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Fake news makes disease outbreaks worse, study finds

By Kate Kelland

LONDON (Reuters) – The rise of “fake news” – including misinformation and inaccurate advice on social media (More…)

Fake flyers and face-mask fear: California fights coronavirus discrimination

By Andrew Hay and Maria Caspani

(Reuters) – A flyer in Los Angeles’ Carson area, with a fake seal of (More…)

Coronavirus hits Chinese health workers as economy limps back to life

Coronavirus hits Chinese health workers as economy limps back to life By Huizhong Wu

BEIJING (Reuters – The new coronavirus (More…)

Dying a desperate death: A Wuhan family’s coronavirus ordeal

By Yawen Chen and Tony Munroe

BEIJING (Reuters) – There were no doctors, nurses or medical equipment at the Wuhan (More…)

Experts fear China reluctant to accept WHO ground mission

By Stephanie Nebehay

GENEVA (Reuters) – China is dragging its heels in accepting help on the ground from international health (More…)

Shelterless Syrians burn refuse for warmth in bitter Idlib winter

By Suleiman Al-Khalidi and Emma Farge

AMMAN/GENEVA (Reuters) – Families fleeing air strikes and advancing troops in Syria’s Idlib province (More…)

U.S. reports 15th coronavirus case; White House bashes China’s response

(Reuters) – U.S. health officials reported a 15th confirmed case of coronavirus in the United States on Thursday as the (More…)

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirus

Vietnam quarantines rural community of 10,000 because of coronavirus By Phuong Nguyen

HANOI (Reuters) – Vietnam has quarantined a community (More…)

Japan records first coronavirus death, two taxi drivers test positive

By Rocky Swift and Elaine Lies

TOKYO (Reuters) – A woman has died from the coronavirus in Japan, the first (More…)

Coronavirus deaths, cases leap in China; markets shiver

By Winni Zhou and Dominique Patton

BEIJING (Reuters) – The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported (More…)