Zeng Guang, chief infectious disease scientist of China's CDC, said it was the national senior experts' advice to lock down Wuhan. "But closing transportation channels is not our own words. We advised Wuhan people not to leave the city and people outside not to go in," he said

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[adjusted wording] Yicai News article estimates traffic outflows from Wuhan (domestic & int'l) before coronavirus lockdown with Baidu migration map & Flight Steward app data. Int'l destinations with top fight volume (12/30-1/22): Bangkok, Singapore, Tokyo
Paris: French nationals will be evacuated from Wuhan, China, to France
The Bahraini Ministry of Health confirms that no infection with the Corona virus has been detected in the country
China extends Lunar New Year holiday until Feb. 2 and school holidays also being extended due to coronavirus 2019nCoV, reports @CCTV
Kuwaiti Foreign Ministry: maintaining the minimum members of our diplomatic mission in China and returning their families precautionously after the spread of #coronovirus
Police fired pepper rounds at bystanders on Shantung St1 month ago
Police fired pepper rounds at bystanders on Shantung St
Clashes have taken place in Mong Kok for the second night in a row. Photo: Stand News1 month ago
Clashes have taken place in Mong Kok for the second night in a row. Photo: Stand News
Live in MongKok, riot police search & catch youngsters (again)1 month ago
Live in MongKok, riot police search & catch youngsters (again)
Mayor of Wuhan, epicenter of coronavirus, said at briefing that 5mln people have left the city due to #LunarNewYear travel and the outbreak. 9mln are still in the city
First recorded case of infant being infected of nCoV2019 was reported in Beijing tonight. The baby girl is only 9 months old and has travel history in Wuhan
Protest: in Mong Kok on the 2nd day of LunarNewYear as we can see its night market can be possibly a heated space for HongKongProtests. More protesters here are chanting HongKong Indepence - it's the only way out1 month ago
Protest: in Mong Kok on the 2nd day of LunarNewYear as we can see its night market can be possibly a "heated" space for #HongKongProtests. More protesters here are chanting "HongKong Indepence - it's the only way out"
Hong Kong will deny any non-HK resident who's been to Wuhan for the past 14 days from entering the city, Govt announced1 month ago
Hong Kong will deny any non-HK resident who's been to Wuhan for the past 14 days from entering the city, Govt announced
Fanling: At 8:32pm, the authorities warned that police may take action after vandalism took place and petrol bombs were thrown1 month ago
Fanling: At 8:32pm, the authorities warned that police may take action after vandalism took place and petrol bombs were thrown
1 month ago
Medical sources says confirmed cases of nCoV rose to 9 in hk - latest cases found at Tuen Mun hospital and North Dist hospital
Riot police have stormed into a few public buildings nearby to disperse the protesting crowd. It is the first WuhanCoronavirus-related protest in Hong Kong so far. Protesters have been protesting the requisition of a public estate as a quarantine camp since afternoon1 month ago
Riot police have stormed into a few public buildings nearby to disperse the protesting crowd. It is the first #WuhanCoronavirus-related protest in Hong Kong so far. Protesters have been protesting the requisition of a public estate as a quarantine camp since afternoon
1 month ago
Taiwan has confirmed the 4th case of #WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 50 something year old Taiwanese woman who traveled to Wuhan from Jan. 13 to 15 and then travel to Europe from the 16th to 25th. She started to cough on Jan. 22nd
Blackclad protesters set fire at a public housing building believed to be used as quarantine camp in the face of the increasing WuhanCoronavirus epidemic. The Hong Kong govt said in the afternoon that it'd use Fai Ming Estate for quarantine but later denied the plan1 month ago
Blackclad protesters set fire at a public housing building believed to be used as quarantine camp in the face of the increasing WuhanCoronavirus epidemic. The Hong Kong govt said in the afternoon that it'd use Fai Ming Estate for quarantine but later denied the plan
Riot police in Fai Ming Estate, Fanling. The slogan on the wall says Government is incompetent. Hong Kong people save ourselves1 month ago
Riot police in Fai Ming Estate, Fanling. The slogan on the wall says "Government is incompetent. Hong Kong people save ourselves"
China's Premier Li Ke-qiang advised the #WuhanCoronavirus task force to be prepared for relevant works to control and contain the epidemic after the Lunar New Year holiday and consider to appropriately extend the holiday, adjust schools' start date and reduce
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang was appointed as head of the CPC Central Committee leading group to combat #WuhanCoronavirus
Riot police are out in Fanling. One spoke with a mic and asked protesters to remain calm. We understand your concern. As long as you are peaceful and you don't use violence, police won't intervene your expression.1 month ago
Riot police are out in Fanling. One spoke with a mic and asked protesters to remain calm. "We understand your concern. As long as you are peaceful and you don't use violence, police won't intervene your expression."
HKPolice arrives to Fanling and says they are only clearing roadblock, understands the concern, and says the Quarantine camp is fake news1 month ago
HKPolice arrives to Fanling and says they are only clearing roadblock, understands the concern, and says the Quarantine camp is fake news
More from Fanling in Hong Kong. Masked protesters have been digging up bricks and creating road blocks this evening. People are really concerned about the impact of the coronavirus. (Videos: Apple Daily,   TV, RTHK)1 month ago
More from Fanling in Hong Kong. Masked protesters have been digging up bricks and creating road blocks this evening. People are really concerned about the impact of the coronavirus. (Videos: Apple Daily, TV, RTHK)
1 month ago
Interesting reversal by Shantou in Guangdong Province. City sent new notice overturning previous decision. says will monitor people, vehicles, ships entering city but no travel restrictions. All taxi, car hailing, buses to operate normally. Vehicles only need disinfection
Following Beijing and Tianjin, Hebei Province will cut all inter-provincial and inter-city shuttles from Jan 27, including shuttles to other provinces from Shijiazhuang International Airport. Airport shuttles to downtown Shijiazhuang will remain available
#WuhanCoronavirus: China's capital city Beijing (population at ca. 21M) will delay post-LunarNewYear re-opening of classes at nurseries, primary to high schools, universities & training institutions. Online learning materials will be provided. (Beijing Youth Daily)
1 month ago
Japan to evacuate its citizens in Wuhan a chartered flight amid the spread of the coronavirus in China. #WuhanCoronavirus
More checking, screening for those with the coronavirus. This is in Henan. A policeman told us to leave because they've already sorted the problem out here then another officer whispered something to him and we're having to wait for a government official to speak to us. China1 month ago
More checking, screening for those with the coronavirus. This is in Henan. A policeman told us to leave because they've already sorted the problem out here then another officer whispered something to him and we're having to wait for a government official to speak to us. China
Residents in Fanling are blocking a road to Fai Ming Estate, a newly completed pubic housing estate, to protest against the government decision to reserve the complex for quarantine camp or dorm for medical staff1 month ago
Residents in Fanling are blocking a road to Fai Ming Estate, a newly completed pubic housing estate, to protest against the government decision to reserve the complex for quarantine camp or dorm for medical staff
The average time between exposure and first symptoms of the Wuhan coronavirus is 10 days while transmission appears to be possible during this incubation period
Dr Lei Wai Seng of St. Januario Hospital said the 3rd imported case in Macau first arrived in HK by plane on Jan 20, and took ferry to Macau on Jan 22.  She was negative to all tests on 23 but the hospital kept her isolated for 48hrs and tested again, when she was found positive1 month ago
Dr Lei Wai Seng of St. Januario Hospital said the 3rd imported case in Macau first arrived in HK by plane on Jan 20, and took ferry to Macau on Jan 22. She was negative to all tests on 23 but the hospital kept her isolated for 48hrs and tested again, when she was found positive
#CoronavirusOutbreak Measures taken include leak prevention to avoid water contamination as the design and construction of Wuhan's special new hospital strictly follows standards, a local official said. Zhiyin Lake near the hospital is not a water source for the city, he said
Commissioner of China's National Health Commission said that based on clinical cases, some patients have more severe symptoms where as some present more minor symptoms, but it is clear that WuhanCoronavirus has started to transmit between people and its ability to transmit is growing. They need more clinical data to analyze the exact nature of #WuhanCoronavirus.
Reuters: National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei, speaking at a press briefing, said authorities' knowledge of the new virus was limited and they are unclear on the risks posed by mutations of the virus
1 month ago
Huaibei, a city of more than 2 million people in Anhui Province, closes public venues and bans all Hubei-registered vehicles from entering the city
China health director Ma Xiaowei says #WuhanCoronavirus is contagious during the incubation period, which is up to 14 days. "That's very different from SARS."
