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View of Rome, Italy, from the Castel Sant'Angelo
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John McDevitt
February 29, 2020 - 3:45 pm
As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised against all nonessential travel to Italy due to the coronavirus outbreak, Temple University called for students in its Rome program to return home. Read more here.
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President Donald Trump speaks in the press briefing room at the White House, Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Washington
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AP News
February 29, 2020 - 2:48 pm
The U.S. is banning travel to Iran in response to the outbreak of the new coronavirus and elevating travel warnings to regions of Italy and South Korea. Read more here.
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Santa Clara County Public Health Department Director Dr. Sara Cody speaks during a news conference in San Jose, Calif., on Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
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AP News
February 29, 2020 - 1:24 pm
The governor of Washington state declared a state of emergency Saturday after a person died there of COVID-19, marking the first such reported death in the United States. Read more here.
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A cleaner sanitizes a wagon on a regional train, at the Garibaldi train station in Milan, Italy, Friday, Feb. 28, 2020.
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AP News
February 28, 2020 - 3:03 pm
Authorities in Italy moved Friday to reopen schools and museums amid the coronavirus outbreak in the country which has the most cases outside of Asia. Read more here.
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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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