closely related to SARS and MERS, has been spreading across China, and cases have been diagnosed in several other countries, including the United States. We’ll provide the latest updates on cases, deaths, travel restrictions, and more here.
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The first U.S. citizen has died of coronavirus in China. Media reports say the 60-year-old died in Wuhan. A man in Japan has also died from the virus, CNN reported. Up to now, only one other death had been reported outside China.
Eleven Americans are among the 70 people infected with the coronavirus on board the cruise ship Diamond Princess. It's the largest concentration of infection outside China. The ship has been quarantined off the coast of Japan since Tuesday.
On Friday, the Chinese doctor who was silenced by authorities when he was one of the first to sound the alarm about the coronavirus has died from the virus, according to the hospital where he was being treated. Li Wenliang died early that morning, according to the Wuhan City Central