More Americans Evacuated From Coronavirus Epicenter In China
Hundreds of Americans will soon arrive in Texas and Nebraska where they'll be quarantined for 14 days and checked every 12 hours for signs of the coronavirus. The death toll is climbing in China, with more than 400 killed — including the doctor who first warned of the outbreak.
At least 69 Ugandan students are effectively trapped in Wuhan, China - the epicenter of the coronavirus epidemic. In Uganda, parents of the students are pleading with authorities to bring them home, but Ugandan officials say they have no plans to do so. Halima Athumani reports from Kampala. Among more than 300 U.S. citizens and their immediate family members evacuated from a cruise ship under quarantine near Tokyo, 14 have now tested positive for the coronavirus. A Cal State University Northridge student is still in China on Thursday night, near the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak -- his semester studying abroad turning into a nightmare. Samson Adame, 24, has been stuck in the Shandong Province of China since the epidemic broke out nearly a month ago. CBS Los Angeles' Lesley Marin reports. Strict regulations to control the spread of coronavirus in China are taking a toll on mental health as people are confined to their homes for weeks.
Health professionals say millions are struggling to cope with anxiety and fears over the future.
Those under lockdown in Wuhan, the epicentre of the virus, are particularly at risk.
Al Jazeera's Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China.