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China approves imports of live poultry from U.S.

9:07am GMT

BEIJING China has approved the import of all poultry products from the United States, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on its website on Monday, including breeding birds in addition to poultry meat approved late last year.

China's Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths on switch to new methodology

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.

Neue Virus-Zahlen ersticken Hoffnung auf baldiges Epidemie-Ende

13 Feb 2020

Peking Die Zahl der Todesfälle und Neuinfektionen durch das Coronavirus ist in China sprunghaft gestiegen.

China's Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths on switch to new methodology

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.

China's Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths on switch to new methodology

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.

UPDATE 3-China's Hubei province sees surge in coronavirus deaths on switch to new methodology

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING/SHANGHAI, Feb 13 The death toll in China's Hubei province from a coronavirus outbreak leapt by a record 242 on Thursday to 1,310, with a sharp rise in confirmed cases after the adoption of new methodology for diagnosis, health officials said.

Coronavirus death toll leaps in China's Hubei province

13 Feb 2020

BEIJING The Chinese province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak reported a record rise in the death toll on Thursday, as global health experts warned the epidemic could get far worse before it is brought under control.

'Enemy of mankind': Coronavirus deaths top SARS as China returns to work

10 Feb 2020

SHANGHAI/BEIJING China raised the death toll from its coronavirus outbreak to 811 on Sunday, passing the number killed globally by the SARS epidemic, as authorities made plans for millions of people returning to work after an extended Lunar New Year break.

WRAPUP 1-China to stagger back to work as virus deaths surpass SARS toll

09 Feb 2020

* China raises death toll to 811; 89 new deaths set daily record

China coronavirus curbs leave Hubei poultry farmers with 'no way to get by'

04 Feb 2020

BEIJING Some poultry farmers in the province at the heart of China's coronavirus outbreak are having to euthanise young birds amid new rules designed to contain the disease that have paralysed live animal transport, feed supply and slaughterhouses.

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