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World prepares for coronavirus pandemic; global recession forecast

GENEVA/BEIJING (Reuters) – Hopes the coronavirus would be contained to China vanished on Friday as infections spread rapidly around the world, countries started stockpiling medical ...

Nigeria confirms first case of coronavirus – health ministry

FILE PHOTO: An official monitors thermal scanners as a passenger walks past upon arrival of a flight into Lagos, Nigeria January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Temilade Adelaja (Reuters) ...

Korean Air says it will not allow passengers with fever to fly to U.S.

FILE PHOTO: A B787-9 belonging to Korean Airlines is seen at its aviation shed in Incheon, South Korea, February 27, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji SEOUL (Reuters) – Korean ...

Coronavirus: Shares face worst week since global financial crisis

Stock markets across the globe are suffering their worst week since the global financial crisis of 2008. Asian markets have reacted badly as the coronavirus outbreak spreads across ...

Cycling’s UAE Tour cancelled over coronavirus

The UAE Tour has been cancelled with two stages remaining after two Italian “staff members” tested positive for coronavirus. Riders at the ...