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China reports 2nd death from virus behind pneumonia outbreak

A traveler wears a facemask as she stands near the Beijing Railway Station in Beijing, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. A second person has died from a new form of coronavirus in central China, health authorities said late Thursday. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein) A second person has died from a new coronavirus …

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Second person dies from SARS-linked virus in China

The Huanan Seafood Wholesale Market in the city of Wuhan is thought to be ground zero for the mystery virus that has now claimed two lives A second person has died in China from a mysterious SARS-linked virus that has stricken dozens and appeared in two other Asian countries, with …

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Thais find second case linked to China mystery virus

Thailand detected its second case of a mysterious SARS-linked virus in a visitor from China, health officials said Friday, as authorities ramp up airport screenings ahead of an expected surge in arrivals for Chinese New Year. The 74-year-old Chinese woman is being treated at hospital after presenting with symptoms at …

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Mosquitoes engineered to repel dengue virus

A team led by Omar Akbari’s lab at UC San Diego has engineered the first mosquitoes that repel the four known times of dengue virus. Credit: Erik Jepsen, Creative Services and Publications, UC San Diego An international team of scientists has synthetically engineered mosquitoes that halt the transmission of the …

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Patient in Japan confirmed as having new virus from China

Pedestrians wear protective masks as they walk through a shopping district in Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Japan’s government said Thursday a man treated for pneumonia after returning from China has tested positive for the new coronavirus identified as a possible cause of an outbreak in the Chinese city of …

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Possible that new virus could spread between humans

In this Jan. 4, 2020, file photo, health surveillance officer use temperature scanner to monitor passengers arriving at the Hong Kong International airport in Hong Kong. The possibility that a new virus in central China could spread between humans cannot be ruled out, though the risk of transmission at the …

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