Dozens of cases are confirmed in major cities as China's health minister warns that the virus is mutating to become more easily transmissible between people.
Activists say Myanmar needs to take action if it wants to preserve its international reputation.
The pair were convicted after a book they permitted was deemed ‘extremist’ three years later.
The novel coronavirus has prompted lockdowns of several cities in central China, with cases confirmed around the world.
Traders spread rumors about the ‘new deadly Wuhan pneumonia,’ scaring many residents.
Luo Shengchun, the U.S.-based wife of rights attorney Ding Jiaxi, is once more pressing her husband's case in Washington after he was redetained.
Nguyen Ngoc Anh has been subject to frequent beatings and other physical abuse by prison guards, his wife and rights groups say.
Thailand's Bangkok Post urges the release of the group, who have been held in an immigration cell for almost six years.
Liu Daiqing was recently released from a six-month prison term for 'picking quarrels and stirring up trouble.'
Experts warn that the camps are ripe for an epidemic due to overcrowded facilities and poor sanitation.