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A bus driver wears a mask on Jan. 22 in Wuhan, China. Public transportation is being suspended as of Thursday morning because of concerns about the spreading coronavirus. Stringer/Getty Images hide caption

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Hospital staff wash the emergency entrance of Wuhan Medical Treatment Center, where patients infected with a new virus are being treated, in Wuhan, China, on Wednesday. Dake Kang/AP hide caption

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Fishermen head to Taal Volcano Island to rescue their horses and other livestock in Talisay, Batangas, on Sunday. Gregorio B. Dantes Jr./Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Peking University in Beijing is one of the Chinese institutions that have adopted new charters emphasizing party loyalty. TPG/Getty Images hide caption

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Chinese Universities Are Enshrining Communist Party Control In Their Charters

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Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou leaves her house on her way to a court appearance on Friday in Vancouver, Canada. The U.S. government has accused Meng of fraud. Jeff Vinnick/Getty Images hide caption

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Kirkenes Harbor is currently quiet, but the mayor hopes to build it into a logistical hub 250 miles north of the Arctic Circle. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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A Mayor In Norway's Arctic Looks To China To Reinvent His Frontier Town

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Containers are stacked at the port in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province. A new trade deal dictates that China buy more from the U.S., but that has other trading partners worried. STR/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Does The China Trade Deal Move The World Away From Free Trade?

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A woman carries a baby born on China's National Day, Oct. 1, 2019, at a hospital in Chengdu, China. Experts say that once-strict government restrictions on births is likely to place a burden on the country's economy. Visual China Group via Getty Images hide caption

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Rescued horses arrive from Taal Volcano Island via boats. About 1,000 horses were left behind on the island as residents fled Sunday's eruption. Martin San Diego/For The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Liang Jun, a tractor driver and Soviet model worker, was immortalized in the 1960s on China's 1 yuan banknote. DeAgostini/Getty Images hide caption

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Liang Jun, China's Iconic Female Tractor Driver, Dies At 90

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Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader, addresses the International Court of Justice during last month's hearings in The Hague, Netherlands. The court has announced that a decision in the case will be issued next week. Peter Dejong/AP hide caption

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President Trump and Vice Premier Liu He, China's top trade negotiator, sign a "Phase 1" trade agreement between the U.S. and China at the White House on Wednesday. Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Signs 'Phase 1' China Trade Deal, But Most Tariffs Remain In Place

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A yellow butterfly flies above a house covered by ash from the Taal Volcano in the town of Agoncillo in Batangas City on Monday. Dante Diosina Jr. /Anadolu Agency via Getty Images hide caption

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Residents who were living at the foot of Taal Volcano unload their belongings from an outrigger canoe while the volcano spews ash as seen from Tanauan town in Batangas Province, south of Manila, on Monday. Ted Aljibe/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Three U.S. airports will screen passengers from Wuhan, China, for coronavirus symptoms: Los Angeles International Airport (pictured above), JFK in New York and SFO in San Francisco. FG/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images hide caption

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Pakistani author Mohammed Hanif says copies of the Urdu translation of his irreverent novel, A Case of Exploding Mangoes, were seized from his publisher's office this week. The book was published in English in 2008 to wide international acclaim and was translated into Urdu in September. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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