China decided Thursday to lock down three cities that are home to more than 18 million people in an unprecedented effort to try to contain a deadly new viral illness that has sickened hundreds and spread to other cities and countries in the Lunar New Year travel rush.
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Chinese city stops outbound flights, trains to fight virus
The official Xinhua News Agency said Thursday that the city also asked people not to leave the city without specific reasons.
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