China News, Health, World

Coronavirus: third UK case confirmed as death toll in China passes 560 – latest news

Patient being referred to specialist unit. Meanwhile, 10 more people on stricken cruise ship off the coast of Japan are diagnosed with virus

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China News, Health, World

Coronavirus live updates: confirmed cases in China pass 20,000 as death toll reaches 425 – latest news

Authorities call for improvements following ‘difficulties exposed in response to the epidemic’, as US reports second person-to-person transmission – latest updates

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USA news, World

Trump impeachment: Republicans aim to block witnesses as key vote approaches – live

  • Wednesday is first of two days of question-and-answer sessions
  • Trump allies seem confident they will be able to block witnesses
  • White House sends letter saying John Bolton’s cannot be published
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China News, Health, World

Coronavirus live updates: death toll jumps to 170 amid evacuation delays for foreign nationals

WHO says whole world must be on alert for Wuhan virus as UK citizens in Hubei told they will not be flown out on Thursday. Follow the latest news and live updates

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Business Economy Finance, China News, World

Stocks and oil slump on fears over China virus outbreak – business live

Equity sell-off deepens and oil falls below $59 as death toll from coronavirus rises, sparking fears over economic impact

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China News, Health, World

Coronavirus latest news: China death toll climbs to 80 with more than 2,700 cases – live updates

World Health Organization chief flies to Beijing to discuss containment of virus as 10 countries report infections

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China News, Health, World

Coronavirus outbreak: death toll rises to 56 as Canada confirms first case – updates

Authorities in China say infections have risen to more than 1,600 while Canada becomes the latest country to report a case of the virus. Follow all the latest developments here

Scientists race to disover how Wuhan victims were infected

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Health, World

Coronavirus: Xi Jinping warns of ‘grave situation’ as spread accelerates through China – live

More than 1,280 infected in China as officials try to stem spread of virus which has reached Europe, the US and Australia. Follow the latest news

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Business Economy Finance, World

Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg blasts climate inaction; Lagarde fears Brexit cliff edge – as it happened

Climate activists protest at the World Economic Forum, as Lagarde, Georgieva and Mnuchin discuss the economic outlook

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Environment, World

Australia fires live: homes feared lost in NSW bushfires as six firefighters reported injured – latest updates

Six volunteer firefighters reportedly taken to hospital with ‘serious injuries’ in truck rollover, names of three US firefighters killed in C-130 crash released, and Sydney covered in thick smoke haze. Follow the latest news and live updates

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Health, World

Coronavirus outbreak: four tested in Scotland after arriving from Wuhan – live news

Possible cases in Scotland come as World Health Organisation committee meets for second day

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