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A man wearing a protective face mask covered himself with a plastic cover before enters a supermarket in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020.
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AP News
February 10, 2020 - 9:04 am
China reported a rise in new virus cases Monday, denting optimism that disease control measures including isolating major cities might be working, while the operator of a cruise ship in Japan reported dozens of new cases. Read more here.
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The Pennsbury High School Marching Band, from Fairless Hills, Pa.
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Charlotte Reese
February 09, 2020 - 11:09 am
Pennsbury High School's marching band and jazz band are scheduled to go to China in the Spring but the directors are asking for a new destination. Read more here.
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In this Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, photo, a nurse feeds water to a patient in the isolation ward for 2019-nCoV patients at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province.
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February 09, 2020 - 10:29 am
China's virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a possible sign its spread may be slowing as other nations stepped up efforts to block the disease. Read more now.
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A nurse takes notes in the isolation ward for 2019-nCoV patients at a hospital in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province, on Thursday.
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February 08, 2020 - 12:01 pm
The rate of increase in new cases of the virus in China rose again after a brief respite, as the death toll rose to 722 on the mainland and countries around the world enforced stricter measures to contain its spread. Read more here.
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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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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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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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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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