1. Chinese health authorities say that, as of Friday, the number of people who have died from illnesses caused by the new coronavirus has climbed to 722.
  2. The World Health Organization says demand for medical masks has increased up to 100 times due to an outbreak of the new coronavirus.
  3. U.S. President Donald Trump has indicated that a senior National Security Council official, who testified against him in the impeachment inquiry, might be removed from his post.
February 8, Saturday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Ms. Fumiko Konoe and Ms. Risa Shimizu