Coronavirus updates: The latest from around the world – Yahoo Finance

The coronavirus outbreak remains contained largely in mainland China and its immediate regions, though other parts of the world are being affected.

1,000 deaths in mainland China, and more than 100 cases globally, but over 45,000 people have fallen ill due to it worldwide. There are currently 13 confirmed cases in the U.S.” data-reactid=”12″ type=”text”>The outbreak of the virus, also known as COVID-19, has resulted in more than 1,000 deaths in mainland China, and more than 100 cases globally, but over 45,000 people have fallen ill due to it worldwide. There are currently 13 confirmed cases in the U.S.

industries like travel and hospitality are scaling back operations in China, while others — like Boeing — sound off on concerns their difficulties operating in China.” data-reactid=”13″ type=”text”>The virus has taken more lives than the deadly Severe Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2002, and several industries like travel and hospitality are scaling back operations in China, while others — like Boeing — sound off on concerns their difficulties operating in China.

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HANGZHOU, CHINA – FEBRUARY 12 2020: Masked people shoot propaganda footage of the fight against Covid-19 in Hangzhou in east China’s Zhejiang province Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020.- PHOTOGRAPH BY Feature China / Barcroft Media (Photo credit should read Feature China/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)

Reuters. ” data-reactid=”35″ type=”text”>The outbreak began in Wuhan, which is the capital of China’s central provide of Hubei. The virus strain was previously unknown and is speculated to have emerged late last year from illegally traded wildlife at a market in Wuhan, according to Reuters

The Guardian reported.” data-reactid=”36″ type=”text”>A very similar version of the coronavirus today had actually caused SARS almost a decade ago, and MERS (Middle East respiratory syndrome) The Guardian reported.

Reuters reported. The mortality rate for SARS was similar when it first began, but peaked at almost 10%.” data-reactid=”37″ type=”text”>Stats from China indicate that around 2% of those infected with the new virus have died, but many of them were elderly or had prior medical conditions, Reuters reported. The mortality rate for SARS was similar when it first began, but peaked at almost 10%.

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revealing the deadly respiratory virus, died.” data-reactid=”59″ type=”text”>While the outbreak has spread globally, Hubei province in China remains the epicenter. On Feb. 6, the whistleblower doctor, who had been punished for revealing the deadly respiratory virus, died.

China’s senior medical advisor said on Tuesday that the number of new infections are slowing, and that the outbreak may be over in April.

Singapore (travel ban) to the U.S. ” data-reactid=”61″ type=”text”>In the meantime, several countries have imposed travel restrictions from Singapore (travel ban) to the U.S. 

 @AnjKhem” data-reactid=”67″ type=”text”>Anjalee Khemlani is a reporter at Yahoo Finance. Follow her on Twitter:  @AnjKhem

@aarthiswami” data-reactid=”68″ type=”text”>Aarthi Swaminathan is a reporter for Yahoo Finance. She can be reached at [email protected] Follow her on Twitter @aarthiswami

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