Global airlines called for airport Covid-19 tests for all departing international passengers to replace the quarantines they blame for exacerbating the travel slump.

Bans on international travel cannot stay in place indefinitely, and countries are going to have to do more to reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus within their borders, the World Health Organization said.

U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other economic officials to weigh possible actions to stem the fallout from a widening coronavirus outbreak, an administration official told Reuters.

The World Health Organization (WHO) warned of a global shortage and price gouging for protective equipment to fight the fast-spreading coronavirus and asked companies and governments to increase production by 40 percent as the death toll from the respiratory illness mounted.

China accused the United States of whipping up panic over a fast-spreading coronavirus with travel restrictions and evacuations as Chinese stocks plunged on the first day back from the extended Lunar New Year holiday.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention did not record any new confirmed cases of a new coronavirus overnight since the CDC’s previous update of five, and said as many as 110 potential cases were under investigation.

The World Health Organization (WHO) said it was “a bit too early” to declare a new coronavirus a global health emergency as China put millions of people on lockdown amid an outbreak that has killed 18 people in the country and infected around 650 globally.

The toll from a new virus in China rose to six deaths and more than 300 cases as millions of Chinese prepared to travel for the Lunar New Year, heightening contagion risks.

Americans suffering from a “vacation deficit” are nearly two times as likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression compared to the national average, according to the 10th annual Allianz Global Assistance Vacation Confidence Index.

Sanofi’s dengue vaccine is to make its market debut in Mexico, the French drugmaker said on Wednesday, adding that it expects to have filed for market approval in some 20 countries by year-end.   Sanofi Pasteur, the group’s vaccines division, said Mexico had approved the preventive treatment, called Dengvaxia, for all four dengue virus serotypes, […]