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CBC News 5 Feb 2020

U.S. to fly dozens of Canadians out of coronavirus area

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A U.S. aircraft will bring a few dozen Canadians home from Wuhan as the city remains under quarantine due to the coronavirus outbreak. The U.S. plane is scheduled to take off a few hours after a Canadian-chartered flight brings more than 200 passengers home from China.


Some towns in Italy are running out of space to store coffins as the sheer volume of COVID-19 deaths overwhelms morgues and funeral services.…
President Donald Trump did not shy away from his push for second amendment rights during Tuesday night's State of the Union address. But as he spoke about the importance of protecting the freedom of religion and the right to bear arms, the father of a teenage girl who was killed in the 2018 Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School mass shooting yelled out — and was promptly escorted out of the event.
The death toll in mainland China from the new coronavirus has surged to 811, the National Health Commission said on Sunday, as deaths in China surpassed those recorded during the 2002-2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) outbreak.
In China, a total of 37,198 infections have been confirmed, most of which are in Hubei province and its capital, Wuhan, where the virus originated.
Al Jazeera's Katrina Yu reports from Beijing.
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