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17 more cases of a mysterious and deadly virus have been detected in China

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Authorities in Wuhan, central China, have identified 17 more patients of a deadly new strain of pneumonia, according to Reuters.
Official totals now count 62 patients who have been infected with 2019-nCov, and two who have died.
Some doubt has been cast on the official totals however, as the World Health Organization told Reuters that more cases could be detected as Chinese health authorities ramp up screenings.
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China Reports New Cases of Wuhan Virus as Hectic Travel Period Nears

China Reports New Cases of Wuhan Virus as Hectic Travel Period Nears

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Chinese health authorities have identified 17 new cases of a pneumonia-like virus that has killed two people, raising concerns the disease could spread during the coming Lunar New Year holiday-the busiest travel week of the year in China.
On Sunday, the health commission in Wuhan, the densely-populated central Chinese city where the virus was first discovered, described three of the new cases as severe. Wuhan authorities didn't say how the new patients, 12 of whom are men, might have been infected.
The new cases bring the total number to 62, eight of which are deemed to be serious, the...
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