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Paragraph 1

Nations around the are preparing for a possible outbreak of a new virus. The coronavirus, which started in the Chinese of Wuhan, has already killed 17 people. It has spread to the USA, Japan, Korea and Thailand. More than 540 people have caught the virus and are in . The World Health Organization (WHO) is meeting to decide whether the is a global health emergency. China is urging people not to panic ahead of the Chinese New Year next week. Millions of Chinese will be travelling across the to spend the holiday with their families. Meanwhile, the city of Wuhan has suspended its transport systems to help stop the of the virus.

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