China begins to shut as coronavirus explodes

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It’s increasingly likely that China is going to have to rerun its draconian SARS episode to stop the new coronavirus. The spread is exploding, via the ABC:

There are now 544 cases of novel coronavirus reported across China, with 17 confirmed deaths — almost double that reported a day earlier — according to reports in the country’s state media, Xinhua, the China Daily newspaper and Reuters.

The previous report pointed to nine deaths.

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