Wuhan coronavirus deaths rise to 41 in China, virus spreads to 11 countries
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The number of people killed by the coronavirus has risen to 41, with the outbreak now having spread from China to 11 other countries.
The virus has also been detected in Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Nepal, France, the U.S., Australia and Malaysia.
Health authorities across the world are scrambling to prevent a global pandemic.
Australia announced three confirmed cases on Saturday. One, a Chinese man in his 50s who returned from Wuhan on 19 January, is in a stable condition in hospital.
France said that three people had fallen ill with the virus the disease's first appearance in Europe. ■