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Officials: Chinese industry recovering, more aid coming

Chinese regulators say small, mostly private companies that are the engine of the country's economy are back to operating at one-third of normal levels after anti-virus controls shut factories and other business
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Japan to close schools nationwide to control spread of virus

All elementary, middle and high schools to remain shut until late March.
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Japan to close schools nationwide to control spread of virus
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Latest American infected with novel coronavirus could be 1st case of 'community spread' on US soil

The latest patient being treated for the novel coronavirus in the U.S. is being investigated as possibly the first case of "community spread" on American soil.
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New coronavirus case may indicate 'community spread' in the US: CDC
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Coronavirus could lead to drug shortages in US

The recent coronavirus outbreak has revealed vulnerabilities in supply chains that deliver drugs to the U.S.
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Coronavirus could lead to drug shortages in US
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Massive coronavirus testing program in South Korea underscores nimble public health infrastructure

Global health experts say the scope of South Korea’s coronavirus diagnostic capability exhibit impressive lab capabilities that no other country can match at the moment.
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South Korea's massive coronavirus testing reflects nimble health care infrastructure
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM

Flight attendant tests positive for coronavirus

Global health officials say the number of new infections outside China outpaced the rate of infections in that country for the first time.
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM
Flight attendant tests positive for coronavirus
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM

New information on the battle against coronavirus

Dr. Jen Ashton breaks down the government’s response to the virus with former Homeland Security Adviser Tom Bossert.
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM
New information on the battle against coronavirus
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM

Trump to address US about coronavirus crisis

The Trump administration has asked Congress for $2.5 billion to respond to the threat.
February 27, 2020, 5:10 AM
Trump to address US about coronavirus crisis
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM

How to protect yourself from coronavirus, the flu

ABC News’ Dr. Jen Ashton shares the best ways to protect yourself and discusses who is being hit hardest by the virus.
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM
How to protect yourself from coronavirus, the flu
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM

Coronavirus vaccine will likely take 12 to 18 months: Top NIH official

Anthony Fauci said a potential vaccine would take a year and a half, and that the current focus should be on public health measures to contain the coronavirus.
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM
Coronavirus vaccine will likely take 12 to 18 months: Top NIH official
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM

President Trump addresses coronavirus concerns with CDC officials

An alarming rate of confirmed cases have appeared across the globe.
February 27, 2020, 5:09 AM
President Trump addresses coronavirus concerns with CDC officials
February 27, 2020, 2:01 AM

Pence to lead US response to coronavirus as Trump urges Americans to prepare

President Donald Trump announced Vice President Mike Pence would lead the U.S. response to coronavirus at a news conference.
February 27, 2020, 2:01 AM
Pence to lead US response to coronavirus as Trump urges Americans to prepare
February 27, 2020, 1:49 AM

Latest American infected with coronavirus has no relevant travel history: CDC

Health officials say a patient in California is the first person in the U.S. to contract the coronavirus without having relevant travel history.
February 27, 2020, 1:49 AM
Latest American infected with coronavirus has no relevant travel history: CDC
February 27, 2020, 12:34 AM

Trump announces VP Pence will lead US government response to coronavirus

President Donald Trump announced Vice President Mike Pence would be “in charge” of the U.S. response to the novel coronavirus.
February 27, 2020, 12:34 AM
Trump announces VP Pence will lead US government response to coronavirus
February 26, 2020, 11:44 PM

Germany in warning over a virus epidemic

The man was first hospitalized Monday with serious pneumonia.
February 26, 2020, 11:44 PM
German authorities say man with virus in critical condition
February 26, 2020, 10:14 PM

Stars wear masks amid coronavirus warnings -- but experts say most don't need them

Famous stars are showing off the way they are protecting themselves while traveling amidst warnings and public speculation regarding coronavirus.
February 26, 2020, 10:14 PM
Why Kate Hudson and Gwyneth Paltrow's coronavirus masks aren't necessary: Experts
February 26, 2020, 8:33 PM

Facebook cracks down on ads for alleged coronavirus cures

The social media company announced it's cracking down on ads that guarantee a cure, create a sense of urgency or otherwise attempt to cash in on the outbreak.
February 26, 2020, 8:33 PM
Facebook cracks down on ads for alleged coronavirus cures
February 26, 2020, 8:14 PM

Facebook cracking down on ads that guarantee coronavirus cure

Facebook announced it was cracking down on ads that guarantee a cure, create a sense of urgency, or otherwise attempt to cash-in on the outbreak.
February 26, 2020, 8:14 PM
Facebook cracking down on ads that guarantee coronavirus cure
February 26, 2020, 7:10 PM

