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An employee disinfects the platform in hopes to prevent transmission of the coronavirus at a subway station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.
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January 28, 2020 - 8:44 am
Hong Kong said Tuesday it will cut all rail links to mainland China as the United States and other governments prepared to evacuate citizens from the Chinese city at the center of a virus outbreak that has now killed more than 100 people. Read more.
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Workers in protective gear carry a bag containing a giant salamander that was reported to have escaped from the Huanan Seafood Market in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020.
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January 27, 2020 - 9:05 pm
China expanded its sweeping efforts on Monday to contain a dangerous new virus, extending the Lunar New Year holiday to keep the public at home and avoid spreading infection as the death toll rose to 81. Read more here.
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Heavy equipment works at a construction site for a field hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province.
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January 26, 2020 - 11:20 am
The U.S. has five confirmed cases of the new virus from China, all of whom traveled to the city that is the center of the outbreak, health officials said Sunday. Read more here.
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Medical workers transfer a patient out of the intensive care unit at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020.
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January 25, 2020 - 9:24 am
Authorities scramble to stop the spread of an illness that has infected more than 1,200 people and killed 41. Read more.
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Citizens wear face masks; a number of pneumonia-like coronavrius cases has reportedly exceeded 400 due to its mutation and airborne nature.
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Mike Dougherty
January 22, 2020 - 8:28 am
The first confirmed case of a newly discovered virus has been reported in the United States. A man in his 30s is being treated in isolation in suburban Seattle. Health officials say the risk to Americans is low, but KYW Medical Editor Dr. Brian McDonough says the CDC is taking the virus very...
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Providence Regional Medical Center Everett where a man with the first case of coronavirus in the United States is being treated on Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020, in Everett, Wash.
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AP News
January 21, 2020 - 6:40 pm
The U.S. on Tuesday reported its first case of a new and potentially deadly virus circulating in China, saying a Washington state resident who returned last week from the outbreak's epicenter was hospitalized near Seattle. Read more here.
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Workers separating paper and plastic on a conveyor belt in a recycling facility.
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Pat Loeb
January 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia officials say the city's recycling stream is getting cleaner and they credit a public information campaign about how to recycle correctly. But they have a lot more to do. Read more here.
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Travelers wear face masks as they walk outside of the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020.
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January 20, 2020 - 2:27 pm
The head of a Chinese government expert team said Monday that human-to-human transmission has been confirmed in an outbreak of a new coronavirus, a development that raises the possibility that it could spread more quickly and widely. Read more here.
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Protesters demonstrate over the U.S. airstrike in Iraq that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Tehran, Iran, Jan. 3, 2020.
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AP News
January 03, 2020 - 8:22 am
Global powers warned Friday that the world has become a more dangerous place and urged restraint after the U.S. assassinated Iran's top general, although Britain and Germany also suggested that Iran shared blame for provoking the targeted killing that dramatically ratcheted up tensions in the...
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Riot policemen arrest protesters during a rally to show support for Uighurs and their fight for human rights in Hong Kong, Sunday, Dec. 22, 2019. Thousands of demonstrators attended a rally to protest against China's policy about Uighur minority.
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AP News
December 22, 2019 - 12:13 pm
Clashes broke out Sunday between Hong Kong police and protesters at a rally in support of China's Uighur minority. Read more here.
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