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CBC News 24 Feb 2020

COVID-19: Officials fear global outbreak of coronavirus

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Fears of a potential coronavirus pandemic grew on Monday after sharp rises in new COVID-19 cases were reported in Iran, Italy and South Korea. Infectious disease expert Dr. Peter Daszak says he wouldn't be surprised if the World Health Organization declared the disease a pandemic in the next two weeks.  
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The knock-on effects of COVID-19 include potentially catastrophic drop-offs in tourist number across Europe.…
The knock-on effects of COVID-19 include potentially catastrophic drop-offs in tourist number across Europe.…
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The Rev. Timothy Cole of Christ Church Georgetown told The Washington Post about his journey of battling covid-19. The number of known coronavirus cases in the Washington region has surpassed 2,800 as of March 30.

Christ Church Georgetown was the first of thousands of D.C. institutions upended by the outbreak. Soon, officials would shut down bars and restaurants, close nonessential businesses and ban gatherings of 10 or more people.

After a lengthy battle with the virus, Cole, 59, recently tested negative for the coronavirus.

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