4 universities cancel or suspend study abroad classes in Italy because of coronavirus

NYU students will continue classes online after a confirmed case in Florence.
February 26, 2020, 7:10 PM
4 universities cancel or suspend study abroad classes in Italy because of coronavirus
February 26, 2020, 5:38 PM

An increasingly isolated Iran tries to control virus crisis

Iran is girding for a long battle against the coronavirus that is spreading rapidly across the country and the wider Middle East
February 26, 2020, 5:38 PM
Iran raises its death toll to 19 amid 139 coronavirus cases
February 26, 2020, 5:19 PM

Trump advisers grilled on coronavirus as lawmakers receive mixed messages on what happens next

Both Democrats and Republicans hammered Trump administration officials on Tuesday on whether the administration was prepared to handle the coronavirus.
February 26, 2020, 5:19 PM
Lawmakers grow worried about Trump's ability to handle coronavirus
February 26, 2020, 4:51 PM

CDC warns Americans of 'significant disruption' from coronavirus

The White House is requesting $1.25 billion in emergency funding from Congress as part of a total commitment of $2.5 billion to fight the novel coronavirus.
February 26, 2020, 4:51 PM
CDC warns Americans of 'significant disruption' from coronavirus
February 26, 2020, 3:46 PM

CDC issues sharp coronavirus warning

The director for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases asked the public to "work with us and prepare in the expectation that this could be bad."
February 26, 2020, 3:46 PM
CDC issues sharp coronavirus warning
February 26, 2020, 3:39 PM

How deadly is new coronavirus? It's still too early to tell

Even a low fatality rate can add up to lots of victims.
February 26, 2020, 3:39 PM
How deadly is new coronavirus? It's still too early to tell
February 26, 2020, 3:21 PM

US, South Korea militaries face new enemy in viral outbreak

More than 1,200 people in South Korea have been infected with coronavirus.
February 26, 2020, 3:21 PM
US, South Korea militaries face new enemy in viral outbreak
February 26, 2020, 1:51 PM

Iran raises death toll from new virus to 8, infections to 43

Iran's health ministry raised the death toll from the new coronavirus to eight people
February 26, 2020, 1:51 PM
Iran raises death toll from new virus to 8, infections to 43
February 26, 2020, 12:27 PM

US Navy's 7th Fleet to screen all personnel boarding ships for coronavirus

The U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet will screen all personnel boarding its ships for coronavirus -- formally called COVID-19 -- as the virus spreads across Asia.
February 26, 2020, 12:27 PM
US Navy's 7th Fleet to screen all personnel boarding ships for coronavirus
February 26, 2020, 12:11 PM

Dow Jones plunges for 2nd straight day on coronavirus fears

The Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered a second consecutive day of brutal losses on Tuesday.
February 26, 2020, 12:11 PM
Dow Jones plunges for 2nd straight day on coronavirus fears
February 26, 2020, 8:39 AM

New virus has infected over 78,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 78,000 people globally
February 26, 2020, 8:39 AM
February 26, 2020, 5:24 AM

CDC warns coronavirus outbreak will worsen

American medical officials are preparing for COVID-19 to infect communities in the states.
February 26, 2020, 5:24 AM
CDC warns coronavirus outbreak will worsen
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM

Several cities in Northern Italy on lockdown

Several countries have imposed a lockdown while others continue to have open borders; a traveler from Italy tested positive in Spain, forcing a lockdown of their hotel.
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM
Several cities in Northern Italy on lockdown
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM

Health officials warn of coronavirus reaching the US

In its strongest warning yet, the CDC all but promised that the coronavirus would spread to the U.S. and instructed Americans to prepare.
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM
Health officials warn of coronavirus reaching the US
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM

Ways to prepare amid CDC coronavirus warning

Americans should go through a mental checklist including looking at home supplies and checking school and childcare contacts.
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM
Ways to prepare amid CDC coronavirus warning
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM

Should Americans reconsider travel plans in wake of coronavirus?

