Timeline: How the world is responding to coronavirus
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Monday, March 23, 2020
The coronavirus, which first appeared in Wuhan, China, is believed to have surfaced in a Chinese seafood and poultry market late last year. It has since spread to more than 100 countries including the United States, killing more than 3,000 and sickening tens of thousands of people. The World Health Organization has declared the situation a global health emergency. This is a timeline of the outbreak and spread of the virus and its impact.