More Than 1,700 Health Workers In China Have Been Infected With New Coronavirus


A bus departs from the dock where the Diamond Princess cruise ship sits under quarantine with its thousands of passengers and crew. Japanese authorities said Friday that some older passengers who tested negative for the coronavirus were allowed to disembark.

Chinese officials also said that six health workers have died from the disease now known as COVID-19. Meanwhile, the number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases worldwide rose to about 65,000.

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More Than 1,700 Health Workers In China Have Been Infected With New Coronavirus

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Source:  https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2020/02/14/805972077/more-than-1-700-health-workers-in-china-have-been-infected-with-new-coronavirus?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=storiesfromnpr