The novel coronavirus outbreak has reached almost every corner of the globe and sickened thousands.

The virus was first detected in Wuhan, China after several people who visited a live animal market there were treated for pneumonia-like symptoms.

A worker in a protective suit is seen at the closed seafood market in Wuhan, China, Jan. 10, 2020. The seafood market is linked to the outbreak of pneumonia caused by the new strain of coronavirus.
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