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Australia tells citizens to come home, and stop travelling abroad

Australia's government told its citizens Wednesday not to travel abroad and warned those already overseas to rush home as it took unprecedented steps to choke off the spread of the coronavirus epidemic Down Under.

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Russia shuts borders to Iran residents over virus fears

Russia announced plans to restrict access to people arriving from Iran on Friday, as it moves to ensure the population's safety and thwart the spread of the new coronavirus infection.

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South Korea virus total reaches 6,000

South Korea's total number of novel coronavirus cases—the largest outside China, where the disease first emerged—passed 6,000 on Thursday as authorities announced a ban on face mask exports and other moves to try to ensure ...

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China fears mount over virus cases from outside

A month of containment measures to halt the spread of the deadly coronavirus in China seems to be working, but the rise of overseas cases means the country is now facing a fresh challenge—keeping it out.

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Taiwan hits out at China virus travel bans

Taiwan on Tuesday hit out at countries that "confuse" it with China after the Philippines became the latest to impose a travel ban on the island over the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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Foxconn to start making face masks alongside iPhones in China

Foxconn will start manufacturing surgical face masks alongside Apple products at its Shenzhen factory, the world's biggest contract electronics maker announced Thursday in response to the deadly novel coronavirus outbreak.

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Australia to refuse entry to non-citizens arriving from China

The Australian government on Saturday said it would bar non-citizens arriving from mainland China from entering the country under new measures to combat the spread of the coronavirus epidemic.

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