Coronavirus spreading faster outside China than within

The Wall Street Journal | Lucy Craymer: The global death toll from the novel coronavirus surpassed 3,000 Monday, as new cases jumped in Italy and South Korea and three more nations reported their first confirmed patients.

The number of confirmed cases has grown more quickly outside China than in China over the past week, raising the total in other countries past 9,000, according to data compiled by Johns Hopkins University. In the past day, South Korea, Italy and Iran each reported more new cases than China, which added 202 to bring its tally of confirmed coronavirus…

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