On January 9, 2020, the World Health Organization external icon reported that a novel (new) coronavirus in people was preliminarily identified by Chinese health authorities as part of the investigation into an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China.
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Currently, no case with infection of this novel coronavirus has been reported elsewhere other than Wuhan. Public Health Response. China’s National Health Commission has deployed a group of experts to Wuhan City to support the local response. National authorities have reported the following response measures:
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring an outbreak caused by a novel (new) coronavirus in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. Chinese authorities identified the new coronavirus, which has resulted in more than 40 confirmed human infections in China and exported
A mysterious pneumonia outbreak that has struck dozens of people and put China on edge is from the same family of viruses as the deadly severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), according to Chinese scientists. They’ve found a new coronavirus in 15 of 57 patients with the illness in the central city
The same day, Singapore’s health ministry reported its third suspected case, saying it had quarantined a 69-year-old man who had been diagnosed with pneumonia after visiting Wuhan. Two Chinese nationals from Wuhan had previously been placed in quarantine in the city but later tested negative for the coronavirus.
Chinese authorities have made a preliminary determination of a novel (or new) coronavirus, identified in a hospitalized person with pneumonia in Wuhan. Chinese investigators conducted gene sequencing of the virus, using an isolate from one positive patient sample. Preliminary identification of a
Wuhan coronavirus or Wuhan seafood market pneumonia virus is a positive-sense, single-stranded RNA coronavirus first reported in 2019 and genomically sequenced after nucleic acid testing on a positive patient sample in a patient with pneumonia during the 2019-2020 Wuhan pneumonia outbreak.
that has infected dozens in the central city of Wuhan have said it is a new strain of coronavirus from the same family that caused the 2002-03 Sars epidemic. Laboratory tests have found a new type of coronavirus and the whole genome sequence of the new virus has been obtained, state broadcaster
This page contains information and advice on Wuhan novel coronavirus (WN-CoV). On 31 December 2019, WHO was informed by the People’s Republic of China of cases of pneumonia of unknown microbial aetiology associated with Wuhan City, Hubei Province, central China.