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Most New Infections Now Outside China, WHO Says: Virus Update

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WATCH: China reports 406 additional coronavirus cases on Feb. 25, bringing the total to 78,064. The death toll rises by 52 to 2,715.(Source: Bloomberg)
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More coronavirus cases were reported in countries other than China in the past 24 hours for the first time since the initial patient was identified on Dec. 8, the World Health Organization said. It’s a significant development as China battles the oubreak and new cases spread elsewhere around the globe.

New infections were diagnosed in countries from Pakistan to Brazil, which reported the first case in Latin America, while Italy and Iran confirmed additional patients with the disease. Germany said it was likely at the start of an epidemic, and 700 people remained confined in a hotel in Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands.