Reactions to the Coronavirus
This Abridge News topic aggregates four unique arguments on different sides of the debate. Here are the quick facts to get you started:
THE QUICK FACTS
- According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been “identified as the cause of an outbreak of respiratory illness first detected in Wuhan, China.”
- According to the New York Times, as of January 25th, there were nearly 1,300 confirmed cases and over 40 deaths in China.
- Cases have also been confirmed in 13 other countries, including the United States (Arizona, California, Washington, Illinois).
- Chinese officials have closed all major forms on public transportation in the Hubei province (including Wuhan). This ban restricts the movement of ~35 million people during Lunar New Year.
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