Global death toll reaches 1,770 with first case in Taiwan, as Canada prepares to airlift its citizens from Japan cruise ship. Follow live news and latest updates 1.21am GMT China’s ambassador in Australia, Chen Jingye, is giving an interview on Sky News Australia about the coronavirus outbreak.“This is controllable. This is curable,” he says. “So we have every confidence and capacities to win against the epidemic.” 1.07am GMT Chinese state media is reporting that penalties up to life imprisonment can be handed out to people who sell face masks or goggles which don’t meet national standards.Penalties up to life imprisonment can be given to those who produce or sell medical supplies including surgical #masks and #goggles that failed to meet national standards: authority #China #COVID19 pic.twitter.com/jTVWe2x6dM Continue reading…
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Publish date : 2020-02-17 01:24:02
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