Media Outlets Provide Latest Updates On Coronavirus Cases, Deaths, Cruise Ship Quarantines, Other Aspects Of Outbreak

AP: New virus has infected more than 73,000 people globally (2/18).

AP: Virus claims life of hospital director in hard-hit Wuhan (Wang, 2/18).

Newsday: WHO officials: Coronavirus seems to be spreading more slowly now (Dowdy, 2/17).

Reuters: Head of hospital dies in coronavirus epicenter; global economic impact spreads (Woo/Shen, 2/17).

AP: Virus fears rise after Cambodia’s acceptance of cruise ship (Cheang/Ng/Peck, 2/18).

AP: Quarantine on cruise ship in Japan comes under question (Cheng/Yamaguchi, 2/18).

Reuters: Japan plans HIV drug trials to fight coronavirus as Diamond Princess cases rise (Murakami/Park, 2/17).

Science Magazine: ‘The disruption is enormous.’ Coronavirus epidemic snarls science worldwide (Service, 2/17).

Additional reporting on the latest developments in the coronavirus outbreak is available from Al Jazeera, CNN (2), New York Times, and Washington Post .