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Coronavirus Outbreak Update

Submitted by tjsavage on January 23, 2020 - 08:45 AM

Update on coronavirus outbreak,  This information is current as of 23 Jan 2020 at 0730hrs EST.   The coronavirus is now know as 2019 -nCoV, it is a new strain of coronavirus not previously identified in humans.  Two Chinese cities, Wuhan with a population of 11 million, and Huanggang with a population of 7 million have been placed on lockdown with public transportation suspended.  There are 500 confirmed cases with 17 deaths in China.  Thailand has reported 4 cases.  Japan, Taiwan, South Korea, and the United States have 1 reported case each.   

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