By Tuesday, February 18, there were 73,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the globe. China has reported a decline in new cases. The decline in China has yet to be confirmed by the World Health Organization.

The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States is now at 29, as of February 18. The disease has killed 1,874 people, according to the most recent estimates. The virus was reported in Egypt over the weekend of February 14, bringing new concerns about the coronavirus in Africa.

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According to the CDC, these countries have confirmed coronavirus cases:

  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Macau
  • Taiwan
  • Australia
  • Belgium
  • Cambodia
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • India
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Nepal
  • Philippines
  • Russia
  • Sri Lanka
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Thailand
  • The Republic of Korea
  • United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Vietnam

Scientists believe that coronavirus started at an exotic animal market in Wuhan, China where was passed between a pangolin and a human. You can help stop the incidence of viruses like these by signing this petition to ban the wildlife trade.

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