All major Chinese New Year celebrations and large-scale activities in Beijing as well as two Chinese New Year events in Hong Kong have been canceled.
Travelers entering three U.S. airports from the city where the virus was first identified are being screened.
Pro-democracy candidates swept the board in local council elections this weekend, winning almost 90 percent of seats.
The president has said that a deal to end his long-running trade war with Beijing is close at hand, but has Trump succeeded in his goal of bringing China to heel?
Junis Ho was attacked on Wednesday morning while campaigning for local elections to be held at the end of this month.
The November elections are for local councils but are set to become a proxy vote on the government's handling of the months-long protests and Beijing's encroaching influence in the territory.
Beijing aims to become the world's dominant military force, and its rapid progress took the Pentagon by surprise.
President Donald Trump received widespread scorn from critics over his praise of the National Day of the People's Republic of China amid the government's ongoing conflict with Hong Kong protesters.
Tens of thousands of Hong Kongers are on the streets once again, facing off with police who are on high alert for the national celebrations.
Trump has taken issues with China's World Trade Organization status as a "developing nation," as it allows Beijing preferential rules on tariffs.
"Because of this study, we now know that these edited cells can survive in a patient, and they will stay there," an expert said.
The Hong Kong edition of the China Daily newspaper said it had uncovered the plot via a post on the Telegram encrypted messaging app, prompting online ridicule.
People's Liberation Army spokesperson Ren Guoqiang said the deployment was routine and that troops would continue their normal duties.
Hong Kong police are preparing to face a thirteenth consecutive weekend of protests over China's influence over the former British colony.
The rewards range from $25,500 to $127,500 and relate to a variety of violent acts of vandalism over recent months.
The photo was taken on Sunday evening, during a clash between police and protesters in the Tsuen Wan area of Hong Kong.
"It's been very devastating to rural America," Gary Wertish said.
A Chinese official blamed the protesters for undermining Hong Kong's stability and prosperity through weeks of continuous demonstrations.
Trump has been reticent to criticize Beijing despite strong condemnations from the State Department and lawmakers from both parties.
What began as a movement against a new extradition law has spiraled into a larger conflict between Hong Kong residents and the Communist Party regime in Beijing.
"The way forward is genuine democratic elections, not violence in the streets," Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said.
Beijing is pursuing a vast campaign of sinicization in the western region of Xinjiang, where the majority of the population is Muslim.
"We are now embarking on a new Long March, and we must start all over again," Chinese President Xi Jinping said.
President Donald Trump raised the tariff on $200 billion of imports from China amid frustrated trade talks between Washington and Beijing.
Economic analysts, including the White House's own adviser, appeared baffled by President Donald Trump's China tariff claim Sunday that China — and not U.S. companies — are paying billions in tariff costs.
"The relevant actions of the U.S. warships violated Chinese sovereignty," a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said.
"For U.S. soy producers, if the trade war ends tomorrow, we will likely not get back to where we were before the trade war started," Mark Albertson, the director of strategic market development at the Illinois Soybean Association, said.
"You're talking to our allies over there and you wonder whose side they're going to be on," Senator James Inhofe warned.