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Gas evacuations in Center City
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Mike DeNardo
March 02, 2020 - 11:47 am
A natural gas-like odor prompted building evacuations in part of Center City Monday, and officials are still unsure of where the smell is coming from. Read the latest here.
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Tourists at Trinita de' Monti, Spagna Square, in Rome, wear protective masks against the coronavirus epidemic.
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Mark Abrams
March 02, 2020 - 8:13 am
Following elevated travel warnings from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Department of State, Temple University has told some 277 students in their study abroad program in Rome to pack their bags and come home. Read more here.
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A staff member blocks the view as a person is taken by a stretcher to a waiting ambulance from a nursing facility where dozens of people are being tested for Wuhan coronavirus.
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CNN
March 01, 2020 - 2:29 pm
Washington state health officials are investigating possible outbreak of Wuhan coronavirus at a long-term nursing facility in which two people tested positive for the disease. Read more here.
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Mark Abrams
March 01, 2020 - 9:42 am
With concerns about the flu and the Wuhan coronavirus running high, the Philadelphia archdiocese has already implemented measures to protect churchgoers attending Mass.
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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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coronavirus outbreak
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Tim Jimenez
February 26, 2020 - 7:22 am
The first U.S. study of a drug to treat the novel coronavirus is underway, the National Institutes of Health said Tuesday, as a federal health official warned that the virus will eventually begin spreading in the U.S. 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.
AP
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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