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As more cases continue to be confirmed, health officials and medical works in Wuhan, China, and throughout the country ramp up efforts to contain the spread. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Demonstrators protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act near Jamia Millia Islamia on Dec. 15 in New Delhi. Sanjeev Verma/Hindustan Times via Getty Images hide caption

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'Our Democracy Is In Danger': Muslims In India Say Police Target Them With Violence

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A man holding an umbrella walks past excavators at the construction site where a new quarantine and treatment center is being built to treat patients of a new coronavirus. Stringer ./Reuters hide caption

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A militia member checks the body temperature of a driver at an expressway toll gate in Wuhan, China. Barcroft Media via Getty Images hide caption

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Wuhan Coronavirus 101: What We Do — And Don't — Know About A Newly Identified Disease

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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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An air tanker operated by Canada-based Coulson Aviation drops fire retardant on the Morton Fire burning in bushland close to homes at Penrose, south of Sydney, earlier this month. Dan Himbrechts/AAP Image via Reuters hide caption

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A traveler walks past a display board showing a canceled flight from Wuhan at Beijing Capital International Airport on Thursday. China closed off the city of more than 11 million in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries during the Lunar New Year travel rush. Mark Schiefelbein/AP hide caption

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Chinese Authorities Begin Quarantine Of Wuhan City As Coronavirus Cases Multiply

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A visualization of the SARS virus. It is a type of coronavirus and displays the coronavirus' signature crownlike appearance under a microscope. 3D4MEDICAL/3D4MEDICAL hide caption

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A bus driver wears a mask on Jan. 22 in Wuhan, China. Public transportation is being suspended as of Thursday morning because of concerns about the spreading coronavirus. Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospital staff wash the emergency entrance of Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where patients infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Fishermen head to Taal Volcano Island to rescue their horses and other livestock in Talisay, Batangas, on Sunday. Gregorio B. Dantes Jr./Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Peking University in Beijing is one of the Chinese institutions that have adopted new charters emphasizing party loyalty. TPG/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Universities Are Enshrining Communist Party Control In Their Charters

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Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her house on her way to a court appearance on Friday in Vancouver, Canada. The U.S. government has accused Meng of fraud. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images hide caption

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Kirkenes Harbor is currently quiet, but the mayor hopes to build it into a logistical hub 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A Mayor In Norway's Arctic Looks To China To Reinvent His Frontier Town

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