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HEALTH: “Coronavirus cases top 10,000” America declares public health emergency.

HEALTH: “Coronavirus cases top 10,000” America declares public health emergency.

HEALTH
U.S. officials on Friday declared the coronavirus outbreak a public health emergency. The declaration comes as American officials announced the seventh confirmed case of coronavirus in the country in a patient residing in Santa Clara, California, and Chinese officials announced more than 10,000 confirmed cases.  As a result of the declaration, foreign nationals who have traveled to China in the last two weeks and aren't immediate family members of U.S. citizens or permanent residents will be temporarily banned from entering the country, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. Azar also announced that anyone entering the U.S. who has been in China's Hubei province in the last two weeks will be subject to a two-week quarantine.  Earlier Friday,...