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Researchers give fruit juice to a short-nosed fruit bat after sampling its saliva, blood, urine and poop. They'll look for new viruses in the bat's bodily fluids. Kevin Olival hide caption

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New Research: Bats Harbor Hundreds Of Coronaviruses, And Spillovers Aren't Rare

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Coronavirus Outbreak Now Reaches 40,000 Cases

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Chinese Doctor Who Sounded Early Warning About Coronavirus Dies After Contracting It

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Employees of the Egyptian Quarantine Authority prepare to scan the body temperature of incoming travelers at Cairo International Airport. AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Why The World Cares More About The New Coronavirus Than The Flu

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The Hankou Railway Station in Wuhan, China, was closed as part of a shutdown of public transportation — an effort to control the spread of what's being called the Wuhan coronavirus. Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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China Halts Transportation Out Of Wuhan To Contain Coronavirus. Could It Backfire?

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China Restricts Transportation Out Of Wuhan To Slow Coronavirus Outbreak

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Judging The Potential Threat Of The Wuhan Coronavirus

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New Respiratory Virus In China Raises A Lot Of Questions

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3 U.S. Airports Will Screen Travelers From Chinese City For New Coronavirus

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United Nations peacekeepers stand next to a patient during a visit of the U.N. secretary-general at an Ebola treatment center in Mangina, North Kivu province, last September. Alexis Huguet /AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Ebola Flares Up Amid Attacks On Health Workers In Congo

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Denis Otieno and his daughter plant a cypress sapling purchased with money received from the charity GiveDirectly back in 2017. More recently, the charity teamed up with researchers to study the impact of cash grants on the wider community. Nichole Sobecki for NPR hide caption

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Researchers Find A Remarkable Ripple Effect When You Give Cash To Poor Families

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WHO, UNICEF Evacuate Some Staff In Congolese City Of Beni

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