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Chinese academics have launched an online petition challenging Beijing on freedom of speech in the wake of the coronavirus crisis, the South China Morning Post reports. They are calling for the day whistle-blowing doctor Li Wenliang died to become a national day for freedom of speech, and want the government to protect freedom of speech. The death of Li, who was threatened by security forces...

Two cases of coronavirus confirmed in UK – Channel 4 News

Two people from the same family have tested positive for the coronavirus – the first confirmed cases in the UK. They’re now being treated in a specialist infectious disease unit in Newcastle. Meanwhile 83 Britons evacuated from Wuhan – the Chinese city at the centre of the outbreak – have been taken to a hospital in Wirral where they’ll be quarantined for the next 14 days. Source link

Coronavirus Face Masks: Hoarders May Raise Risk of U.S. Outbreak

Even though there are only five cases of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States, the mask hoarding has begun.Some pharmacies report being entirely sold out of masks. Some popular sellers on Amazon say deliveries will be delayed for weeks.Although masks actually do little to protect healthy people, the prospect of shortages created by panic buying worries some public health experts.Masks are...

Coronavirus: Pharmacies in Edinburgh sell out of face masks as patients tested for deadly illness

Boots stores in Edinburgh have completely sold out of face masks amid increasing concern over the potential spread of the deadly Wuhan coronavirus into the city. Three people were given the all clear after being tested for the virus in the city – marking the first time officials had announced concern over the illness reaching British shores from its point of origin in China. They made up some...