the virus originatedSome are too scared to leave...

“This time I’m afraid”: SARS virologist warns Wuhan virus much worse, while China blocks second city

In this video image, the Chinese paramilitary police stand guard outside the closed Hankou railway station in Wuhan, in the central province of Hubei, on Thursday 23 January. China shut down the city of over 11 million people on Thursday in an unprecedented attempt to prove contain a new deadly...

What we know about the new coronavirus that is spreading in China and beyond

(Reuters) - An outbreak of a new coronavirus that started in the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 17 people and infected nearly 600 people worldwide. PHOTO PHOTO: people wearing masks go through an underground passage in the subway in Beijing, China, 21 January 2020. REUTERS / Jason LeeGlobal health...

What is Canada’s risk level for a Chinese coronavirus outbreak? Experts say it is unclear – National

Experts who monitor the spread of the new Chinese coronavirus say that Canada's risk level for an outbreak is not yet clear, but it is a level that can evolve and increase as global infections continue to skyrocket. The story continues below According to dr. Kamran Khan, one of the...

Coronavirus infections in China feared to be more prevalent than officially reported

updated January 23, 2020 1:48:46 am Hospitals in the Chinese city of Wuhan are reportedly dealing with a huge number of sick patients, increasing fears that the new coronavirus is spreading faster than official reports suggest. Key points:Officials confirmed 440 virus cases and nine deathsHowever, Wuhan's medical staff say they...

The coronavirus epidemic kills 9 people in China; The United States has 1 confirmed case, health officials say

SEATTLE - Chinese health authorities have urged people in Wuhan city to avoid crowds and public rallies, after warning that a new viral disease that infected more than 400 people and killed at least nine could spread further.The appeal came as experts from the World Health Organization were meeting to...