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People wearing masks, attend a vigil for Chinese doctor Li Wenliang, in Hong Kong, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020.
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AP News
February 07, 2020 - 4:18 pm
China's ruling Communist Party faced public anger and recrimination Friday over the death of a doctor who was threatened by the authorities after trying to sound the alarm about the new coronavirus back in December. The death toll, meanwhile, rose to nearly 640, and the number of people infected...
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David Madden
February 07, 2020 - 1:23 pm
The Pentagon has added a South Jersey military installation to the list of sites where people who may have been exposed to the novel coronavirus may be quarantined. Read more here.
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Adoption sign.
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John McDevitt
February 07, 2020 - 4:00 am
The new coronavirus outbreak and the ban on travel to China are affecting child adoptions, an organization says. Read more here.
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Northeastern University campus
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AP News
February 06, 2020 - 11:22 am
As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting hundreds of thousands of students. Read more here.
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Medical workers in protective suits lead a passenger tested positive for a new coronavirus from the cruise ship Diamond Princess at Yokohama Port in Yokohama, south of Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020.
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 8:47 pm
Deaths from a new virus rose to 490 in mainland China on Wednesday while new cases on a Japanese cruise ship, in Hong Kong and in Thailand showed the increasing spread of the outbreak and renewed attention toward containing it. Read more here.
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This illustration provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in January 2020 shows the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
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AP News
February 04, 2020 - 4:01 pm
Scientists are still learning about the new virus from China, so it's hard to come up with a good name. The current one, which goes by the umbrella term "coronavirus," is likely temporary. Read more here.
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Coronavirus Hong Kong
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CNN
February 04, 2020 - 10:23 am
The Wuhan coronavirus has spread throughout the world since the first cases were detected in central China in December. At least 427 people have died and more than 20,600 people have been infected, and the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak a public health emergency of...
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Mark Abrams
February 04, 2020 - 9:05 am
Five Princeton University students are still being evaluated by health officials after entering a self-quarantine upon returning to school following a semester break that involved overseas travel for some. And KYW's sister station, KNX in Los Angeles, spoke to an American who is quarantined in...
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A man wears protective face masks stands in front of TV screens broadcasting Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam delivering a speech in Hong Kong, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020.
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AP News
February 03, 2020 - 4:34 pm
China opened a new hospital built in 10 days, infused cash into its tumbling financial markets and further restricted people's movement in sweeping new steps Monday to contain a rapidly spreading virus and its escalating impact. Read more here.
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Airplanes sit on the tarmac at John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) on January 31, 2020 in New York City. As fears grow around the globe over the Coronavirus, airlines and other travel industries are bracing for a sharp loss of business as people cut back.
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AP News
February 03, 2020 - 4:18 pm
The man who became the first U.S. patient infected with the new virus from China has left the hospital and said in a statement that he is getting better and looking forward to life returning to normal, according to a statement from the man provided to The Associated Press on Monday. Read more here.
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