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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Coronavirus Is Spreading Quickly Across China, as Confirmed Cases Triple

A leading Chinese health official said that a newly identified virus originating in central China has spread between humans, heightening health officials’ concerns that it could be transmitted more quickly as the country’s busiest travel season of the year begins.
The prospect of human-to-human transmission of the coronavirus, which causes a potentially deadly pneumonia that already has claimed three lives, is likely to raise fresh concern as tens of millions of Chinese citizens crisscross the country this week for the annual Lunar New Year holiday, the busiest travel period of the year.

Cityblog Events Corner

Old Pune

Indian Youth

Best Photos of 2019

Feeling dizzy and weak six months after giving birth, Zamzam Yousuf, 35, came into a clinic in the village of Habasweyn in Somaliland run by the Edna Adan University Hospital. Her blood pressure was extremely high. Yousuf was treated by student midwife Farduus Mubarak, 22, under the watchful eye of the hospital’s founder, Edna Adan Ismail, 81.

Earth from Space

In a patchwork of agricultural fields outside Seville, Spain, two solar towers rise above the plain. Nearby arrays of mirrors reflect light onto the towers, illuminating the water vapor and dust suspended in the air and creating visible beams.

PJ of the Day

Did you hear about the two thieves who stole a calendar? They each got six months.

Spatial Context

MPC News

National Network

Cityblog Science Club Link of the Day

Amalfi Italy

Super Dads