Beijing Shuts Schools to Stem Virus as Cases Spread Beyond City
A police officer wearing a protective mask walks along a moat surrounding the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. (Photographer: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg)

Beijing Shuts Schools to Stem Virus as Cases Spread Beyond City

(Bloomberg) -- Beijing has ordered all schools to close in an escalation of containment measures as it struggles to halt a new coronavirus outbreak which has already spread to neighboring provinces.
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