Electric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated PressElectric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated Press
Electric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated Press

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Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Electric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated PressElectric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated Press
Electric screens warn about danger of coronavirus on a subway train in Seoul on February 23, 2020. South Korea's president said Sunday that he was putting his country on its highest alert for infectious diseases and ordered officials to take “unprecedented, powerful” steps to fight a soaring viral outbreak. Photo: Associated Press
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