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China: Wuhan coronavirus spreads without symptoms fast

Christian Fernsby |
Chinese National Health Commission Minister Ma Xiaowei, speaking at a press briefing, said authorities’ knowledge of the new virus was limited and they are unclear on the risks posed by mutations of the virus.

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Topics: WUHAN    CORONAVIRUS   

The coronavirus transmission ability is getting stronger and infections could continue to rise, China’s National Health Commission said on Sunday, with more than 2,000 people globally infected and 56 in China killed by the disease.

Ma said the incubation period for the coronavirus can range from one to 14 days, and that the virus is infectious during incubation.

Containment efforts, which have thus far included transportation and travel curbs and the cancellation of big events, will be intensified, Ma told a news briefing.


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