Disease outbreaks

Global stocks slide on growing concern about China virus

BEIJING — Stock and oil prices fell Tuesday as concern about the potential impact of a Chinese disease outbreak increased and a rating agency cut Hong...
13:28 21 January 2022

Soaring pork prices keep China’s inflation at 7-year high

BEIJING — Soaring pork prices that nearly doubled in December over a year ago kept inflation at a seven-year high despite government efforts to ease m...
5:36 9 January 2022