Photo of a volunteer taking the temperature of a scooter driver

Clock Is Ticking for Companies That Depend on China Imports

WASHINGTON — For companies bracing for losses from China’s viral outbreak, the damage has so far been delayed, thanks to a stroke of timing: The outbreak hit just when Chinese factories and many businesses were closed anyway to let workers travel home for the ...
Photo of people wearing face masks as they ride an escalator in China

US Gets 1st Case of Mysterious New Chinese Illness

SEATTLE — The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hosp...