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New Coronavirus: Over 87,000 infected globally, over 2,900 deaths

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 87,000 people globally. The World Health Organization has named the illness COVID-19, referring to its origin late last year and the coronavirus that causes it. The latest figures, based on WHO and national counts: — Mainland China: 2,870 deaths among 79,824 cases, mostly in...

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