AS THE WORLD BATTLE THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC, CHINA HAS ALLEGEDLY BLOCKED A DRAFT TO DISCUSS THE GLOBAL CRISIS DUE TO CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC AT THE UNSC.CHINA, RUSSIA AND SOUTH AFRICA TOGETHER CANCELLED..
REUTERS/Erin Scott Like many companies, Facebook's business has been affected by the novel coronavirus outbreak. Its supply chain for hardware has been disrupted, and it cancelled a conference it was..
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell says the U.S. economy appears durable with steady growth and unemployment near a half-century low but faces risks from the broadening viral outbreak that began in..
President Trump on Tuesday further angered China by referring to COVID-19, which has killed north of 7,000 people worldwide, as the "China virus" despite being asked repeatedly to stop. FOXNews.com - Published
Top Chinese diplomat Yang Jiechi has told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo by telephone that attempts to smear China's efforts to control the coronavirus "will not succeed", Chinese state.. Reuters - Published
LONDON (AP) — Tech giant Apple is closing its stores outside of China for two weeks and will only sell online as part of efforts to fight the global viral pandemic.
“In our workplaces and.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The Port of Philadelphia says the coronavirus hasn't led to a slowdown in cargo, bucking a trend being felt at other ports across the country. The port has no direct business with China, where the.. bizjournals - Published
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Chinese President Xi Jinping has told the U.N. that his nation wants to conduct joint research on drugs and vaccines and offer “as much assistance.. SeattlePI.com - Published
China did not initially handle the coronavirus outbreak well, likely costing the world two months when it could have prepared and dramatically limited the outbreak, Robert O'Brien, the White House.. Reuters - Published
BEIJING (AP) — The province at the center of China’s virus outbreak is allowing factories and some other businesses to reopen in a show of confidence that Beijing is gaining control over the.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
President Xi Jinping visited China's virus epicenter Tuesday for the first time since cases of a then-unidentified respiratory illness emerged in the city of Wuhan in December. FOXNews.com - Published Also reported by •SeattlePI.com
BEIJING (AP) — At least seven people were killed in the collapse of Chinese hotel that was being used to isolate people who had arrived from other parts of China hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak,.. Seattle Times - Published
As COVID-19 marches around the globe and starts to multiply in the United States, fear around the pneumonia-like virus that originated in China is spreading more rapidly than the virus itself. SFGate - Published
BEIJING (AP) — To keep his 40 employees indoors and away from China’s virus outbreak, the manager of an electronics factory in Dongguan, near Hong Kong, says he hired a cook and arranged.. SeattlePI.com - Published Also reported by •Seattle Times
The slowdown in coronavirus cases out of China offers a sliver of hope that the global outbreak can be controlled, but whether that can happen anytime soon without drastic measures remains to be seen,.. Seattle Times - Published
TOKYO (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak’s impact on the world economy grew more alarming on Saturday, even as President Donald Trump denounced criticisms of his response to the threat as a “hoax”.. Seattle Times - Published