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The action will restrict most foreign nationals from entering the United States if they’ve been to China.

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Forty-six more people have died in China, raising the death toll to 259.
Hospitals across the U.S. are preparing to receive patients infected with the novel coronavirus and have been given instructions by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on how they might accommodate such an influx.

Medical centers are expected to "identify and isolate patients with 2019-nCoV and inform key facility staff and public health authorities," immediately, according to the CDC's "Hospital preparedness checklist," provided on its website.

They must also limit the number of patients they offer treatment to, but also be prepared to react accordingly if the number of cases spike.

Hospitals are asked to streamline communication, internally and externally, as well as monitor healthcare workers for possible signs that they've contracted the virus.

In addition to providing access to "negative-pressure airborne infection isolation rooms," hospitals are also asked to make...
Italian cruise ship Costa Smeralda, with over 6,000 passengers on board, is being held in the Italian city of Civitavecchia, close to Rome, after suspicion of a Coronavirus infection on Thursday, January 30. According to reports, a Chinese couple on board came down with a fever, sparking fears amongst passengers. The new strain of coronavirus has spread from China to several other countries, including the US, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Australia, Nepal, France and Germany. Cases were also reported in Taiwan, Canada, Japan, Malaysia and Vietnam.