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ASEAN Diplomats Praise China’s Handling of Virus Outbreak
February 21, 2020

ASEAN Diplomats Praise China’s Handling of Virus Outbreak

By Associated Press
"We reached an important consensus on China and ASEAN joining hands to fight against the epidemic," Wang told journalists after the meeting.

South Korea Reports 1st Virus Death; 2.5M Urged to Stay Home
February 20, 2020

South Korea Reports 1st Virus Death; 2.5M Urged to Stay Home

By Associated Press
South Korea reported its first death from the new virus on Thursday while the mayor of a southeastern city urged its 2.5 million people to stay inside.
Misguided Virus Fears Hitting Asian American Businesses  
February 19, 2020

Misguided Virus Fears Hitting Asian American Businesses  

By Associated Press
Xenophobic panic about the coronavirus is hurting Asian American businesses.

Japan Reports 1st Death from Virus, 44 More Cases on Ship
February 14, 2020

Japan Reports 1st Death from Virus, 44 More Cases on Ship

By Associated Press
None of Japan’s newly reported cases have a history of recent travel to China, raising concerns.

Mongolia Suspends Traditional Lunar Near Year Celebrations Due to Coronavirus Concerns
February 13, 2020

Mongolia Suspends Traditional Lunar Near Year Celebrations Due to Coronavirus Concerns

By Tergel Bold-erdene
Despite the importance of the holiday to the Mongolian people, there is broad support for the government’s decision to suspend celebrations.

Asian Soccer Tournament in Turkmenistan Delayed Due to Virus
February 04, 2020

Asian Soccer Tournament in Turkmenistan Delayed Due to Virus

By Associated Press
Of the 16 teams due to take part in the tournament in Turkmenistan, five were from countries with cases of the new coronavirus, including China.

Australia and the Pacific Respond to Coronavirus Outbreak
February 03, 2020

Australia and the Pacific Respond to Coronavirus Outbreak

By Joshua Mcdonald
Beyond China, Australia was one of the first countries to confirm a case of the virus. 
The Face of the Coronavirus: Face Masks
January 31, 2020

The Face of the Coronavirus: Face Masks

By Layne Vandenberg
Exclusively associating face masks with the coronavirus vilifies Chinese culture and fashion. 

Wuhan Coronavirus and the Tacitus Trap
January 31, 2020

Wuhan Coronavirus and the Tacitus Trap

By Fu Yu
The outbreak revealed long-standing deficiencies inside China’s local administrations, which may pose a threat to the credibility of local governments across the PRC.

The Coronavirus and Governance
January 30, 2020

The Coronavirus and Governance

By Mie Oba
How countries deal with issues like this latest coronavirus is a concern for all.

Wuhan Coronavirus: What About Central Asia?
January 29, 2020

Wuhan Coronavirus: What About Central Asia?

By Catherine Putz
There are, so far, no confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Central Asia.
Asian Demand for Face Masks Soars on Fears of Chinese Virus
January 28, 2020

Asian Demand for Face Masks Soars on Fears of Chinese Virus

By Associated Press
Demand for face masks and hand sanitizing liquid has soared across Asia.

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