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Hospital director in Wuhan, China dies from by COVID-19

Hospital director in Wuhan, China dies from by COVID-19

John Bacon USA TODAY Published 9:51 AM EST Feb 18, 2020 The director of a Chinese hospital at the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak became one of its victims Tuesday despite “all out” efforts to save his life, Chinese health officials said. Liu Zhiming, president of Wuhan Wuchang Hospital in Hubei province, …

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Samsung Poised to Benefit From China Coronavirus Woes Afflicting Apple, Other Rivals

Samsung Poised to Benefit From China Coronavirus Woes Afflicting Apple, Other Rivals

Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam. Half of Samsung’s smartphones are now made in Vietnam, where the coronavirus that has crippled the China operations of …

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Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus

Hospital director dies in China of the new coronavirus

A nurse in a protective suit feeds a coronavirus patient inside an isolated ward at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, February 8, 2020. China Daily via Reuters BEIJING — The director of a Chinese hospital located in the city at the center of the coronavirus outbreak died Tuesday, adding to …

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Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals

Samsung poised to benefit from China virus woes afflicting Apple, other rivals

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics stands to be a major beneficiary of the China production problems announced by rival Apple Inc on Monday, reaping the rewards of a decade-long bet on low-cost smartphone manufacturing in Vietnam. FILE PHOTO: Attendees look at a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G smartphone during Samsung …

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Novel coronavirus death toll tops 1,800 as 780 million remain on lockdown in China

Patients describe what it's like to contract coronavirus

On Tuesday, Liu Zhiming, director of the Wuchang hospital in Wuhan, the city at the center of the outbreak, himself died of the virus, according to a statement released by local government authorities. Liu was a neurosurgeon and is the first hospital director to die as a result of the …

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Man Residing in China Is First U.S. Citizen to Die From Coronavirus

News Picture: Man Residing in China Is First U.S. Citizen to Die From Coronavirus

Latest Infectious Disease News SATURDAY, Feb. 8, 2020 (HealthDay News) — A 60-year-old man living in Wuhan, China, has become the first American citizen to die from the new coronavirus that first surfaced in the Chinese city. The man, whose name has not been disclosed, died Thursday at …

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China says 80 percent of coronavirus cases have been mild, as death toll rises again

China says 80 percent of coronavirus cases have been mild, as death toll rises again

Chinese health officials released a report which stated that among nearly 45,000 cases of the novel coronavirus, 80 percent were mild and the rate of new cases has been falling since early February, as the country noted 1,886 new virus cases and 98 more deaths Tuesday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the director-general for …

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Coronavirus Covid-19 live updates: China deaths

Coronavirus Covid-19 live updates: China deaths

A man wears a protective mask as he ride bike in the street at Optical Valley on February 16, 2020 in Wuhan, Hubei province, China. Stringer | Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 7:58 am: China says …

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Alstom eyes Bombardier deal to counter threat from China

Alstom eyes Bombardier deal to counter threat from China

Alstom is pursuing a huge deal that could help it counter a growing threat from a Chinese rival. © Reuters / DENIS BALIBOUSE   On Monday, the French trainmaker said it has signed an agreement to acquire Bombardier’s rail business for between €5.8 billion ($6.3 billion) and €6.2 billion ($6.7 …

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Rate of New Fatalities Drops in China

Rate of New Fatalities Drops in China

105 new coronavirus deaths in China, as increase in fatalities slows. China’s National Health Commission on Monday reported 2,048 new cases of coronavirus infections and 105 new deaths over the previous 24 hours. The number of new deaths dropped from the previous day, when 142 deaths were reported, though the …

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