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'This is not a drill': WHO urges the world to fight virus

 

Antonio Calanni – Associated Press

A woman wearing a face mask stands in a subway train in Milan, Italy, Thursday, March 5, 2020. Italy's virus outbreak has been concentrated in the northern region of Lombardy, but fears over how the virus is spreading inside and outside the country has prompted the government to close all schools and Universities nationwide for two weeks.

BANGKOK - The global march of the new virus triggered a vigorous appeal from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out "all the stops" to slow the epidemic, as it drained color from India's spring festivals, closed Bethlehem's Nativity Church and blocked Italians from visiting elderly relatives in nursing homes.

As China, after arduous weeks, appeared to be winning its epic, costly battle against the coronavirus, the fight was revving up in newly affected areas of the globe, unleashing disruptions that profoundly impacted billions of people.

http://www.startribune.com/world-girds-for-months-of-trouble-as-virus-pushes-west/568515262/

 

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