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Australian And U.S. Airports To Screen Passengers As China Confirms 6 Coronavirus Deaths

January 21, 2020

Via: Forbes

Topline: Six people have now died from the rapidly spreading coronavirus outbreak in China, with international airports taking precautionary measures amid fears that upcoming the Lunar new year holiday could fuel the spread of the SARS-like virus.

  • Chinese health officials say 291 people have been infected, while Wuhan mayor Zhou Xianwang told state TV of six deaths, Reuters reported.
  • Fifteen medical professionals have been infected by the virus while on Monday, officials confirmed that the virus can spread between humans.

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