Coronavirus infects more than 64,000 people

February 14, 2020 12:05 PM
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Coronavirus infects more than 64,000 people

Passengers from the cruise ship stuck at sea for two weeks, celebrated disembarking to Cambodia after no passengers were found to be carrying the coronavirus. China’s National Health Commission said it had recorded 121 new deaths, bringing that total to 1380 and adding 5,090 new coronavirus cases on the mainland on Thursday, taking the total number of infected to over 64,000.

Plus, the U.S. and Taliban have negotiated a proposal for a seven-day reduction in violence. Confirmation from the Trump administration came after NATO leaders discussed the way forward in Afghanistan at a defense meeting in Brussels. Ayaz Gul has the reaction from the region. 

And, the United States is trying to ease concerns about its decision to withdraw conventional troops from Africa and replace them with specialized military trainers.

Those stories and more are all on this International Edition.