Beijing (dpa) - The spread of a mysterious lung disease in the Chinese city of Wuhan could be due to a new type of corona virus. Chinese television reports that after initial research, experts believe that the disease is due to a new type of this virus family. Corona viruses can trigger a normal cold, but also dangerous diseases like the lung disease Sars. A market in Wuhan where fish and wild animals are sold is suspected to be the cause. The infection is confirmed in 59 people; there have been no deaths so far.
Health: New virus type behind lung disease discovered in China
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