OUTBREAK SHIFTS, SPREADS February 24, 2020February 21, 2020 by IWB Facebook Twitter Reddit Email RSS Feed Newsletter DonateSouth Korea becomes newest front in shifting virus 10 Italian towns in lockdown… Coronavirus-themed party stirs anger at college! Thousands of Americans in voluntary quarantine… Reporting on Epidemic Under China’s Watchful Eye… Confusion mounts over counting methods… Another hotspot surfaces: Prisons… Hundreds of animals mysteriously drop dead… Moscow deploys facial recognition for quarantine… CORONAVIRUS UPDATE: China: coronavirus deaths top 2,200 as number of new cases rises again. Turning point of coronavirus outbreak in China has not come: politburo. New virus has infected more than 76,000 people globally. Iran reports 2 more deaths, 13 new cases of new coronavirus. Coronavirus: South Korea ’emergency’ measures as infections increase. Could warmer weather help contain the coronavirus? Coronavirus live updates: Officials letting last uninfected passengers leave Diamond Princess. At least 11 American Diamond Princess evacuees test positive for coronavirus, another doctor in China dies. Hundreds of Chinese inmates infected with novel coronavirus as outbreak spreads to prisons. Coronavirus-Hit Japan Limits Large Gatherings: Graduations, speeches, business meetings and even the Tokyo Marathon have been canceled or curtailed. Stocks head for worst week in four as coronavirus spreads. Global central bankers scour shopping malls, manufacturers for coronavirus playbook. Coronavirus Cripples Supply Chains for Many Small US Businesses. Coronavirus Impact on Global Economy More Muted Than Expected: Epidemic further weakens growth, but the impact on Europe’s industrial powerhouse was less severe than feared.