More signs of #Wuhanvirus impact on China's economy: Transport Ministry says travel is down for LunarNewYear. On first day Saturday, overall transportation dropped by 28.8% from same day last year. Railway transportation fell by 41.5%, roads 25%, passenger flights 41.6%
1 month ago
Unlike SARS, the coronavirus can infect people even if its carrier shows little or no symptom: Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission #WuhanCoronavirus
1 month ago
The #Wuhanpneumonia epidemic is estimated to last for some time and the number of people infected will also continue to increase: Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission
1 month ago
The current situation indicates the virus is becoming increasingly contagious. Its deadliness and treatment rate require further study, said Ma Xiaowei, head of the National Health Commission #WuhanCoronavirus
The coronavirus epidemic is entering a very complicated stage, and the spread of the virus is at a preliminary stage: Chinese health authority WuhanCoronavirus1 month ago
The coronavirus epidemic is entering a very complicated stage, and the spread of the virus is at a preliminary stage: Chinese health authority #WuhanCoronavirus
Zeng Guang, chief infectious disease scientist of China's CDC, said it was the national senior experts' advice to lock down Wuhan. "But closing transportation channels is not our own words. We advised Wuhan people not to leave the city and people outside not to go in," he said
Another person has tested positive for the deadly coronavirus, the fourth case here in NSW and the fifth in the country. The result is expected to be confirmed tomorrow, as the death toll in China climbed above 50 as the virus continues to spread.
1 month ago
Health officials in Orange County health officials on Saturday confirmed a case of the Wuhan coronavirus, marking the third known case in the United States
1 month ago
China calls on all community leaders coordinating with the government to closely monitor anyone who has been to Wuhan in the past 15 days. And if a person shows any signs of illness, they are to be transferred to hospital, screened, and/or quarantined. #WuhanCoronavirus
Thailand has confirmed the 6th case of WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 73 year old female tourist from Wuhan, and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Thailand. Since the epidemic broke out, 5 of the cases are tourists1 month ago
Thailand has confirmed the 6th case of #WuhanCoronavirus. She is a 73 year old female tourist from Wuhan, and is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Thailand. Since the epidemic broke out, 5 of the cases are tourists
1 month ago
#HongKong reports sixth #WuhanCoronavirus case in Wan Chai's Ruttonjee Hospital. "The Hongkonger, who has showed fever symptoms, had been to Wuhan and returned to Hong Kong high-speed rail." #coronavirus
Another Coronavirus case in Australia. Preliminary tests have come back positive for the disease in Sydney. Australia has FIVE people who have contracted the virus.
1 month ago
Britain advises against all travel to China's Hubei province
1 month ago
China's Jiangxi province bans public gatherings and closes public venues in effort to contain coronavirus.
Charter flight will evacuate US diplomats and private citizens from Wuhan, China on Jan 28. coronavirus1 month ago
Charter flight will evacuate US diplomats and private citizens from Wuhan, China on Jan 28. #coronavirus
1 month ago
Shantou is more than 840 kilometers (520 miles) from Wuhan. It's the first city outside Hubei province to be put on lockdown
1 month ago
Ezhou, a city of 1 million which has been on a partial lockdown, has been put on a full lockdown
Macau recorded three more cases of nCoV2019 including one of a person travelling from Hong Kong to Macau by ferry on last Thursday1 month ago
Macau recorded three more cases of nCoV2019 including one of a person travelling from Hong Kong to Macau by ferry on last Thursday
1 month ago
South Korea reports 3rd confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus
1 month ago
#WuhanCoronavirus update as of 24:00 Jan 25: New cases: 688 New deaths: 15 (13 from Hubei, 1 from Shanghai, 1 from Henan). Total cases: 1975 Total deaths: 56
1 month ago
Ontario officials say there is a "presumptive positive" test result for the coronavirus in Toronto. A man in his 50s had travelled to Wuhan, China and felt ill on his return to Canada. He is in stable condition in Sunnybrook hospital
1 month ago
7 Chinese citizens from hotel in Moscow were hospitalized with the flu symptoms as precaution measure
It was a canister thrown outside Langham Place in Mong Kok when an object was thrown from a heckling crowd at police. A rally was called there to commemorate the Fishball Movement in the same night in 20161 month ago
It was a canister thrown outside Langham Place in Mong Kok when an object was thrown from a heckling crowd at police. A rally was called there to commemorate the "Fishball Movement" in the same night in 2016
HKU has suspended classes1 month ago
HKU has suspended classes
