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China's blood donations dry up as coronavirus...

China's blood donations dry up as coronavirus...

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Wed, Feb 26 2020

Most of the requests are for traditional blood donations, but at least one blood centre said it was also...

Coronavirus hits more countries as health...

Coronavirus hits more countries as health...

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Wed, Feb 26 2020

The virus has killed 2,715 people and infected over 78,000 in China

Malaysia's political machinations: What...

Malaysia's political machinations: What...

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Tue, Feb 25 2020

Tension came to a head at the weekend when Azmin launched a bid with several ruling coalition MPs to...

China's army of ducks battle...

China's army of ducks battle...

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Tue, Feb 25 2020

Using ducks to prevent locust plague is economically and environmentally friendly compared with spraying...

Iran virus deaths rise to 16, deputy...

Iran virus deaths rise to 16, deputy...

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Tue, Feb 25 2020

China coronavirus death toll reaches 2,663

China virus cases drop as foreign fears...

China virus cases drop as foreign fears...

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Sat, Feb 22 2020

The death toll in China from the new coronavirus reaches 2,345

China sees drop in new virus cases,...

China sees drop in new virus cases,...

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Thu, Feb 20 2020

More passengers left the ship on Thursday, packing into yellow buses and leaving for stations and airports...

Passengers leave Japan virus ship as...

Passengers leave Japan virus ship as...

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Wed, Feb 19 2020

More than 74,000 have been infected with coronavirus in mainland China

Rights group: China arrests activist...

Rights group: China arrests activist...

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Tue, Feb 18 2020

Anti-corruption activist Xu Zhiyong was arrested on Saturday after being on the run since December

Coronavirus death toll in China crosses...

Coronavirus death toll in China crosses...

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Tue, Feb 18 2020

Nearly 72,500 people have been infected by the new COVID-19 strain of the virus

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet...

Armed robbers steal hundreds of toilet...

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Mon, Feb 17 2020

 One of the crates was only half stacked

Fast-food companies in China step up...

Fast-food companies in China step up...

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Mon, Feb 17 2020

The flu-like virus has infected more than 68,500 people globally and killed 1,665 as of Sunday

Hong Kong protesters rally against planned...

Hong Kong protesters rally against planned...

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Sun, Feb 16 2020

With Hong Kong property prices among the most expensive in the world, owning a home is a distant dream...

Kim Jong makes first public appearance...

Kim Jong makes first public appearance...

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Sun, Feb 16 2020

The appearance is Kim's first in 22 days after he attended Lunar New Year festivities then disappeared...

China toll leaps past 1,600 as new cases...

China toll leaps past 1,600 as new cases...

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Sun, Feb 16 2020

More than 68,000 people have now been infected

Death toll rises to 1,523 as China struggles...

Death toll rises to 1,523 as China struggles...

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Sat, Feb 15 2020

The total of confirmed infections across mainland China is now 66,492 after 2,641 new cases were...

Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000...

Vietnam quarantines area with 10,000...

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Thu, Feb 13 2020

Checkpoints have been set up around the six villages that make up Son Loi

Virus death toll in Hubei surges by...

Virus death toll in Hubei surges by...

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Thu, Feb 13 2020

At least 1,355 people have now died nationwide and nearly 60,000 have been infected after Hubei's...

China removes party chief of virus epicentre...

China removes party chief of virus epicentre...

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Thu, Feb 13 2020

Jiang Chaoliang, Hubei's party secretary, will be replaced by Shanghai mayor Ying Yong

Coronavirus death toll reaches 1,355...

Coronavirus death toll reaches 1,355...

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Thu, Feb 13 2020

The hard-hit central province of Hubei reported 242 deaths in just one day

China virus death toll crosses...

China virus death toll crosses...

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Wed, Feb 12 2020

The virus has been officially named 'COVID-19'