Coronavirus outbreak

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

The virus has killed at least 1,770 people in mainland China and has infected some 71,000 worldwide, mostly in China.

Timeline: How China's new coronavirus spread

Coronavirus outbreak

How dangerous is the new coronavirus?

Global alarm mounts over a rapidly spreading new coronavirus in China, but just how worried should you be?

How dangerous is the new coronavirus?

NewsFeed

Nigerian artist makes prosthetics for black amputees

John Amanam is a Nigerian sculptor on a mission to create hyperrealistic prosthetic limbs for black amputees.

AJ IMPACT

Swine fever: 'Double punch' for countries facing COVID-19 threat

Disease is harmless to humans but has wiped out 60 percent of China's swine industry and a quarter of global supply.

Swine fever: 'Double punch' for countries facing COVID-19 threat

Coronavirus outbreak

How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

COVID-19 spreads from person to person in close proximity, similar to other respiratory illnesses.

How does coronavirus spread and how can you protect yourself?

Asia Pacific

Indonesia fears grow over coronavirus threat

Despite virus being detected in more than two dozen countries, one of Asia's most populous nations is yet to report a single case.

Asia Pacific

Controversy over Chinese government response to coronavirus

President Xi Jinping and other leaders knew about the seriousness of outbreak weeks before it was revealed to the public, speech indicates.

Mongolia

The casualties of Mongolia's doomed love affair with coal

From magic bullet to poisoned chalice: coal has helped the economy to boom, at great cost to ordinary people's lives.

The casualties of Mongolia's doomed love affair with coal

Coronavirus outbreak

China warns against panic as death toll passes 1,500

Foreign Ministry criticises countries that have introduced trade and travel restrictions on China.

Coronavirus outbreak

Chinese tourist in France is Europe's first coronavirus death

More than 1,500 people have died from the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19, mostly in mainland China.

Chinese tourist in France is Europe's first coronavirus death

AJ Impact

Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears

Some designers changed or cancelled their shows due to factory shutdowns in China as global coronavirus worries spread.

Face masks 'hot item' at London Fashion Week amid virus fears

Coronavirus outbreak

China sets 14-day quarantine rule for Beijing arrivals

New fatalities push nationwide death toll close to 1,400 and further 5,090 new cases take total infections near 65,000.

Egypt

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa

The country's health ministry says the affected person is a 'foreigner' who is hospitalised and in isolation.

Egypt confirms coronavirus case, the first in Africa

Asia Pacific

China: Millions of people quarantined to check coronavirus spread

The Chinese city of Wuhan has been under lockdown for three weeks since it was identified as the source of the outbreak.

Health

British ethnic minority students racially harassed: BMA

Medical body reports discrimination on campus and workplace, as NHS says white job applicants likelier to succeed.

British ethnic minority students racially harassed: BMA