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How to prepare for a coronavirus outbreak in the U.S.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Tuesday that the novel Chinese coronavirus could soon start spreading through American communities, causing potentially “severe” disruptions to daily life. The agency urged schools, businesses, and the general public to be prepared. On Wednesday, the CDC reported a new case of coronavirus in a Californian […]

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China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of laws against the trade in and consumption of exotic species. It’s also raising questions about how it could happen again after the lessons learned from the 2002-2003 outbreak of SARS, or Severe Acute Respiratory […]