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Top headlines in major S. Korean newspapers

Korean Newspaper Headlines 07:00 February 04, 2020

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Yonhap) -- The following are the top headlines in major South Korean newspapers on Feb. 4.

Korean-language dailies
-- S. Korean patient infected with new coronavirus soon to be fully cured, virus remedy taking shape (Kyunghyang Shinmun)
-- No progress yet in announced plan for hospital specializing in treating contagious diseases (Kookmin Daily)
-- Ruling party pushes for expanding entry restrictions in response to virus (Donga llbo)
-- New coronavirus causes more deaths than SARS, S. Korea mulls additional entry restrictions (Seoul Shinmun)
-- Chinese shares plunge 7.7 pct amid virus-led panic (Segye Times)
-- Global manufacturing supply chains suffer 'virus shock' (Chosun Ilbo)
-- S. Koreans rush to cancel hotel reservations, tourism industry directly hit by coronavirus outbreak (JoongAng Ilbo)
-- 336 schools, kindergartens nationwide temporarily close or delay starting new semester (Hankyoreh)
-- Cold wave to start today, coldest weather of this winter forecast (Hankook Ilbo)
-- S. Korea's car industry hit by 'triple crises' of slump in domestic demand, production, exports (Maeil Business Newspaper)
-- Chinese stock market suffers 'Black Monday,' down 7.7 pct amid Wuhan fear (Korea Economic Daily)

English-language dailies
-- Entry ban is criticized for being too little, too late (Korea JoongAng Daily)
-- Virus puts Moon administration to test (Korea Herald)
-- Calls grow for outright entry ban of Chinese (Korea Times)
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