Xi calls situation grave as China scrambles to contain virus

China's leader on Saturday called the accelerating spread of a new virus a grave situation, as cities from the outbreak's epicenter in central China to Hong Kong scrambled to contain an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41.

China reports over 1,280 coronavirus cases, death toll at 41

China's most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events.

New Jersey woman cleared of coronavirus diagnosis

The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who was brought to Hackensack University Medical Center to be evaluated for symptoms consistent with coronavirus does not have it after further tests.