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California confirms third case of China virus in US

A patient in California's Orange County was Saturday confirmed as the third person on US soil infected with the new deadly virus that originated in China, health officials said.

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Hong Kong declares Wuhan virus outbreak an 'emergency'

Hong Kong on Saturday declared a new coronavirus outbreak as an "emergency"—the city's highest warning tier—as authorities ramped up measures to reduce the risk of further infections.

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US confirms second case of China virus, 50 under investigation

A woman in Chicago in her sixties was Friday confirmed as the second patient on US soil infected with a deadly new virus originating in China, health officials said, with 50 other suspected cases under investigation.

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Q&A: WHO representative addresses China's new virus outbreak

Shortly before authorities closed off the Chinese city at the epicenter of an outbreak of a new virus, the World Health Organization sent a team led by country representative Gauden Galea to check conditions on the ground ...

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Europe boosts China flight checks as killer virus spreads

European airports from London to Moscow stepped up checks Wednesday on flights from the Chinese city at the heart of a new SARS-like virus that has killed 17 people and spread to the United States.

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