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China reports no new local coronavirus cases for 1st time

China's health ministry says the city of Wuhan — the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic — and the surrounding Hubei province reported no new cases in the last 24 hours, providing hope in the global fight against the virus.

UNC: Self-quarantine required for travelers amid coronavirus

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has implemented domestic and international travel requirements and restrictions to combat the spread of a new coronavirus strain.

Warning of possible hidden cluster as US sees 2nd coronavirus death

With two deaths confirmed in the U.S. and scientists warning the new coronavirus could already have spread much more widely than believed in one state, the disease that emerged in central China was taking a mounting toll on American nerves by Monday morning.

Virus’ effect on world economy grows more alarming

Concerns about the coronavirus outbreak's threat to the world economy grew Saturday, even after President Donald Trump denounced criticism of his response to the threat as a “hoax" cooked up by his political enemies.  

The No. 1 way to prevent coronavirus isn’t wearing a face mask

As fears over the coronavirus outbreak spread, thousands of Americans are clamoring to buy face masks in an effort to protect themselves, sending prices soaring and leading manufacturers like 3M to ramp up production.

Coronavirus affecting Port of Wilmington shipments

As the number of coronavirus cases continues to rise, we're feeling its effects in the Cape Fear.

Americans who left cruise trade one quarantine for another

A group of Americans cut short a 14-day quarantine on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo, to be whisked back to America.

Virus impact in China could affect state’s furniture firms

The impact of the coronavirus in China could be felt by furniture companies in North Carolina.

15th case confirmed in US as China’s coronavirus numbers soar

Doctors in China adopted a new way of diagnosing the novel coronavirus, leading to a huge jump in the official number of deaths blamed on the disease and the number of confirmed cases in the country.

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