A worker at a factory in Nanjing sorting face masks being produced to satisfy increased demand during China’s COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, in China’s Jiangsu province. Stringer | AFP | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:58 am: Hubei reports an additional 108
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A thermal scanner deployed at the entrance to Singapore’s Chingay Parade amid the coronavirus outbreak. Chingay is an annual street parade that the country holds as part of its Lunar New Year celebrations. Suhaimi Abdullah l Getty Images With the ongoing coronavirus outbreak threatening to stall economic growth, Singapore’s government could roll out one of
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A doctor reads the CT scan images of 2019-nCoV patients in a hotel accommodating isolated people in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province Monday, Feb. 03, 2020. Feature China | Barcroft Media via Getty Images The new coronavirus that emerged from a seafood market in Wuhan, China likely originated in bats and then jumped to
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 31,000 as of Friday morning.Total deaths: At least 636 worldwide as of Friday morning  8:3 am Canada Goose says travel restrictions are hurting sales  8:15 am: Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi says outbreak is not
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Eastern time. Total cases: More than 28,000 as of Thursday morning.Total deaths: At least 565 worldwide as of Thursday morning 8:10 am: Russia reportedly rejects OPEC’s proposal to impose further oil cuts Russia is thought to be standing in the
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A monitor displays Peloton Interactive Inc. signage during the company’s initial public offering (IPO) across from the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York, U.S., on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Peloton shares plummeted as much as 12% in extended trading Wednesday after the fitness company reported mounting losses and slower
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The World Health Organization said the fast-spreading coronavirus that’s infected more than 8,200 across the world is a global health emergency — a rare designation that helps the international agency mobilize financial and political support to contain the outbreak. The announcement comes just hours after the U.S. confirmed its first human-to-human transmission of the virus,
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