Global shares hit as investors focus on coronavirus outbreak in prisons

Global shares hit as investors focus on coronavirus outbreak in prisons

A global stock rally was stopped in its tracks after new concerns flared that the coronavirus could spread significantly beyond the locked-down cities at the epicentre of the outbreak in China.

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Krishnan Guru-Murthy backs Sport Relief trek relocation over coronavirus fears

Krishnan Guru-Murthy backs Sport Relief trek relocation over coronavirus fears

The Channel 4 journalist said the main reason behind the move from Mongolia to Namibia was ‘caution’.

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Quarantined British prepare for return from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

Quarantined British prepare for return from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 70 British nationals were passengers on the Diamond Princess cruise liner in Japan.

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Doctors obliged to notify HSE when Covid-19 cases diagnosed

Doctors obliged to notify HSE when Covid-19 cases diagnosed

Covid-19 — the coronavirus that originated in China, is now a notifiable disease.

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Coronavirus: ECB takes note as Air France, Maersk and Foxconn count the costs

Coronavirus: ECB takes note as Air France, Maersk and Foxconn count the costs

The ECB’s growing confidence that the eurozone economy was on the mend may suffer a setback as the continent reels from the economic fallout of the coronavirus, a leading economist has said.

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Coronavirus: British couple welcome treatment as others prepare to fly home

A UK repatriation flight will land at the Boscombe Down Ministry of Defence base near Salisbury, Wiltshire, in the early hours of Saturday.

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Coronavirus: British couple diagnosed in Japan say they are happy with treatment

Coronavirus: British couple diagnosed in Japan say they are happy with treatment

David and Sally Abel will not be able to fly back to the UK with other Britons on Friday.

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Virus: Huge industrial hit means China cuts emissions by 100 million tons

One of the deadliest epidemics in decades has dented energy demand and industrial output in China, cutting carbon dioxide emissions by about 100m metric tonnes — close to what Chile emits in a year.

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Virus: Adidas and Puma warn over sales drop in China

Virus: Adidas and Puma warn over sales drop in China

German sportswear makers Adidas and Puma have warned the coronavirus outbreak is hurting business in China due to store closures and fewer Chinese tourists travelling and shopping in other markets.

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Holohan: We are expecting to see cases of coronavirus in Ireland

Holohan: We are expecting to see cases of coronavirus in Ireland

Kingston Mills, professor of experimental immunology at Trinity College Dublin and emergency medicine consultant Dr Chris Luke both said the HSE has the correct measures in place.

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Impact of coronavirus ‘still not fully reflected in dairy markets’

Impact of coronavirus ‘still not fully reflected in dairy markets’

Sources at Dairygold Co-op said on Tuesday that the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) has not been fully reflected in the dairy markets yet.

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Expert thinks there will be 'a few cases' of coronavirus in Ireland

Expert thinks there will be 'a few cases' of coronavirus in Ireland

A professor of infectious diseases says it is inevitable that someone in Ireland will be diagnosed with coronavirus.

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McLaren take coronavirus precautions at Barcelona test

McLaren take coronavirus precautions at Barcelona test

The Chinese Grand Prix has already been postponed due to the outbreak of the illness.

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Infected Briton on coronavirus-stricken ship has early onset dementia, says son

Infected Briton on coronavirus-stricken ship has early onset dementia, says son

The UK's Foreign Office said Britons on board the Diamond Princess will be evacuated ‘as soon as possible’.

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'Vital that people don’t come to A&E' if they suspect coronavirus, doctors warn

'Vital that people don’t come to A&E' if they suspect coronavirus, doctors warn

Two experts have said that there is no need for panic in Ireland about the coronavirus.

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China pulls Wall Street Journal reporters’ credentials over ‘sick man’ headline on coronavirus article

China pulls Wall Street Journal reporters’ credentials over ‘sick man’ headline on coronavirus article

China says it has revoked the press credentials of three reporters for the Wall Street Journal over a headline for an opinion column deemed by Beijing to be racist and slanderous.

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Only a matter of time before coronavirus reaches Ireland, doctor says

Only a matter of time before coronavirus reaches Ireland, doctor says

The former head of the Irish Medical Organisation believes it is only a matter of time before a case of coronavirus is found in Ireland.

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Ireland remains on high alert for possible Coronavirus cases, Cabinet told

Ireland remains on high alert for possible Coronavirus cases, Cabinet told

Ireland remains on high alert and vigilant in the face of possible cases of the Coronavirus being discovered here, the Cabinet has been told.

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Two Irish treated for coronavirus in Japanese hospital

Two Irish treated for coronavirus in Japanese hospital

Two Irish citizens are being treated in a Japanese hospital after testing positive for coronavirus.

