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Swarms of Wuhan residents hit the road ahead of Chinese New Year amid global fears of deadly virus

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Experts from China's National Health Commission have urged Wuhan's 11 million residents not to leave the city after confirming that the fatal virus could spread between humans.
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At Least 3 Dead In China As Officials Say New Virus Can Spread With Human Contact

At Least 3 Dead In China As Officials Say New Virus Can Spread With Human Contact

1 month ago   |   By Huffington Post

A senior Chinese health official has said the new coronavirus strain that has left hundreds sick and at least three people dead can be transmitted by human-to-human contact. This has prompted concerns that it could spread far more quickly as hundreds of millions of people in China prepare to travel this week for Lunar New Year. Zhong Nanshan, who is well-known in China for his work fighting Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, or SARS, in 2003, told China's state-run Xinhua News Agency on Monday that two people had been infected with the coronavirus from family members. Chinese officials had...
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UK coronavirus alert as four patients from Diamond Princess cruise test...

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Women's life expectancy falls in England's poorest areas while the...

Women's life expectancy falls in England's poorest areas while the North-South health gap grows

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