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Wuhan coronavirus: More cases on cruise ship off Japan, China death toll exceeds 500

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 6, 2020
20 people on a quarantined cruise liner in Japan have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said today, as health experts stepped up efforts to find a vaccine for a disease that has provoked fears of a global pandemic.
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The death toll from the virus in mainland China jumped by 73 to 563, with more than 28,000 confirmed infections there.

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The virus has shut down cities and factories in China and disrupted global air travel.

This week, it brought chaos to the sedate world of luxury ocean cruises.


 

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