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Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

Coronavirus vaccine could take up to 12-18 months, says WHO

Experts said a candidate vaccine could be ‘around 16 weeks from now’.

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Virus: Car parts brought in suitcases from China

Virus: Car parts brought in suitcases from China

Jaguar Land Rover in Britain has flown Chinese parts in suitcases to Britain to maintain production and could run out after two weeks as the impact of the coronavirus outbreak hits firms across countries and industries.

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Kerry Group shares surge as revenues top €7bn

Kerry Group shares surge as revenues top €7bn

Kerry Group shares closed 4% higher on its annual revenues passing the €7bn mark for the first time and it saying that its supply chain has avoided any major hit from the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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Two Irish passengers on board coronavirus-hit cruise ship test positive

Two Irish passengers on board coronavirus-hit cruise ship test positive

The Princess Diamond which is currently docked off Yokahama, Japan.

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Apple shares lose €41bn as virus hits vulnerable supply chain

Apple shares lose €41bn as virus hits vulnerable supply chain

An Apple warning about a hit to its supply chain in China stripped over €41bn from the iPhone maker's market value and sent investors seeking out the next corporate victim of the deadly coronavirus outbreak.

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Two Irish citizens being treated in Japan after testing positive for Coronavirus

Two Irish citizens being treated in Japan after testing positive for Coronavirus

Two Irish citizens have tested positive for Coronavirus and are currently being treated in hospital in Japan.

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Boris Johnson speaks with  President Xi Jinping for first time since Stanley Johnson's warning

Boris Johnson speaks with President Xi Jinping for first time since Stanley Johnson's warning

News of Stanley Johnson’s visit to Chinese officials emerged after he sent an email to environment minister Lord (Zac) Goldsmith and other officials, but mistakenly included the BBC in the email chain.

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 Exporters Association: Irish companies impacted by coronavirus

Exporters Association: Irish companies impacted by coronavirus

The lack of components from China will have an impact at micro level for a number of Irish companies, he said as the production of source items has come to a halt.

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Coronavirus claims life of hospital chief in Wuhan

Coronavirus claims life of hospital chief in Wuhan

Liu Zhiming, who had mobilised all the resources at his hospital since the outbreak began, became infected and died despite attempts to save him.

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Coronavirus: Department liaising with health authorities to repatriate Irish on cruise ship

Coronavirus: Department liaising with health authorities to repatriate Irish on cruise ship

The Diamond Princess has been docked in Yokahama for the past two weeks with more than 400 people testing positive for the virus.

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Coronavirus: Irish onboard quarantined cruise ship expect to be evacuated this week

Coronavirus: Irish onboard quarantined cruise ship expect to be evacuated this week

Irish passengers on board the quarantined cruise ship docked in Yokohama, Japan, because of coronavirus are expected to be evacuated from the vessel this week.

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Son of British couple stuck on board the quarantined ship appeals to Government

Son of British couple stuck on board the quarantined ship appeals to Government

Steve Abel said his ‘greatest fear’ was that his mum and dad would become separated in Japan.

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Coronavirus: Americans from quarantined cruise ship fly home from Japan

Coronavirus: Americans from quarantined cruise ship fly home from Japan

Those who have flown home from Japan will have to spend another quarantine period at US military facilities.

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Coronavirus: Global oil demand to fall first time in a decade

Coronavirus: Global oil demand to fall first time in a decade

The world consumption of oil is set for its first fall in a decade, as global investors continue to focus on the coronavirus outbreak and whether or not it will derail the world economy this year.

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40 US citizens on quarantined cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus

40 US citizens on quarantined cruise ship tested positive for coronavirus

40 Americans among the passengers of a cruise ship quarantined in a Japanese port have tested positive for coronavirus.

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More than 3,000 tested in UK for coronavirus

More than 3,000 tested in UK for coronavirus

There has been no increase on the nine positive cases of Covid-19 recorded.

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‘Millions’ with flu symptoms in UK may need to ‘self-isolate’ due to coronavirus

‘Millions’ with flu symptoms in UK may need to ‘self-isolate’ due to coronavirus

Report comes as 94 people who were in quarantine at Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral are discharged.

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Eight patients who tested positive for coronavirus released from UK hospital

Eight patients who tested positive for coronavirus released from UK hospital

All 94 people who were in quarantine at Arrowe Park Hospital on the Wirral have also been discharged.

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Chinese tourist in France becomes first in Europe to die from coronavirus

Chinese tourist in France becomes first in Europe to die from coronavirus

The total number of confirmed cases globally now stands at more than 67,000.

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China reports major drop in new virus cases as death toll rises to 1,523

China reports major drop in new virus cases as death toll rises to 1,523

The Beijing government has announced new anti-disease measures aimed at reviving business activity as economic losses mount.

