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Coronavirus: How could it be stopped? – BBC Newsnight

The first European cases of Coronavirus are confirmed in France. How prepared would we be to deal with a global pandemic? Subscribe to our channel here: Cases of Coronavirus have now been confirmed in Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, the US and France, after the virus began in China. In a globalised world, how might such an outbreak be contained? We’ve had similar scares before, with SARS in 2003, bird flu in 2006, swine flu in 2009, and even […]

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Coronavirus: US may become next centre of the pandemic – BBC Newsnight

The US could become the new centre of the global coronavirus pandemic, according to the World Health Organization, which said Covid-19 case numbers were rising quickly. Subscribe to our channel here: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has pleaded for medical supplies, warning Covid-19 is spreading in his state faster than “a bullet train”. “The apex is higher than we thought and the apex is sooner than we thought,” Mr Cuomo told reporters on Tuesday. He said the […]

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