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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.
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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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Laboratory technicians test samples of virus at a laboratory in Hengyang in China's central Henan province.
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CNN
February 21, 2020 - 10:45 am
Hopes for a slowdown in the spread of the novel coronavirus were dashed Friday as the number of new cases rose in China, and outbreaks worsened in Japan and South Korea. Read more here.
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A security guard stands near the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Yokohama, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 18, 2020 - 8:45 am
An extraordinary two-week quarantine of the Diamond Princess cruise ship ends Wednesday, with thousands of passengers and crew set to disembark over the next several days in the port of Yokohama, near Tokyo. A growing number of scientists, however, say the ship served as an incubator for a worrying...
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Passengers wearing protective masks wait on a train ahead of departure at the Lo Wu MTR station, where one of the border checkpoints government announced to be shutdown, on February 3, 2020 in Hong Kong, China.
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CNN
February 17, 2020 - 10:57 am
Nearly half of China's population — more than 780 million people — are currently living under various forms of travel restrictions as authorities race to contain the spread of a deadly virus. Read more here.
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Buses arrive at a port as the Japan Self-Defense Forces prepare to move American passengers from the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at Yokohama Port, near Tokyo.
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AP News
February 16, 2020 - 12:04 pm
Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another. Read more here.
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A worker wearing a protective suit gestures to a driver outside a tumor hospital newly designated to treat COVID-19 patients in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020.
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AP News
February 15, 2020 - 12:51 pm
China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new cases Saturday while the head of the World Health Organization praised the country's efforts to contain the new disease, saying they have "bought the world time" and that other nations must make the most of it. Read more here.
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Nancy Pelosi
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AP News
February 14, 2020 - 11:33 am
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi appealed to an audience in Germany for countries to steer clear of Chinese tech giant Huawei as they build their next-generation cellular networks, adding her voice to pressure from the Trump administration. Read more here.
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