Asia Pacific / Science & Health Feb 8, 2020

Coronavirus study implicates fecal transmission

Diarrhea may be a secondary path of transmission for the novel coronavirus, scientists said Friday following the publication of the latest study reporting patients with abdominal symptoms and loose stool. The primary path is believed to be virus-laden droplets from an infected person's cough, though ...

Expats across China flee as virus fears mount

Asia Pacific / Science & Health Feb 2, 2020

Expats across China flee as virus fears mount

Expatriates are leaving coronavirus-hit China — and not just from the outbreak epicenter in Wuhan — as worries about their children take hold and private health care facilities start turning away the feverish. Some foreigners also fear being trapped indefinitely as airlines cancel flights and ...