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China confirmed that the deadly Wuhan virus sweeping the country can spread from human to human, increasing the risk of an epidemic

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

China's mysterious and deadly coronavirus can be spread from person to person, Chinese medical authorities confirmed on Monday.
Officials are scrambling to contain 2019-nCoV , a SARs-like infection that originated in a seafood and meat market in the central Chinese city of Wuhan.
The virus, which has pneumonia-like symptoms including fever and difficulty breathing, has already spread from Wuhan to Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, as well as South Korea, Thailand, and Japan.
The spread could accelerate as hundreds of millions of people prepare to travel home for the Lunar New Year holiday...
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