With the coronavirus spreading to Europe and Asia, travelers are questioning whether they should cancel their travel plans.
February 26, 2020, 5:23 AM
Should Americans reconsider travel plans in wake of coronavirus?
February 26, 2020, 5:22 AM

Concerns rise that coronavirus could affect 2020 Summer Olympics

11,000 athletes are expected to participate, drawing tens of thousands of spectators from around the world to a sporting event that will cost Japan $12.6 billion.
February 26, 2020, 5:22 AM
Concerns rise that coronavirus could affect 2020 Summer Olympics
February 26, 2020, 5:22 AM

Asia crippled by coronavirus

South Korea and Iran are struggling to combat COVID-19's spread from China.
February 26, 2020, 5:22 AM
Asia crippled by coronavirus
February 25, 2020, 8:35 PM

Study begins in US to test possible coronavirus treatment

The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska and is eventually expected to include 400 patients at 50 locations around the world
February 25, 2020, 8:35 PM
February 25, 2020, 8:31 PM

Pompeo accuses China of hiding coronavirus details

The top U.S. diplomat's sharp tone towards Beijing was matched by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, who told Congress on Tuesday that the world is not getting reliable data out of China.
February 25, 2020, 8:31 PM
Pompeo accuses China of hiding coronavirus details
February 25, 2020, 8:02 PM

Pompeo accuses China and Iran of censoring information about coronavirus outbreaks

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday accused China and Iran of censoring information about coronavirus outbreaks, risking a worldwide spread.
February 25, 2020, 8:02 PM
Pompeo accuses China and Iran of censoring information about coronavirus outbreaks
February 25, 2020, 6:35 PM

Iran says official who played down virus fears is infected

Iran also has 95 confirmed infections.
February 25, 2020, 6:35 PM
UAE bans Iran flights over virus; at least 15 dead in Iran
February 25, 2020, 4:32 PM

Trump says coronavirus 'under control' in US, problem going to 'go away'

President Trump, speaking in India, said Tuesday that while the coronavirus is a "very serious thing" but is "under control" in the U.S. and will "go away."
February 25, 2020, 4:32 PM
Trump says coronavirus 'under control' in US, problem going to 'go away'
February 25, 2020, 4:05 PM

US military dependent in South Korea diagnosed with coronavirus, triggering precautions

The family member of a U.S. service member has been diagnosed with coronavirus -- officially called COVID-19 -- in South Korea.
February 25, 2020, 4:05 PM
US military dependent in South Korea diagnosed with coronavirus, overall risk 'high'
February 25, 2020, 3:39 PM

Coronavirus could turn into global pandemic, officials say

Cases in Italy have jumped to over 200 and the Trump administration asked Congress for $2.5 billion to help fight the outbreak as the CDC issued new travel warnings to avoid non-essential travel.
February 25, 2020, 3:39 PM
Coronavirus could turn into global pandemic, officials say
February 25, 2020, 3:18 PM

Trump says coronavirus 'under control' in US

President Trump, speaking in India, said Tuesday that while the coronavirus is a "very serious thing" but is "under control" in the U.S. and will "go away."
February 25, 2020, 3:18 PM
Trump says coronavirus 'under control' in US
February 25, 2020, 1:30 PM

Canary Islands hotel quarantined after virus confirmed

Some 1,000 tourists staying at the complex are not allowed to leave.
February 25, 2020, 1:30 PM
Canary Islands hotel quarantined after virus confirmed
February 25, 2020, 1:06 PM

The fight against the new coronavirus

The CDC is now warning against travel to South Korea as the White House prepares to request billions of dollars in emergency funds to combat the outbreak. ABC News’ Serena Marshall reports.
February 25, 2020, 1:06 PM
The fight against the new coronavirus
February 25, 2020, 12:38 PM

Coronavirus stokes fears on Wall Street

The stock market took a massive plunge on Monday surrounding real economic impacts of the fears of the spread of coronavirus.
February 25, 2020, 12:38 PM
Coronavirus stokes fears on Wall Street
February 25, 2020, 11:44 AM

'Are you still alive?' Virus fears grip South Korean city

Fears of a soaring viral outbreak are gripping the South Korean city of Daegu.
February 25, 2020, 11:44 AM
'Are you still alive?' Virus fears grip South Korean city
February 25, 2020, 10:03 AM

Virus cases in SKorea delays table tennis team world champs

The event is the latest sports fixture to be postponed over the outbreak.
February 25, 2020, 10:03 AM
Virus cases in SKorea delays table tennis team world champs
February 25, 2020, 6:43 AM

2 cruise ship passengers in Japan die from novel coronavirus

Two passengers from a cruise ship quarantined in Japanese waters have died from the novel coronavirus, officials said.
February 25, 2020, 6:43 AM
2 cruise ship passengers die from coronavirus