China coronavirus: Death toll rises as disease spreads

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionWhat’s life like in quarantined Wuhan? Health officials in China 15 more people have died from a coronavirus in the province of Hubei, where the outbreak first started. There are currently 1,287 confirmed cases in China, 41…

China Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to Nine, Confirmed Cases Pass 400

BEIJING—A newly identified virus originating in central China is spreading between people primarily via the respiratory tract, according to Chinese authorities, and the number of confirmed cases now exceeds 400. Nine people have died in China from the coronavirus, which causes pneumonia, Li Bin, vice…

White Island volcano: Death toll rises to eight, police say

Image copyright EPA Image caption The White Island volcano, also known as Whakaari, erupted on Monday Two people who were being treated in hospital after the eruption of New Zealand’s White Island volcano have died, bringing the official number of victims to eight, police say….