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A woman wearing a sanitary mask walks past the Duomo gothic cathedral in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020.
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February 23, 2020 - 8:40 am
Scrambling to contain rapidly rising number of new coronavirus infections in Italy, the largest amount outside Asia, authorities on Sunday stepped up measures to ban public gatherings, including stopping Venice's famed carnival events, which have drawn tens of thousands of revelers to a region that...
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A woman wears a face mask as she walks along a street in Beijing, Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020. China as of Wednesday has more infections of a new virus than it did in with SARS, though the death toll is still lower.
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January 29, 2020 - 12:04 pm
World health officials, back from a visit to Beijing, expressed great concern Wednesday that a dangerous new virus is spreading between people outside of China, even as the number of illnesses continue to grow dramatically inside that Asian nation.
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