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First coronavirus death outside Asia as China toll leaps past 1,500

by Jing Xuan Teng and Laurent Thomet The death toll from the new coronavirus outbreak jumped past 1,500 in China on Saturday as France reported the first fatality outside Asia, fuelling global concerns about the epidemic. More than 66,000 people have now been infected in China from a virus that emerged in central Hubei province in December before spreading […]