World News liveblog | Reuters.com
Edition:
United States

World News liveblog

Reuters live coverage of events around the world. Follow @ReutersWorld on Twitter for top news and @ReutersLive for live video events.


Powered by ScribbleLive Content Marketing Software Platform
Photo

China virus death toll rises to nine as pandemic fears mount

BEIJING/SHANGHAI The death toll from a new flu-like coronavirus in China rose to nine on Wednesday with 440 confirmed cases, Chinese health officials said as authorities stepped up efforts to control the outbreak by discouraging public gatherings in Hubei province.