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Virus death toll in China rises as US prepares evacuation


January 27, 2020

Xinhua News Agency – Associated Press

In this photo taken Jan 24, 2020, and released by Xinhua News Agency, a military medic from the Air Force Medical University prepares to leave for Wuhan from Xi'an, capital of northwestern China's Shaanxi Province.

BEIJING - A new viral illness being watched with a wary eye around the globe accelerated its spread in China with 80 deaths so far, while the U.S. Consulate in the city at the epicenter announced it will evacuate its personnel and some other Americans aboard a charter flight.

China's health minister said the country was entering a "crucial stage" as "it seems like the ability of the virus to spread is getting stronger."


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