Malaysia has barred the entry of remaining passengers from a cruise ship docked in Cambodia — after an American passenger tested positive for the new coronavirus upon her arrival in Kuala Lumpur. Confirming local media reports, Malaysia’s deputy minister for international trade and industry, Ong Kian Ming, told CNBC on Monday that his country will
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This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below are in Beijing time. 8:05 am: China confirms 143 more deaths, 2,641 new cases China’s National Health Commission reported an additional 143 deaths nationwide, as well as 2,641 new confirmed cases as of Feb. 14. That tally includes Hubei, the epicenter of the
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A woman sits outside wearing a protective mask on February 9, 2020 in Wuhan, China. Flights, trains and public transport including buses, subway and ferry services have been closed for eighteenth days. The number of those who have died from the Wuhan coronavirus, known as 2019-nCoV, in China has climbed to 813. Stringer | Getty
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Photo: Courtesy of Janine Cole One Saturday morning last fall, my marriage ended before I even had a chance to finish my coffee. Our three kids were clearing the table—an onslaught of nine-year-olds were arriving any minute for my daughter’s book club. As our kids stacked breakfast dishes in the kitchen, my husband, Mike, looked
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The risk of your kid doing a stupid dare is no longer limited to peer pressure at school. Any child with access to social media can be exposed to these sometimes gross, sometimes dangerous challenges that are trending online on platforms like YouTube and TikTok. Childish (and sometimes harmful) dares are nothing new. For instance, “bloody
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The view of the WuhanKeting in Wuhan, central China’s Hubei Province. Wuhan in central China’s Hubei Province started converting three existing venues, including a gymnasium and an exhibition center, into hospitals to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), the headquarters for the epidemic control said late Monday. Getty Images This is a live
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Photo: iStockphoto Parenting is hard work—you both deserve a break to celebrate Valentine’s Day, and each other. Don’t let L-O-V-E fall by the wayside just because you’re stuck at home with the kids. Here are seven ways to get creative with your Valentine’s Day plans: 1. Do a day date Play hooky or take the day off so you
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People wearing face masks ride escalators inside Hankou Railway Station on January 22, 2020 in Wuhan, China. A new infectious coronavirus known as “2019-nCoV” was discovered in Wuhan last week. Getty Images This is a live blog. Please check back for updates. All times below in China Standard Time, beginning on Wednesday. 7:27 am: Scientists
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Disinfection workers wearing masks and spray anti-septic solution at the Incheon International Airport on January 27, 2020 in Incheon, South Korea. Chung Sung-Jun | Getty Images A novel coronavirus has now taken the lives of at least 81 people in China and sickened more than 2,800 worldwide, including in the U.S. and Europe, as Chinese
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A laboratory technician works with a pipette at the Institute of Virology at the Charité Berlin Mitte, where investigations on coronavirus are underway. Christophe Gateau | Getty Images The third U.S. case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Orange County, California, the OC Health Care Agency’s Communicable Disease Control Division announced in a press release
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Health care members make first aid to people as they cover their faces with sanitary masks after the first cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Hong Kong. Miguel Candela | Getty Images President Xi Jinping on Saturday warned that the spread of the coronavirus presents a “grave situation,” as officials from central China to
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