February 5, Wednesday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Michael Rhys and Ms. Eriko Kojima

  1. Japanese health officials say that so far 10 people on board a cruise ship anchored off the coast of Yokohama have been confirmed to be infected with the new coronavirus.
  2. Health authorities in China said on Tuesday that 65 more people in Hubei Province have died from the new coronavirus. This brings the total number of deaths in China to 490.
  3. The race to choose the U.S. Democratic Party’s presidential nominee started with chaos… and a significant delay in the results of the Iowa caucuses is finally giving way to partial results.