Coronavirus Death Toll, Number Of Cases Climb As Chinese Officials Try To Contain Outbreak During Busy Travel Time

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Nine people have died and the number of cases of the coronavirus has climbed well past 400. Chinese officials are scrambling to contain the spread of the illness as the Spring Festival — when hundreds of millions of people travel via planes, trains and buses to return to their hometowns to ring in the new lunar year — tests their logistical capabilities. Syndicated from https://khn.org/morning-breakout/coronavirus-death-toll-number-of-cases-climb-as-chinese-officials-try-to-contain-outbreak-during-busy-travel-time/