February 28, Friday, 2020 (2:00 p.m.) Read by Mr. Raja Pradhan and Ms. Emma Howard

  1. The Japanese government’s request to close all schools to help control the spread of the new coronavirus is causing confusion and concerns among parents and local school officials.
  2. The World Health Organization says the number of new coronavirus infections outside China has exceeded those inside the country for the first time.
  3. Chinese telecom giant Huawei says it will build a factory in France to make 5G wireless equipment.