FAST FIVE: US Says New Travel Restrictions "On The Table" As Singapore, Hong Kong Report Sharp Rise In New Cases

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These travel restrictions have infuriated Beijing, and prompted a government spokesperson to accuse the US of spreading hysteria.

Alex Azar says about coronavirus.

During the SARS outbreak, 961 medical workers were infected, representing some 18% of all infections. – 曾錚 Jennifer Zeng (@jenniferatntd) February 14, 2020 Given everything we've learned about the virus, and all the reports about shortages of medical supplies like facemasks across the country, but especially in Hubei Province, we suspect that the real number is much, much larger.

President Xi said Friday that the country must improve its responses to major public health crises, and added that a new “biosecurity law” would soon be passed.

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