1. Continued travel bans aren’t going to stop spread of the new coronavirus  The Verge
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  3. Coronavirus myths explored  Medical News Today
  4. Study says travel restrictions can delay, but can’t defeat a global coronavirus outbreak  GeekWire
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A new model showed that travel restrictions on Wuhan only delayed the spread of COVID-19 to the rest of China by a few days, and to the rest of the world by a few weeks. But that bought other countries time to prepare.Locking down Wuhan stalled the worldwide epidemic by two to three weeks

Continued travel bans aren’t going to stop spread of the new coronavirus - The Verge

Scientists are now worried the best-case scenario for coronavirus is growing out of reach.Governments’ failure to contain the coronavirus means it may be here to stay.

Coronavirus: How does the Covid-19 outbreak end? - Vox

The country is appealing for sympathy while attacking those who blame its leadership for making the situation worse.The country is appealing for sympathy while attacking those who blame its leadership for making the situation worse.

If coronavirus teaches government and public health leaders anything, it’s that containment is more of an ideal than a practical strategy.We’re still in what amounts to the first minutes of our coexistence with the coronavirus

Containment Is Over. Welcome to the Coronavirus' Next Phase | Time

“Exclusive: China's silence caused dangerous global coronavirus spread, says Gordon Chang /// And the porous borders in “progressive” countries around the world, of course... https://t.co/XIbBoHsEKJ”

James Woods on Twitter: "Exclusive: China's silence caused dangerous global coronavirus spread, says Gordon Chang /// And the porous borders in “progressive” countries around the world, of course... https://t.co/XIbBoHsEKJ"

“Changing geo-politics and geo-strategic equations directly impact our National Security.  Add to that the epidemics such as the recent Corona Virus outbreak in China and other parts of the world complicates and further makes the International scenario more complex.”

Rajnath Singh on Twitter: "Changing geo-politics and geo-strategic equations directly impact our National Security.  Add to that the epidemics such as the recent Corona Virus outbreak in China and other parts of the world complicates and further makes the International scenario more complex."

“The best article I've read so far on how to limit coronavirus spread. The big question; are western governments capable of acting with the same speed as China? https://t.co/R0tDy83yAp via @voxdotcom”

Dr Bendor Grosvenor on Twitter: "The best article I've read so far on how to limit coronavirus spread. The big question; are western governments capable of acting with the same speed as China? https://t.co/R0tDy83yAp via @voxdotcom"

“China censors report about how authorities hid coronavirus genome sequence test results for 14 days — Samples were sent to labs for testing in December 2019. The authorities banned all the labs from sharing and releasing their test results in early January https://t.co/YapO4Rne7u”

Alfons López Tena on Twitter: "China censors report about how authorities hid coronavirus genome sequence test results for 14 days — Samples were sent to labs for testing in December 2019. The authorities banned all the labs from sharing and releasing their test results in early January https://t.co/YapO4Rne7u"

Beijing seeks to deflect criticism that its carelessness caused a global crisis.

China's U.N. Ambassador Tries to Assure Member Sttates That Beijing Can Help Resolve Global Coronavirus Crisis

Li Liang appeared to have recovered from a mild case of Covid-19 until his condition suddenly worsened at a temporary quarantine facility in Wuhan.Li Liang appeared to have recovered from a mild case of Covid-19 until his condition suddenly worsened at a temporary quarantine facility in Wuhan.

New research looking into China’s early containment efforts of the deadly new coronavirus suggests the government’s strict travel restrictions may have bought the world some time, if not China itself. But it also seems that other travel restrictions to affected areas won’t really help prevent the outbreak from spreading further now. More important, the researchers say, will be finding ways to reduce the chances of transmission within our own neighborhoods and communities.New research looking into China’s early containment efforts of the deadly new coronavirus suggests the government’s strict travel restrictions may have bought the world some time, if not China itself. But it also seems that other travel restrictions to affected areas won’t really help prevent the outbreak from spreading further now. More important, the researchers say, will be finding ways to reduce the chances of transmission within our own neighborhoods and communities.

Did China's Travel Bans Help Delay the Outbreak? It's Complicated

Shanghai on Friday reported three more imported cases of COVID-19 by noontime from Iran, and Shenzhen in Guangdong Province on Friday reported the city's second imported case, from Spain, bringing the total number of imported infections to 40 nationwide.

How big a threat are imported infections? GT's exclusive research into the risks - Global Times

The 25 scientists found that children were less likely to get the virus and that fatigue was a more common symptom than respiratory problems.The 25 scientists found that children were less likely to get the virus and that fatigue was a more common symptom than respiratory problems.

Coronavirus: 25 scientists sent to China reveal new research findings - Business Insider

As the coronavirus outbreak spreads around the world, more and more flight deals and hotel deals are being introduced to make up for the lost travelers.As COVID-19 spreads around the world, some travelers are looking to score major deals on airfare and hotel rates.

Cue spooky music and roll the credits. China’s version of the Covid-19 horror story is starting to resemble an episode from The X-Files. The 1990s sci-fi series turned conspiracy theories into comp…

China’s X-Files and the virus blame game - Asia Times

Cases are surging in the hot spot nations of Italy, South Korea, and Iran, and medical oxygen supplies are running low in some areas.Cases are surging in the hot spot nations of Italy, South Korea, and Iran, and medical oxygen supplies are running low in some areas.

Global COVID-19 cases pass 100,000 mark | CIDRAP

China may soon lift the quarantine imposed on the province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak which has been under lockdown for more than a month, a senior government official hinted Friday. Asked about the draconian measures taken in central Hubei province to contain the spread of the virusChina may soon lift the quarantine imposed on the province at the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak which has been under lockdown for more than a month, a senior government official hinted Friday. Asked about the draconian measures taken in central Hubei province to contain the spread of the virus

China may soon lift quarantine on virus-hit Hubei province: official

Travel restrictions in Wuhan and greater China have only modestly impacted the spread of the virus to other countries, researchers say.

Travel bans have barely slowed the coronavirus's spread | Science News