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As of Wednesday (Today) morning, the coronavirus outbreak has killed 492 people worldwide, with the majority of deaths being in China.
The virus has also infected more than 24,500 people across 25 countries.
The World Health Organization says the coronavirus outbreak is not yet a pandemic and says experts are hopeful the virus can be contained.
Meanwhile, around 3,700 people are being held on a ship in Japan, including 400 Americans, after a passenger who had departed the vessel tested positive for the Wuhan coronavirus.
The ship, the Diamond Princess cruise ship, is docked near Tokyo.
The infected passenger, an 80-year-old man, reported feeling ill and later tested positive for the virus.
Since then at least 10 at least another 10 kids have been confirmed on board.
Original story – 2.5.20