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Coronavirus

Philippines reports first coronavirus death outside China

44-year-old man from Wuhan died after developing severe pneumonia

A sign is posted on a medical supply store that says surgical and N95 masks are already out of stock, in Manila, Philippines, January 31.   © Reuters

BEIJING/MANILA (Reuters) -- The Philippines said on Sunday a 44-year-old Chinese man had died of the new coronavirus, the first fatality from the growing outbreak to have died outside of China, where the epidemic started.

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