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Coronavirus death toll passes 1,500 in mainland China

Coronavirus death toll passes 1,500 in mainland China

Authorities say a new method of diagnosis is helping slow the number of new cases from the outbreak.

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Quarantined cruise ship passengers beg Richard Branson for help

Quarantined cruise ship passengers beg Richard Branson for help

David Abel has asked the Virgin boss to charter a special plane to fly British passengers home.

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Chinese company in Louth suspends employee travel to China

Chinese company in Louth suspends employee travel to China

Chinese pharmaceutical firm WuXi Biologics, whose campus is in Dundalk, county Louth, has suspended employee travel to and from China as a result of the Coronavirus.

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Germany unlikely to stoke stuttering eurozone coffers

Germany unlikely to stoke stuttering eurozone coffers

Germany entered 2020 with a flatlining economy and manufacturers in distress, leaving it ill prepared for continued trade uncertainty and the new coronavirus threat.

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Coronavirus: Valentine’s celebrations for passengers of quarantined cruise ship

Coronavirus: Valentine’s celebrations for passengers of quarantined cruise ship

Cabin-bound guests on the Diamond Princess were provided with special gifts and entertainment.

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European Tour postpones Asian events due to coronavirus

European Tour postpones Asian events due to coronavirus

Several sporting events in the region have been postponed.

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Conspiracy theories could lead to more coronavirus cases, expert says

Conspiracy theories could lead to more coronavirus cases, expert says

Professor Paul Hunter has previously run tests on the impact of fake news on disease outbreaks.

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Ngaire Woods: Global co-operation is way to fight pandemic

Ngaire Woods: Global co-operation is way to fight pandemic

Countries must notify each other immediately of any outbreak, governments must inform their citizens, and all should work together to find a vaccine, says Ngaire Woods.

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Google reveals its top searches linked to coronavirus

Google reveals its top searches linked to coronavirus

Google has revealed the 10 most common questions asked about the Covid-19 virus, including how it originated and how many people are affected.

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Jameson owner to take coronavirus hit despite strong first half sales

Jameson owner to take coronavirus hit despite strong first half sales

Sales of Jameson Irish Whiskey helped drive first half revenues at parent group Pernod Ricard, but the French drinks giant has warned the coronavirus will hit its full-year top line figures.

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Stephen Cadogan: EU budget means the new Government will need to find its feet quickly

Stephen Cadogan: EU budget means the new Government will need to find its feet quickly

Farmers are more bleary-eyed than most this week, as the arrival of the year’s 2.5m calves gathered pace, and the results of a history-making general election emerged.

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Simon Harris attends emergency meeting in Europe on coronavirus

Simon Harris attends emergency meeting in Europe on coronavirus

Minister for Health Simon Harris is attending an emergency meeting of European Health Ministers in Brussels today to discuss the coronavirus outbreak.

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Ighalo training away from Carrington due to coronavirus concerns

Ighalo training away from Carrington due to coronavirus concerns

The PA news agency understands United have taken extra precautions with their new signing.

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Quarantined Britons to be released as ninth UK coronavirus case is confirmed

Quarantined Britons to be released as ninth UK coronavirus case is confirmed

All eighty-three people will leave Arrowe Park Hospital in Merseyside, having tested negative for the virus.

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Beijing replaces officials in Hubei after coronavirus outbreak

Beijing replaces officials in Hubei after coronavirus outbreak

Many countries have implemented travel restrictions on recent visitors to China following the outbreak.

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Cruise ship subject of coronavirus fears anchors off Cambodia

Cruise ship subject of coronavirus fears anchors off Cambodia

The ship had been turned away from four countries.

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Ngaire Woods: Global co-operation is way to fight pandemic

Ngaire Woods: Global co-operation is way to fight pandemic

Countries must notify each other immediately of any outbreak, governments must inform their citizens, and all should work together to find a vaccine, says Ngaire Woods.

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Ninth patient tests positive for coronavirus in the UK

Ninth patient tests positive for coronavirus in the UK

Of the nine people so far diagnosed with coronavirus in the UK, two are GPs.

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Irish-based aircraft lessor Avolon expects to see coronavirus boost

Irish-based aircraft lessor Avolon expects to see coronavirus boost

Irish-based aircraft leasing company, Avolon, and its peers stand to benefit from the coronavirus outbreak, as airlines shore up cash by refinancing their planes, the company has said.

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Kildare man in quarantine hoping to get all-clear from coronavirus

Kildare man in quarantine hoping to get all-clear from coronavirus

Ben Kavanagh, a teacher from Kildare, was among a large group of people who were airlifted from Wuhan, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in China.

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More than 100 coronavirus tests carried out in Scotland

More than 100 coronavirus tests carried out in Scotland

The number has increased by 24 in a day.

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