Millions in China banish virus blues with online games, video apps

 

 FILE PHOTO: A woman wearing a mask checks her mobile phone in Shanghai, China January 29, 2020. REUTERS/Aly Song/File Photo BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Online games and short video apps have been among the few beneficiaries of China’s virus outbreak, raking in millions of views and downloads as people stuck in>>>

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Heart-breaking video reveals puppies deserted on a construction website in China due to coronavirus|Daily Mail Online

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 Somebody who is contaminated with the Wuhan coronavirus can spread it with simply a basic cough or a sneeze, researchers say.At least 362 people with the infection are now confirmed to have actually died and more than 17,520 have actually been infected in at least 26 countries and areas. Specialists>>>

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‘Highly pathogenic’ H5N1 bug that can spread to humans kills 4,500 chickens in China

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 Someone who is infected with the Wuhan coronavirus can spread it with just a simple cough or a sneeze, researchers say.At least 213 individuals with the virus are now validated to have passed away and more than 9,800 have actually been contaminated in a minimum of 21 countries and regions.>>>

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Residents fret as China’s Wuhan virus exclusion zone widens

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 CHANGSHA, CHINA (REUTERS) – Walking through the drizzle outside the railway station in the city of Changsha on Chinese New Year, local residents said it was only a matter of time before they became part of a lockdown aimed at containing China’s most lethal new contagious disease since 2003. Changsha,>>>

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Wuhan virus: Rats and live wolf pups on the menu at China food market linked to virus outbreak

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 SHANGHAI (AFP) – The food market where China’s deadly virus surfaced was a smorgasbord of exotic wildlife ranging from wolf pups to species linked to previous pandemics such as civets, according to vendor information and a Chinese media report. The Huanan Seafood Market in the central city of Wuhan came>>>

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USDA to Allow Chickens From U.S. to Be Shipped to China for Processing and Back to U.S. for Consumption, Just Like Seafood

 

      Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor Statistics data estimates that>>>

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Wuhan virus outbreak: China grapples with mystery pneumonia-like illness, East Asia News & Top Stories

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   BEIJING (NYTIMES) – For days, Li Bin had what felt like a cold, with a high fever of between 102 and 105, and he could not understand why he wasn’t getting better. After four days, he went to a hospital, and a doctor told him he had a form>>>

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Hyundai, Kia sales drop to seven-year low on China weakness, forecast better 2020

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 SEOUL (Reuters) – South Korea’s Hyundai Motor (005380.KS) and affiliate Kia Motors (000270.KS) turned in their lowest sales in seven years in 2019 as business in China slumped, missing their target for a fifth straight time, but forecast better numbers for 2020. Chung Eui-sun, executive vice-chairman of Hyundai Motor Co,>>>

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China Is Kicking America’s Ass in Space

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  China has its last significant hurdle to spaceflight. The Chinese have successfully launched their much-anticipated Long March V heavy-lift rocket. China can now place the modules to construct the Tianhe-1 space station (meant to rival the International Space Station) in orbit and, more importantly, Beijing can attempt its first interplanetary mission>>>

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