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The upper deck pool area of the MSC Meraviglia cruise ship docked in Le Havre harbour, Normandy, France.
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AP News
February 27, 2020 - 4:47 pm
A cruise ship heading to the Dominican Republic to disembark hundreds of passengers after a 14-day tour was turned back on Thursday because officials feared eight of those aboard showed potential symptoms of the Covid-19 virus, officials announced. Read more here.
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Italy coronavirus
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KYW Staff
February 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
Villanova University students who are currently studying abroad in Italy will be brought home amid concerns over the coronavirus outbreak, the university announced. Read more here.
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Japan Olympic Museum
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 3:18 pm
A senior member of the International Olympic Committee said Tuesday that if it proves too dangerous to hold the Olympics in Tokyo this summer because of the coronavirus outbreak, organizers are more likely to cancel it altogether than to postpone or move it. Read more here.
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People stand at their balconies at the H10 Costa Adeje Palace hotel in Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 10:01 am
Police manned checkpoints in quarantined towns, guests were confined to their rooms in a hotel in the Canary Islands, governments issued travel warnings and more flights were suspended Tuesday as officials desperately sought to stop the seemingly inevitable spread of a new virus.
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U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shake hands before their meeting at Hyderabad House in New Delhi, India, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020.
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AP News
February 25, 2020 - 9:20 am
Defending the host who has showered him with pomp and pageantry, President Donald Trump refused Monday to speak out publicly against a controversial new Indian citizenship law pushed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi that has sparked deadly protests over discrimination against Muslims. Read more here.
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Tourists wearing sanitary masks move a few steps of dance, in downtown Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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AP News
February 24, 2020 - 4:29 pm
The new virus took aim at a broadening swath of the globe Monday, with officials in Europe and the Middle East scrambling to limit the spread of an outbreak that showed signs of stabilizing at its Chinese epicenter but posed new threats far beyond. Read more here.
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People wearing sanitary masks walk past the Duomo gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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AP News
February 23, 2020 - 1:40 pm
Italian authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice's famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region that is now in the heart of the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more here.
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3D render of microscopic view of virus
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John McDevitt
February 22, 2020 - 2:13 pm
As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, so do concerns about the risk of contracting the deadly disease from packages containing goods made in China. Read more here.
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Medical workers wearing protective gears carry a patient infecting with a new coronavirus to a hospital in Chuncheon, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020.
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AP News
February 22, 2020 - 12:21 pm
South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to five and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went into lockdowns as health officials around the world battle a new virus...
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Workers wearing protective gears spray disinfectant as a precaution against the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea.
Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo
AP News
February 21, 2020 - 7:15 pm
Cases of a new virus swelled Friday in South Korea, making the country the newest front in a widening global outbreak centered in China and now reverberating elsewhere. Read more here.
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