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New Hanover County confirms 25 total Coronavirus cases; limits walk-in hours for county buildings

New Hanover County Public Health officials are investigating four new positive cases of COVID-19 that appear to be travel related.

Belmont man arrested, accused of coughing on man at Walmart and telling him he...

A man is in jail after police say he coughed on someone at the Belmont Walmart and told him he had the coronavirus.

U.S. hotspots grow as virus cases surpass 620,000 globally

Confirmed coronavirus infections worldwide have passed the 620,000 mark as new cases rose in the United States and Europe.

EU says new coronavirus poses serious danger

The European Union commissioner for crisis management says the new virus that emerged in China creates a “worrisome” situation that will be discussed during a special meeting of health ministers from the 27-member bloc.

China death toll reaches 259; WHO warns countries to prepare

China’s death toll from a new virus rose to 259 on Saturday and World Health Organization says other governments need to prepare.

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

Chinese health authorities are urging people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings after warning that a new viral illness infecting hundreds of people in the country and causing at least nine deaths could spread further.
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School district works to recover phone lines, internet after virus hit

Columbus County Schools staff are still working to recover their network after a "potent" virus forced a shutdown last week.
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Virus disrupts internet, phone lines at Columbus County Schools

Phone lines and internet access are down at all Columbus County Schools, after a 'potent virus' rendered the district's network unusable.
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Shooting Up: HIV rate on the rise in New Hanover County

As New Hanover County continues to be ground zero for the opioid epidemic, a deadly disease looms in the shadows, infecting many unsuspecting people.

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