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Vatican responds to coronavirus outbreak by giving China hundreds of thousands of masks

The Vatican has sent hundreds of thousands of protective masks to China amid the coronavirus outbreak that has killed hundreds and sent Chinese officials scrambling to contain the illness. The Catholic News Service reported that the Vatican has sent up to 700,000 masks to China beginning last month. “The masks are destined to the provinces of… Read More »

Coronavirus outbreak: US urges Americans to ‘reconsider’ China travel, plans to move personnel out of Wuhan

The State Department on Monday urged Americans to reconsider traveling to Wuhan, China, the epicenter of the coronavirus, and said it ordered the departure of all non-emergency U.S. personnel and their families out of the country. The travel advisory increase from Level 2 to Level 3 comes as Chinese authorities continue to impose quarantines and travel… Read More »

Chicken pox outbreak forces migrant shelter to shutter in northern Mexico

A migrant carrying his daughter prays at the government-run Leona Vicario migrant shelter, temporarily closed by health authorities following a varicela outbreak between Central American migrants that have been sent by the U.S. government to wait out their asylum court dates in Mexico, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico December 27, 2019. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez CIUDAD JUAREZ,… Read More »