It all started on Dec. 31, 2019, when a pneumonia outbreak reported in Wuhan, China, was traced to a novel strain of the coronavirus. It’s now known worldwide as the coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19, which has so far killed at least 4,900 in more than 120 countries, and there are more than 130,000 confirmed cases worldwide, including major outbreaks in mainland China, Italy, South Korea, and Iran. It’s also estimated that 68,000 people have so far recovered from the disease. The World Health Organization declared it a pandemic on March 11, 2020.
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