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Severe acute respiratory syndrome
Patients in Malaysia hospitalized with pneumonia in 2017 and 2018 tested positive for the first human-infecting canine coronavirus.
One expert was skeptical because data are delayed and intermittent.
China reports 688 new cases today, with the head of the World Health Organization en route.
A study of Wuhan's earliest cases details serious SARS-like symptoms and a 15% death rate.
Fourteen health workers are now infected in the 218-case nCoV outbreak.
Screening will begin at airports in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles.
New details in the outbreak emerge, including potential human-to-human spread.
The woman has no fever or respiratory symptoms and may go home soon.
Officials put the case count at 41 and note how the new virus relates to the SARS virus.
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