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 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 »

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 »

China’s Tibet closes tourism sites to prevent virus spread: state media

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s Tibet Autonomous Region has temporarily closed all tourist sites starting on Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, official news agency Xinhua reported. Reporting by Josh Horwitz... Read more »

U.S., Canada warn against China travel as virus spreads, markets slide

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as a spreading coronavirus outbreak has killed 81 people, stranded tens... Read more »

Beer, wine, spirit makers pledge age-restriction labels on drinks

FILE PHOTO: Outside view of a restaurant’s wall decorated with hundred of bottles in Paris, France, July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Charles Platiau BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Twelve leading beer, wine and spirits companies have... Read more »

Factbox: Countries evacuating nationals from China virus areas

(Reuters) – Countries around the world are planning to evacuate diplomatic staff and private citizens from Chinese areas hit by the new coronavirus, which is spreading quickly. FILE PHOTO: A tourists from... Read more »