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China Reports 6 Health Workers Dead and 1,716 Sickened by Coronavirus

Health officials in China announced on Friday that the new coronavirus has sickened at least 1,716 health care workers and killed six. Roughly 87 per cent of those health workers infected with COVID-19 were in Hubei province, the epicentre of the outbreak, according to Chinese state media outlet China Daily. Read More >>

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Second Disney Park Closes as Coronavirus Death Toll Rises to 81 With Over 2,800 Sick

Hong Kong Disneyland closed indefinitely on Sunday, becoming the second Disney theme park in Asia to shutter its gates in response to a SARS-like virus, which has killed 81 people and sickened roughly 3,000 worldwide. Read More >>

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Shanghai Disneyland Closes Indefinitely to Halt Spread of Virus That Has Killed 26 and Sickened 881

Shanghai Disneyland will close its gates on Saturday in an effort to stop the spread of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 26 people and sickened at least 881, primarily in China. It’s not known when the theme park may reopen. Read More >>

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20 Million on Lockdown As China Halts Travel From Three Cities Over Deadly Virus

Two more cities in China are being placed on lockdown in an attempt by Chinese authorities to control the spread of a deadly new virus called 2019-nCoV and avoid a global epidemic. The SARS-like virus has killed at least 17 people and sickened more than 570, spreading to at least four countries outside China so far. Read More >>

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Deadly New Virus in China Has Reached the U.S., CDC Reports

What initially appeared to be an isolated, mild outbreak of a pneumonia-causing virus in China has quickly turned for the worse. On Tuesday, U.S. health officials confirmed the first case to have reached the country - a man who had recently traveled to the Wuhan region of China, where cases have been most common. It’s only the latest batch of bad news surrounding the new disease. Read More >>

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Deadly Mystery Virus Spreads Outside China to New Countries

Health officials in Thailand and Japan have announced that a strange new virus, which has killed two people and sickened dozens of others in China, has appeared inside their borders this week. The virus, known as 2019-nCoV, was first identified in Wuhan, China in late December and questions remain about how it spreads, according to the World Health Organization. Read More >>