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CBS News 9 Jan 2020

WorldView: Australia evacuations, Peru mudslides, new virus in China


Residents in Australia's Victoria state have been told to ready for evacuation. In Peru, heavy rains and mudslides are wreaking havoc. And scientists in China have identified a new virus strain causing respiratory illness, sickening dozens in Wuhan. CBS News' Rylee Carlson rounds up world headlines from London.

Health officials have reported the first U.S. case of person-to-person spread of the new virus from China. The man is married to a Chicago woman who got sick from the virus after she returned from a trip to Wuhan, China. (Jan. 30)
CORONAVIRUS: Wearing masks, constant temperature checks and high-tech people-tracking are the new normal in China, where reminders of the country's national mobilization against the coronavirus lurk around every corner.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offered a glimpse Thursday into its Emergency Operations Center in Atlanta, where employees are tasked with responding to the new virus at the center of a global outbreak. (Feb. 13)
Actor Jussie Smollett is facing new charges in connection with a 2019 Chicago attack where he claims he was a hate crime victim. NBC News' Danny Cevallos reports on what kind of evidence the new indictment is based.

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