Argentina and Chile both said on Tuesday they had confirmed their first case of the novel coronavirus in patients who recently returned from travels. A 43-year-old infected Argentine man had returned from Italy on March 1, while a 33-year-old Chilean man had spent a month in southeast Asia.
British reply to the Argentine letter sent to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General, about the Question of the Falkland Islands: Letter dated 20 February 2020 from the Permanent Representative of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the United Nations addressed to the Secretary-General.
China will use a Roche Holding AG arthritis drug to treat some coronavirus patients in severe conditions, health authorities said on Wednesday, as the country seeks to build up treatment regiments to help the infected recover.
Argentina raised taxes on soybean exports to 33% from the current 30%, a spokesman for the CRA confederation of farmers said on Tuesday following a meeting with government officials.
United States Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Tuesday that he supported the Federal Reserve’s decision to cut rates in a bid to support the economy amid the coronavirus outbreak.
The International Olympic Committee said on Tuesday it is confident this summer's Tokyo Games will open as scheduled in July amid concerns over possible disruptions caused by the current worldwide coronavirus outbreak.
The Federal Reserve on Tuesday cut interest rates amid concern about the potential economic toll of the coronavirus outbreak. The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC), which sets Fed interest rates, announced it would cut its baseline rate range by 0.5 percentage points to a 1 to 1.25 percent spread.
Italy and Spain are adopting drastic measures regarding soccer matches because of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak. The Coppa Italia semi-final second leg match between Juventus and AC Milan in Turin on Wednesday has been postponed indefinitely because of concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, the ANSA news agency and other Italian media said on Tuesday.