Just four days ago there about 19,000 cases of Wuhan Coronavirus worldwide. Today there are over 31,472. That's more than a 50% increase in just four days. There are 638 dead.
Two weeks ago, January 23, 2020, there were 916 cases reported worldwide. Today's total is 34 times that number.
Here is today's map:
In addition, the Chinese doctor who first sounded the alarm about coronavirus has died from the disease.
Dr. Li Wenliang was threatened by the government and told that he would be "brought to justice" if he didn't stop "making false comments." It would not be unreasonable to wonder if it was really the coronavirus that killed him.
7,000 passengers are currently quarantined on two cruise ships, one in Japan and one in Hong Kong.
While these numbers sound scary, it is important to note that the flu has infected millions and killed thousands in the US this year and the flu season isn't over yet.
And even if the coronavirus did infect every person on our planet, there will still be a lot of people left to endanger all life here.
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