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Like many places in Eastern Africa, Pakistan has been suffering from an invasion of locusts since last year. Recently, an unusual plan for helping Pakistan was considered, but dropped - sending in 100,000 ducks to eat the locusts.
The new coronavirus disease continues to grow and spread, but China's efforts to contain it seem to have helped. As China struggles to control the disease, the number of cases in other countries is slowly rising, too.
In today's news roundup, China begins to count its cases of COVID-19 (the coronavirus disease) differently, NASA fixes the Voyager 2 from billions of miles away, and a 101-year-old man is told that his parents need to confirm his identity.
China is struggling to keep up as the number of cases of the new coronavirus continues to grow. Though there are some signs the disease is slowing, China still has more sick people than it can handle.
In today's news roundup, the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread, affecting people and businesses, Mumbai police get creative to stop drivers from honking, and an artist causes traffic jams with a little red wagon and 99 cell phones.
A new disease which began in Wuhan, China has continued to spread and grow rapidly. As the number of cases in China skyrockets and the disease spreads worldwide, experts are working hard to learn about and control the virus.
A mystery disease that began in Wuhan, China has begun spreading rapidly. To try to limit the spread of the disease, China has taken the extreme step of closing off several large cities and canceling Chinese New Year celebrations.
Taiwan's voters have re-elected president Tsai Ing-wen as president. The vote is a clear signal to China that Taiwan's people do not want to become part of China.
In today's news roundup, health experts study a mystery illness in China, Sultan Qaboos, who led Oman for 50 years, has died, and the 36th Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival has opened in Harbin, China.
In today's news roundup, China responds strongly to negative comments from soccer star Mesut Özil, a Christmas song hits number one 25 years after it was recorded, and the US stops trading with the imaginary country of Wakanda.