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Coronavirus Panic: China Quarantines Entire Trains Heading into Beijing

Chinese health authorities ordered two high-speed trains bound for Beijing to “urgently stop” on Thursday so they could place all passengers and staff under a seven-day quarantine, saying they suspected “close contacts of a positive COVID-19 [Chinese coronavirus] case were onboard,” the state-run Global Times reported Friday.

Passengers wearing face masks wait for a train to arrive at Jiujiang railway station in Jiujiang, a city which sits on the border between Chinas central Jiangxi province and Hubei province, the epicentre of the country's COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak, on March 18, 2020. (Photo by NOEL CELIS / AFP) (Photo …

NY Student with Measles Takes State-Wide Train

A potential explosion of measles could have been triggered by a college student infected with the disease who traveled by train from New York City to northern New York State last Sunday. The student, who attends Bard College, traveled on the 1:20 p.m. train from Penn station to Rhinecliff, N.Y. with a stop in Albany.

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