China Continues Efforts To Rein In A New Virus

China is swiftly building a 1,000-bed hospital dedicated to patients infected with a new virus that has killed 26 people, sickened hundreds and prompted unprecedented lockdowns of cities during the country’s most important holiday. On the eve of the Lunar New Year, transportation was shut down in at least 10 cities with a total of about 33 million people. Meantiome, Canada’s chief medical officer says chances of getting a coronavirus outbreak is low. There have been no confirmed cases here.

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