The coronavirus continues to spread globally

February 24, 2020

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A man is shown in soft focus wearing a face mask and standing outside the San Siro stadium with a sign that reads, "No Match Today."

A man wearing a face mask stands outside the San Siro stadium after the Inter Milan vs Sampdoria Serie A match was canceled due to an outbreak of the coronavirus in Lombardy and Veneto, in Milan, Italy, Feb. 23, 2020.

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The coronavirus continues to spread, eroding a sense of safety that comes with distance from China. Europe is confronting its first major eruption of cases in Italy. And, despite a growing chorus of troubling reports of human rights abuses in the disputed region of Kashmir, US President Donald Trump praised Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday during a visit to India.  Also, in the middle of an NHL hockey game, a Zamboni driver was called to save the day in what became a Cinderella-on-ice story.

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