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Interim Health Advisory on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)

24 Jan 2020

According to the WHO, a new type of coronavirus (2019 novel coronavirus, nCoV) has been identified in China on 7 January 2020. The cluster of patients with pneumonia - like - illness was initially reported on 31 December 2019.

Coronaviruses are a family of respiratory viruses, named for the crown-like spikes on their surface. The Novel coronavirus, nCoV is a new strain of coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans. They are notorious for mutating quickly and acquiring new qualities.

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