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At least 39 injured in knife attack at China kindergarten

State media report at least 39 people have been injured in a knife attack on a kindergarten in southern China.

Pompeo says ‘enormous evidence’ for unproven theory that coronavirus came from lab

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said there are "enormous" signs that the novel coronavirus outbreak originated a biomedical laboratory in Wuhan, China -- the city where cases first exploded.

US still investigating origins of COVID-19 outbreak

The U.S. intelligence community has not ruled out the possibility that the novel coronavirus was inadvertently introduced to a human carrier or released into the broader environment by a research laboratory, rather than a wet market, in Wuhan, China.

China didn’t warn public of likely pandemic for 6 key days

Top Chinese officials secretly determined they were likely facing a pandemic from a new coronavirus in mid-January, ordering preparations even as they downplayed it in public.

China reports no new local coronavirus cases for 1st time

China's health ministry says the city of Wuhan — the original epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic — and the surrounding Hubei province reported no new cases in the last 24 hours, providing hope in the global fight against the virus.

UNC: Self-quarantine required for travelers amid coronavirus

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has implemented domestic and international travel requirements and restrictions to combat the spread of a new coronavirus strain.

Warning of possible hidden cluster as US sees 2nd coronavirus death

With two deaths confirmed in the U.S. and scientists warning the new coronavirus could already have spread much more widely than believed in one state, the disease that emerged in central China was taking a mounting toll on American nerves by Monday morning.

Virus’ effect on world economy grows more alarming

Concerns about the coronavirus outbreak's threat to the world economy grew Saturday, even after President Donald Trump denounced criticism of his response to the threat as a “hoax" cooked up by his political enemies.  

The No. 1 way to prevent coronavirus isn’t wearing a face mask

As fears over the coronavirus outbreak spread, thousands of Americans are clamoring to buy face masks in an effort to protect themselves, sending prices soaring and leading manufacturers like 3M to ramp up production.

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