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Coronavirus fears reverberate as cases pass 100,000; U.S. officials widen states of emergency

Posted on AllSides March 6th, 2020
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The knock-on effects of the coronavirus ricocheted around the globe Friday, with cases surpassing 100,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University.

Developments unfolded rapidly despite global efforts to check the outbreak’s advance. A French lawmaker tested positive; the Vatican reported its first case; the Netherlands recorded its first fatality; a rabbi was infected in New York; a cruise ship remained quarantined off the California coast; and Iran’s death toll surged to 124.

In the United States, the death toll rose to 12 late Thursday as numerous states, including Maryland, confirmed...

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