North Korea fired what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles off its east coast on Sunday, the fourth such launch this month as the world battles the coronavirus outbreak.
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The virus has infected more than 500 people across Japan and been linked to nine deaths. Its spread has cast doubt over whether the Olympics can open as scheduled on July 24, although authorities insist planning is continuing as normal.
Two South Africans working on a cruise ship who had earlier tested positive for the coronavirus will soon be heading home after undergoing treatment.
The inter-ministerial committee dealing with the repatriation and quarantine of South African citizens in Wuhan, China, is expected to provide details of the planned mission to bring them home.
The National Institute for Communicable Diseases has said that no confirmed case of Covid-19, also known as the coronavirus, has been recorded in South Africa since the global outbreak began in Wuhan in China in December last year.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the United States has confirmed an infection of the new coronavirus in California in someone who had not travelled outside the US or been exposed to a person known to have the virus, a first for the country.
A Japanese man recently named the world's oldest living male has died aged 112, according to a local official.
Japan has confirmed that a woman who tested negative and disembarked from the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship later tested positive, raising questions about the effectiveness of the quarantine measures.
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Tens of thousands of people flocked to a cauldron with the Olympic flame in northeastern Japan over the weekend despite concerns about the coronavirus pandemic.
A cafe in Tokyo brings together dozens of kindred souls who meet up along with their robotic dogs.
South Africa was expecting 151 of its 200 citizens to be repatriated from Wuhan - the city where the deadly virus originated from. Sixteen had opted to stay in the city while others were still being tracked.
All crew members from a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship off Japan have now disembarked, the country's health minister said.
A British man has died after being infected by the new coronavirus while quarantined aboard a cruise ship near Tokyo, Japan's health ministry says.
Two South African citizens working on a Japanese cruise ship have tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, known as the coronavirus, according to the health ministry.
Typical conditions on board cruise ships - how air conditioning systems mix outside air with the inside air to save energy - probably contributed to passengers aboard the Diamond Princess contracting the new coronavirus, an expert says.
A fourth person has died in Japan after becoming ill aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, local media reported, as the government unveiled a new policy to tackle the outbreak.
The nightmare of a 14-day quarantine is ending for most passengers on the coronavirus-stricken Diamond Princess cruise ship, but it is far from over for the more than 1 000 crew members on board.
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