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China says virus ‘strengthening’ as death toll hits 56, over 2,000 infected

AFP Wuhan China expanded drastic travel restrictions on Sunday to contain an epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000, as the US, France and Japan prepared to evacuate their citizens from a quarantined city at the ..

China bans wild animal trade until viral outbreak eases

Beijing: China on Sunday ordered a temporary ban on the trade in wild animals as the country struggles to contain a deadly virus believed to have been spawned in a market that sold wild animals as food. Raising, transporting or selling ..

Lago: Nigerian health authorities have announced stepped-up emergency measures to tackle a rise in Lassa fever cases after 29 people died this month. “As at 24th of January 2020, 195 confirmed cases and 29 deaths had been reported in ..

AFP Hong Kong Protesters threw petrol bombs on Sunday night at an empty public housing complex in Hong Kong that had been earmarked to become a temporary quarantine zone as the city battles the outbreak of a SARS-like virus. The unrest ..