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CBS News 9 Jan 2020

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

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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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