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Japan Defends Handling of Coronavirus-Struck Cruise Ship

TOKYO—Japanese officials defended their handling of cruise-ship virus victims just after the initial two passenger fatalities ended up reported—one a female in her 80s who experienced a fever for a 7 days just before obtaining to a healthcare facility.

South Korea, meanwhile, described its initial demise from the Covid-19 coronavirus, whilst confirmed conditions began to mount in Beijing and Iran introduced unexpected emergency measures Thursday to stem the spread of the virus there just after two folks identified with the health issues died in the central town of Qom.