South Korea ‘all out’ to contain virus outbreak, vows to stabilize market

A mother and her child wear a mask to prevent contacting a new coronavirus in Seoul, South Korea, January 26, 2020. Yonhap via REUTERS SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea on Tuesday said... Read more »

Philippines stops issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on virus fears

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration will temporarily stop issuing tourist visas on arrival to Chinese nationals to help ensure the country remained free of the new coronavirus, its head... Read more »

China counts 106 virus deaths as U.S., others move to evacuate

BEIJING — China on Tuesday reported 25 more deaths from a new viral disease, raising the total to at least 106, as the U.S. government prepared to fly Americans out of the... Read more »

Eating one egg a day is ‘fine’ for your heart health, study says

TORONTO — Concerned that your love for dietary cholesterol-rich eggs could end up hurting your heart? It’s time to breathe a sigh of relief: scientists say that an egg a day is... Read more »

China virus death toll passes 100 as U.S., Canada issue travel warning

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as the death toll from the spreading coronavirus passed 100, with... Read more »

J&J CEO questioned over stock sale ahead of story on asbestos in Baby Powder

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (Reuters) – Johnson & Johnson Chief Executive Alex Gorsky on Monday faced questions from plaintiffs lawyers over the timing of his sale of company stock, as he testified for... Read more »

Germany identifies first case of deadly coronavirus

(Reuters) – Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the deadly coronavirus that broke out in China. Bavaria’s health department said late on Monday that a man in the town of... Read more »

Can face masks protect you from the coronavirus? Experts weigh in

TORONTO — Some Canadians concerned about coronavirus in the wake of one confirmed and another presumptive case in Canada have been strapping on surgical masks to go outside. But can these face... Read more »

China’s Hubei province says 100 dead, 2,714 total cases in virus outbreak

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang wearing a mask and protective suit speaks to medical workers as he visits the Jinyintan hospital where the patients of the new coronavirus are being treated following the... Read more »

Mexico anti-obesity activists win fight for food warnings

MEXICO CITY — After a decade of fighting for stronger food labeling standards in one of the most obese countries in the world, Mexican activists celebrated Monday over a new rule that... Read more »