Around the world, governments are limiting travel, canceling public events, and closing schools, hoping to slow the spread of COVID-19, the new coronavirus. Though extreme steps like these may seem scary, the goal is to keep people safe.
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The new coronavirus disease continues to spread around the world. As the number of new cases in China is dropping, the number of cases in other countries is rising, sometimes quite suddenly.
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.
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 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.
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.
Around the world, health experts are struggling to contain many deadly diseases. Scientists have tools to fight many of these diseases, but to be successful, they need cooperation.
Asia is struggling to deal with a deadly pig disease. African Swine Fever has already killed millions of pigs in Asia and the disease is spreading rapidly.
Congo is struggling with deadly outbreaks of Ebola and measles. The country knows how to deal with these diseases, but confusion and violence are making it difficult to get the situation under control.