China virus death toll nears 1,400, six health workers among victims

BEIJING (AFP) – The death toll from China’s virus epidemic neared 1,400 yesterday with six medical workers among the victims, underscoring the country’s struggle to contain a deepening health crisis. Nearly 64,000 people are now recorded as having fallen ill from the virus in China, with officials revealing that 1,716 health workers had been infected as of Tuesday.  More details in Weekend’s Borneo Bulletin