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  • China virus death toll nears 1,400

    The death toll from China's virus epidemic neared 1,400, as the United States complained of a "lack of transparency" from Beijing over its handling of a crisis that has fuelled global panic.

  • Singapore ramps up virus fight, reviving memories of SARS pandemic

    Schools in Singapore ask parents to declare overseas holiday plans as authorities screened travellers at air, land and sea checkpoints, to combat the spread of a deadly flu virus that has revived memories of the SARS pandemic in 2003.

  • China seals off more cities as virus toll climbs

    China seals off millions more people near the epicentre of a virus outbreak, shutting down public transport in an eighth city in an unprecedented quarantine effort as the death toll climbed to 26.

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    No China-returnee contracted coronavirus: DGHS

    None of the 900 China-returnees screened at Dhaka and Chattogram airports are infected by coronavirus, Directorate General of Health Services claims.

  • China confirms person-to-person spread of new virus

    The Chinese official investigating a pneumonia outbreak stemming from a new coronavirus says the disease can spread from person to person but can be halted with increased vigilance, as authorities on Tuesday confirmed a fourth death.

  • Experts warn over scale of China virus

    The true scale of the outbreak of a mysterious SARS-like virus in China is likely far bigger than officially reported, scientists have warned, as countries ramp up measures to prevent the disease from spreading.