Coronavirus: Wuhan Britons end quarantine as cruise passengers isolate

Image copyright PA Media More than 100 Britons rescued from China have left isolation, as dozens of people from a coronavirus-hit cruise ship begin a two-week quarantine. UK citizens previously evacuated from the Chinese city of Wuhan – the centre of the virus outbreak – have ended their isolation in Milton Keynes. It comes a […]

U.S. To Evacuate Americans From Virus-Struck Diamond Princess Cruise Ship : NPR

Passengers walk along the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, on which about 3,600 people have been quarantined because of fears of the new COVID-19 coronavirus. Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images Passengers walk along the deck of the Diamond Princess cruise ship, on which about […]

More cruise ship cases confirmed as death toll continues to rise

• Coronavirus death toll in China rises to 1,113 • Coronavirus illness gets official name from WHO: COVID-19 • People of Asian descent worldwide share examples of coronavirus-related xenophobia on social media • Outspoken Chinese lawyer critical of government missing in Wuhan, family says • American Airlines cancels flights to mainland China and Hong Kong […]

Indian crew on quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship pleads for help as coronavirus cases spike

Diamond Princess Cruise Ship Coronavirus Quarantine Yokohama Charly Triballeau/AFP via Getty Images The number of coronavirus cases among passengers aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship has almost doubled, going from an initially reported 70 to 136 as of Monday. Indian crew members are making public appeals, begging their government to rescue them. In a […]