2/13/2020, 1:12 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Coronavirus death toll climbs to over 1,300 in China

The death toll from the coronavirus in China surged to over 1,300, health officials announced on Thursday.

In Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, 242 new deaths were reported and 14,840 new cases.

The World Health Organization warned earlier that the "outbreak could still go in any direction." The Mobile World Congress has been canceled as several major companies pulled out of fear of the spreading of the virus.

Breaking the News / JC