• Italy confirms 3rd death
  • 4 more cases confirmed in UK
  • 200 Israelis quarantined
  • Japan confirms more cases
  • Japanese Emperor expresses hope for Tokyo Games
  • Italy cancels last 2 days of carnivale in Venice as cases soar above 100
  • SK total cases above 600, rivals ‘Diamond Princess’ for biggest outbreak outside China
  • Trump says US has everything ‘under control’ as he asks Congress for more money
  • EU’s Gentiloni says he has ‘full confidence’ In Italian health officials
  • Turkey, Pakistan close borders with Iran as confirmed cases soar
  • Global Times says virus may not have originated at Hunan seafood market
  • Axios reports shortages of 150 essential drugs likely.

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Update (1415ET): The Epoch Times Jennifer Zeng reporting once again that the crematoriums in Wuhan are working overtime.