Langham Place protest: 2 people have been arrested, this young woman & a young man further down the street at the corner of Argyle & Portland in Mong Kok1 month ago
Langham Place protest: 2 people have been arrested, this young woman & a young man further down the street at the corner of Argyle & Portland in Mong Kok
On the 1st day of New Year some people are protesting outside of Langham Place in Mong Kok, raising the LiberateHongKong RevolutionOfOurTimes flag. This appears too much for the swarms of riot police, who have arrested 21 month ago
On the 1st day of New Year some people are protesting outside of Langham Place in Mong Kok, raising the #LiberateHongKong #RevolutionOfOurTimes flag. This appears too much for the swarms of riot police, who have arrested 2
The city of Nanjing in China requires everyone to wear a mask in public else will be prosecuted
Israeli citizen collapsed and was hospitalized with high fever in Tel HaShomer - Shiba hospital after returning from a trip in China, Israeli MOH says that he's being checked for the #WuhanCoronavirus as he developed fever only after arriving back to Israel
Hubei province has also closed down all 72 train stations across the province, and authorities have also rolled out temperature measuring mechanisms at 387 train stations across China1 month ago
Hubei province has also closed down all 72 train stations across the province, and authorities have also rolled out temperature measuring mechanisms at 387 train stations across China
Photos and conversation showing,Qingpu district is under quarantine. and fear that Shanghai might be lockdowned due to outbreak of coronoavirus soon1 month ago
Photos and conversation showing,Qingpu district is under quarantine. and fear that Shanghai might be lockdowned due to outbreak of coronoavirus soon
Elina Chow, former Liberal Party leader, criticised Lam for not closing the border. “Has she forgotten the huge mistake in 2003 in Amoy Garden?  Didn’t she see the scale and speed of outbreak in mainland? Didn’t she hear from the experts? Come on! For once, LISTEN!”1 month ago
Elina Chow, former Liberal Party leader, criticised Lam for not closing the border. “Has she forgotten the huge mistake in 2003 in Amoy Garden? Didn’t she see the scale and speed of outbreak in mainland? Didn’t she hear from the experts? Come on! For once, LISTEN!”
Apart from Hubei province, Sichuan province has announced that restaurants or individuals are prohibited from organizing any type of gatherings, and those who had made similar plans should cancel their reservation, according to the provincial government1 month ago
Apart from Hubei province, Sichuan province has announced that restaurants or individuals are prohibited from organizing any type of gatherings, and those who had made similar plans should cancel their reservation, according to the provincial government
To be official: Party chief of Wuhan is sacked. Chen Yixin, secretary general of CCP Commission of Politics and Law, is appointed the new party secretary of the city
President Xi warns virus is 'accelerating', country facing 'grave situation': state media
On and off line travel agencies across China halt sales of "flight tickets plus hotel" packages IMMEDIATELY. Groups travelling overseas before Jan 27 can still go ahead if safety is guaranteed. No more overseas tours after Jan 27
Xinhua Hospital says 62-years-old ENT specialist, Dr. Liang Wudong, who is suspected to have died from the coronavirus Saturday, retired in March 2019
Beijing to stop all inter-province shuttle buses from January 26 amid the coronavirus outbreak, local authorities said
The country is facing a "grave situation" where the coronavirus is "accelerating its spread," Xi told the meeting, which took place on the Lunar New Year public holiday
Communist Part of China's politburo held a meeting on the coronavirus outbreak, with President Xi Jinping presiding, according to Chinese state tv
1 month ago
The U.S. is planning an evacuation of its diplomats and citizens out of Wuhan. The flight leaves tomorrow, and can carry about 230 people back to the U.S. The operation was approved by China's Foreign Ministry
Wuhan began construction of a second special hospital to house Wuhan pneumonia patients, with a design of 1,300 beds, which is expected to be completed within half a month.
HongKong halts flights and high-speed trains from Wuhan.  Health declarations will be expanded to all ports. If visitors are dishonest, they may be fined or face imprisonment, Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says1 month ago
HongKong halts flights and high-speed trains from Wuhan. Health declarations will be expanded to all ports. If visitors are dishonest, they may be fined or face imprisonment, Chief Exec. Carrie Lam says
China's Sanya city says all tourist sites in the city shut down to prevent spread of virus outbreak
1 month ago
Hong Kong raises alert to emergency level due to coronavirus - RTHK
At least 30 hospitals in Hubei province are in urgent need of personal protective equipment, according to local media. They are asking for donations
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