China by far is bearing the biggest burden of the new coronavirus outbreak — only about 100 cases have been reported outside the country. But on Thursday, the World Health Organization declared it a public health emergency of international concern, while at the same time recommending countries not limit trade and travel to China. Michael Mina, an infectious disease specialist at Harvard, explains what's known at this point about this disease and the best ways to respond.

A restaurant in India serves free food to the poor, but manages to eke out a small profit, too.
An Italian court has annulled a woman's marriage and denied her spousal support after she told friends that she didn't have a problem with open marriage.
Chinese exports are finding new and lucrative markets around the world, and Chinese car companies have started getting in on the action.
The British Standards Institution commented on new international guidelines to ensure companies act in sustainable and socially responsible ways.
A group accused of involvement in ongoing political violence and the drug trade in Pakistan has started clinics, schools and services for the poor in its community.
More and more Americans are looking to India for employment opportunities, as the US job market continues to struggle.
The minimum retirement age in France will likely rise to the ripe age of 62 very soon. Labor unions are now scrambling to figure out new ways to help France's pensioners.
No matter who wins in Tuesday's elections, American foreign policy will likely change. Some say it already has.
Voters have seen fear mongering and political wrangling over the issue of job losses to China in the current election.
Forget Arizona. Prince William County in Northern Virginia may be the model for strict immigration reform.

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