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Coronavirus latest: China accuses US of trying to smear Beijing

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 4,628,903, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 312,009.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


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Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Tuesday, May 19

6 p.m. Indonesia reports 486 new cases, slightly fewer than the 496 of a day earlier, bringing its total to 18,496 with 1,221 deaths. The archipelago has taken a significant hit from the

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US accuses China-linked hackers of stealing coronavirus research

China-linked hackers are breaking into American organizations carrying out research into COVID-19, U.S. officials said on Wednesday, warning both scientists and public health officials to be on the lookout for cyber theft.

In a joint statement, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security said the FBI was investigating digital break-ins at U.S. organizations by China-linked “cyber actors” that it had monitored “attempting to identify and illicitly obtain valuable intellectual property (IP) and public health data related to vaccines, treatments, and testing from networks and personnel affiliated with COVID-19-related research.”

The statement offered no further details on

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Coronavirus latest: China accuses US of lying about pandemic

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 3,595,662, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 247,652.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, May 7

5:50 p.m. Tokyo confirmed 23 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday, sources told Nikkei. The daily tally has been below 100 for five consecutive days in the capital. There were 38 new cases

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Coronavirus latest: China accuses US of telling lies over pandemic

The Nikkei Asian Review is tracking the spread of the new coronavirus that originated in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.

Global cases have reached 3,595,662, according to the World Health Organization.

The worldwide death toll has hit 247,652.

To see how the disease has spread, view our virus tracker charts:


(Source photo by AP) 

Here are the latest developments (Tokyo time):

Thursday, May 7

5:20 p.m.  China accuses U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of telling one lie to cover up another in his continued criticism of Beijing over the coronavirus pandemic. The remarks were made by

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